Gatecrasher

Birds of paradise: Tess Christian (left) and Leah Christian celebrate Camilla's birthday in Hawksburn Village.
Birds of paradise: Tess Christian (left) and Leah Christian celebrate Camilla's birthday in Hawksburn Village.
Do you really wear the bonnet so people won't talk to you? 'Yes. And ever since I bought it, it?s been my thinking cap too.': Sara-Ann Sim (pictured with Jim Guo at Samantha Everton's exhibition opening).

Do you really wear the bonnet so people won't talk to you? 'Yes. And ever since I bought it, it?s been my thinking cap too.': Sara-Ann Sim (pictured with Jim Guo at Samantha Everton's exhibition opening).

Observing the observer: Photo artist Samantha Everton at her exhibition launch at Helen Gory Galerie.

Observing the observer: Photo artist Samantha Everton at her exhibition launch at Helen Gory Galerie.

What two things go together well? 'High heels and lingerie.': Cindy Sargon (pictured with Michael Coade at the Bond and Bollinger bash).

What two things go together well? 'High heels and lingerie.': Cindy Sargon (pictured with Michael Coade at the Bond and Bollinger bash).

Love is: Designer Camilla Franks and fiancee John Flannery at the Camilla boutique's first birthday.

Love is: Designer Camilla Franks and fiancee John Flannery at the Camilla boutique's first birthday.

From Melbourne, With Love: Newly engaged Russell Lipton and Amy Thomas at the Bond and Bollinger party.

From Melbourne, With Love: Newly engaged Russell Lipton and Amy Thomas at the Bond and Bollinger party.

Growing up, what was a birthday party must-have? 'Fairy bread was my number one. You'd leave if there was no fairy bread.': Tim Wheatley (pictured with Lucy Middleton) at Camilla's party.

Growing up, what was a birthday party must-have? 'Fairy bread was my number one. You'd leave if there was no fairy bread.': Tim Wheatley (pictured with Lucy Middleton) at Camilla's party.

Summer loving: Nina Menezes (left) and Rolien van Dorsser at Camilla's party.

Summer loving: Nina Menezes (left) and Rolien van Dorsser at Camilla's party.

For Your Eyes Only: Ant McIntosh and Neredah Blake celebrate 40 years of Bond and Bollinger at Vue de Monde.

For Your Eyes Only: Ant McIntosh and Neredah Blake celebrate 40 years of Bond and Bollinger at Vue de Monde.

This story Gatecrasher first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald.