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Griffith College Fashion Degree Show 2015

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Thursday night saw some of Ireland’s top up and coming fashion designers wow spectators with their work at the Griffith College Fashion Show.


The fashion show saw more than 50 first, second and third year students of the BA (Hons) in Fashion Design at Griffith College display their collections with models from Assets Model Agency gracing the catwalk.

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Images: Designs by fashion students Arvydas Zapivalovas, Roisin Lawrence and Emma Gannon

Now in its seventh year, the fashion show was compèred by former supermodel and presenter Alison Canavan in the Griffith College auditorium. Guests scouting for talent included Louis Copeland, Jennifer Rothwell, Helen McAlinden, Helen Cody, Nicola Kilkenny from Caroline Kilkenny and Fiona Heaney, of the independent fashion house Fee G.

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Image: Design by Lamis Goumaa

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Image: Design by Möa Östermark

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Image: Design by Sandra Phelan

TV3’s Xposé Video

Watch a short video of the College’s fashion show on TV3’s Xposé’s programme … 19 minutes in!

Griffith’s Fashion Students featured on TV3’s Ireland AM programme

Watch Griffith College’s fashion students Lamis Goumaa, Sandra Phelan and Möa Östermark who were also featured on Friday’s TV3’s Ireland AM programme talking about the inspiration behind their collections.

Fashion Internship Awardees

The best of student talent was honoured with coveted summer internships with top designers. Congratulations to them all!

Helen Cody Internship Award: Yi-Hsin Chen 

Louis Copeland & Sons Internship Award: Iwona Szponarska

FEE G Internship Award : Jenny Cleary

Joanne Hynes Internship Award: Sarah Duff

Caroline Kilkenny Internship Award: Sarah Murphy

Percival of London Internship Award: Lamis Goumaa

Helen McAlinden Internship Award: Sandra Phelan

Jennifer Rothwell Internship Award: Cathy McEvoy

Graduate Möa Östermark was named Griffith’s Fashion Student of the Year for her denim-oriented 'Silent Shout' collection. Follow Möa’s blog here

Graduate Möa Östermark was named Griffith’s Fashion Student of the Year for her denim-oriented 'Silent Shout' collection.

Image: Design by Möa Östermark

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Image: The wonderful Yomiko from Assets Model Agency, pictured with Möa Östermark, wore one of Möa’s outfits on the set of TV3’s Ireland AM

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Griffith College's Creative Week 2015

The fashion show was just the beginning of student celebrations at the college as the academic year draws to a close. The annual student exhibition, Griffith College Creative Week officially opens on Thursday 28th May. The exhibition showcases student work in the areas of design, interior architecture, photography, film, visual media and computing faculties.

The launch event from 6pm on Thursday 28th May will include film and television screenings introduced by Irish film producer Rebecca O’Flanagan, and exhibition introductions in their respective fields by artist and photographer Sean Hillen, RTE’s Design Doctors presenter and interior designer Garry Cohn and fashion and communications specialist Constance Harris.

Admission is free and the public is invited to the exhibition on the college’s campus until Thursday 4th June.

Fashion Show Credits

Hair on the night was styled by David Marshall and makeup by InglotPhotography by Leon Farrell and Richard Murphy.


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