Style note: Tailor-made casual wear by Noema, designers showcased at ARC, and mirco bags from Mulberry
Noema Damaris has a PhD in aerospace engineering but the loss of the space world is the gain of the fashion world. Born in Majorca, now living in Dublin, Damaris launched her first fashion collection online 15 months ago and she has designed her designs around the concept of “fashion is art.” , the art of simple life”.
explaining his philosophy and the inspiration for the ‘Palma’ navy blue wool coat (675€) and the 395€ ‘Lana’ pants, Damaris says it’s a “lesser approach to dress and live every day, because life is better when we go slow”.
The idea for her fashion label, Noema (pronounced like ‘Emma’ with a ‘no’ in front), arose when she started designing items for herself during the pandemic. . When friends asked to buy them, Damaris tried to find stylists, tailors and production sourcing.
Succeeding on a challenging career path for new designers, she launched in October 2021 and within a year her designs were featured by Wolf & Badger, the famous retailer. UK language, choose to sell on their website.
Handcrafted in Ireland, for Damaris the ‘feeling factor’ is huge. She uses Irish linen from Emblem Weavers in Wexford, Irish wool from Magee in Donegal, as well as soft organic bamboo silk used in the black ‘Brisa’ shirt (€255), ‘Borne’ pants (€ 255) and ‘Lee’ off-shoulder top (€225). Damaris is one of the emerging designers participating in this year’s ARC Fashion Show (details below), where she will display pieces from her various collections, including a black linen dress’ Isla’ (€290), black linen ‘Gale’ blazer (€395) and ‘Laia’ shorts (€245) from her Under the Sun of Mallorca collection. noema.ie
One of the highlights on the Irish fashion calendar is the ARC show, which this year takes place at the RDS Concert Hall on 2 March and will be the biggest show ever, featuring more than 30 designers. participating designers and manufacturers.
Charity events are always a dazzling showcase of new season collections by Irish designers in one sitting, but the main purpose of the show is to raise funds to support the work of the Cancer Aid Center. ARC letter, which provides free psychological and emotional support to anyone affected by cancer.
Top designer Helen Cody is an ambassador for the charity. Cody’s career spans nearly three decades and she will open the show with luxurious, handcrafted pieces in organza, silk and lace, while emerging designer Caoimhe Murphy will close the show. Shows.
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Nominated as Person to Watch in Weekend 12 months ago, Murphy hit Create ’22 with his organza silk pieces. Her new SS23 collection features prints inspired by her grandmother’s porcelain drink set.
There were 26 designers exhibiting new work during the night, including Style Notes lead designers Mona Swims, Sara O’Neill’s Éadach, Kindred of Ireland, Gabrielle Malone, Lia Cowan, Caterina Coyne and Urban Aran. The list also includes Barbara Bennett, FéRí, Heidi Higgins, Niamh O’Neill, Niamh Daniels, sisters Bláithín and Niamh Ennis, etc.
Produced by Eddie Shanahan, the show will feature the work of seven mechanics.
Tickets cost €60 each and can be purchased from cancer support.ie.
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Remember those It bags that everyone coveted in the 1990s and 1990s? But how many of you still see regular use today? Some shapes, such as Hobo, have returned, albeit in different iterations and from different designers.
Two bags that I see frequently are the Hermès ‘Evelyne’, with the distinctive perforated ‘H’, and the Mulberry messenger ‘Antony’. Those long and elegant crossbody bags were inspired by traditional postman leather bags and finished with today’s iconic postman buckle.
If your Mulberry ‘Antony’, or your aged ‘Bayswater’ or ‘Alexa’ needs some R&R, the British leather brand has just opened a boutique on Dublin’s Duke Street, offering repair and restoration services. return its products.
Separate assessment is performed by artisans on a case-by-case basis at its lifetime service center in Somerset, where key replacement or full restoration can be completed.
The Dublin store offers the newly introduced ‘Micro’ line, a range of small scale iterations of some of Mulberry’s most popular bags, as well as two new styles: M Zipped and Link. It also features a limited edition Mulberry x Miffy collection of bags, accessories and leather goods.
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