Thursday November 26, 2020

Fashion: Serious about style

Irish-based Russian designer Lya Solis makes designs that are as powerful as they are playful, writes Lisa Brady.

18th May, 2013
White silk top with black waist band, €235. Photo: Barry McCall

Stylist Margaret King had her work cut out for her. As the custodian of the sartorial image of Margaret Thatcher when she was British prime minister, she made the decisions on how the inimitable politician was presented, creating the original power-dresser. Thatcher entrusted her image to King - and she obviously did a good job, if global best-dressed lists of her day are to be believed.

Following Thatcher's death, King was quoted as saying: "She...

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