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Amber Lounge kicked off Monaco Grand Prix weekend with its annual charity Fashion Show on Friday night at Le Meridien Beach Plaza hotel.
More than 300 journalists, photographers and television cameras from all over the world were on hand at Amber Lounge Monaco 2017 to see HSH Prince Albert, American actresses Pamela Anderson and Lindsay Lohan, model Kate Upton, Game of Thrones star Liam Cunningham, F1 driver Eddie Irvine and Monaco-based fashion designer Isabell Kristensen.
In aid of this year’s charity partner “Race Against Dementia”, F1 drivers Stoffel Vandoorne, Daniil Kvyat, Esteban Ocon, Pascal Wehrlein, Marcus Ericsson, Charles Leclerc and Marc Gene “swapped their race suits” to hit the runway in Apsley of London and Michael Kors formal wear, as Amber Lounge Monaco’s headline music act, Chris Willis, AKA “The Voice of David Guetta” performed “Would I Lie to you”.
In signature style, Amber Lounge Founder and Monaco-based entrepreneur Sonia Irvine delivered the final flourish, gliding gracefully down the runway, hand in hand with her charming six-year-old daughter, Katie. They were all dressed in Silviya Neri silk, with pieces selected from her latest collection.
The live auction raised an more than €450,000 for this year’s selected Amber Lounge Charity, Race Against Dementia.
The show was hosted by Federica Masolin and Natalie Pinkham, Sky Sports F1 TV presenters in Italy and the United Kingdom, and two of the biggest names in Formula 1 broadcasting.
For revellers looking to rub shoulders with F1 drivers, Amber Lounge is hosting parties Saturday, May 27th and Sunday, May 28th.
Article first published May 27, 2017. Photos: Amber Lounge 2017
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