Sunday November 1, 2020

Bridal wave

Bridalwear designer Patrick Casey gave up a lucrative job to set up his own business - and his delicate designs show why it was a wise move, writes Lisa Brady.

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Patrick Casey: 'I solely work in silks'. Photo: Tony O'Shea

Patrick Casey, somewhat surprisingly given his choice of career, baulks at the mention of weddings. "God, they are like being summonsed," he says, putting his hands over his face. An unexpected response from a bridalwear designer, but perhaps understandable - a big day out is like being in work, with lots of added fuss.

As a prolific wedding couturier, the shy Longford man is much happier being part of the celebrations behind the scenes. His...

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