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Visiting Lecturer - Sarah Mower

The  Fashion  Department  were  delighted  to  welcome  Sarah  Mower  to  give  a  presentation  of her  journey  into the  fashion  industry, and  to  give  students  an  insight  into  what  she  looks  for  when scouting  for  new  talent. She  also  spoke  to  a  selection  of  2015  graduates  and  the  current  4th years  on  a  one  to  one  basis.  
Sarah Mower, a renowned fashion critic and columnist for publications including American Vogue, is internationally acclaimed for her forthright and decisive critiques. A passionate advocate of emerging British talent, Mower’s prolific support for young British designers has been an instrumental force behind the rise of designers such as Christopher Kane, Erdem, Mary Katrantzou, JW Anderson,Jonathan Saunders, Meadham Kirchhoff and Simone Rocha. In 2009 the journalist was appointed as the British Fashion Council’s Ambassador for Emerging Talent. Also serving as co-chair of the BFC NEWGEN Committee since 2009 and a founding member of t…

Danielle Romerill - Irish Tatler Women of The Year Awards - Fashion

Congratulations  to  LSAD  Graduate  Danielle  Romerill  who  has  recieved  an  Irish Tatler Award  in  recognition  of  her  success  having  launched  her  own  label  in  2013. She  has  since  received  much  coveted  NEWGEN  sponsorship  and  shows  her  work  at  London Fashion Week.

Helen Bullock - Visiting Lecturer

The  Fashion Department  were  delighted  to  welcome  London  based  Designer / Illustrator  Helen Bullock  to  present  her  work  to  staff  and  students  yesterday. She  spoke  about  her  time  at Central  St. Martins  as  a  BA  and  MA  student, and  the  variety  of  work  she  has  produced  since her  graduation. She  then  went  on  to  do  an  intensive  drawing  and  illustration  workshop  with 4th  years.

Some  student  work  produced  in  the  workshop

Graduate Fashion Week 2015

Staff  from  LSAD  Fashion  Department, Anne Melinn, Siobhan Hanley, Michelle Molloy  and Gillian  Fitzgibbon  travelled  to  London  in  May  to  participate  in   Graduate Fashion Week. This is  our  third  year  showing  here  and  provides  an  excellent  platform to  showcase the  work  of  LSAD  Fashion  graduates, and  for  staff  and  students  to  network  with  other   education  and  industry  professionals.

 Siobhan Hanley  and  Anne Melinn
LSAD  Graduate  Michael  Stewart  and  Gemma  Williams,  Fashion  Curator
Michael Stewart  and  Anne Melinn
Phillipa  Sutherland  and  Siobhan Hanley

Selection  of  work  from  other  colleges

Official opening of Primark's newly redeveloped headquarters

LSAD  Fashion  Course  Leader  Anne  Melinn  attended  the  official  opening  of  Primark's International  Headquarters  in  Dublin  yesterday.  



UNFOLD - Irish Designers Collective at London Fashion Week

LSAD  Fashion  Graduates  Natalie  B.Coleman  and  Laura  Kinsella  selected  to  participate  in UNFOLD  
On the 18th and 19th of September, ID2015 will present eleven designers in Unfold: Irish Designers Collective at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, as an official on-schedule event as part of London Fashion Week.  London Fashion Week is one of the world’s highest profile designer showcases, presenting a key opportunity to increase the profile of Irish fashion designers and develop their businesses through exposure to an international audience of media and buyers. The 11 designers unveiling their SS16 collections as part of Unfold at the ICA are: NATALIEBCOLEMANWe Are IslandersManley, 
Jill de BurcaHelen SteeleHonor Fitzsimons,ChupidoraiLaura KinsellaMartha Lynn and Capulet & Montague
' Winner of the Golden Egg Innovation Award for Desi

LSAD Graduates

LSAD  Fashion  Graduate  Sibeal  Crehan,  and  Graduates  Ellen  Egan  and  Emma  Kelly  - Irish Independant   27th August 

CREATE 2015 - Laura Kinsella, Rebecca Marsden

Graduates  Laura  Kinsella  and  Rebecca  Marsden  selected  to  participate  in  CREATE  2015.

Rebecca Marsden in Fusion Magazine

Interview  with  LSAD  Fashion  Graduate  Rebecca  Marsden  in  Fusion  Magazine. Rebecca  is also  part  of  CREATE  2015  - Her  work  is  currently on  show  in  Brown  Thomas Limerick  and  Dublin.

In The Fold

LSAD  Fashion  Graduates  Michael  Stewart  and  Laura  Kinsella  are  part  of  the  In  The  Fold exhibition  which showcases  the  work  of  young  Irish  graduates  who  are  changing  the  face  of Irish  fashion.  
Images  of  the  work   can  be  viewed  on  the  link  below;