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Then and now: The Assets models Christmas party 2015 vs 2008

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The Assets models Christmas party in 2008 (left) and in 2015 (right)

The Assets models Christmas party in 2008 (left) and in 2015 (right)

Lynn Kelly, Rob Condon, Courtney O'Hara, Derek Daniels, Marie Claire Nolan

Lynn Kelly, Rob Condon, Courtney O'Hara, Derek Daniels, Marie Claire Nolan

Jessica Hayes at the Assets Christmas Party 2015 at No. 5 Vinoteca Wine Bar

Jessica Hayes at the Assets Christmas Party 2015 at No. 5 Vinoteca Wine Bar

Ellie Connolly and Fionnuala Short at the Assets Christmas Party 2015

Ellie Connolly and Fionnuala Short at the Assets Christmas Party 2015

Now: Lynn Kelly at the Assets Christmas Party 2015

Now: Lynn Kelly at the Assets Christmas Party 2015

Cheryl O'Rourke in 2008

Cheryl O'Rourke in 2008

Julie Kavanagh in 2008

Julie Kavanagh in 2008

Georgia Salpa and Blathnaid McKenna at the Assets Christmas party in 2008

Georgia Salpa and Blathnaid McKenna at the Assets Christmas party in 2008

Roz Lipsett, Rosanna Davison at Assets Models Agency

Roz Lipsett, Rosanna Davison at Assets Models Agency

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The Assets models Christmas party in 2008 (left) and in 2015 (right)

In 2008, the Irish model was at her peak.

Bikini photocalls were aplenty, 'Bebo babes' were actually a thing and Georgia Penna was still Salpa living in Dublin. Every year, one of the top Irish modelling agencies Assets would throw their annual Christmas party to much fanfare, but none moreso than in 2008.

As the agency celebrated its annual festive bash over the weekend and the evolution of the Irish model was never more apparent...

 

2015: Model Lynn Kelly jokes around with agency bosses Derek Daniels and Courtney O'Hara.

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Lynn Kelly, Rob Condon, Courtney O'Hara, Derek Daniels, Marie Claire Nolan

Lynn Kelly, Rob Condon, Courtney O'Hara, Derek Daniels, Marie Claire Nolan

Lynn Kelly, Rob Condon, Courtney O'Hara, Derek Daniels, Marie Claire Nolan

 

2008: Models Roz Lipsett and Rosanna Davison feed each other curly fries in Krystle.

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Roz Lipsett, Rosanna Davison at Assets Models Agency

Roz Lipsett, Rosanna Davison at Assets Models Agency

Roz Lipsett, Rosanna Davison at Assets Models Agency

 

 

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2015: Models Jessica Crohan, Robyn Byrne and Abby Mahon pose for pictures.

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Jessica Crohan, Robyn Byrne, Abby Mahon

Jessica Crohan, Robyn Byrne, Abby Mahon

Jessica Crohan, Robyn Byrne, Abby Mahon

 

 

2015: Former Miss Ireland Jessica Hayes wears a Scribe by Roz suit jacket to the bash.

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Jessica Hayes at the Assets Christmas Party 2015 at No. 5 Vinoteca Wine Bar

Jessica Hayes at the Assets Christmas Party 2015 at No. 5 Vinoteca Wine Bar

Jessica Hayes at the Assets Christmas Party 2015 at No. 5 Vinoteca Wine Bar

 

2008: Georgia Penna (nee Salpa) and former Miss Ireland Blanthnaid McKenna went demure.

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Georgia Salpa and Blathnaid McKenna at the Assets Christmas party in 2008

Georgia Salpa and Blathnaid McKenna at the Assets Christmas party in 2008

Georgia Salpa and Blathnaid McKenna at the Assets Christmas party in 2008

 

 

2015: Top model Lynn Kelly shows off her curves in a skintight jumpsuit.

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Now: Lynn Kelly at the Assets Christmas Party 2015

Now: Lynn Kelly at the Assets Christmas Party 2015

Now: Lynn Kelly at the Assets Christmas Party 2015

 

 

2008: Former model and ex-girlfriend of Luke Fitzgerald Cheryl O'Rourke, who won a Bebo based modelling competition, dons an LBD.

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Cheryl O'Rourke in 2008

Cheryl O'Rourke in 2008

Cheryl O'Rourke in 2008

 

 

2015: New faces Ellie Connolly and Fionnuala Short put on their best pout.

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Ellie Connolly and Fionnuala Short at the Assets Christmas Party 2015

Ellie Connolly and Fionnuala Short at the Assets Christmas Party 2015

Ellie Connolly and Fionnuala Short at the Assets Christmas Party 2015

 

 

2008: Former model Julie Kavanagh wore a bodycon dress that every self respecting noughties fashionista owned in at least one colour.

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Julie Kavanagh in 2008

Julie Kavanagh in 2008

Julie Kavanagh in 2008

 


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