French Afternoon Tea Fundraiser

Photos by André Elhay Photography

L’heure du The (tea time in French), A modern French afternoon tea fundraiser for NBCF was hels on Sunday June 16, 1-6pm at  Sofi’s Lounge, Sofitel Melbourne

Special guests –

Fashion illustrator, Kerrie Hess,

Moulin Rouge & Lido Showgirl, Shay Stafford,

Master Patissier Pierrick Boyer

Hosted by – TV presenter & Stylist, Colette Werden

Charity – National Breast Cancer Foundation

Neoclassical ballet by The Jane Moore Academy of Ballet, and

Young piano performance by 5 and 7 year old young pianists from Leonie Piano Lessons, Melbourne.

Guests attended include Janice Breen Burns, former Fashion Editor of The Age, now Editor of VoxFrock; Dean Hewitt designer of Mr Hewitt and Madam Virtue and Co; Shiva Singam socialite, editor and events manager; Freya Myles daughter of designer Sarah Myles; Couturing and Le Petit Journal Melbourne.

Photos and video of the event can be viewed here -





As the event is produced frequently in Melbourne each year, and in New York and Singapore in 2014, more awareness of this fundraiser is much needed and appreciated.



  1. Thank you for supporting the community fundraiser which will help raise money for breast cancer research. It looks like it will be a fabulous event!

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