Last wednesday I ventured out to Maynooth in Co. Kildare with photographer Tibor Bernscherer for a shoot in an abandoned mansion. I was met by massive windows, flowery wallpapers, mouldy corners and extravagant ceilings. It was quite unsettling walking around the huge hotel that had been left alone for so many years. Empty houses are very sad to me. Something that was once loved and full of life gets left to its own faith, slowly falling apart.
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Ladies and Gents!
I hear by invite you to the 2013 Showcase of Fashion & Textile Graduates of Bray Institute of Further Education (BIFE). It will be an evening of fashion, music and refreshments where 12 fashion students, including myself, will show their final year collections.
Renowned DJ Handsome Paddy will be providing the tunes and there will be an opportunity to purchase some of the designers’ creations, not only garments but also custom made handbags and jewellery.
Please put Thursday May 23 in your diaries and join us for a celebratory night, starting at 7 o’Clock.
For you who are not able to make it, the exhibition will be on during the day all week, so there is still a chance to see our work.
TUE 21st MAY 7pm-9pm
WED 22nd MAY 10am-5pm
THURS 23rd MAY 10am-9pm (FASHION STUDENTS SHOWCASE)
Friday 24th MAY 10am-1pm
BIFE is located on Novara Road in Bray Co. Wicklow. Please see attached map below. There is train service going from Dublin and Greystones as well as buses 145, leaving from Heuston Station going through Dublin, every ten minutes and 184 from Greystones.
Sure, nothing can beat that lovely view from the train ☺
Heyy, with the help of some very talented friends, a fantastic photoshoot was pulled off a couple of weekends ago. Here are a few sneak peaks and behind the scene pics for you in anticipation for the real deal. Thank you Ronan McCall, Jennifer O’Brien and Denise Aartsen.
Selling at this lovely little market in The Dark Horse on Georges Quay on Friday from 5. It’s the perfect after work thing!
Will be selling these Meekabomb pieces as well as a bunch of second hand stuff so come and get some bargains. X
Last August, I happened to step into an old graveyard, nearby Lahinch on the West coast of Ireland. Every grave on that yard, was covered with old fabric flowers, plastic crosses and Holy Marys. The flowers looked as dead as the people underneath them. It was stunning. The colours were pale, the fabric almost disintegrated, people had been caring but then slowly forgetting.
This inspired me to what I am doing for my final year collection and last weekend I made lots and lots of flowers.
This is an interview I did for the latest Metro Eireann. Tolu Omoyele is asking me about fashion, style and my greatest achievement so far. Read the text-only version here: http://metroeireann.com/article/mikas-fashion-explosion,3652
This February I went to London to work with the John Rocha team at London Fashion Week. It included studio work and last minute changes whilst models were casted. Backstage work at the John Rocha show in Somerset House and the Simone Rocha show in Tate Modern. It was all very exciting!