Arnotts hosted their season fashion launch at the annual CRY Pure Style Fashion Lunch which took place in the Shelbourne Hotel last Friday, with all proceeds going to CRY, an Irish charity set up in 2002 to prevent Cardiac Risk in the Young.
The afternoon began with a champagne reception, followed by a fashion show exclusively unveiling the Arnotts new Spring/Summer 2012 collections followed by lunch. Brands showcased on the day included Badgley Mischka, Boutique by Jaeger, All Saints, Hudson, Paige, Tara Jarmon and Trina Turk. Pamela Flood acted as MC on the day and guests enjoyed a raffle and auction.
Guests at the event included Pamela Flood, Arnotts CEO Nigel Blow, Arnotts Chairman Mark Schwartz, IMAGE magazine editor Melanie Morris, Arnotts Ladies Fashion Director Deirdre Devaney, Irish Tatler editor Jessie Collins, stylists Cathy O Connor and Niamh O Rourke, VIP editor Elaine Prendeville, fashion blogger Darren Kennedy, Penny Dix from the ISPCC, Rhona Teehan from Trocadero and Avril and Sharon Bannerton.
What She Overheard: That there’s a waiting list for the new Mary Katrantzou for Longchamp bags, available exclusively at Arnotts
What She Drank: Champagne
What She Got In The Goodie Bag: Cupcakes from Clodagh McKenna’s bakery at Arnotts, Aristoc hosiery and a gift from Clarins.
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