The Shop On Carroll Vintage Fashion Show, held at Maggies in lower Stuart Street, was a sell-out event, and run in conjunction with iD Fashion Week 2023.
Retail Manager, Fiona Dodds, is incredibly proud of the massive effort made by the PSO team.
“Our fabulous models were none other than PSO staff and they delighted the audience, wearing a wonderful array of vintage clothing including 60s mini dresses, cocktail dresses, top hats and tails.”
We also can’t forget the hilarious antics of Family Works Buddy Coordinators, Steph Finnie and Sam Robinson.
Kitted out in dressing gowns and curlers, they assumed the personas of Eunice and Nancy.
“They were an absolute hit with the audience! They kept them enthralled, selling raffle tickets and masquerading as a couple of biddies who don’t take life too seriously!”
The creative brilliance of the show was further enhanced by the enthusiasm of compere Ruth Harrison, PSO Fundraising and Events Coordinator.
Fiona adds, “PSO staff perform their day roles with kindness and dedication and their enthusiasm for getting behind this fantastic initiative was really something very special. The evening was one of hijinks and mischief and it was all about the PSO team pulling together, and having fun.”
Volunteer model Louise is the Stepping Stones Coordinator, running the day programme based in South Dunedin
Volunteer model Alena is the new Communication Manager, who also helps write this magazine
Volunteer model Rosco is one of our regular volunteers at Shop on Carroll
Volunteer model Laura works in our purchasing team making sure our services have the supplies they need to operate
‘Eunice and Nancy’ Buddy Coordinators Sam and Steph match adult buddy volunteers with their young buddies as part of the award winning Buddy Programme
Volunteer model Cristin is part of our amazing online team at Shop on Carroll
EmJ Uson (MC) with Jude McCracken, Supporter Engagement Manager, coordinating the event
Volunteer model Helena is part of the amazing Family Works team helping local people apply for no-interest loans through Good Loans, a community finance initiative