August 24th – 26th sees the return of The Ultimate Girls Day Out to the RDS for the fifth consecutive year.
Bigger, better and more glamorous than before, the three day extravaganza brings with it more fashion, more beauty, more pampering, more prizes and a few surprises to boot. Hosted by Loraine Keane it is a definite date for any fashionistas diary.
As in previous years the heart of the show is the glamorous Tia Maria catwalk. Fashions from all over Ireland will be showcased with something to suit all ages, shapes and sizes. In addition there will be over 100 exhibitors (Including House of Fraser, Harvey Nichols, Net a Fabulous, The Stiletto Store, Bushra and Mane ‘n Tail) for browsing and picking up that must have essential or bargain.
Tia Maria will also be creating a fabulous cocktail area featuring light and refreshing cocktails. Relax with a refreshing Corona or treat yourself to one of their signature Ultimate Girls Day Out cocktails like ‘Tia Breeze’ (Tia Maria and Cranberry Juice with a wedge of lime) or let the Tia Maria girls work wonders on your lashes with the Ja’Maal Buster eye lashes.
The chic Hall of Beauty is a must stop for all make-up and skincare addicts where a fantastic selection of new and established brands are ready and waiting to pamper and treat you with makeovers, masterclasses and those all-important discounts.
The Smart Girls Zone, will have experts on hand to give practical advise on career, alongside beauty, hair and fashion tips. Workshops and interactive shows will be running throughout the day, each day. The Business Zone will have business bootcamp programmes devised by Harmonia CEO and RTE Dragons Den star Norah Casey, allowing aspiring entrepreneurs to learn from Ireland’s leading women in business.
The Irish Tatler Star Model Search is back for its second year. Over the weekend model scouts will be roaming the hall on the lookout for Ireland’s next big modelling star. Open to girls aged 16 -23 and a minimum height of 5ft 7.5, the search will culminate in a final on Sunday evening where one lucky girl will win a 1 year contract with top agency 1st Option.
Do you have what it takes to be crowned the Ultimate Best Dressed Lady? A celebrity-judge will each day choose stylish ladies who embody the ethos of each of Harmonia’s magazines (Irish Tatler, Woman’s Way and U Magazine). Sunday will see each daily winner competing for the title of Ultimate Best Dressed with the overall winner will take home a gorgeous designer dress and bespoke hat made by Irish milliner Lucy Gilmore Murphy.
Our Cinderella search is back…every hour the owner of the most fabulous pair of heels will be rewarded with a gorgeous goodie bag.
Always dreamed of gracing the cover of a magazine like your Hollywood idol? Then the Cover Girl stand is priority stop for you. Become part of Irish Tatler, Woman’s Way or U Magazines cover pages and take home a unique memento from your day as an Ultimate girl.
And that’s not all… there will be spas, jewellery, perfume, handbags galore, makeovers, flash sales, lots of competitions and much much more…