Tuesday 2 September 2014

On the catwalk!

Sheila Fitzgerald

Published 24/10/2013 | 05:26

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Joan Murphy and Ber Murphy attired in co-ordinating floral outfits at the Boherbue Fashion Show.

THERE'S nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy to lift the spirits and as the extended Indian summer finally draws to a close, fashion conscious females of all ages are turning their attention to sourcing items for their winter wardrobes.

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Boherbue Fashion Show was the perfect hunting ground for new season apparel where no less than eight fashion houses showcased their Autumn/Winter collections to a full house.

Local models consisting of tots, teens, and adults, certainly did justice to a selection of gorgeous clothing from Mods & Mini's, Ealu, O'Shea's, Lady Lydia, Niche, Patsy's Style Options, Phresh, and Nóirin's Fashions, with each shop giving a nod to seasonal trends such as tartan, hounds tooth, and leather jackets, along with stunning occasion wear in a myriad of colours and fabrics.

Rose Murphy and Mary O'Keeffe each took a turn at the microphone, and played a blinder as comperes, while Rathmore's Angela Sheehan, who was wearing a beautiful scarlet dress, walked away with the Best Dressed Lady Prize. To round off a great evening, management and members of Boherbue ladies football team, along with the two comperes, took to the catwalk to the sounds of 'Rock Me Mama Like a Wagon Wheel' ahead of the Boherbue girls clash with Aherlow on Sunday which, of course, they subsequently won well.

This event was run as a fundraiser for the upkeep of the Parish Hall and the Committee wishes to thank all their sponsors, the shops that took part, the Models, helpers, and everyone who attended.


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