MLL Hyväntekeväisyysmuotinäytös 11.05.2016 / MLL UP 2016

Yesterday I attended a charity fashion show arranged by Mannerheim League for Child Welfare (Mannerheimin Lastensuojeluliitto , MLL UP 2016 Hyväntekeväisyysmuotinäytös). The event was spectacular: fashion, music, gifts, collaborations… all for a good cause. MLL organization is doing incredible work for the welfare of children and families: it works to promote health and a good environment for children for instance by providing various services. The fashion show was organized by the collaboration partners  on a volunteer basis. Celebrities and politicians walked down the runway. Boutiques and Finnish fashion brands showcased their collections.

I was happy and very honoured to contribute by giving my 2 newest paintings for the lottery. Two lucky winners went home with new paitings. Here they are:

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The fashion show:

Saija Toropainen, Chairman of MLL Uusimaa regional organization presenting the organization and wishing the guests welcome.

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My favourite collection of the show was probably Gemmy Furs (showroom pic via FB page). beautiful Leena Harkimo, Heidi Sohlberg, Anitra Ahtola wore fabulous fluffy fox fur coats. I think I am in love with the pink – mint green -pastel candy one:

 

One of the brightest stars of the show was definitely Mr. Bruce Oreck, former US Ambassador to Finland, who walked down the runway with a dog!

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Naturally the dog ran away and passed right in front of us in the first row! IMG_0426

All in all, it was a splendid event!

 

 

 

 

Beauty meets art

Event “Beauty meets Art” (15.4.) which I arranged in collaboration with beauty salon Beauty Queens was a success and great fun!  My new and old paintings and fashion illustrations, free beauty treatments, free make ups and color consultation, manicures, discounts, candy and champagne! Everything for a perfect girls night out. See more pictures HERE!

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