Category Archives: Art Culture

Sarah Burton’s Outstanding Season

A sense of community is what was felt at the McQueen show in Paris earlier this week, with a trip to the Isle of Ireland evident throughout the collection; with inspiration from the flowers, some 300 year-old techniques and traditionally hand crafted Irish Linen – this collection was sure to cause a scene. Northern Ireland […]

Stella McCartney and Sustainable Style

Living in the world where sustainability is a must in every industry in order to reduce climate change, Stella McCartney leads the way for designers within the fashion industry by practicing the use of new alternative materials within the design stage. The idea behind Stella McCartney’s initiative is to push the boundaries within fashion designing […]

Let’s talk London Fashion Week

London fashion week has finished up for the year 2019 and there have been some fantastic displays of fashion designing, application of skills and technique, and use of materials. Fashion week in general was founded by the British Fashion Council to provide designers with the opportunity to display their designs for the upcoming spring/summer collections. […]

Using their Initiative

Sustainability in the fashion industry today is vital; both designers and society have scarily increased the demand and production of clothing, causing devastating environmental, social and ethical problems. Sustainable practices need to be introduced throughout the production lines worldwide for both designer and high street garment construction to be beneficial rather than detrimental. As of […]

Linen Legend that is Sybil Connolly

Irish Linen is known all across the world for its timeless aesthetic and practicality as well as its high quality standard, it is a material that is still in today’s’ fashion and textile industry highly regarded, and is mainly applied in the making of luxurious textiles. Looking into the history of Irish Linen, the infamous […]

Northern Ireland’s Linen Biennale

Blue Linen Shirt

Northern Ireland’s Linen Biennale celebrates the past, present and future landscape of linen through an extended arts festival, presented and hosted by multiple venues across the region. It is taking place in August, September and October 2018. Every two years R-Space Gallery, Lisburn will lead on a three-month festival of arts, craft and design, including […]