16 April 2013

Lifestyle: Kieran Farrell Benefit Dinner

As you already know, sport is one of my greatest passions so I didn't need to think twice about jumping on a train to Manchester on Friday to attend a benefit dinner in aid of boxer Kieran Farrell with my friend Matt.

Kieran had a short but successful career as a boxer and was sadly forced to retire following his only professional defeat in December after sustaining a brain injury.

The event was held at the Renaissance hotel in Manchester and consisted of a dinner, an auction of some great prizes including sports memorabilia (sadly all out of my price range!) and speeches from Kieran as well as two of my favourite British fighters: Jamie Moore and Ricky Hatton.

I could turn into a serious boxing anorak here so instead I'm going to leave you with a *lot* of pictures and keep scrolling down for a FOTN/OOTN!

This is already one of my favourite pictures!
L-to-R: Ricky Hatton, Me, Kieran, Matt, Jamie Moore

Ricky has been one of my favourite fighters for as long as I can remember so I couldn't resist Instagrammin' this!

A reminder of what we were there for.

Attempted one of those popular blogger selfie poses - nearly caused myself an injury!

Dress: Savida at Dunnes (picked up last summer) €80
Shoes: Zara £29.99 

I absolutely adore this dress, I picked it up last summer on a trip to Dublin and I've been waiting for a reason to wear it ever since, the beading is absolutely exquisite.

Look at that detailing! 

These bad boys were incredibly popular when I posted them on Instagram yesterday and I am in love with them. I picked them up on a last minute dash to Zara after work on Thursday and they're the most comfy shoes I've ever worn! I love the wrap around ankle straps, the non-existant sides and the asymmetric toes. They're a round point which I love too.

My tan is Cocoa Brown One Hour Tan and I have a review coming soon!

Clarins Beauty Flash Balm
Etat Pur Radiant Complexion Care
YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat in B40
MAC Studio Fix Fluid

MAC Vanilla e/s
MAC Omega e/s
MAC Amber Lights e/s 
MAC Espresso e/s
Elizabeth Arden Gel Eyeliner
Rimmel Extra Super Lash mascara
Millie Mackintosh 'Soho' lashes

MAC Omega
MAC Carbon

Chanel Solei De Tan 
Illamasqua Rumour
Aerin Floral Illuminating Powder
MAC Soft and Gentle

Aerin Poppy lipgloss

I tried out the Ciate Colourfoil manicure kit over Barry M Lychee but more on that in the week...

I had a lovely night and I'm so pleased that I went and that good money was raised for Kieran. 

I really hope you enjoyed this post and have a lovely week.

Vicky x


  1. I love your dress and those Zara shoes are beauty!

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    1. Thanks Charlie, they're great shoes aren't they?! x

  2. You look absolutely Beautiful!!! and those heels are AMAZING!!! Roisin xx


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