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Katie gets a dressing down

GLAMOUR girl Katie Price has got the thumbs down from fashion experts before she's even arrived for Ireland's style Oscars.

The pin-up is jetting in tomorrow to attend the Peter Mark VIP Style Awards, but top fashion mogul Ian Galvin has given her style choices the big thumbs down.

The head of Aurora Ireland, which includes labels Coast and Karen Millen in its group, will be dressing Katie's fashion rival Caprice.

He told the Diary that Price's "war paint" style was "angry" and "confused".

Just like Katie (32), aka Jordan, platinum blonde model Caprice has her own fashion empire, selling her own lingerie range on British high streets, and she is fronting TV3's new show Style Wars.

The two models and fellow attendee Liz Hurley will be the star attractions on the red carpet at the Shelbourne Hotel.

"Caprice is lovely, she's coming over tomorrow and I'm going to dress her in a dress from Coast for the awards," Ian said.

"When it comes to Katie though, I think it's just not healthy to carry on like she does and have all this entourage following her everywhere.

"She seems to me to be an unhappy person who is confused in herself. The way she puts make-up on, so heavy on her lips and eyes, it's like she's going into battle every day, it's like war paint."

Some 300 socialites and celebrities will be turning on the glam for the invite-only bash this weekend.

Some 16 of our best known glamourpusses will be battling it out for the Most Stylish Lady gong, won last year by former Xpose's Lorraine Keane, including Gerry Ryan's former partner Morah, alongside Brian O'Driscoll's fiancee Amy Huberman and Ryan Tubridy's teacher girlfriend Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain.