Dublin Fashion Festival 2017
Dublin Fashion Festival 2017 has come to a stylish end!
Thanks to everyone who took part in this year’s event, our sponsors – Benefit Cosmetics, Dublin City Council, Dyson, Evoke.ie, Fire Restaurant and Lounge, Mor Irish Gin and the Round Room at the Mansion House – and to everyone who came to our shows – Keep Dublin Stylish!
Below is a reminder of what happened this year.
On September 22nd & 23rd Dublin Fashion: The Collective took place, brought to you by DublinTown
Friday September 22
On Friday September 22 there was a fashion extravaganza in The Round Room at The Mansion House to launch the new A/W season. Titled, Dublin Fashion 2017: The Collective, the event showcased the latest trends, styles and must-buys for the season ahead from leading high street, Creative Quarter and high-end retailers from across Dublin city centre. Hosted by Xpose’s Glenda Gilson, the event welcomed 500 of the city’s most stylish personalities. There was also be a chance for the public to bag a ticket through a #DublinFashion competition, much to the delight of the 6 winners who received two tickets each.
Meanwhile, the winner of the Dublin Fashion Young Designer of the Year Award was also announced on the night with Naomi Ajetunmobi crowned this year’s winner. The 12 finalists took their designs to the catwalk before the judges deliberated to select a winner. Details on the 12 finalists can be found here
Performances on the night came from dance troop, Music from Red Empire and Trinity Quartet, while Ria Murphy of Aerial Cirque wowed with her aerial skills.
Saturday, September 23
We took fashion to the streets on Saturday, September 23 the new season’s fashion was shown during two catwalk shows on Grafton Street and Henry Street. Shoppers stopped by to watch fashion stylist, Jules Fallon, recreate the best looks from the Dublin Fashion: The Collective catwalk the night before. Jules also gave top tips on what to wear for the season ahead.
Over the last decade Dublin has become synonymous with fashion, style and an exciting mix of retail options, from designer and high street to vintage, making it an alluring shopping destination. DFF aims to put the fun and theatre back into shopping and socialising in the city.
DFF is brought to you by Dublintown.ie, an entity of We are DublinTown, the Dublin City Business Improvement, a not for profit organisation, charged with creating a welcoming and economically vibrant city environment. All work is a collaboration between the local businesses, and DublinTown.ie.