The team who gave the look to Galway’s World Supermodel Pageant contestant

World Supermodel Pageant Contestant Katherine Gannon (front) with members of The Look Academy who helped her prepare ahead of the big event this Saturday. From left: Sophie Small, Sene Naoupu, Sara Duffy and Denise Manning.
World Supermodel Pageant Contestant Katherine Gannon (front) with members of The Look Academy who helped her prepare ahead of the big event this Saturday. From left: Sophie Small, Sene Naoupu, Sara Duffy and Denise Manning.

Meet the team behind Galway girl Katherine Gannon who is representing Ireland in the 2014 World Supermodel Pageant in Fiji this Saturday.

The Look Academy team has been working closely with Katherine, developing areas such as deportment, fitness/nutrition, makeup, wardrobe planning and styling with her in the lead up to this high-profile international event.

Fitting perfectly with the World Supermodel Pageant Competition, the Look Academy holds its next ‘Girls Day Out’ event this Saturday in the plush surroundings of the g Hotel from 1.30-6pm.

Established in 2014, The Look Academy is a team of top industry experts who work with women nationwide, to assist them in building their own inner beauty and confidence through masterclasses and workshops encompassing the areas of fitness, nutrition, fashion, styling, skincare and makeup.

This exciting concept has recently attracted the partnership of the 5-star Philip Tracey inspired hotel g Hotel. The overwhelming demand from women nationwide has urged The Look Academy team to roll out their masterclasses and workshops nationally.

Founders Sene Naoupu, Sophie Small, Denise Manning and Sara Duffy each bring vast amounts of industry experience to The Look Academy.

Sene Naoupu is a global Health and Lifestyle Coach in the fields of holistic health and nutrition. A highly acclaimed sports personality, Sene is also a renowned global Corporate Wellness Speaker, and the brainchild behind the popular SENSHAPER Fitness Series.

Sophie Small, a former Miss Galway and Miss Ireland Photogenic, is the Co-Director of SMART HR Solutions and PIA Stylist. Having held senior management roles with the Brown Thomas Group, and nationwide modelling contracts, Sophie is a well-known and distinguished fashion expert.

Denise Manning, owner and buyer of PIA Galway, has over two decades of experience in the fashion industry, spanning from international buying, VIP styling and photographic styling to senior management with some of Irelands leading Department Stores.

Sara Duffy, is a talented and innovative freelance makeup artist, synonymous with VIP Magazine, Woman’s Way and other top publications. Sara works across a wide array of makeup services including TV and Promotional Appearances in the areas of fashion, editorial and bridal.

Tickets for The Look Academy ‘Girls Day Out’ event are €55 and can be purchased by calling (091) 539697. To help get into the festive mood, attendees will also enjoy a complimentary Black Tower Bubbly reception.