Social Diary: Best Dressed at the Cliff Style Awards at Leopardstown Christmas Racing Festival

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Forget Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and the annual Christmas work party, the most glamorous day of the festive season is undoubtedly the Cliff Style Awards at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival.

Fashion devotees rubbed shoulders with avid racegoers on December 28th in a winning display of the best of Irish style, haute couture and stunning millinery.

Sinead Leonard from Beaumont Dublin took the overall Cliff Style award for most stylish lady, donning a beautiful green Zara Dress with a head piece by Aoife Kirwan was delighted to receive the award.

This year marked the first time a most stylish male award has been featured at the Christmas racing event, with the award being scooped by Neil Moody from Omagh.

The judges – including designers Sonya Lennon and Brendan Courtney of Lennon Courtney were kept busy throughout the morning as ladies from across Ireland flocked to Leopardstown in their finery to take part in the Cliff Style awards.

A grand prize total worth over €10,000 was up for grabs, with the female winner taking home the fabulous CLIFF luxe travel package worth over €5,000 which includes a three-night stay with bed and breakfast, fine dining experience and spa treatments at the hotel’s Cliff at Lyons estate in Co. Kildare and Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore.

Also included is a three-night stay at Cliff Townhouse, located on Dublin’s St. Stephens Green with breakfast and dinner.

The most stylish man on the day, won an amazing CLIFF platinum experience which includes one night’s bed and breakfast and fine dining at each of the CLIFF hotel properties, worth over €2,000.

Adrian Bartels of Cliff said “We are once again thrilled to join with Leopardstown Christmas Festival for the Cliff Style awards.

This is Cliff’s second year sponsoring the best dressed awards and we are delighted to have introduced a male category for the first time. It’s great to be part of what must be one of the most sought after events of the season and to see such amazing style from all over the country.

The response to the awards this year has once again been fantastic, with people really dressing for the occasion and representing the greatest style of Ireland.”

Pictures: Brian McEvoy