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Who's that girl? Holly wows in a red-hot wig

IF you don't like it, then you better put a wig on it. That's Holly Sweeney's answer for women everywhere who despair of their hair before a red-carpet event.

The former flame of golfer Rory McIlroy (below) turned heads with her glamorous red tresses as part of a daring new look for last night's VIP Style Awards.

The former Ulster Rugby cheerleader posed on the red carpet wearing a stunning navy gown, from Cruise Boutique in Belfast. The 21-year-old told the Herald: "A wig looks better with my hair at the moment. I love my hair short, like razor-blade short, but it's growing out now so I just thought I'd change things up and go for something different."

"I don't know if I like it for every day but it suited the occasion and the dress."

The Co Down beauty said she was looking for a new man at post awards bash.

"I'm looking forward to the after-party tonight and hopefully catching somebody's eye. I'm single and that's what it's all about," she said.