One of Northern Ireland’s millinery matriarchs, Marie-Claire Ferguson will be debuting her latest collaboration with print artist Lucy Turner entitled Paperhat at Designed By.
As well as celebrating NI’s existing talent, Designed By. is also about highlighting up-and-coming fashion designers such as Derry based designer Kyree Forrest. Penned as “One to Watch” by the Irish Innovation Awards, we already can’t take our eyes of this new brand. We're styling Kyree's designs with AW16 collection from minimalist everyday jewellery brand Lines and Current.
It’s easy to get short-sighted when shopping for clothes. We often browse and buy on a whim without consideration of clothes’ quality, sourcing or sustainability. Tamsin Blackbourn hopes to change this with her responsible ready-to-wear range.
Designed By. is Belfast Design Week’s first major fashion event and is set to take place on Tuesday 8 November at The MAC, Belfast. Here’ are a few things guests can look forward to...