Party People: Dublin Festival of Fashion

August 30, 2010

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Party People: Dublin Festival of Fashion
Pictured left to right:  Sarah Blake, Isabelle Traber, Judy Gilroy and Karen Koster.
WhatSheWears.ie Party People went along to the VIP media launch of the Dublin Festival of Fashion in The Atrium Lounge at The Westin Hotel Dublin on Thursday 26th August.

A collection of specially commissioned Oxfam t-shirts called ‘We Are Tee’ designed by leading Irish designers including Peter O’Brien, Eilis Boyle and Joanne Hynes were also introduced. The project will help support Oxfam’s Climate Change and the collection of t-shirts will be on sale during the festival weekend.

The Face of the Festival, TV presenter Karen Koster  joined other glamorous guests including Brendan Courtney, Irish fashion designers Jennifer Rothwell, Sinead Doyle and Heidi Higgins, Louis Copeland, Clodagh McKenna and stylist Angela Scanlon, amongst others.

The Dublin Festival of Fashion, a concept created by Dublin City BID (Business Improvement District), will take over the capital’s leading shopping districts, from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd October. Visitors to the city will enjoy extended late Friday night shopping, followed by two fun-filled days of fashion and beauty master classes hosted by top industry professionals in leading salons, shopping centres, department stores and boutiques. Outlets across the city will also offer once off events and discounts for the duration of the festival.

Watch out for models strutting their stuff down Grafton Street and Henry Street as the highlight of the weekend is the first ever fashion catwalks coming to life. Three daily shows translating the seasons key trends will feature everything from high street to high end to retro vintage, all selected from the stylish retailers of Dublin city.

What She Drank: Ice Tropez, a pink San Tropez-born drink that’s just arrived in Ireland
What She Ate: Marshmallows, strawberries and pineapple dipped into chocolate from a huge chocolate fountain
What She Wore: Stylish summer brights and LBD’s. Check out the ensembles for yourself in the pics below

Images: Kieran Harnett

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7 Responses to “Party People: Dublin Festival of Fashion”

  1. Aoifs Says:

    Love all the pics from the event!

  2. Nick Oreilly Says:

    So love Karen Koster She always looks so fabulose on Xpose and I dont think the budgets in xpose provide for personal stylist etc.

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