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Former model Lorraine named Most Stylish Lady at Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby with outfit she made herself

Published 27/06/2015 | 21:38

Sinead El Sibai & Lorraine O'Sullivan pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Sinead El Sibai & Lorraine O'Sullivan pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Maria Everett pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Feidlim & Colm McLoughlin with Robbie Henshaw pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Breeda McLoughlin & Robbie Henshaw pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Anna Kirwan & Ian Madigan pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June . Photo: Anthony Woods
Stacy Caldwell pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Sinead El Sibai & Lorraine O'Sullivan pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Marie Ryan & Jody Harkin pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Kate Fortune & Robbie Henshaw pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Claire Murphy & Stacy Caldwell pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Claire Murphy pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.

Former model, Lorraine O 'Sullivan from Dooradoyle, Co Limerick won Most Stylish Lady at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh today with a chic outfit and a pillbox hat she made herself.

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Lorraine was chosen by the judges Bairbre Power, fashion editor of the Irish Independent, TV personality Amanda Byram, Melanie Morris, Editor in Chief , Image Publications and Breeda McLoughlin of Dubai Duty Free.

Corinne Vaughan & Niamh Wade pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Corinne Vaughan & Niamh Wade pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Emma Fox & Aoife Bartley pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Fiona Feeley pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Julian Okines & Amanda Byram pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Linda Malone pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Heidi Higgins & Linda Malone pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.
Heidi Higgins pictured at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday 27th June. Photo Anthony Woods.

Five finalists were chosen by hundreds of fashionable ladies who attended the historic event at the Curragh where early winds challenged bigger head pieces but the weather turned around and provided a stunning evening for the big race of the day.

Lorraine's mesh-style dress cream dress was by Philip Armstrong and came from the from Ivory Closet boutique in Limerick.

Her enviable prize worth €20, OOO includes a trip to Dubai, courtesy of Dubai Duty Free, five nights in the Jumeirah Creekside, diamonds from Boodles and a stay at the Marker Hotel in Dublin.

Guests at the event included rugby stars Ian Madigan and Robbie Henshaw who tomorrow  go into Ireland camp for the forthcoming RUgby World.

Among the finalists in the Most Stylish Lady competition was dress designer Heidi Higgins from Portlaoise  wearing a cream dress with sheer top and a hold hat.

Claire Murphy from Tralee was chosen as a finalist for her cape dress made by Tina Griffin from fabric she bought in San Francisco and a gold hat by Carol Kennelly.

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