Last week was our Golden Show pub crawl! The students headed around pubs in Aberdeen city centre with their charity buckets, handing out free sweets and trying to raise as much money as possible for Down’s Syndrome Scotland.
Prizes for the Golden Show raffle are starting to arrive and we’ve had some fantastic donations from local businesses; here’s a necklace kindly donated by Harpers Accessories. Other prizes include: an overnight stay at the Registry Guest House; a cashmere scarf from Johnstons of Elgin; afternoon tea for two at Dunblane Hydro; tickets for a show by Aberdeen Performing Arts; an LCTG Hair Product Gift Box; and dinner at 210 Bistro.
Raffle tickets are available in the run up and on the night of the fashion show. You can also purchase your fashion show tickets online by clicking here.
Only nine days to go…
In the run up to The Golden Show we can now confirm that Stacey Strachan and Gosia Weiss will be doing our models’ make up. We are extremely excited about this as its great to have local support.
Hair will be by Toni & Guy, who have been really supportive over the past few years of our fashion show project.
I don’t know about you but we can’t wait for the Golden Show!
May is always an exciting month at the Fashion Place, where we are on the countdown to our annual fashion show, a golden celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Aberdeen Business School. We’re also eagerly awaiting the arrival of our fashion magazine which will be hot off the press in the next couple of weeks… Much excitement!
Have a lovely weekend!
Fundraising for The Golden Show is well underway, with only 3 weeks to go!! So far, £1768.35* has been raised in aid of Down’s Syndrome Scotland. Ticket sales and fundraising activities have been a huge success and everyone involved has thoroughly enjoyed taking part.
Here are a few details of the events and money raised for each event:
Our Charity Pub Quiz held at Siberia raised £61.
Louise Bark, one of our Fashion Management students raised a staggering £403 by doing a 10 mile sponsored cycle.
Bake sales held on campus at ABS so far have raised £125 all together and we have plans for many more leading up to the event. Everybody loves cake!
Fundraising events held over the Easter period at Bon Accord and St Nicholas raised £83, activities included face painting, hop scotch and memory game.
Our next scheduled event is our Charity Pub Crawl on the 13th May 2015 where the Fashion Management students will be crawling around the city centre pubs wearing black and white t-shirts with The Golden Show printed logo and fancy gold make up. Keep up to date with up and coming fundraising activities through our social media. Instagram – @fashionplace_rgu, Twitter – @fashionplacergu, Facebook – The Golden Show.
Our students have been on an Aberdeen city and shire road trip, seeking in-kind sponsorship over the last week and we’ve had some fantastic support from local businesses! These include: Paramount Bar and Yo Sushi – who will kindly sponsor our VIP room; Toni and Guy and Stacey Strachan Makeup – who are helping style our models; Breakneck Comedy – who are sponsoring our fabulous MC (Wray Thomson); and we also have some exciting raffle prizes, ranging from dinner at 210 Bistro to an overnight stay at brand new guest house, the Registry! We’ve also had huge support from Shooligans, the Chess Group, Nova, Trend, and Premiere Productions.
If you would like to get involved please let us know! It’s all in aid of Down’s Syndrome Scotland!
Last Friday the second photo-shoot for The Golden Show took place in Paramount Bar. Our three models; Gillian, Iulia and Tadiwa arrived fresh faced at lunchtime ready for good fun and hard work.
The photographers were Martin Parker and Jen BirtlesKelman, who produced some amazing photos keeping with our theme of celebration. There was plenty of confetti used.
Special thanks to all of the retailers who donated, and to Paramount Bar for having us.
We’re delighted to reveal this year’s fashion show ticket! These are now available for purchase and you can do so by emailing email@example.com.
Our standard ticket price is £20 and this includes a welcome drink, programme and goody bag. The cost of a VIP ticket is £30 and includes all standard items plus access to our designated VIP area where there will be cocktails/ mocktails and catering, as well as a copy of our fashion magazine, a deluxe party bag and interactive seating.
We’re delighted to reveal this year’s fashion show logo…
Over the next eight weeks, our students will work in teams to organise our annual fashion show. The show will take place on Friday the 29th of May with doors opening at 7pm. This year’s theme will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Aberdeen Business School through a showcase of formal and informal party attire from Aberdeen’s Bon Accord & St Nicholas alongside some other local retailers (watch this space).
More on this very soon…