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Create. Pointe Shoe Collection auction
12 November 2013
Australia’s design elite have taken centre stage in support of the Australian Ballet. 37 designers have decorated a ‘one-off’ Pointe Shoe that will be auctioned by Bonhams on Tuesday 26 November.
All proceeds raised through the Create. project support Out There - The Australian Ballet in Schools, a program designed to engage and stimulate the imaginations' of primary school children around Australia.
As an artform, ballet has the capacity to weave magic and speak to the hearts and minds of people the world over.
Friends of Australian Ballet (SA) and founders of Create. sent each designer a Bloch Pointe ballet shoe with a simple brief – design a shoe that is limited only by their imagination and incredible talent.
Participating designers are Adelaide Flower House, Akira Isogawa, Alexis George, Brad Ngata, Cain & Markus, Crystal Couture, Crystalize Couture, Di$count Univer$e, Elizabeth V, Fleur Wood, George Gross & Harry Who, Ginger & Smart, Heidi & Jasper, The Adelaide Magazine, Lexi Clothing, Liadi Couture, Megan O’Hara, Megan Park, Michelle Leslie, Miss Gladys Sym Choon, Nicholas Pike, Paolo Sebastian, Pele Fisher, Perri Cutten, Rachel Gilbert, Raw Pearls, Tiff Manuell, Sally Cook, Sally Philips, Sarina Suriano, sass & bide, The Society Inc, Steven Khalil, Tea Rose, Tutu & Twirl and Tom Twopeny.
Last chance to view the Create. Pointe Shoe Collection before the official auction is this Friday 15 – Sunday 17 November in Melbourne at Como House, South Yarra, and Friday 22 – Tuesday 26 November at Byron Kennedy Hall, Moore Park.
To register to bid or for more information on the Create. Project, visit www.friendsoftheaustralianballetsa.com.au www.bonhams.com/auctions/21298
Miranda Hodge
President
Friends of the Australian Ballet S.A Inc

Create. is a fundraising initiative project created by The Friends of The Australian Ballet SA Inc in support of The Australian Ballet.