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Londoners set to 'wig out' for HIV charity

Guests attending The Wig Party 2012 are being asked to embrace their inner child and turn up in toy themed outfits
This year's toy themed Wig party will benefit the Elton John Aids Foundation.
Photo by Chris Jepson, make-up by Mac, wigs by Rootstein.

A London based HIV charity is set to take people back to their childhood by hosting a glamorous toy themed wig party.

The Wig Party 2012, being held at hip London nightclub Café de Paris, will raise money for the Elton John Aids Foundation has been given a toy land theme this year.

Guests are being asked to be as creative and crazy as they can be to dream up some outrageous toy inspired outfits.

Guests who have attended in the past include pop star Leona Lewis, who described the event as her ‘dream party’ and gay fashion designer Ben de Lisi.

De Lisi said: ‘The Wig Party is fierce, fun and fabulous. It just keeps getting better!’

The fundraising organization which will donate all the money it raises through various events over the next three years to the Elton John Aids Foundation.

Money will be channelled into a project called Freedom To Be (F2B), a five day camp which gives 100 young people living with HIV in the UK and Ireland the chance to learn more about HIV and meet other HIV positive young people.

The main event during the Wig Party 2012 will be the ‘Wig Pageant.’ An opportunity for guests to strut down the catwalk and be in with a chance of being crowned best dressed.

The Wig Party goes to Toyland event will take place on 21 October at London’s Café de Paris. Tickets start from £30 (€38).

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