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Pip Edwards leads the arrivals at the Moët & Chandon Effervescence soirée in Sydney

There was no shortage of star power at the Moët & Chandon Effervescence event in Sydney on Wednesday.

A host of celebrities including Simon Baker, Pip Edwards, Ian Thorpe, Jesinta and Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin, and Georgia Fowler turned out for the lavish event at Bennelong Lawn.

Pip, 41, led the celebrity arrivals, stepping out in a slinky red, black and white animal print dress, which she paired with strappy black stilettos. 

There was no shortage of star power at the Moët & Chandon Effervescence event in Sydney on Wednesday. Pictured, Pip Edwards

The fashion designer rounded out her ensemble with a gold chain necklace and red handbag, and her bobbed blonde hair was worn in loose waves.

Posing for photos inside the star-studded event, Pip was flanked by a group of girlfriends, who she had arrived with. 

Simon, 52, looked handsome in a black suit, which he wore with a buttoned-up white shirt.

Pip, 41, led the celebrity arrivals, stepping out in a slinky red, black and white animal print dress, which she paired with strappy black stilettos

Pip, 41, led the celebrity arrivals, stepping out in a slinky red, black and white animal print dress, which she paired with strappy black stilettos

Posing for photos inside the star-studded event, Pip was flanked by a group of girlfriends, who she had arrived with

Posing for photos inside the star-studded event, Pip was flanked by a group of girlfriends, who she had arrived with

The Mentalist actor completed his look with a pair of lace-up black brogues and thick-frame glasses. 

Georgia, 29, looked stunning in a slinky floor-length black dress, and donned a pair of black heels.

The model showed off her incredible post-baby figure just two months after giving birth to her daughter, Dylan.

Simon Baker looked handsome in a black suit, which he wore with a buttoned-up white shirt

Simon Baker looked handsome in a black suit, which he wore with a buttoned-up white shirt

The Mentalist actor completed his look with a pair of lace-up black brogues and thick-frame glasses

The Mentalist actor completed his look with a pair of lace-up black brogues and thick-frame glasses

She was accompanied by her businessman boyfriend, Nathan Dalah, who donned a tuxedo and skull and crossbones slippers. 

Jesinta, 30, stepped out for the event alongside her AFL star husband, Buddy, with both opting for black.

The model donned a figure-skimming long dress, while her 34-year-old husband looked smart in a tuxedo.  

Georgia, 29, looked stunning in a slinky floor-length black dress, and donned a pair of black heels

Georgia, 29, looked stunning in a slinky floor-length black dress, and donned a pair of black heels

She was accompanied by her businessman boyfriend, Nathan Dalah, who donned a tuxedo and skull and crossbones slippers

She was accompanied by her businessman boyfriend, Nathan Dalah, who donned a tuxedo and skull and crossbones slippers

The couple – who married in 2016 – enjoyed a tender moment on the red carpet, with Jesinta resting her hand on Buddy’s chest as they shared a laugh.  

Kate Waterhouse opted for a slinky long black dress with frill and beaded detailing around the upper bodice.

The 38-year-old racing heiress wore her shoulder-length blonde hair loose and swept over to one side, and carried a small clutch purse. 

Jesinta Franklin stepped out for the event alongside her AFL star husband, Buddy, with both opting for black

Jesinta Franklin stepped out for the event alongside her AFL star husband, Buddy, with both opting for black

The model donned a figure-skimming long dress, while her 34-year-old husband looked smart in a tuxedo

The model donned a figure-skimming long dress, while her 34-year-old husband looked smart in a tuxedo

Michael ‘Wippa’ Wipfli donned a tuxedo, and was accompanied by his wife of eight years, Lisa.

The 42-year-old radio personality was all smiles as he stood next to his wife, who stepped out in a long pink floral ’70s-inspired dress. 

The 39-year-old rounded out her ensemble with a small white handbag and dangly earrings, and her brunette hair was styled parted in the middle in an updo. 

Kate Waterhouse opted for a slinky long black dress with frill and beaded detailing around the upper bodice

Kate Waterhouse opted for a slinky long black dress with frill and beaded detailing around the upper bodice

Michael 'Wippa' Wipfli donned a tuxedo, and was accompanied by his wife of eight years, Lisa

Michael ‘Wippa’ Wipfli donned a tuxedo, and was accompanied by his wife of eight years, Lisa

Ian Thorpe opted for a quirky black and navy blue ensemble, pairing trousers and a bowtie with a quilted black bomber jacket.

The 39-year-old retired Olympic swimmer was all smiles as he posed for photos ahead of the glamorous event. 

Also on hand at the event was Ksenija Lukich, who looked chic in a white cocktail dress with feather detailing around the sleeves. 

Ian Thorpe opted for a quirky black and navy blue ensemble, pairing trousers and a bowtie with a quilted black bomber jacket

Ian Thorpe opted for a quirky black and navy blue ensemble, pairing trousers and a bowtie with a quilted black bomber jacket

Also on hand at the event was Ksenija Lukich, who looked chic in a white cocktail dress with feather detailing around the sleeves

Also on hand at the event was Ksenija Lukich, who looked chic in a white cocktail dress with feather detailing around the sleeves

The 31-year-old TV presenter wore her long hair loose and sleek, and accentuated her lips with a pop of red lipstick, rounding out her ensemble with sky-high stilettos.

Black appeared to have been the hue of the night, with Tahnee Atkinson also opting for the flattering colour.

The 29-year-old model stunned in a simple long black slip dress with lace detailing across the neckline. 

Black appeared to have been the hue of the night, with Tahnee Atkinson also opting for the flattering colour

Black appeared to have been the hue of the night, with Tahnee Atkinson also opting for the flattering colour

The 29-year-old model stunned in a simple long black slip dress with lace detailing across the neckline

The 29-year-old model stunned in a simple long black slip dress with lace detailing across the neckline

She rounded out her ensemble with strappy black stilettos, natural-looking makeup, and her brunette hair was worn sleek in an updo. 

Francesca Hung left little to the imagination in a sheer backless dress with turquoise beading.

The 27-year-old actress carried a silver box clutch purse and accessorised with jewelled earrings, while her long brunette hair was styled in a topknot. 

Francesca Hung left little to the imagination in a sheer backless dress with turquoise beading

Francesca Hung left little to the imagination in a sheer backless dress with turquoise beading

The 27-year-old actress carried a silver box clutch purse and accessorised with jewelled earrings, while her long brunette hair was styled in a topknot

The 27-year-old actress carried a silver box clutch purse and accessorised with jewelled earrings, while her long brunette hair was styled in a topknot

Socialite Nadia Fairfax stepped out in an eye-catching long orange high-waisted full skirt, which she paired with a hot pink high-neck cropped top.

The 32-year-old wore her long blonde hair in a messy updo and wore bronzed makeup, accessorising with a pendant necklace on a black cord.

TV presenter Abbey Gelmi looked glamorous in a one-shoulder black ball gown, with puff detailing on the shoulder.

The 31-year-old styled her brunette hair in an updo and wore a soft smokey eye, accessoring with a statement necklace. 

Socialite Nadia Fairfax stepped out in an eye-catching long orange high-waisted full skirt, which she paired with a hot pink high-neck cropped top

Socialite Nadia Fairfax stepped out in an eye-catching long orange high-waisted full skirt, which she paired with a hot pink high-neck cropped top

TV presenter Abbey Gelmi looked glamorous in a one-shoulder black ball gown, with puff detailing on the shoulder

TV presenter Abbey Gelmi looked glamorous in a one-shoulder black ball gown, with puff detailing on the shoulder

The Sydney event was just the first in a long list of global events for the exclusive Champagne brand. 

More Moët & Chandon Effervescence events are set to follow in London, New York City, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Berlin and Mexico City. 

More to come.  

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