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Irish Success at LFW

From a fresh faced model to stylists turned designers, the Irish certainly left their mark on London Fashion Week.

London fashion week saw contemporary designs by newcomer Lennon Courtney create a stir on the British fashion scene. Lennon Courtney received high praise for its cutting edge structured pieces designed to compliment the everyday woman.

A successful showcase with independent retailer Wolf & Badger resulted in attention from Vogue.co.uk in an article entitled ‘Irish Charm: What Women Want?  Classic silhouettes with an urban edge defines the work of the new designers.

Clara for Bora Aksu
Clara for Bora Aksu

Along with the success of Irish designers at London Fashion Week, a young model has also left a lasting impression on the British fashion event. Clara McSweeney represented by the Andrea Roche Modelling Agency walked for three designers, Teatum Jones, Dominic Jones and Turkish designer Bora Aksu.

Clara McSweeney
Clara McSweeney

When asked about the model’s recent success Andrea Roche replied:

We are extremely proud of her as she has only just turned 16 and is doing so well. This is her second season for LFW and her agency there Elite see huge potential in Clara.’

Clara is in her fourth year of secondary school, balancing this and modelling with international labels in the UK. With striking features, long blonde locks and comparisons being made to Rosie Huntington Whiteley this Irish model has a bright future ahead. 

Clara for Bora Aksu
Clara for Bora Aksu