The Event

The biennial Irish Fashion Summit will take place virtually on Zoom, from 10 am to 1.30 pm, on Saturday 20th November 2021.

The event is organised by the Council of Irish Fashion Designers and supported by Peter Mark and Patrick McHugh Digital.

The overall theme of this year’s Summit is creativity.

The event is by invitation only, with invitations extended to CIFD Members, media, representatives of fashion design colleges and special guests.

The Speakers:

Leonora Ferguson – Fashion Designer & Milliner

Paul McLauchlan – Freelance writer

Ashley McDonnell – Global Digital Media and E-Commerce Manager, PUIG Group

Aishling Muller – Lens Based Media Artist, Workshop Facilitator and Founder of Life’s Changing Landscape.

Donagh Quigley – Founder of The Handmade Soap Company


Attendance is by invitation only. Accreditation is strictly limited to bona fide Irish fashion designers and selected guests. There is no attendance fee.


Further information is available from -

Eddie Shanahan, Chairperson, Council of Irish Fashion Designers edmundshanahan@gmail.com

Niamh O’Neill, Communications Director, Council of Irish Fashion Designers info@niamhoneill.com

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