Fashion: Standout dresses that can be worn on repeat

Aoife Rooney shares big ambitions for her sustainable lifestyle brand

The AOIFE lifestyle brand was founded in 2017 with a focus on sustainability

Thinking small was never going to be Aoife Rooney’s style. Raised in Dublin’s Rathgar, expanding horizons is, Rooney says, her life’s passion. She holds a higher diploma in textile and print, a higher diploma in business management, a degree in architectural design, a masters in education, and she’s managed to qualify in fashion, pattern and dressmaking somewhere along the way. And it’s this tapestry that informs Rooney’s approach to design, and to the business she ...