Tag: rise of irish design

emma manley

Interview: Emma Manley

Emily Maree discusses Paris Fashion Week, Kate Mara and Irish designers with internationally-renowned designer Emma Manley Emma Manley’s new collection is inspired by letting go of the past and going into the future. This A/W season, we’re shown the brave, gutsy side of the Manley woman. The colour palette mixes tones of teal and warm Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

lennon courtney

Interview: Brendan Courtney of Lennon Courtney

Friday evening in a room full of coiffured, elegant women, looking for a night of glamour and excitement. Free cocktails are passed around the Gaslight Bar and Brasserie on shiny trays – mojitos, cosmopolitans and prosecco setting the tone of a sophisticated evening. Excited screams fill the room as Sonya Lennon and Brendan Courtney – Read More