Imagine meeting one of the world’s most notable and influential fashion illustrators. One whom has worked with many prestigious fashion houses, publications and department stores around the world!
Chanel, Dior, Cartier, Yves Saint Laurent, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Henri Bendel, Montblanc and Tiffany & Co are just a few we could name that local Melbourne based illustrator Megan Hess, has collaborated with.
Her delicate demeanor and distinguished pen technique have made her synonymous with feminine art and timeless fashion. It’s not every day that you meet someone as illustrious as Megan Hess, especially with her vast accomplishments. However, House of Home was recently invited to attend an exclusive book signing event with the notable Megan Hess. An evening which was a glamorous, intimate affair presented by one of our favourite online homewares and lifestyle stores, Coco & Crème Living.
How the evening unfolded
As with all of Coco & Crème Living’s VIP Events, guests were treated to a luxurious evening of stylish products, offers and culinary delights.
VIP guests were warmly welcomed and ticked off the door list and ushered into Coco & Crème Living’s Bay Street store. After the initial greeting, VIPs were offered a refreshing glass of champagne and a selection of savouries and sweets prepared by delicious local French-style patisserie Noisette.
Guests then browsed the store and absorbed the night’s Coco Chanel inspiring’s. An exhibition of Megan’s Illustrations were delicately displayed on easels during the event for guests to browse and have the opportunity to purchase their very own limited edition print.
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Megan's latest book, Coco Chanel: The Illustrated Life of a Fashion Icon sat as a centre piece on top of a captivating Serenity Blue Circular Banquette of crushed velvet, with which spring florals adorned.
Amongst the fresh spring blooms and delicate silk flowers, the staff at Coco & Crème Living offered VIP guests the chance to relax with complimentary mini manicures and hand massages from the eminent beauty specialist at Pure Chica Pamper Rooms.
The Pure Chica staff, expertly treated VIP guests to a welcoming and distinctive mini beauty lounge with natural based beauty products generously gifted by ASPAR Aurora Spa Rituals. A world leading spa treatment company with a distinctive offering of innovative and natural beauty products. After a session in the mini beauty lounge, guests felt rejuvenated and refreshed; purchasing ASPAR products to continue the feeling long after the event had ended.
With fresh Mani’s, delicious macaron’s and flowing champagne, all were ready to welcome the guest of honour. Megan Hess was immaculately, and beautifully, dressed and humbled by her Australian fans whom began to approach her. Seated on the Circular Banquette, VIP guests eased into relaxed conversation with the delightful Megan.
Guests who purchased a copy of Megan's latest book, were given the opportunity to have her personally sign their copies. Impeccable in her demeanor and conversation, Megan Hess was delightful in the intimate setting coordinated by the friendly and talented staff at Coco & Crème Living.
As the evening drew to a close, Megan Hess graciously thanked everyone for attending and humbly appreciated their applause and compliments. As VIP’s began to depart, the Coco & Crème Living staff bestowed carefully curated gift bags full of ASPAR Beauty Products and Palm Beach fragrances or candles.
A graceful feminine evening full of fashion, shopping, champagne, beauty treatments and of course, the remarkable and splendid Megan Hess. House of Home delighted at the opportunity to be exclusively invited; if this is the hallmark of Coco & Crème Living’s VIP events then we wait with baited breath for the next exclusive VIP episode!
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