22 Hours in Milan

22 Hours in Milan

SS18, is well underway, yes as crazy as it sounds, we do plan that far ahead! The only thing I’m missing are some key fabrics. Italy is my destination of choice for beautiful, fair trade, high quality fabrics that are good enough for Manley!

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Inside the Wardrobe of Ireland Top Designer Emma Manley

Inside the Wardrobe of Ireland Top Designer Emma Manley

Describe your closet in three words.  Packed. With. Manley.

What are your closet staples? Leather skirts, leather t-shirts and trainers. That’s me, most days.

What’s your signature piece? No matter the weather, I’m a legs out kind of a girl, so it has to be a leather skirt. In winter, I love layering chunky knits and in summer, I contrast lighter and sheer silk tops with leather skirts. It’s always a leather skirt day to me.

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Fiona Shine’s on the Red Carpet in Manley

Fiona Shine’s on the Red Carpet in Manley

Fiona Ufton shone brightly on the red carpet at the Edinburgh Film Festival for the showing of Tommy’s Honour, directed by her partner, Jason Connery. Fiona sported the Manley SS17 Parker Dress in a bold and bright sunshine yellow. This lady mos certainly isn't a dress for the faint hearted and Fiona showed us exactly how to wear it!

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Só Collective is on the Move!

Só Collective is on the Move!

Our stockist Só Collective is on the move. Fear not folks, they're not going far! Só Collective is relocating to a new and improved space at 55 Kildare Village. The store reopening is happening on the 15th of July so keep your eyes peeled for the new space, it’s bound to be amazing.

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RTE Lifestyle Show chats to Emma Manley

RTE Lifestyle Show chats to Emma Manley

Taragh Loughrey Grant invite me in to chit chat on the RTE Lifestyle Show about all things Manley. I’m not going to lie, I wish we had more time. We had so much to talk about but we go through what we could in the short 30 shorts minutes. Everything in there from college days, interning at McQueen, dressing the beautiful Aoibhin Garrihy for her big day and Manley's hopes for the future. Have a listen here folks! 

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Nadine O Regan Rocking Manley

Nadine O Regan Rocking Manley

Check out the beauty that is Nadine O Regan rocking Manley for her new Today FM headshot! We adore this Cori Shirt on her. Tune into her show ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ every sunday from 9-10pm.

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Bye Bye to the GEC

Bye Bye to the GEC

Today is a happy/sad day. Just over two years ago, I made the leap to move from a studio in my family home, to the Guinness Enterprise Centre. I wanted to give Manley the best shot at growing at the GEC seemed like the perfect place to make that happen.We moved into Suite 63 in January 2014. At the time, our new studio seemed huge but as Manley grew, the studio was quickly running out of space for team Manley. All good things must come to an end and so our time in the GEC has too.

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Sunday Business Post ‘Your Business’ Magazine

Sunday Business Post ‘Your Business’ Magazine

Really enjoyed chatting with Bryan Walshe in for a piece in today’s Sunday Business Post ‘Your Business’ Magazine.  We talk all things web and I share my tips on how to maximise your online sales through digital. I also talk about what's worked for Manley and our hopes for expanding business through digital going forward. 

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Dublin Tech Summit

Dublin Tech Summit

Really looking forward to speaking on a panel at the The Dublin Tech Summit which is happening on the 15th and 16th of February in the Dublin Convention Centre. Myself, Jenny Heuston from Edge Only and Linda Conway will be discussing ‘Should we look forward to the end of the Traditional Fashion Seasons’ with Sive O’Brien moderating the conversation in case things get a little heated!

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6 Years Ago... Today!

6 Years Ago... Today!

I returned home from London in 2010 after interning with Alexander McQueen, with a collection in my suitcase. It was to become the first ever Manley collection, I just didn’t know it yet. I was stone broke but had wonderful friends around me who came together to help me create the shoot that was featured in this article. Little did I know the shoot would get picked up by Irish press and help launch Manley.

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Irish Independent Review Magazine

Irish Independent Review Magazine

What’s the best way to kick off 2017? On the front cover of the Independent's Review Magazine of course!

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Fancy getting your Mitts on a Custom Made Manley?

Fancy getting your Mitts on a Custom Made Manley?

Só Collective are treating their customers to lots of in store events this Christmas. We’re delighted to announce that Manley will be hosting one of these! You’ll find our Emma Manley in store this Saturday the 11th of December making Manley Jewellery on the spot. All you have to do is come along and with Emma, choose your prefered leather and stud colours, shapes and watch her turn them into a beautiful Manley Jewellery piece made for you!

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GEC Christmas Market

GEC Christmas Market

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a Christmas market right? So here’s what I’m suggesting. The best of Dublin 8’s food, gifts, fashion, art, jewellry, craft, interiors and much, much more all under the one roof, with a fine mug of mulled wine in hand. Who’s in? I thought so!

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Super Stylish Coffee is Here!

Super Stylish Coffee is Here!

Team Manley have been feeling particularly festive in the studio since May due to our, just launched, collaboration with Insomnia. From here until Christmas you’ll be drinking your gingerbread lattes and daily dose of coffee from the most fashionable coffee cup there ever was!

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