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Buying an outfit off-the-peg or getting it custom made?

By maire_adm | 9th September 2021

Buying an outfit off-the-peg or having it made is a question that we are as consumers becoming more aware of? Many women will say that they have never bought an outfit off-the-peg which they could say fits them perfectly.  Maybe the waist of the garment does not sit where the waist should be or the

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Wedding Separates by Maire Forkin

By maire_adm | 4th August 2021

Wedding Separates by Maire Forkin  As the number of people permitted to attend weddings will rise to 100 after 5th August, wedding parties have welcomed this decision. Many couples rearranged their weddings several times over the past year and a half. But it is now expected that weddings are going to make a huge comeback

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Increase in the Numbers of Weddings in Ireland in 2022

By maire_adm | 31st May 2021

According to a recent UK news article we can expect an big increase in the number of weddings in 2022. And indeed, since the recent announcement within the past couple of weeks that the numbers attending weddings will go up to 50 people from 5th July, we are already seeing an upsurge in activity across the

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Maire Forkin Designs Reopening on 17th May

By maire_adm | 11th May 2021

Maire Forkin designs are reopening on 17th May. We are delighted to be doing so after all this time! And we look forward to meeting our clients once again as we get back to the business we love. With so many weddings, and events on hold for so long we have arranged consultations with clients

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Ladies Trouser Suits for Weddings 2022 by Dublin Dress Designer

By maire_adm | 9th April 2021

Ladies Trouser Suits Wearing trousers to your wedding doesn’t mean you’ll look butch or blocky, it could mean a chic suit, a chic two-piece, or a dramatic style statement all of your own. This is a testimony from one of our clients whom we made a trouser suit for her wedding and we have a

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Ready To Wear Online Collection 2021 Maire Forkin Designs

By maire_adm | 12th February 2021

Ready To Wear Online Collection 2021 Maire Forkin Designs I feel that the year ahead may bring about the industry’s most drastic transformation yet, as consumers and fashion retail navigate the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. The glossy fashion events have been replaced by a growing market for season less items. Customers are now looking

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Masked Moments by Irish Times

By maire_adm | 9th February 2021

“Masked Moments” by Deirdre McQuillan The Irish Times  Whatever about Covid protection, a mask has always been inherently dramatic putting the emphasis on the eyes.  In the pandemic, many Irish fashion designers are producing masks in ways that reflect their signature styles, designers such as Natalie B Coleman, Mariad Whisker and Jennifer Rothwell to name

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Your Capsule Wardrobe 2021

By maire_adm | 4th February 2021

Your Capsule Wardrobe 2021 Let’s face it. Special occasions and weddings and making outfits for the Mother of the Bride is certainly not happening to the same extent right now.  Instead, 2021 is prime time for building a Capsule Wardrobe. Here’s why!  With a year like 2020 behind us, we are looking ahead to 2021 as

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Getting A Dress Designed During The Pandemic

By maire_adm | 30th September 2020

Have you been worried about getting a dress designed during the pandemic? Perhaps you had a wedding planned and have had to make a number of changes.  Maybe now you will have fewer people going to the wedding? But you still want to have a beautiful outfit to wear? A dress that fits perfectly and

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Why Our Clients Are Feeling Comfortable Coming to Us During Pandemic?

By maire_adm | 19th August 2020

Shopping for Dresses During COVID 19 with Maire Forkin Designs We see right now that people do not want to be queuing up in fashion shops and waiting to use the changing room. This is both stressful and potentially unsafe in today’s COVID 19 environment. We are offering our clients a very safe environment which

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