Heartactually Gala Event

The Heartactually Gala Event saw over 300 people attend. Not bad for its first year! Singles AND couples all dressed in their most glamorous evening attire, donning a splash of red in support of the Heart Foundation.

The romantic theme was beautifully decorated by WED on Beaufort and set in a partially indoor / partially ‘under the stars’ event. It was held in the QV1 building on St Georges Terrace Perth.

Artworks by entrants were on display and subject to votes and bids by over 500 guests during the course of the evening.  Stephanie Boyle won first place on the night.

Stephanie Boyle's winning entry.

Stephanie Boyle’s winning entry.




Iconic Australian comedian Jean Kitson was MC for the evening.


Many raffles and silent auctions were on offer including a beautiful Hearts on Fire diamond necklace kindly donated by Solid Gold Jewelers.

The Love Couch was running hot all evening with guests taking selfies with loved ones and TV celebs such as; Dr Sally & Tyson from Amazing Race and special surprise guest Carmelo Pizzino.

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A stunning fashion parade took place, showcasing designs by Morrison, Betty Tran,Mar Rio, Villamar Couture and our very own Mauricio Alpizar including his SHOWSTOPPER red gown which he kindly donated to a lucky winner. Models by Melanie Pool’s Australian Fashionistas and Fifi’s Model Academy.

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Spotted in the crowd were…..

Michel Daher and Hulya

Michel Daher and Hulya

Dana Vulin and friends

Dana Vulin and friends

Dr Sally, Australian Mens Blogger and Tyson.

Dr Sally, Australian Men’s Blogger Joel Anthony and Tyson.

Bernadette Smith (winner of the PLB ticket giveaway) and friend

Bernadette Smith (winner of the PLB ticket giveaway) & friend

Julie Anne Jeffery and David

Julie Anne Jeffery and David Ekin


Jenny Berry & Friend

Jenny Berry & Friend

Louise and Blake from The Bachelor with AMB Joel Anthony


Pam Jackson & Friend

Pam Jackson & Mario






Pictures taken by Michel Daher at Social Boost Online


About author


Bernadette Bosanac , Perth Lifestyle Blogger has worked in the fashion and modelling industry for over 20 years, accumulating experiences in retail, marketing, make-up artistry, photography, social media and events. Bernadette has regularly blogged for shopping precincts and online magazines and more recently was a freelance writer for The West Australian Newspaper. She is a devoted Mother and lover of life. She is a regular on all major social platforms. Join and follow her journey.