Portrait of Malin model
A PORTRAIT of beautiful
Malin model Michelle Doherty will feature next week
in a special auction for charity.
Michelle was among just 12 well-known Irish women
chosen to take part in the 'Max Factor Salutes Great
Moments in Fashion' for which they were styled in
vintage fashions and hair styles.
She was photographed by
fashion photographer Sarah Doyle who also styled the
dozen models using clothes donated by Irish
The portrait of Michelle, who presents Channel Six
music show 'Night Shift', pays homage to the 'Body
Con' image of the 1990s. In it, she wears a
figure-hugging black dress by Louise Kennedy.
'Body Con', standing for Body Conscious, is
reminiscent of the late 1980s and 1990s, when the
cult of the body-beautiful was king and models like
Cindy Crawford and Christy Turlington ruled the
Michelle's portrait is likely to raise serious cash
for her chosen charity, The Irish Cancer Society.
Photographer Sarah Doyle praised the grace
and professionalism the
30-year old Inishowen model brought to the unique
"The show is inspired by the great moments in
fashion. Michelle perfectly represented the 'Body
Con' image of the 1990s and the whole supermodel
culture of that time," she told InishowenNews.com.
"She is so beautiful and has great bone structure.
Her portrait epitomises a sort of Christy Turlington
moment from the time.
"But she is also great to work with...a really cool
person and we're delighted she took part."
Down-to-earth Michelle, is the second eldest child
of Ann and Sean Doherty of Ballysalla, Glengad. A
good friend of former Formula One ace Eddie Irvine,
she got her big modelling break while working in
Dublin as an air stewardess with Aer Lingus.
Her portrait joins that of models Nikki Bonass,
Chacha Seigne, former TD Liz O'Donnell and Antonia
Campbell Hughes for the event which takes place at
the Morrison Hotel, Dublin, on November 6 at 8pm.
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