Posts Tagged ‘Fashion’

Ralph Lauren Appoints Irish Woman as Inaugural Chief Digital Officer

Alice Delahunt, a County Wicklow native and Trinity College graduate, has been named the inaugural chief digital officer of Ralph Lauren. “So incredibly excited by the opportunity at hand, and humbled to move from one incredible brand to another,” Delahunt, who will relocate to New York from California for the position, wrote in an Instagram post announcingRead more..

The Golden Touch

The most surprising thing about Nigel O’Reilly is not that he looks so young (at least 10 years younger than his actual age) or that he’s creating high-end jewelry out of a small town in Mayo, but the fact that so few people have heard of him. “Yeah, I’ve kind of kept a low profileRead more..

Wild Irish Women:
Carmel Snow, the Fashionista

One of the most extraordinary fashion editors of all time was an immigrant from Ireland.  ℘℘℘ The Irish don’t spring to mind when discussing fashionistas, women such as Anna Wintour or her flamboyant forerunner, Diana Vreeland. And it was Vreeland who elevated fashion editors to iconic status but who hired her? Carmel Snow, an immigrantRead more..

Margaret Molloy: Wearing Irish

Margaret Molloy has tied her pride in her Irish heritage with her love of fashion and social media expertise to create the #WearingIrish social media initiative. ℘℘℘ In March 2016, Molloy, the New York-based global chief marketing officer for branding firm Siegel+Gale, began sharing photos of various Irish fashion pieces on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram,Read more..

Khloe Kardashian
Rocks Irish Design

Khloe Kardashian looked fierce wearing a Theia gown at the Golden Globes E! Entertainment after party. The dress from Theia’s spring 2015 collection featured a turtleneck halter bodice in black crepe with a duchess satin waist band and circle chiffon skirt with a thigh-high slit. The collection is a manifestation of Kerry-born, New York-based designer Don O’Neill’sRead more..

The Irish Don of Fashion

Don O’Neill, creative director of the up-and-coming label Theia, reflects on his journey from a small seaside town in Co. Kerry to the fashion houses of London, Paris and New York, and finally, a showroom of his own. When we meet at his garment district showroom on an afternoon in early April, it’s clear thatRead more..

For Fall 2012, Nanette Lepore Channels Oscar Wilde

Earlier this week, Irish America had the pleasure of attending Business 100 honoree Nanette Lepore’s Fall 2012 show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. We were particularly excited to see this collection since the buzz was that it had been inspired by tarot cards, dandyism and the style and attitude of one of our all-time favorite IrishRead more..

Coco Rocha

In February 2007, Vogue declared a “Coco Moment.” This was right after Canadian Irish supermodel Coco Rocha opened Jean Paul Gaultier’s Scottish Highlands-inspired fall/winter 2007 show by Irish step dancing down the runway. Since then, Rocha has consistently affirmed her status as one of the most sought after and interesting models in today’s industry. BornRead more..

A Fashionable Partnership:
Bob Savage & Nanette Lepore

In their sunlit showroom in the Garment District, Nanette Lepore and Bob Savage talk about their journey from Youngstown, Ohio to the epicenter of the New York City fashion scene. Located in the heart of New York’s bustling Garment District, the Nanette Lepore showroom is an oasis of calm and vibrant color. Soft light andRead more..

Julie Feeney:
The Impossibly Talented

The Irish chamber-pop princess talks with Tara Dougherty about her recent world tour, her second album and her innovative sound, which is breathing life into the contemporary Irish music scene. The first rounds of touring in foreign countries are daunting enough, but when an artist like Julie Feeney does it, there is an entirely differentRead more..