Sophie attends Mencap annual Fashion Show in support of the charity

Today (27th March), The Countess of Wessex attended the Mencap annual Fashion Show at Sheraton Grand Park Lane Hotel in London as charity’s Patron. This year Mencap showcased the work of British designer Suzannah, who collaborated with the best in British millinery and shoe design to deliver a much coveted effortless look from head to heel.

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Drinks and canapés were served on arrival and those attending had the chance to browse a selection of stalls selling jewellery, clothing and stunning gifts. Following the fashion show guests enjoyed a delicious two-course lunch with wine and coffee. Then, guests also had the chance to bid on ‘money can’t buy’ prizes during a live auction. The fashion show was organized in support of Mencap charity.

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London based British designer Suzannah (favourited by The Countess and worn to many important occasions), has created a label specialising in beautifully made dresses to covet. Her inspirations derive from a passion for Parisian and American vintage couture and creating beautiful prints with the most premium Italian cloth. You will learn more at Suzannah website. Click here.

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Sophie has been the royal patron of Mencap since 2004. Mencap is a charity supporting people with learning difficulties and their families. To learn more about this Patronage, click here. Pictures of that event can be found at Zimbio gallery – click here, Daily Mail provided a coverage. I’m impressed, never seen as many articles in a row.

Later today, The Countess of Wessex and The Earl of Wessex as Founders of Wessex Youth Trust, held a meeting. To learn more about the Trust please visit my earlier post, here. His Royal Highness and Her Royal Highness, Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, afterwards attended a Dinner on the occasion of the Qatar-UK Business and Investment Forum, the Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, London W1. Tiny article here, no pictures of HRH.

Outfit & jewellery:
New, Turtleneck knitted top by Victoria Beckham.
New, A-line knitted skirt by Victoria Beckham.

Diamond hoops. UFO.
Skagen Ladies’ Nicoline Refined Watch. 
Sophie Habsburg clutch bag, “In & Out“, in grey/green colour.  
Prada Brown Suede Pointtoe Pumps. 

4 thoughts on “Sophie attends Mencap annual Fashion Show in support of the charity

  1. Anonymous

    Read the article in the DM, and also some very positive comments about Sophie.
    She looks stunning today ! Hair, and the colour of the outfit is perfect !
    Hope we get to see photos of tonight's event !

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  2. How does she carry off these looks so well?! She looks elegantly feminine and traditional, yet her fresh-faced makeup and sleek blonde blowout combine with the deep cobalt color to evoke a radiantly youthful and modern image. Fantastic.

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