Social Diary: Nominees and Host for this year’s Peter Mark VIP Style Awards Announced

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The nominees and host for this year’s Peter Mark VIP Style Awards were revealed at an exclusive launch this morning in Café en Seine, Dublin.

 The Peter Mark VIP Style Awards, now in their 19th year, are the only national celebration of Irish style, and have grown in prominence each year. This year, more than 100,000 votes are expected to be registered via, as the Irish public will decide who to recognise across the seven categories.

The brand-new host for the 2020 ceremony, Doireann Garrihy, was also on hand to talk about her excitement at presenting Ireland’s highest profile awards this year in addition to being a nominee in the Most Stylish Woman Category.

Doirean Garrihy who will present this years Peter Mark VIP Style Awards 2020 Pic Brian McEvoy

 The categories this year are:


• Ireland’s Most Stylish Woman 
• Ireland’s Most Stylish Man 
• Ireland’s Most Stylish Online Influencer 


• Ireland’s Most Stylish Newcomer
• The Look of the Year Award
• Ireland’s Favourite Designer Award
• Most Sustainable Style


Attending the official launch were a selection of nominees, including Aoibhín Garrihy, Tara Stewart, Síle Seoige, Grainne Gallanagh, Ailbhe Garrihy, Helen Steele, Courtney Smith, Bláthnaid Treacy, Holly Carpenter, Bonnie Ryan, Ryan Andrews and James Patrice to name just a few of the stylish nominees. 

The winners of each award will be announced during a spectacular ceremony on Friday, 24th April in The Marker Hotel,Dublin, located in Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock. This will be the seventh year The Marker Hotel has hosted the Peter Mark VIP Style Awards, and the team are delighted to welcome back Ireland’s most stylish people in 2020.

Blathnaid Treacy pictured at the annoucement of the nominees for the  Peter Mark VIP Style Awards 2020 Pic Brian McEvoy

Peter Mark is the title sponsor of the Peter Mark VIP Style Awards for the 18th year running, and the iconic Irish hairdressers will crown the Most Stylish Woman in Ireland at The Marker Hotel on the 24th April 2020.

Backstage beauty will be abuzz this year, as Lancôme teams up with the awards as official beauty and make-up partner. The Peter Mark Pro Team along with Lancôme will be creating key looks and sharing insider tips on social media.

VIP Magazine is delighted to welcome new category sponsors Bellamianta as the official tan sponsor, as well as Next as sponsor of the Most Stylish Newcomer, Fujifilm Ireland as sponsor of the Look of the Year Award, The Zip Yard as sponsor of this year’s new award – the Sustainable Style Award, and welcome back Kit & Kaboodle sponsoring Ireland’s Most Stylish Online Influencer Award.  

Guests on the evening will enjoy a suitably stylish Moët & Chandon champagne reception and delicious Terrazas de los Andes wines at dinner.

Speaking at the launch of the Peter Mark VIP Style awards, Marketing Director Jenny McDermott said, “We are delighted to partner once again with the VIP Style Awards for what will be our 18th year, bringing this glamorous event to life. The Peter Mark brand is all about stylish, beautiful hair, which this event delivers each and every year without fail. It’s truly a highlight in Ireland’s fashion calendar, and we would like to wish all of those nominated the very best of luck.”

Managing Director of VIP Publishing Vicki Notaro said, “Still the brightest event on the social scene in Ireland after 19 years, we’re thrilled to once again partner with Peter Mark for the most glamorous night of the year. What makes it even better is the fact that a public vote decides the winners, so it truly is a reflection of Ireland’s most popular, stylish people”.