Anna Kennedy Online, UK Autism Charity has unveiled their (first ever) 2017 calendar, ‘Wear it For Autism’. Photographed at the Millennium Hotel, Knightsbridge, by top photographer Fiona Whyte, the calendar celebrates 10 mum’s, all who have a child on the autism spectrum.
The calendar features 12 glamorous black and white photographs, of each woman dressed up as a famous pin up figure through the ages, as well as two group shots. These include Cameron Diaz, Liza Minnelli, Christine Keeler, Vivien Leigh, Betty Boop, The Weather Girls, Mother Earth, Ann Bancroft, Morticia Adams and Madonna.The photos were out of their comfort zones however, they supported each other and had fun!
The women involved are
Anna Kennedy OBE , Liza Minelli
Samantha Tomlin, Mother Earth
Dawn Avery, Weathergirls
Nicki Rodriguez – Christine Keeler
Laura Rawlings – Vivienne Leigh
Jacqueline Wood – Cameron Diaz
Adrijana Owen – Betty Boop
Linda Long – Ann Bancroft
Mala Thapar – Morticia Adams
Joanne Wiggins – Madonna
“This is an exciting new project for the charity, and everyone involved. Anna Kennedy Online strives and thrives on the positive promotion of autism. Our first calendar celebrates mum’s and the tireless and selfless efforts and sacrifices they make to create a better world for their loved ones. It is only right that we make them into stars.” – Anna Kennedy OBE, Founder of Anna Kennedy Online.
Steven Smith, celebrity stylist and Charity Patron led this calendar photo shoot. Steven, alongside Anna Kennedy dedicates the calendar to a number of family and friends who live with autism everyday.
“These women are heroes, and they don’t get the credit they deserve. Projects such as the calendar are great ways to celebrate them as individuals, as well as their achievements. I am honored to be involved and very excited for the launch. This will certainly be an annual thing.” – Steven Smith, AKO Patron
Anna Kennedy Online would like to thank the following for their involvement in this project;
Anna Kennedy Online
Wear It For Autism Calendar 2017
In aid of Anna Kennedy Online http://annakennedyonline.com
Photographed by Fiona Whyte http://www.fionawhytephotography.co.uk
Styling Art Direction Steven Smith STEVEN’S ,BEAUTY, LIFESTYLE ,BLOG
Hair and Make-up Fiona Chaffey www.fionachaffey.co.uk
Shot at the Millennium Hotel Knightsbridge http://bit.ly/29CWjPB
About Anna Kennedy Online
Anna Kennedy Online was formed in 2009 by Anna Kennedy OBE and has become ome of the leading autism charity in the UK, and is dedicated to promoting the inclusion and equality of children and adults on the spectrum.
Anna Kennedy OBE is mother of two sons Patrick and Angelo, who are both on the autism spectrum.
The calendar costs £10 including postage with all proceeds donated directly to the charity. It is an extension on the current events hosted by Anna Kennedy Online, and focuses on promoting autism in a positive and empowering light.