November notes: The latest news in fashion and design in Ireland

When it comes to jumpsuits, one lady who has toenailed the fad in Ireland is Violet Ogden, daughter of digital photographer Perry Ogden who currently counts among her followers vocalist Loah and also one of Ireland’s social ambassadors in Berlin, Candice Gordon. A large youth impact was seeing Grace Jones getting here to remain with her mother Marina Guinness dressed in an Issey Miyake boiler fit in dark jeans with jump cable televisions around her waistline “as well as it was the most glamorous sight I had actually ever before seen and also left its mark– I do not assume I have ever before recovered from it,” she laughs.

Pink and blue jumpsuits in silk and cotton with scrunchies by Violet Ogden. Photograph: Perry Ogden

A lover of bright colour (and also obsessed with pink because youth), her jumpsuits, especially the horse prints which she initially produced Loah’s birthday as well as celebration favourites in pink silk are all made with snap bolts, elasticated waistlines, pockets as well as ankle cuffs. Locate them in Om Queen from December 1st or online at from EUR265 together with a terrific selection of cotton and silk scrunchies for EUR20.

Exciting wild flowers
Floral fashion tackles an entire brand-new definition in the work of the extremely talented Róisín Pierce, an Irish developer committed to craftmanship of a high order. Her acclaimed collection Bláthanna Fiáin (Wild Flowers), supported by the Chanel Metiers d’Art distinction, was lately offered in France at the Hyéres International Festival of Style to global honor. The surface appearances of her all-white collection in its multiple embroideries as well as material controls not only bear witness her groundbreaking skills, however their labyrinthine layouts have historical referrals to Catholic routines in Ireland. In 2014 she was also granted the Total Emerging Winner from the Layout & Crafts Council of Ireland’s Future Makers fund. A designer to see.

A dress from Róisín Pierce’s award-winning collection Bláthanna Fiáin (Wild Flowers)

Faye’s brand-new bags
Sligo-based designer Ana Vahey in Strandhill has actually just debuted 10 new styles in her newest collection of purses on her Ana Faye website. Their geometric layouts, refined colours and also signature flourishes boost cross-body, totes, casual or mini bags– even knapsacks. Throughout lockdown the developer produced greater than 700 masks, numerous going to neighborhood wellness workers, and now “we are back doing what we understand best: generating lovely luxury bags”

Lockdown has impacted developers in various ways. For Louise Stokes of Loulerie (whose shopfront on Chatham Street, Dublin, is always attractive), the year has enabled her to focus on her very own great jewelry, adding enamel for the first time. A standout product is a navy enamel as well as white sapphire “wave” ring with phone diamond which makes use of her love for the sea, “something that provided me fantastic comfort and also retreat throughout these stormy times”. Discover the ring EUR1,899 on

Fine jewellery by Louise Stokes of Louleriem who used enamel in the collection for the first time

Pleased Juju
How does a small, independent merchant fare under lockdown not knowing what to expect? Juliet Ledwidge was anticipating commemorating 15 years in company in September when she, like others, had to close her JuJu boutique in Greystones, Carbon Monoxide Wicklow.

” We needed to become extra proficient in searching, marketing as well as showcasing online,” she claims. “Gone are party dresses and also currently what’s required are knits, pants, trousers as well as a layer.” This period she has introduced 5 brand-new labels and also “we had an operate on tops and also shirts with blazers for zooms which also worked later in the day over jeans and also a hoodie”. Now she uploads photos of customers wearing things as well as opens for click as well as accumulate Monday to Friday between 11am-2pm. She is additionally using a Christmas gift service with smaller sized things as well as present vouchers “all wrapped, couriered and also all set to present”. See

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