We have BIG news! I'm delighted to announce that Manley is one of the eleven chosen designers to showcase our SS16 collection at London Fashion Week this September! This showcase is part of the Irish Design 2015 (ID2015) international programme of events and activities.
The event, titled Unfold, will be presented at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th September as an official on-schedule event as part of London Fashion Week. Yup, thats right, we’re ON-SCHEDULE!!!
The ten other designers showcasing alongside Manley are: NATALIEBCOLEMAN, We Are Islanders, Emma Manley, Jill de Burca, Helen Steele, Honor Fitzsimons, Chupi,Maria Dorai Raj, Laura Kinsella, Martha Lynn and Capulet & Montague.
The selection of designers across womenswear, accessories, fine jewellery and millinery were chosen by a judging panel consisting of ID2015, Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, international buyers and key media. They put us through our paces and we we’re one of the lucky 11 chosen from 40 applicants.
We have a month to get Manley SS16 London Fashion Week ready. Wish us luck!