Tag: irish design

niamh o'neill

Interview: Niamh O’Neill

Emily Maree discusses Viktor & Rolf, the Fashion Innovation Awards, Frank Gehry, NCAD and being Fashion Designer of the Year with talented international designer Niamh O’Neill   When did you first decide you wanted to go into fashion design? I have always wanted to be a designer and always saw myself doing what I’m doing

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sinead doyle

Interview: Sinead Doyle

Emily Maree talks eponymous labels, Alexander McQueen, the National Tailoring Academy and style influences with designer and National Tailoring Academy course director Sinead Doyle   When did you first decide you wanted to get into fashion design? I’m a movie buff and was always fascinated with costume. This led me to think about what clothes

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natalie b coleman

Interview: Natalie B Coleman

When were your first thoughts about starting your own brand? It happened very fluidly. I started creating pieces and I put them up on the Not Just A Label site and was then invited to do a show in Berlin so I put a collection together. Susie Bubble wrote about my collection, I got my

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capulet and montague

Interview: Capulet and Montague

Emily Maree talks design, ambitions and Irish influences with up-and-coming designer Lisa McCormack from Capulet and Montague Did you always want to be a jewellery designer? Did you study for it? Actually I fell into it mid recession after losing my job. It was a blessing in disguise! Having the time and opportunity to create and being self-taught, it

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colin horgan

Spotlight On: Colin Horgan

September 5-8 saw the hugely popular Dublin Fashion Festival return to our fair capital for its fourth consecutive year. The DFF, this year hosted by the stunning Laura Whitmore, is a celebration of innovative and home-grown fashion and style, awarding and showcasing some of the best talent Ireland has to offer. One such talent is Colin Horgan, a designer

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irish designers

The Fashionable Four – Irish Designers

For such a small island, we really have a plethora of talent in the design industry across the world. In a country that has no fashion week, no internationally recognised fashion magazines and models that adhere to photo-call modelling rather than high fashion and runway, it’s hard to imagine that such amazing talent could be

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