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Why I choose a career in Fashion Design?

By maire_adm | 21st February 2023

Why I choose a career in Fashion Design? I knew very early on that I was destined for a life in Fashion. On reflection, I had never considered any other career. As far back as I can recall, I can remember spending time drawing little images of dresses and coats. I really enjoyed restyling these

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Ireland’s largest Wedding event

By maire_adm | 23rd January 2023

The Bride of the Year Show is taking place on the 28th & 29th of January at the RDS.  This is Ireland’s largest, most exciting and diverse Wedding event. If you’re recently engaged and at the beginning of your wedding planning journey or even further down the line of the planning phase, the Bride of the Year Show provides

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Dress trends to rule the 2023 wedding boom

By maire_adm | 13th October 2022

Dress trends to rule the 2023 wedding boom As 2023 wedding season hits, Maire Forkin is anticipating a greater-than-ever demand for bridal, wedding guest, and mother of the bride dresses. The pandemic caused the postponement of weddings for over two years now. Experts predict that there is an impending wedding boom like no other in

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Irish Twin Sisters Lead the Way In Fashion

By maire_adm | 25th August 2022

Irish Sisters Lead the Way In Fashion Maire and twin sister Therese mix work and play quite often, sharing plenty of laughs and light teasing of one another throughout the workday. At Maire Forkin Designs, these two empowering women do it all with grace, poise, and a little fun. Maire Forkin, the designer of the two, has

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The Process of Making a Custom Gown

By Devon Fenesy | 20th June 2022

The Process of Making a Custom Gown Not all of us are lucky enough to have a Fairy Godmother make a custom gown for our special occasion. For as long as weddings have been around, custom gowns have piqued the interest of want-to-be princesses worldwide. While still exclusive and highly time-consuming, a custom dress is

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How To Dress to Best Suit Your Body

By maire_adm | 20th June 2022

How To Dress to Best Suit Your Body The human body is unique and often chastised. The “perfect” body has been a topic of discussion for centuries, yet that ideal figure changes every decade. Because of the ever-changing supreme body, women are left feeling insecure and uncomfortable in their physique. The fashion industry is often

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The Little Black Dress

By Alysha | 17th June 2022

Fashion’s best friend is the little black dress. It’s as classic as a clothing garment gets, and such a general concept that it can be applied time and again to fresh designs. A little black dress can be any style, any fit, any shape. The sole purpose of it is to highlight a woman’s singular beauty without detracting attention from her natural features.

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Fashion Versus Style

By maire_adm | 2nd June 2022

Fashion and style are deemed interchangeable when describing the world of clothing. However, they are often misconstrued. Tan France, fashion expert and star of Queer Eye on Netflix, says that “there is an overlap between style and fashion, but a good rule of thumb is that style relates to the individual, while fashion is more

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A Great Wedding Boom is Happening

By maire_adm | 31st May 2022

We are experiencing a wedding boom in 2022 like never before. This is due primarily to the number of ceremonies that were cancelled or postponed since the beginning of Covid 19. This is now coming to fruition after two years. As we get into spring and later summer, wedding season will be in full swing

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How Designer Maire Forkin Found Her Niche

By Alysha | 23rd February 2022

From as early as she can remember, Maire has always loved to draw, paint, and make her own clothes. She has always been driven by her creative passions. As early as the age of 16 she appeared in a local newspaper sporting her own small collection. She later qualified with a degree in Fashion Design

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