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Fancied, Australia’s Hot New Dating App, Launches In Sydney

September 9th, 2013

Presented by FAMOUS magazine, who recently voted fancied the number 1 dating app in Australia – A gorgeous mix of socials, locals, media and singles celebrated with the founder and CEO of fancied, Christie Sharpe and her fiancé David Whitehill (Mornings, Channel Nine).

Guests were chauffer driven to the event by UBER and included media personalities Casey Burgess, Nikki Goldstein, Carmelo Pizzino, Ant Simpson and Home & Away star Nic Westaway. Included in the invitee list was a number of strapping young AFL footballers who, not surprisingly, found themselves fancied by a number of single ladies.

Upon arrival, the guests were welcomed with a MARTINI cocktail and a selection of Hugos’ award winning pizza. Ladies stayed beautiful with hair and make-up touch ups thanks to Jet Set Go and phones were kept charged thanks to portable charger, DiscGo.
After working on the project for over nine months, Sharpe was thrilled with the launch and stated, “It was great to see people ‘checking in’, getting fancied and more importantly getting matched! We’re really excited for the next few months – in the three weeks since launch there has already been thousands of ‘fancies’ going on and I’m hearing a few have already gone on dates. Right now we’re really listening to what our customers want so we can continue to improve our service and people can continue to meet and date!”

Singles that had downloaded the app were already meeting and matching with other users and adding to the overall success of the night. To all that attended, the night had undoubtedly a good vibe, fun and friendly atmosphere – the perfect mix for everything that fancied stands for!

fancied, the dating app that allows you to discover and meet people who fancy you nearby, launched at popular hot spot Hugos Lounge on the weekend. The ambient space was the perfect setting for urban singles to meet and ‘get fancied’.

Here’s to finding me some love :)

Download the App right here: http://bit.ly/16MgPjC

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The Fashion Festival Bali – It’s a Wrap!

September 3rd, 2013

The inaugural Bali Fashion Festival presented by the magnificent The Stones Hotel Legian closed the festivities over the weekend with a party hosted by TATLER Indonesia magazine. The week-long event played host to a long list of Asian Pacific celebrities, socialites and talent from Australia including Michael and Lindy Klim and Casey Burgess.

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Locals of the island and tourists from around the world indulged in a fashionable week of workshops, pop-up boutiques and world-class runway shows that featured some of the regions most established and emerging designers.

Michael & Lindy Klim

Leah De Gloria from Project Runway Australia opened The Fashion Festival with her beautiful couture collection, followed by Singaporean label, Gnossem. Balinese labels Uluwatu Lace, Bamboo Blonde, Arturro and Mr & Mrs Wardrobe lead the fashion pack and got the bloggers excited with their traditional prints and flowing ensembles, whilst Jakarta based label, FOXXY, sparkled with a touch of quirk.

Story by Tang designer Christine Tang

Australia has been well represented with Shakahachi, Story by Tang, BARE, State of Georgia and Pared eyewear showcasing their eclectic chic style. Shakuhachi introduced its Cyber-Barbarella range of Space-age grunge and floaty, feminine florals to an adoring crowd of hipsters and fashionistas. Models walked out in wistful prints and girlish silhouettes. Bomber jackets coated in a metallic sheen were paired with playful floral camisoles, figure-hugging patent bustiers mimicked the construction of cosmic-armour – offset by floral kimonos, crisp white blazers and delicate printed organza.

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Nicholas Meimaris, MD & Creative Director for MGroup who produced The Fashion Festival, was thrilled with the activity, “From the original concept of creating an integrated fashion event that would showcase the Pan Pacific region’s emerging and established designers to Bali’s industry and travel audience – it’s exciting to see the Festival come together. The island has become a melting pot of designers, celebrities and artists that have been able to engage and enjoy each other’s creativity.”

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The Fashion Festival has been a stunning showcase of fashion, beauty, style and culture with stunning Indonesian models hair styled by internationally renowned stylist Rob Peetoom.

Meimaris concluded, “We plan to make the event the hero fashion festival for the region and continue to offer our audience and guests an exciting opportunity to experience an international runway production!”

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www.thefashionfestival.com