Wednesday, 30 October 2013
International Fashion Students Awards
SOME of the leading young fashion designers from all over Europe will showcase their work at the Limerick International Fashion and Design festival.
LSAD students Meadbh Lawless, Ciara O'Toole, Orla Doyle, Leanne Ryan and Maisie- Kate Keane are among the competitors who will be in with a chance to win €10,000, plus an internship with THEIA fashion house in New York, headed by judge Don O’Neill.”
According to the Holman Lee Agency, which is organising the events from Tuesday, October 29 to Saturday, November 2, the highlight of the week will be the International Fashion Students Awards. This will take place at the Franciscan Church, Henry Street, on Thursday, October 31.
Agency chief Celia Holman Lee said the response from all the participating colleges has been “fantastic”.
“We have 19 colleges from Ireland, UK and Europe coming to Limerick to participate in the student awards on October 31. The response has been absolutely fantastic and it just goes to show the strong reputation that Limerick fashion has,” she told the Limerick Leader.
The judges of the fashion competition are THEIA creative director, Don O’Neill, New York; Brown Thomas creative director, John Redmond; The Sunday Independent and Life Magazine fashion editor, Constance Harris; and Limerick’s Leanne Moore.
Tickets are 20 euro and available from the Limerick Leader office on O'Connell Street.