SOCIALS | Looking great... and doing good at Carol Bouwer's Autumn Ball
The last time she threw a party I went to, there were fewer chairs than guests for the sit-down dinner.
So, you can't blame me for some trepidation as I made my way to the very first Annual Autumn ball organised by businesswoman and former TV personality Carol Bouwer on Thursday night.
The ball marked the first anniversary of UNICEF South Africa's Influential Women's Circle of which Bouwer is its special advocate.
It was held at The Sheds in Steyn City near Dainfern in Joburg's north.
I needn't have worried because this turned out to be a warm and fuzzy do with great company and top-notch entertainment for a worthy cause.
In sweeps the lady of the hour, Carol, in a dramatic peach-coloured gown. All across the room women are dressed in their finery from comms gal Vika Shipalana, who shared MC duties on the night, to one of Connie's employees, Rami Chuene, who wasn't afraid to show off her ample bosom...