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Bachelor hunks battle for the title

All our finest posers and lotharios will be out in force, flexing their fake-tanned muscles, for the Stellar Bachelor of the Year Awards.

As much as they may protest that they don't care who wins, our finest hunks will be battling it out for the overall title in Krystle nightclub on October 12. Among those in the running are Fade Street star Diarmuid Maher and model Rob Lawless.

Meanwhile, Krystle will also be the venue for an invite-only launch on Friday, namely the Samsung Galaxy white party.

wwwReckon you have what it takes to become Ireland's next top model? Well Andrea Roche's model agency has just announced details of its first bootcamp in Dublin on November 5 and 19.

The company is currently putting out a casting call for young ladies who reckon they have the right ingredients to rival Rosanna Davison or Rozanna Purcell.

The day will be full of talks from the best make-up artists, photographers and stylists as well as some of our best-known beauties. Contact bootcamp@andrea.ie for more info.

wwwThe Sandymount Hotel in the heart of Dublin 4 will be awash with glamour tomorrow evening for a Handbags & Gladrags: A Night for Sight event.

The style bash, which is open to all, will feature a range of "pre loved" fashion for sale, including contemporary casuals, evening wear, footwear and accessories. Image consultant Tara Crowley will be there offering top tips with complimentary wine and mini-manicures are also on offer. All of the proceeds will go towards ORBIS, Ireland's sight-saving programmes in Southern Ethiopia.

wwwThe style crew will be travelling to an invite-only bash at Ribbon Rouge boutique in Navan tomorrow night. The Co Meath store will be hosting a bash featuring plenty of sparkling wine, cup cakes and fashion naturally to celebrate the launch of their new Shoes At Rouge range.

Overseeing proceedings will be TV3's Sybil Mulcahy, who will be joined by beauty writer Triona McCarthy as they talk guests through all the hottest looks for the forthcoming season.

wwwThere will be far more than Ferrero Rocher on offer at the French Ambassador's residence this month when it forms the venue for an exclusive fashion bash. Her Excellency Madame Emmanuelle d'Achon will be opening the doors of her Ailesbury Road residence for the launch of the Hennessy Best Dressed Lady 2012.

This year sees the Design Centre coming on board the event, with a showcase of the best winter racing style on the bill for the October 17 event.