This year, 2015, the Irish Government’s Design & Crafts Council www.dccoi.ie have established an action plan, The Year of Irish Design, to promote all major Irish creative design disciplines including our love, Fashion. Young Irish designers no longer follow trends set in the major fashion capitals of Europe, they are showcasing important cultural and creative […]

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Creative > Zoe Carol – Irish Fashion Designer1


Hidden in a cosy corner of Dublin’s Powerscourt Townhouse Centre is a curious boutique. Framed by rows of colour, texture, beads and buttons, Marion Cuddy’s irish design shop prides itself in bringing contemporary Irish design and fashion to the nation’s trendsetters. With an owner – Marion – as interesting as the gorgeous garments she sells, this […]

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Creative > A hidden Gem Irish Design Shop


Lets face it, the Irish and UK public spend billions of Euros every year buying clothes – and lets also face it, we don’t always wear what we buy, we are what retailers like to call, “legitimate retail targets”. Retailers and brands are good at selling and we are good at buying. Buying lets us express […]

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Creative > What happens to second hand clothes?