Tuesday, September 13, 2011

On your Marks

M&S fans: 1. Rachel Kavanagh; 2. Brendan Courtney & Carmel Breheny; 3. Lorraine Keane. (Pix. Kieran Harnett)

Over 200 of Dublin’s movers and shakers turned up to see Marks & Spencer unveil its autumn winter collection in the urban surroundings of The Warehouse on Barrow St.

Top Irish stylist Catherine Condell, produced the show focusing on the major trends for the season including 60’s Pop, Retro Glamour, Masculine / Feminine, Luxe Craft, Winter Berries and Two Tone Graphics.

Irish models Olivia Treacy (who was home from LA for the show), Alison Canavan and Thalia Heffernan showcased the range which included key items including the iconic Autograph black lace dress, M&S Woman stone blazer, per una Speziale firework dress and the colour pop Limited Collection cocoon coat.The front row was filled with TV’s finest including Sonya Lennon from Off the Rails and Collette Fitzpatrick, Sybil Mulcahy and Alan Hughes from TV3. XposĂ© queen Debbie O’Donnell was there with mum-to-be Aisling O’Loughlin and her partner Nick MacInnes.