Irish Women : Sybil Connolly (1921 - 1998). Sybil's interest in fashion led her from Waterford to London, aged 17, to study dressmaking with Bradley & Co.  Her clothes were sought after in the US and she had an impressive list of clients such as the Rockefellers and DuPonts. Jacqueline Kennedy wore a Sybil Connolly creation when she sat for her official White House portrait and visited the designer in Ireland. In the 1980s, Sybil began designing for luxury goods makers Tiffany & Co of New…

Sybil Connolly Exhibition @ the Hunt Museum in Limerick, from Monday January - Sunday March Rediscover some treasures of Irish design.

#GriffithCollege fashion design graduate #HeatherLynch showcased her design collection 'No Barriers' at the college's Creative Week, May 2011.

fashion design graduate showcased her design collection 'No Barriers' at the college's Creative Week, May

Secondary students from across the country are pictured at Griffith College for 'Reinvent Fashion 2012'. The annual schools competition has become synonymous with sustainable fashion and is a celebration of eco-friendly design and innovation. Each year Reinvent Fashion challenges transition, fifth, sixth year and FETAC students from around Ireland to construct a ladies outfit from second hand garments and raw materials.

Secondary students from across the country are pictured at Griffith College for 'Reinvent Fashion 2012'. The annual schools competition has become synonymous with sustainable fashion and is a celebration of eco-friendly design and innovation. Each year Reinvent Fashion challenges transition, fifth, sixth year and FETAC students from around Ireland to construct a ladies outfit from second hand garments and raw materials.

Budding fashion designers are pictured at #GriffithCollege for #ReinventFashion 2012. The annual schools competition has become synonymous with sustainable fashion and is a celebration of eco-friendly design and innovation. Each year Reinvent Fashion challenges transition, fifth, sixth year and FETAC students from around Ireland to construct a ladies outfit from second hand garments and raw materials.

Budding fashion designers are pictured at #GriffithCollege for #ReinventFashion 2012. The annual schools competition has become synonymous with sustainable fashion and is a celebration of eco-friendly design and innovation. Each year Reinvent Fashion challenges transition, fifth, sixth year and FETAC students from around Ireland to construct a ladies outfit from second hand garments and raw materials.

Griffith College fashion design course director Jane Leavey is pictured on TV3s Xpose for the Griffith College Creative Show 2012

Griffith College fashion design course director Jane Leavey is pictured on Xpose for the Griffith College Creative Show 2012

Griffith College Creative Week showcases the very best in student talent across the faculties of fashion design, photography, interior design, computing, architecture and digital media.     Fashion design student Emma Collopy (right) is pictured with her winning design following the 2012 fashion show.

Griffith College Creative Week showcases the very best in student talent across the faculties of fashion design, photography, interior design, computing, architecture and digital media. Fashion design student Emma Collopy (right) is pictured with her winning design following the 2012 fashion show.

A snap shot of the Griffith College Creative Show in 2011 - the annual fashion event showcases Ireland's up and coming student designers.  #Fashion #Design #CreativeShow

A snap shot of the Griffith College Creative Show in 2011 - the annual fashion event showcases Ireland's up and coming student designers.

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