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Umit Kutluk at KFW13

We would like to acknowledge the amazing work of Irish fashion designer, Umit Kutluk, who wowed us all at last year’s awards. Umit Kutluk’s gown featured on our main imagery for KFW 2012 For more information see website:  www.umitkutluk.ie          

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Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty Group announced as KFW13 official Hair Partner

We are delighted to announce that Award Winning Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty Group are the official hair sponsors for KFW13. Sean and his team will be creating the looks for both the New Collections Show and Awards Night. Multi award winning, Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty, believe in great hair and this commitment has made them the winner of the Alfaparf Fantastic Salon 2012, the No 1… Read More

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KFW13 – Overview

Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th of March 2013 Fifth annual Kerry Fashion Weekend to host Vintage Salon, Business Seminar,
 and 5th Annual KFW Fashion Designer Awards Issue Date: Tuesday 4th December, 2012 Details were announced today of the fifth annual Kerry Fashion Weekend (KFW) which will be held from Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th of March, 2013. Highlights will include a Vintage Salon Show… Read More

KFW12 Awards on TV3 Xpose

A big thank you to everyone at TV3 Xpose for featuring the KFW Awards Show at Ballygarry House Hotel on the programme last night (May 9th). In case you you missed it ….    

Vintage style and glamour back in vogue

Our inaugural KFW Vintage Salon Show at the Plaza Hotel Killarney last night was a fashionable and fun celebration of the wonderful world of authentic vintage style  . . . The Salon Show, styled by vintage enthusiastic Erika Fox, with models from Upfront Model Management, showcased original fashion for all ages, from every stylish decade from the swinging 20′s to the statement 80′s and… Read More

KFW12 Special Merit Award – Don O’Neill Creative Director, Theia

  Special thank you to Deirdre Mahony, Don’s sister, for collecting the Awards and also to all of Don’s family who came along on the awards night. Minister Jimmy Deenihan drove down from Dublin to present the Award to Don O Neill, one of Kerry’s and now, the World’s greatest fashion designers.   THANK YOU TO Richard Alan for supplying the beautiful Theia dresses… Read More

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KFW12 Award Winners

The winners of Kerry Fashion Weekend Awards 2012 tonight were 1. KFW Kerry Designer of the Year Clodagh Irwin Owens 2. KFW Irish Accessory Designer of the Year Fiona Mangan 3. KFW Irish Designer of the Year Natalie B Coleman 4. KFW One to Watch Laura Jayne Halton 5. KFW Special Merit Award Don O Neill, Theia _________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ All the collections shown by… Read More

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KFW12 Award Finalists

The following are the 12 finalists in the KFW Fashion Designer Awards 2012. We will upload individual profiles of each finalist over the next week. Thank you to everyone who entered. We are delighted to report that we received an exceptional number and standard of entries this year. This is testament to the amazing creative designer talent in Ireland today and, also the on… Read More

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Natalie B Coleman to show at KFW Awards Show 2012

Natalie B Coleman studied fashion at Limerick School of Art and Design and on the MA course at Central St. Martins, London. She has worked under threeASFOUR, New York, Ragna Frodadottir a textile designer in Iceland and Joanne Hynes, Ireland. Inspired by the stories, the secrets and longings for individuality in all women and with a background in strong narratives and quirky romance. Natalie… Read More

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KFW 2012. Overview

The fourth annual Kerry Fashion Weekend (KFW), in association with IMAGE magazine,  will take place in venues in Tralee and Killarney from Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th of April 2012. Highlights include the prestigious KFW Fashion Designer Awards Show on Thursday 12th of April, a seminar entitled “The Business of Fashion” on Friday 13th of April and the inaugural KFW Vintage Salon Show at… Read More