To celebrate the best of Irish talent, Longines Irish
Champions Weekend hosted the Young Designer Award for a second year and we welcomed all fashion designers to get involved showcasing their work.
designers were encouraged to submit a design that portrayed 'Contemporary Race Day Elegance’ for someone, male or female attending Longines Irish Champions
The entries were pored over by a panel of judges, headed by stylist Courtney Smith, a
representative from Longines and Evoke.ie. Three finalists were chosen and asked to create and showcase their designs at Longines
Irish Champions Weekend, the winner, Rosemary O' Connor was announced at the final in the parade ring at The Curragh, taking away a prize valued at
€10,000 including an elegant Longines timepiece.
This years three finalists were: