Description: Contemporary Tweed with drop shoulder.
Techniques: Pattern drafting, cutting, assembly, hand-stitching.
Materials: Donegal Tweed - Silk
Year made: 2018
Dimensions: 1.25 meters.
Description: Sculpted Evening Mantel.
Techniques: Pattern drafting, cutting, assembling, hand-stitching.
Materials: Silk - Lambskin
Year Made: 2018
Dimensions: Mantel .75 meters
Description: Mohair 2 - piece top and skirt
Techniques: Hand embroidery made on a hairpin lace loom, pattern drafting, cutting, assembing.
Materials: Mohair - Silk mohair thread.
Year made: 2016
Dimensions: 1.5 meters
Alison Conneely is an award-winning designer and creative director. Her eponymous brand is stocked in Ireland and the UK and is launching in the United States in November 2018. She is currently working on a global design project with the United Nations launching in 2019. In 2017 Alison worked with artist & director Jesse Jones and leather smith Roisin Gartland on Jones’s film Tremble Tremble representing Ireland in the 57th Venice Biennale. In 2016 she was chosen as design representative by the National Museum of Ireland for the 1916 Centenary Commemorations designing a collection for the museum responding to this seminal event in Irish history. Her modernist collections have appeared in Vogue, Dazed & Confused, Tatler, Sunday Times Style & Harpers Bazaar. Alison was awarded the Future Makers award by the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland. Alison also works as a stylist, costume designer and consultant on various creative projects.