Fashion for the Brave

Fashion for the Brave  is a high profile fundraising fashion show and gala which will be held at The Dorchester on Thursday 20 September 2012.

Claudia Winkleman will host the event, and  Jeffrey Archer will be lending his ‘talents’ to the prestigious auction – which last year included a limited edition Jaguar Land Rover.

Harold Tillman has generously agreed to come on board as a patron, joining patrons  Sienna Miller, James Blunt and Ned Rocknroll.

Fashion for the Brave raises funds for the Household Cavalry Operational Casualties Fund (HCOCF) and The British Forces Foundation (BFF)  The HCOCF provides financial support to injured soldiers and their families, including those who have lost their lives on active service.  BFF boosts the morale of servicemen and women on the frontline and in operational theatres all over the world, primarily through high quality entertainment.

Fashion for the Brave Sponsored by The Dorchester, Vestra  Wealth and Boodles, supported by the British Fashion Council, and organised by legendary fashion industry stalwarts  and twitterati Hilary Alexander and Lesley Goring. The black tie gala will feature a catwalk show featuring the best of British brands and will be attended by British stars of fashion and film.

Prices: Tables of 10 guests £3,500.00 per table or £500.00 per guest. Email for tickets.

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Maison Danu launches a ‘Brave’ new colour to benefit injured soldiers. Available now

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Ethical British beauty brand Maison Danu has created a bespoke red nail colour “Brave” in support of the Household Cavalry Operational Casualties Fund.

“Brave” is an exact colour match to the regimental uniform worn by the Life Guards of the Household Cavalry. “Brave” is chip resistant, long-lasting polish, free from Toluene, Formaldehyde, DBP (Phthalates) and Camphor. “Brave” is also made in the UK.

The nail colour retails for £9.95 and fifty percent of the profits will go to the HCOCF. “Brave” will also be featured in the goodie bags at the Fashion for the Brave event at the Dorchester Hotel in London on Thursday the 20th of September 2012.

Hilary Alexander and Alexander MacEwan with ‘The Brave’ cocktail at The Dorchester Hotel Cocktail Bar.

The Dorchester has teamed up with Fashion for the Brave to create a fabulous new cocktail – the “Cavalry Charge”. The cocktail, which is made of gin, wild strawberry liqueur, ginger beer, fresh lime and blue curacao.  £2 from the sale of the £17 cocktail will be donated  to the charity.

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