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Dress up, dolls: designer Niamh O'Neill's beautiful summer collection

The young Irish designer says shape and simplicity are key to dressing well when dressing up

3rd April, 2016
(Left to right) Bailey skirt €365; Emma skirt €320; Emma dress €365

Often, you can tell the calibre of a designer by the women they would like to dress. Who would Niamh O’Neill like to dress? “Emma Watson,” she says, without missing a beat. “Michelle Obama would be nice.”

The young Irish designer’s choice of strong females with impeccable taste in clothes is a perfect fit with her fashion line, which is occasionwear (“that word is very overused; I prefer ‘not...

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