This year Magic Bus, a worldwide charity helping impoverished children in India, reached out to the fashion world for support at their annual dinner at the Dorchester hotel in London. The fashion world responded with heart-warming responses from Peridot, Juliet Dunn, Allegra Hicks, Beulah London – Kate Middleton’s new favourite fashion label, Aruna Seth and Amrapali. Together they showed some of their most recent collections. This collaboration of designers made the fashion show an exclusive event that was not to be missed. 2011 winner of hit show Britain’s Next Top Model Jade Thompson opened the catwalk. Amongst the audience were a mix of supporters and VIPs from the entertainment and business worlds. The evening was hosted by well known journalist and television presenter Dan Snow, and also in attendance was, Pavarti, one of the children from India who has come through the Magic Bus program. “We are delighted with the success of the gala and what it means for our work in India. Thanks to everyone’s generosity, we can unlock the potential of 16,000 more children living in poverty this year”, said Matthew Spacey MBE, founder of Magic Bus.Magic Bus’ mission is to empower children, youth and communities in the areas of education, gender, health, leadership and livelihood through sport for development.
Click on the thumbnails below to view more images from the Magic Bus Annual Gala.