LATEST PICS: “A New Dawn”, the Arthur Cox annual fashion event
ARTHUR COX HERALDS A NEW DAWN FOR IRISH FASHION & DESIGN
Wednesday, 24th May, 2017: Legal eagles, the best in business and fashion forces came together on Wednesday evening to celebrate the best of Irish fashion & design at the Arthur Cox Fashion Showcase in the National Concert Hall, Dublin. Themed “A New Dawn”, the Arthur Cox annual fashion event aims to provide a strategic business development platform for Irish designers and provide them with access to business advice and a network to assist them grow their businesses in Ireland and internationally.
Hosted by corporate lawyer Kathleen Garrett, Partner in the Arthur Cox London office, the event is an annual showcase which sees one of Ireland’s leading law firms join forces with preeminent stylist, Cathy O’Connor, to bring together the business and fashion communities with the sole aim of helping Ireland’s fashion designers be the best in business, as well as fashion.
Guests enjoyed a pre-drinks reception as they browsed the rails of pop-up boutiques from each of the designers, whilst discussing the business of fashion. Among the 200 guests, well known faces such as, Aisling O’Loughlin and stylist Judy Gilroy were spotted, along with stylist, Sonja Mohlich and TV and Radio presenter, Stephen Byrne.
Later in the evening guests took their seats at the official catwalk show in the iconic Kevin Barry Room, which has undergone a recent transformation to bring a more contemporary touch to this historic venue.
The event featured a stylish mix of some of the most recognisable names in Irish fashion as well as up-and-coming creative talents including; Jen Kelly, Niall Tyrrell, Deborah Veale, Rant and Rave, Susannagh Grogan, The Kinsale Leather Co., Christina Goldston, Helen McAlinden, Mary Grant and Helen Steele.
Pictures: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
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