Debutante & Presentation Balls

Debutante & Presentation Balls have continued to evolve from a tradition of public presentation to an evening of fun and celebration for students, families and guests. At An Elegant Affair we provide young ladies from all over Melbourne with a variety of wonderful themes to choose from that make their night of elegance unique.

Romeo & Juliet

Phantom of the Opera



Beauty and the Beast

New York, New York


The Greatest Showman


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“I just wanted to say a huge thank you to Carmel and the team for making my deb  such a magical night. It was truly a night to remember and thank you so so much for all of the amazing choreo for each of the dances. I had the best time!! Cant wait to see more beautiful debs put together by your fabulous team in the future 🤍

Layla Cerra - Debutante

Ivanhoe Grammar

“Thanks to Carmel and her team for a wonderful and memorable Debutante Ball on Saturday night. Everything was beautiful and Nicola had a great time.”

Connie Sakkas - Parent of Debutante

Ivanhoe Grammar

“Dearest Carmel and team,

Thank you to you all for helping to create such a memorable night not just for the debutante’s and their partners but also for their families.  We loved seeing Summer filled with such joy and happiness and will treasure it always.”

Cindy Shearer - Parent of Debutante

Ivanhoe Grammar

“My Family enjoyed my Debutante Ball so much, we can’t thank you enough.”

Neave McKeown - Debutante

“A big thank you for doing such an amazing job organizing and preparing the girls for their Deb. It was better than I could have ever hoped for. The choice of music, suits, bouquets, choreography, and venue were just perfect. I loved the opening; it created such energy from the start. Gemma had an amazing night, she had a smile on her face all night, thanks again for making the evening so special, it was outstanding.”

Lisa Micomanoco - Parent of Debutante

Our Lady Of Mercy

“Finally Deb day arrived and what an amazing day it was! Full of fun laughter dancing and lots of hard work on behalf of all us mums but boy it was worth it! Congratulations to our gorgeous daughter Milly and her handsome Deb partner Roman on an awesome Deb. You were both fabulous on the dance floor and looked amazing. Thank you to Carmel Archer from Elegant Affair on another amazing Deb ball.”

Hristina Bogeoevski - Parent of Debutante

St Monica's College

“Wow, what a beautiful and fun night.

I had the pleasure of working alongside Carmel, Maddie, Carla & team from An Elegant Affair to organise my daughters debutante ball. I watched Carmel and her very creative team produce a beautiful deb, such a pleasure!”

Kylee Chesser - Parent of Debutante

Montmorency Secondary College

“WHAT A NIGHT 💛💛 We had the most amazing time. The kids loved it. It was so special to have our twins Kiara and Cohen participate… we couldn’t wipe the smile off our faces.

You did an absolutely amazing job, we can’t thank you enough! “

Steph Senno - Parent of Debutante

Our Lady Of Mercy

I just wanted to say a huge thank you for all your hard work and organising of Saturday’s Debutante ball on behalf of the Biondo family. We had an incredible night and the kids had a great time, not just on the night but the buildup as well.  Thanks again.”

Silvia Biondo - Parent of Debutante

Our Lady Of Mercy

Thanks for organising such a beautiful event last night. The food & service was great & the organisation of the whole night was fantastic. Thank you for all your hard work and attention to detail. Ellie had a ball & our whole family had a great night xx”

Nicole Webster - Parent of Debutante

Our Lady Of Mercy

A huge thank you for coordinating a fabulous Deb event on such a large scale with over 700 guests. Makayla had a fabulous time and so did we. Melrose Reception also did a fabulous job the food was beautiful, and all served hot, wait staff could not have been more attentive serving so many people.

Thanks again to you and your wonderful team.”

Felicia Clonan - Parent of Debutante

Our Lady Of Mercy

“Carmel and team, what a wonderful night you created for our girls and their escorts. Thank you!
‘An Elegant Affair’ was certainly that- an elegant event enjoyed by all that made our girls feel special and encourage them to live their best life.”

Kelly Wignell - Parent of Debutante

Our Lady of Mercy

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