Flowers of Fashion: Dior’s Lily-of-the-Valley The story behind the emblem

Native to the cool temperatures of the Northern Hemisphere, the bell-shaped, porcelain petals of the lily-of-the-valley have become an emblem of the House of Dior. Known as muguet in French, the flower has been accredited as a symbol of good … Continue reading Flowers of Fashion: Dior’s Lily-of-the-Valley The story behind the emblem

Flowers of Fashion: Chanel’s Camellia The first in a series of connections between floras and fashion

The camellia flower of House Chanel has become one of one the most iconic emblems in fashion history. It was a fated relationship it would seem, as when arranged in a curve, the rounded petals of the camellia form a … Continue reading Flowers of Fashion: Chanel’s Camellia The first in a series of connections between floras and fashion

Fabulists: Costume Design at IADT’s Graduate Exhibition 2017

The costume design section at this year’s Graduate Exhibition of the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology presents a host of fresh Irish talent. Eight young designers showcase the craftsmanship they’ve honed to perfection over their four-year degree … Continue reading Fabulists: Costume Design at IADT’s Graduate Exhibition 2017

The Gucci Renaissance: Resort 2018 Highlights

Images courtesy of Vogue Magazine [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he much-anticipated Gucci Resort Collection of 2018, stomping the runway of Florence, emulates the Renaissance, as it firmly roots itself in new beginnings while simultaneously appreciating the past. Gucci Creative Director, Alessandro Michele, revives the … Continue reading The Gucci Renaissance: Resort 2018 Highlights