News By Tag
News By Location
From Tarmac To Runway Apsley Dress F1 Drivers
F1 drivers to strut their stuff in apsley at 2015 amber lounge monaco fashion show
By: Apsley Tailors & Amber Lounge
Overlooking the breath-taking Mediterranean Sea, the Amber Lounge Monaco Fashion Show, which incorporates a dramatic suspended runway over the swimming pool of the Le Meridien Hotel in Monte-Carlo, is the most anticipated event on the F1 social calendar. International media flock to the glamorous event year-after-year to watch the most revered of the Formula 1 fraternity walk on water in front of a VIP crowd for a good cause.
The annual event’s highly coveted front row seats have been filled by leading figures from the worlds of entertainment, fashion, and royalty, including HSH Prince Albert II and HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco, Jennifer Lawrence, Naomi Campbell, and pop superstar Justin Bieber, making the Amber Lounge Monaco Fashion Show the only place to be and be seen during the Monaco Grand Prix.
Beyond the style and the high-profile media attention, Amber Lounge Fashion has also evolved to become an extravagant charity event, having helped raise more than $4 million for charitable organizations including the Special Olympics, the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund.
The 2015 Amber Lounge Monaco Fashion Show will take place on Friday 22nd of May 2015 as the dazzling opening act to Amber Lounge U*NITE which also includes Amber Lounge’s acclaimed charity auction, dining, and signature Fashion After Party that caters to celebrities, F1 drivers, and the international jet set until the early hours of dawn.
For its 13th year, Amber Lounge Monaco 2015 is set to surpass all expectations and will roll out a spectacular weekend of ultimate extravagance for its VIP clientele, that asides from a show-stopping runway performance by F1 drivers and international supermodels, will include electrifying live entertainment, and non-stop partying – attended by the F1 fraternity, royalty, film stars, musicians, models and much more.
NOTES TO EDITORS
Amber Lounge 2015 Event Dates:
Monaco 22nd, 23rd & 24th May, 2015
Singapore 19th & 20th September, 2015
Mexico City 30th & 31st October, 1st November 2015
Abu Dhabi 28th & 29th November, 2015
Apsley established in 1889 offers bespoke tailoring of the highest caliber that has a worldwide reputation gained one customer at a time. The 125 years of history and experience in the Apsley brand are a source of pride, serving customer who have become friends over decades of dedicated service to their tailoring needs. Apsley are heavily involved in the sporting world as the Official Bespoke Tailor to F1 Team Sahara Force India, as well as the Official Club Tailor to West Ham United FC, Fulham FC and Saracens Rugby Club. www.apsleytailors.com
Amber Lounge was founded by Sonia Irvine, who joined the F1 fraternity in 1996 and successfully launched the famed Amber Lounge at the Monaco Grand Prix in 2003, a stylish, unique, VIP nightlife experience where F1 teams, drivers, sponsors, royalty, VIP guests and celebrities can relax and enjoy themselves away from the glare of press and media. Sonia is regarded as one of the pioneers of F1 nightlife experiences and continues to create the most sought after events on the F1 calendar. For over a decade, Amber Lounge has hosted events in glamorous locations throughout the world including Shanghai, Valencia, Delhi and Barcelona. The Amber Lounge experience consists of post-race after parties, dining, charity, fashion & hospitality and will take place in 2015 in Monaco, Singapore, Mexico City and Abu Dhabi. www.amber-lounge.com
Amber Lounge U*NITE, After a decade of excellence, Amber Lounge has launched an exciting new concept, defining the F1 experience with U*NITE, bringing together Amber Lounge Fashion, Charity auction, Amber Lounge Dining and the Club into one stunning night: one all-inclusive ticket. One ultra-stylish, über-exclusive space in which to relax, watch, bid, dine, listen, dance and party with the stars. Taking place on Friday night in Monaco 2015, the evening begins with all the glitz and glamour of the famous Amber Lounge Fashion show. Indulging in Champagne at your table, you’ll see F1 drivers modelling the latest collections from international designers, before the charity auction aims to make yet another significant contribution to a notable cause.
Guests will then enjoy exquisite gourmet food as the complimentary Champagne and fine wines continue to flow, before the environment around you seamlessly transforms from dinner to dancing. As the atmosphere intensifies, the beat of international DJ’s and electrifying performances from some of the world’s most talked-about artists keep the party going until dawn.
Amber Lounge Fashion was launched in 2006, under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, to raise funds for notable charities. The Amber Lounge Fashion show has showcased luxury designs from major fashion labels including Missoni, Matthew Williamson, Julien Macdonald, Hervé Léger, Hugo Boss, Chopard, TAG Heuer, Jimmy Choo and Elizabeth Hurley Beach. The event has become an established favourite with the world’s media and celebrity social elite. For 2015, Amber Lounge Fashion will host its biannual catwalk show in Monaco and Singapore.
Amber Lounge Charity plays an important part in the Amber Lounge philosophy and has provided numerous memorable moments, from the playful contest between Princess Charlene and a gentleman bidder to intensely dramatic bidding wars between business tycoons. To date, Amber Lounge has raised over $4 million for various charities including the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Special Olympics, the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, and the Brain and Spine Foundation.
Amber Lounge Hospitality specializes in creating unique experiences around F1 Grand Prix.
Held on-board our luxury tri-deck yachts offering unrivalled trackside views. The 2-day race viewing will play host to international celebrities, socialites, sporting personalities & VIP guests. Clients enjoy a world of exclusivity only available to a select few – a meet and greet with the F1 drivers and enjoy the race from a team’s perspective. Amber Lounge Hospitality also hosts private events and ultimate weekend experiences for individuals, companies, and VIPs along the stunning French Riviera and in the exotic UAE.
For further information and official images, register at Amber Lounge Press site for access:
Contact at Apsley Tailors: Rupi Sital
T: +44 (0) 207 925 2238
Contact at Amber lounge: Neil
T: +33 6 43 91 70 72