DALLAS & MONTE CARLO, May17, 2010 / FW/ — Last Friday in Monaco, Formula One drivers swap the pit lane for the catwalk to become fashion models for one night only.
Formula One drivers Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Adrian Sutil, Jaime Alguersuari and ex World Champion Mika Hakkinen wore Missoni menswear on the catwalk, while supermodels that include Victoria Silvstedt wore swimsuits from the Elizabeth Hurley Beach collection. Shoes were provided by Jimmy Choo.
The audience rival sthe catwalkers in celebrity status. Members of the Monaco Royal family joined Margherita Missoni, Elizabeth Hurley (who wore a Roberto Cavalli maroon jersey dress with crystal encrusted snake necklace detail from the Pre-Fall 2010 Collection) and her husband Arun Nayar, David Furnish, Rachel Hunter, The Sugababes, among others.
Held at Meridien Beach Plaza in Monte Carlo, the event dubbed as the Amber Lounge Fashion Show & Auction benefits the Elton John AIDS Foundation. An annual event, this the fourth successive year that it is held under the auspices of Amber Lounge Fashion and MARTINI®, Formula One’s longest serving lifestyle sponsor.