OXO2 was transformed for a fashion event for clothing brand Very.co.uk on 13thNovember. The day also saw the official launch of a new collection by Sam Faiers, star of The Only Way is Essex, who has designed an exclusive range for the online retailer.
Attended by 200 guests, the event was a showcase of several Hearst Magazine brands. In attendance were bloggers, special guests and Very and Hearst representatives.
Cosmopolitan, Company and Reveal magazine teams were all present on the night, treating guests to makeovers and giving out a few insider style tips. Throughout the venue beauty stalls were set up by brands such as Bourjois, Babyliss, Billion Dollar Brow, All That Glitters, Rife and Eyelure. There was also an Instagram photo booth by Rife London, which immediately uploaded guests’ pictures to a screen in the venue.
Catering was provided on the night by our in-house catering team. Guests enjoyed black tiger prawn skewer marinated in honey and tamarind, peppered beef steak, potato chip and béarnaise, wild mushroom risotto cake, watercress puree and parmesan crisp and smoked duck breast, quince, saffron pickled salsify in a sesame cone. Miniature chocolate and pear tarts with edible gold leaf were served for dessert.
The highlight of the night was a fashion show, where guests got a glimpse of the latest trends for the party season. Sam Faiers’ new range includes bodycon dresses, embellished tops, jumpsuits and much more. Speaking about her new endeavour, Sam said “Designing for Very is a dream come true for me. My first collection is all about glamour and pieces you want to dress up in and feel good in.”