Style, panache and elegance were the order of the evening at the Ballon Community Centre Fashion show held in Mount Wolseley on November  2nd. The models who took part were from a cross section of the community together with others who are actively using the hall facilities for sporting activities on an ongoing basis. The event was ably compered by well-known local stylist Faith Amond. The boutiques who showcased their collections were Elanna’s from Tullow and Carlow based were  Serena, Savannah, Erre Esse and Regatta at Hadden’s Centre, Oona Conroy at Rathwood, Mac’s Menswear also Carlow competently kitted out the local men who all looked very smart in their outfits. The models also showcased some of Faith Amond’s Hat Collection, ideal for the races, a wedding or any other special occasion. Hair was by Angelz Hair studio, Ballon.  Local girl and  makeup artist Emma Maher and her friends shared their expertise with the models who all looked stunning on the night. The venue at Mount Wolseley was very comfortable and the staff were very professional at all times. The committee would like to express its deep gratitude to all those who sold tickets for the event, to those who gave spot prizes/sponsorship and to those who modelled. Their contribution made the event the success that it was.  Thanks also to local man and photographer Michael Martin who is always so generous. The evening concluded with an address by Helen Castle on behalf of Ballon Hall Committee in which she thanked everyone for their support.



Erre Esse of Carlow

Mac’s Menswear of Carlow

Serena Boutique Carlow

Savannah of Carlow

Una Conroy of Rathwood

Regatta of Carlow

Elanna’s Boutique of Tullow

Hats by Faith Amond