BFW2012

The 5th annual Better Fashion Week highlighted the issue of sustainable fashion through a series of exciting pop-up shops, exhibitions, installations, events and industry talks. Read all about it here…

BSBFW

FASHION FEARLESS; A RE-DRESS SALON 

The Re-Dress Salon invited a line up of leading Irish sartorialists to reveal their inner inspirations. We selected movers and shapers to give us a behind-the-scenes look at their take on Fashion for an intimate evening packed with anecdotes, ideas, insider tips and rule breaking.

Constance Harris Fashion Editor, Helen Steele Artist & Designer, Brendan Courtney Presenter Off the Rails, Eimear Ni Mhaol Domhhnaig Costume Designer, David McDermott Artist, Ib Jorgensen Couture Designer, Aoibheann Mac Namara Ard Bia

DEADLY FASHION 

Irish Premier of Bitter Seeds & panel discussion.

A documentary highlighting the true cost of cotton followed by a panel discussion on human rights in the global fashion supply chain. Panel featuring Trocaire, Irish Centre for Human Rights & Business in the Community.

BETTER FASHION INDUSTRY SYMPOSIUM & MENTORING 

Re-dress held a jam packed evening of industry discussion and provided a chance to sit with some of the biggest names in Irish fashion for Q&A. Speakers included Tasmin Lejuene, Ethical Fashion Forum London,  Nick Ryan; Worn Again UK, Simon Ferringo; Sustainable & Organic Farm Systems, Eoin McDonnell;Project 51, Peter Love; Fashion Hothouse, Joe Queenan;Foxford Woolen Mills.

Mentors included Aisling Farinella, Natalie B Coleman, Angela Scanlon and many more…

THE FUTURE OF FASHION 

Future Textiles; A panel of experts hosted by UCD SMARTLab discussed revolutionary techno textiles and their impact on the future of fashion. This was followed by a discussion with the renowned fashion author Dr. Kate Fletcher (London College of fashion) in conversation with Deirdre McQuillan of the Irish Times

LOCAL WISDOM PHOTOSHOOT with Dr. Kate Fletcher

Re-dress asked ‘Have you got a garment with a story?’ This photoshoot provided a chance to be part of a unique photographic research project with Dr. Kate Fletcher.

GET YOUR FASH-ON with Brown Sugar

The show featured designers Helen Steele, Natalie B Coleman, Eilis Boyle, Roisin Gartland, Deirdre Harte, Emma Manley & Jane Hayden

BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK  

Screenings of the amazing Bill Cunninham NY in association with Brooks Hotel. Guests enjoyed the best fashion film of this year with some wine and friends in the intimacy of Brooks Hotel’s

POP UP SHOP