37 Dawson Street is the place to be on Sunday 9th September from 7pm as Dublin Fashion Festival closes the weekend’s events with the biggest celebrity fashion show ever to hit Dublin, with all proceeds going towards a charitable cause, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland.

‘The Style of Dublin’ fashion show produced by Emma and James English of Couleur Productions and hosted by TV star and Off The Rails fashionista Brendan Courtney, promises a night of glamour and entertainment. Debbie Allen School of Dance dancers will open the show following with performers from Irelands own Brian Kennedy, along with Irish singer-songwriter Mickey Joe Harte, International Songwriter of the Year Don Mescall and The Voice of Irelands Fauve Chapman. ABI Ireland Ambassador Paul McGrath will also be present donating a variety of signed merchandise toward the event.

The fashion show itself will showcase some of Ireland’s top models and celebrities taking to the catwalk. Top model and former Miss Ireland Emma Waldron, supermodel and Mail on Sunday columnist Alison Canavan, along with Dublin Housewives stars Roz Flanagan, Jo Jordan and Virginia Macari will all partake in the show, modelling pieces from Lara Boutique, American Honey and Alila.

Dragon’s Den judge Niall O’ Farrell puts himself in the judging spotlight, alongside actors of the Fair City cast, Dave Duffy (Leo Dowling) David O’ Sullivan (Decco Bishop), and Patrick Fitzpatrick (Zumo Bishop); all modelling pieces from Lousis Copeland and Sons Top designers including Claire O’ Connor and Umit Kutluk, along with hot new milliner Aisling Ahern will all showcase some of their latest designs in the charity celeb fashion show.

Some of Dublin’s most well known socialites are also expected in attendance on the night, with names such as Paul Burnett, Claire Ronan, Noel McHale and former Miss Ireland and Sunday World columnist Amanda Brunker all being associated with the event.

‘The Style of Dublin’ fashion show is the final event of the Dublin Fashion Festival taking place on Sunday 9th September from 7pm at 37 Dawson Street, Dublin 2.
Tickets available for €35 with all proceeds going directly to help rebuild lives, shattered by the trauma of an acquired brain injury resulting from a road traffic accident, fall, assault, sports injury, or stroke. Tickets available online at www.abiireland.ie or in participating stores such as American Honey and Lara Boutique in Dublin city centre.

About Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

Approximately 13,000 people suffer from a head injury in Ireland each year and face a dramatically altered life thereafter. A brain injury affects every aspect of your life; loss of independence, friendships, sexual relationships, ability to attend college, work or socialise. The life you once knew almost vanishes to a distant memory. A brain injury can be caused by damage to the brain tissue following traumatic brain injuries resulting from road traffic accidents, alcohol induced falls /assaults, sports injuries, lack of oxygen to the brain. Damage to the brain can affect the injured both physically and behaviourally, resulting in personality change, difficulty with memory, speech, sight, mobility, concentration, even ability to organise oneself independently.

Established in 2000, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland (formerly the Peter Bradley Foundation) was set up to provide a range of pioneering, flexible and tailor-made services to people with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). The Community based Neuro-Rehabilitation services provided by the organisation place a critical emphasis on client-centeredness, quality, effectiveness and value for money. ABI Ireland provides specialist services, enabling people with neurorehabilitation needs to lead meaningful lives in the community, by providing personalised quality rehabilitation and support.

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