Tag: John Galliano

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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 Read More

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In the blink of an eye, the first instalment of Fashion Week season has come and gone before we’d even realised it had begun. We’ve been waiting six months for the fash-pack gossip to descend onto our newsfeeds and New York Fashion Week did not disappoint. It seems like we haven’t even gotten to experience Read More

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Is Fashion Now All About The Shock Factor?

THE FASHION industry is that intersection where the subtle meets the extreme and the innovative meets the downright crazy. Each season, designers have to come up with new ways to stay on top of the game, making their collections and catwalk shows as theatrical as possible, ensuring their show sticks in your mind. But when Read More

The Original Factory Girl

IT’S NOT often that women are so famous for just their beauty, even models claim that their campaigns, runway walks, behaviour and general demeanour  have just as much of a part as their face does. But one woman above all others has managed to create one of the most famous names in fashion, music and Read More

What You’ll Be Wearing For S/S’12

I love springtime, don’t you? It’s my favourite season of all, the crisp warm air (if you’re not living inIreland, of course!), the chance to finally pull the wedges out of the back of the wardrobe again and of course, the fashion. Fashionistas across the globe flocked to their city of choice, or all four Read More

The Crippling Effect Of Genius

LOOKING at a fashion designer’s life, it seems like the most wonderful existence in the world. To have the recognition you want, thousands of parties, millions of fans, to be an artist of the best kind, to have every single person in the world affect by the work you do and when you walk down Read More

Breaking It Down: What The Designers Want You Wearing This Season

 So, since the summer has been so terrible and sluggish, all those gorgeous pairs of shorts, sun-dresses and sandals have been hidden in the back of the wardrobe like the mongrels left at the animal shelter. But instead of focusing on the negative of those poor espadrilles just crying out to be worn, let’s focus Read More

John Galliano: Saint Or Sinner?

For years, we marvelled over John Galliano as a whole, his personal demeanour, his designs for Dior and most importantly, his understanding of women. Galliano stood out as a god among men, a rare commodity, a man who could finally make women feel they wanted to feel. But one meltdown earlier in the year created Read More