Rebecca McKinney to host this year's Armagh Stylefest

Rebecca McKinney to host this year's Armagh Stylefest

Lord Mayor Councillor Julie Flaherty launches Stylefest 2018. Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, will host a series of fabulous fashion and beauty events.

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Autumn has arrived and what better way to celebrate the arrival of a new season than updating your wardrobe. For style inspiration and to learn what new fashion trends are hitting the high street, get tickets now for your local Stylefest event.


On Thursday 13 September, The Johnston Building (Shambles Yard) in Armagh will take centre stage as local fashionistas descend on the venue to enjoy an evening full of fashion and beauty, showcasing the latest autumnal trends available from stores across the borough.


Taking place from 7.00pm to 9.00pm, the event will feature a catwalk show with local Armagh retailers as well as style workshops, image consultancy, hair styling tutorials and make-up demonstrations. Popular radio presenter and style guru Rebecca McKinney will narrate the evening, talking fashionistas through all the biggest trends, how to wear them, whatever your style and budget; and where to buy them from locally.


Rebecca will be joined by professional make-up artist Nadine McLaughlin, who will be demonstrating how to get the perfect day and evening look for the new season ahead; as well as experienced hairdresser Olivia Muldoon presenting how to keep your hair looking healthy and fashionable during the winter months.


Speaking on this year’s Stylefest, Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Julie Flaherty says

“Showcasing some of our amazing local businesses and stores, Stylefest is the perfect opportunity for all fashion and beauty lovers to find out where to get the latest looks and trends right here in the borough! I would encourage everyone to get a ticket for one of these fabulous events - a fantastic night is guaranteed for all who attend.”

Retailers taking part include Gasp, Crystal Boutique, Lila’s, The Dressing Room, Lily Pink, Baby Boutique & Co, Vogue, Paradise Collections, R A Paynter, Chichi Rascals, Dorothy Perkins, Board Walk Shoes, Gibson Bespoke and Simply Pink.


With live music, drinks and canapes on arrival plus much more, it is a perfect night out!  This event is brought to you by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and is one of five events taking place during 13-15 September, including Brownlow House, Lurgan, also on Thursday 13 September; Rushmere Shopping Centre, Craigavon and F.E. McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge on Friday 14 September and Portadown Town Hall on Saturday 15 September. 


For more information on each event and on how to buy tickets, please visit or call 028 90328887. Book early to avoid disappointment as numbers are limited. Tickets cost £6 each per event. The Rushmere Shopping Centre event is free.

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