Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Katie Piper opens fashion show
Published 07/07/14



TV PRESENTER Katie Piper officially opened a charity fashion show at Queen Anne’s School in Caversham on Tuesday.

The event raised 2,000 for her foundation, which supports people who have suffered burns and scars.The 30-year-old former model was badly scarred after having sulphuric acid thrown in her face in 2008 and now campaigns to improve burns rehabilitation in the UK.

The show was organised by teacher Dr Valerie Vincent and a committee of sixth-form girls. The models were pupils from Queen Anne’s and Reading School and the clothes were provided by shops in Henley, Caversham and Reading.

Ms Piper said: “It’s brilliant that the younger generation are aware of the charity and want to help.

“Sometimes we might see issues on the television news and think we want to help but not put it into practice but the girls have really gone out there, knocking on doors, looking for gestures of goodwill, and really brought it all together. That’s very inspirational.” Piper thanked the show’s organisers and supporters, saying: “I hope you are all very proud of yourselves for what you have achieved.”


Former pupil Maddison Brudenell, 20, who used to work as a model, compered the show. She said: “It’s a lot of fun and a really good cause, so I’m really happy to be involved. The models are a really great bunch and the clothes look amazing.”

Dr Vincent said: “I’ve wanted to do a fashion show since I came to the school. I have a committee of girls and they chose Katie Piper as the charity they wanted to raise money for. We wanted somebody who represented the notion that you don’t have to be tall, thin and gorgeous to look lovely in clothes and Katie incorporates all of that in her message.”

PUBLISHED 07/07/14



 
MOST POPULAR
Gas fireball caused by lightning strike
Regatta planning new enclosure for families
Two injured in separate Bell Street falls
Nation wakes up to historic referendum
Fast broadband on way to rural areas... eventually
Fair Mile offices to be turned into housing
International competition at HRR Qualifiers
Children get royal help with life skills
 
 
LATEST LIFESTYLE HEADLINES
New A6 was ideal for M1 road trip
John Deere’s petrol ride-on ‘lawn tractor’ is on offer
Would you like to start riding? Come and try it at Checkendon
Launches embody 300 years of tradition
Holiday club provides safe and secure environment
Get super-fit to the hits of decades past
Dentists who think prevention is the key
Offering you two studios in one
Reigning ballroom and Latin champs are studio’s founders
Masks can be put to so many different uses
Come and see where history was changed
A new kitchen without the showroom price tag
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Live feed: Thursday's racing from HRR 2016
Care home in neglect claim
Festival warns boat visitors to behave
Live feed: Wednesday's racing from HRR 2016
Badgemore Primary extension officially opened
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 149429
www.higgsprinitng.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
  HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD. Telephone (01491) 419400  
© Higgs & Co (Printing) Limited 2012  |  Registered in England number 1418717