Singer and TV personality Jamelia with her daughters Teja 14 and Tiani 11Would you let your children dress you? For most grown ups that’s a proposition that would leave many running for the hills. But what if it was for a great cause?

Taking place on 29 April 2016, Oxfam’s Dressed by the Kids Day dares the nation to put the children in charge of their wardrobe. Mums, dads, aunts, uncles and grandparents are encouraged to get dressed by their kids in exchange for sponsorship.

Good sports Amanda Holden, presenter Jamelia, DJ Sara Cox, actress Nina Wadia and other celebrities have all got in to the spirit of the campaign by getting dressed by their own kids for the fun, new fundraising campaign for Oxfam, shot by world-famous photographer Rankin.

TV personality Amanda Holden and adorable daughters Holly 9 and Lexie 4Speaking of the stylish ensemble her daughters put together for their Britain’s Got Talent judge mum and Oxfam celebrity supporter, Amanda Holden said: “I like to think I’m pretty stylish when it comes to my dress sense, but that went out the window on this shoot. Today I look like I’ve stepped off the set of some mad 1980’s gameshow thanks to my two girls.

“It’s pretty daunting to think that this is how they wanted to me to look for Dressed by the Kids Day, but it was impossible to say no for such a wonderful cause and we’ve had such fun being involved.”

All the stars involved were photographed on location at Rankin’s studio in London accompanied by their children who acted as stylists for the day – transforming their looks in a bid to transform lives in poverty.

Taking place on 29 April 2016, Oxfam’s Dressed by the Kids Day dares the nation to put the children in charge of their wardrobe. Mums, dads, aunts, uncles and grandparents are encouraged to get dressed by their kids in exchange for sponsorship.

Those embracing the opportunity and taking part in Dressed by the Kids Day will raise vital funds for Oxfam’s fight against poverty. In just 15 years, extreme poverty has been halved and in 15 more years, it can be ended for good.

sara cox dress by the kidsRankin, who has supported Oxfam for several years, added: “I’m more than happy to give my time for important causes and Oxfam is one close to my heart. Shooting today’s celebrities in such a fun and natural environment has been great. The real stars from the shoot were the kids.”

Join in the fun – those who want to unite the family in something truly fun and unique can sign up via www.oxfam.org.uk/dressedbythekids, where they will be issued a unique text code to allow family and friends to sponsor them in an instant.

Be sure to add your own pictures on social media – Facebook, twitter and Instagram by adding the hashtag #DressedByTheKids.

Good luck all taking part from the Shine Magazine team!

Celebrities that posed for Rankin in support of Oxfam’s Dressed by the Kids Day include:
– TV personality Amanda Holden and adorable daughters Holly, 9, and Lexie, 4.
– DJ and presenter Sara Cox and daughter Lola, 10
– Radio 2 DJ Jo Whiley posed in an outfit selected by her two youngest children, Cassius, 14, and Coco Lux, 7.
– Singer and TV personality Jamelia with her daughters Teja, 14 and Tiani, 11
– BBC Radio 6 Music’s Shaun Keaveny posed with his two sons, Arthur, 7 and Wilfy, 5.
– Actor Stephen Mangan was styled by his two sons, Frank, 6, and Harry, 3.
– Chart topping singer Andreya Triana was styled by her 13 year old cousin, Clara
– Scottish siren Talia Storm posed with her younger brothers Zac, 8, and Johnnie, 11.
– Storm model and presenter Rob Evans was styled by his friend’s daughter Summer, 11.
– Eastenders star Nina Wadia and her two children, daughter Tia aged 12, and son Aidan, aged 9.
– Actor and singer, Jason Donovan, with his daughter Jemma, 15, and son, Zac, 14.

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