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Louise Kennedy

Louise Kennedy

Since establishing her eponymous brand designer Louise Kennedy has earned an international reputation for creating clothes appreciated for their luxury and sophistication.

Kennedy opened her Dublin flagship at 56 Merrion Square in 1998. In 2000 she opened her London flagship store and has since expanded to New York for a growing US clientele. Kennedy has designed for Irish Presidents, including the inauguration of Mary Robinson, members of British, European and Middle Eastern royal families, high-profile businesswomen, and award-winning actresses.

In 1998, Kennedy designed the current Aer Lingus uniform and won the new contract again this March. Kennedy was commissioned by the former Chief Justice to design the first national judicial robes for the Supreme Court. Collaborations include a collection for Tipperary Crystal and with British tailors Turnbull & Asser. Kennedy is ambassador for Mercedes-Benz and was honoured with a national stamp by An Post.

Kennedy was appointed ambassador for the international GREAT Britain campaign by David Cameron for her contribution to fashion. Kennedy has won numerous awards including Designer of the Year; Veuve Cliquot award, Great Britain Company of the Year, and Arts & Culture award from international group WXN. She has been conferred with a DIT honorary doctorate and fellowship from The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.

 

Irish fashion designer Louise Kennedy on the secrets of her success

Nearly 35 years ago, Irish fashion designer LouiseKennedy got her big break and has since become one of the most influential figures in the fashion industry.Here’s a glimpse into what has made her such a successful entrepreneurEOY Ireland supported by Enterprise Ireland Julius Baer Invest Northern Ireland

Posted by EOY Ireland on Thursday, September 27, 2018

Year: 2018
Category: Industry
Sector: Consumer Products & Retail

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