London Fashion Week: Five Irish designers that outclassed on the runways

Simone Rocha, JW Anderson, and Robyn Lynch all impressed even the toughest of critics with their autumn-winter collections

A model walks the runway for Simone Rocha’s autumn-winter 2023 show in London. Picture: Getty

“Ireland is having a moment,” announced Paul Costelloe before he opened London Fashion Week last Friday, with a show dedicated to Dublin and James Joyce’s Ulysses. And it’s true: with more Irish names being added to the international Fashion Week stages every year, our designer diaspora is only getting stronger.

As London Fashion Week draws to a close, here are five Irish designers that impressed even the harshest of critics with the presentation of their ...