17 Mar 2017

Fashion Show Aims to Tackle Stereotypes, Reports Bakhita Fung

Media team and Young Post reporter Bakhita Fung explains why this year’s Anaia, fashion show will be a bit different to any other.

Now in its third year Anaia is a fashion show that raises tens of thousands of dollars for charity, Maggie’s Cancer Care Centre. The show uses models from a range of international schools and clothes from: luxury, high street and student designers but things are a different this year. According to a report by Year 11 student Bakhita Fung; The core values of ANAIA 2017 is to celebrate diversity and break stereotypes, and to help students learn to feel comfortable with who they are. Models were chosen to represent a wide range of body types and ethnicities.

Her article in the SCMP – Young Post, 16 March 2017, quotes one of Anaia’s organizers Kiara Jim who said: “It’s time for all students to be given a chance to put themselves out there, and give new things a go.”

Click here to read Bakhita’s article in full.
Anaia Fashion Show
Date: 18th March 2017
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Location: Island School Main Hall
Tickets: Rose Gold tickets are now SOLD OUT!
Purchase black tickets for $150
or silver for $315 (10% off original price $350)
Teachers –  get 20% off silver tickets!