Shelly Corkery: ‘Colour is important for the season. It’s everyday exuberance’

The fashion buying director at Brown Thomas says that despite the pandemic, the spring/summer season provides hope of brighter days ahead

Shelly Corkery,fashion buying director at Brown Thomas

“The beginning of the spring/summer season marks the start of optimism,” says Shelly Corkery. “It’s colourful, it’s exciting. Designers have focused on the current times and zoomed in on positivity, colour, brightness, functionality and exuberance.”

Optimism? Brightness? Exuberance? Bring them on, please. As the Business Post catches up with Corkery, fashion buying director at Brown Thomas, it’s a grey day in January – or, as you might put it these days, yet another grey day ...