Tuesday, 29 April 2014

2ND YEAR FASHION - COLLABORATION WITH THE NATIONAL MUSEUM COLLINS BARRACKS DUBLIN

2nd  YEAR  STUDENTS  VISITED  THE  NATIONAL  MUSEUM  FOR  A  TOUR  OF THE  SOLDIERS  AND  CHIEFS  EXHIBITION. THIS  WAS  FOLLOWED  BY   A  WORKSHOP  WHERE  GARMENTS  AND  ARTEFACTS  WERE  HANDLED AND  EXAMINED  IN  DETAIL.

STUDENTS  WERE   ALLOCATED  A  THEME TO  RESEARCH 
THEME  1    THE  WILD  GEESE   MEN  WHO  LEFT  IRELAND  TO  JOIN  ARMIES  IN  OTHER  COUNTRIES SUCH AS FRANCE
THEME  2    FIRST  WORLD  WAR     SOLDIERS ON THE  FRONT  LINE  WERE  OFTEN  POORLY  EQUIPPED.     
THEME  3    SECOND  WORLD  WAR    WAR  HAS  BECOME  MORE  MECHANISED  AND  TECHNICAL.    
THEME  4    DEFENSE  FORCES    CURRENT  DAY  PEACEKEEPING. THE  FUTURE  OF  UNIFORM. TECHNOLOGY, PROTECTION, CHEMICAL WARFARE.   

THE  12  SELECTED  GARMENTS  WILL  GO  ON  DISPLAY  IN  COLLINS  BARRACKS   IN  MAY  AND  WILL  RUN  UNTIL  THE  END  OF  AUGUST.
THE  WORK  WILL  ALSO  BE  EXHIBITED  IN  THE  HUNT  MUSEUM  IN  NOVEMBER AS  PART  OF  DESIGN  WEEK  AND  LIMERICK  CITY  OF  CULTURE.
 
 Exhibition  of  work  in  the  LSAD  Foyer

 Work  inspired  by  World  War  1


 Work  inspired  by  World  War  2


 Work  inspired  by  the  Defense  Forces


Work  inspired  by  The  Wild  Geese

Thursday, 10 April 2014

LSAD Fashion Graduates Celebrated at Presidental State Visit



As  part  of  the  Presidental  State  visit  to  the  U.K, Sabina  Higgins travelled to the Irish embassy where she met with a number of Irish fashion designers, including Louise Kennedy, Simone Rocha and Paul Costelloe. Other guests included  LSAD  graduates  Joanne  Hynes, Una Burke, Danielle  Romerill  and  Sorcha O Raghallaigh.



http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/state-visits/sabina-offers-support-to-fashion-designers-making-way-in-world-30172692.html

Golden Egg Fashion Innovation Awards

Final  year  students  Jordan  Edmonds-Moore, Olga  Profutkina  and  Ruth  Doyle  will  be representing  LSAD  at  the  Golden  Egg  Awards  which  will  be  taking  place  in  Galway  on  17th  April. Nicole  Jackson  is  also  through  to t he  finals  of  the  Persil  awards.

http://www.goldenegg.ie/events/



Limerick  Leader  April  12