Fashion: The right stuff

A protégée of both Roland Mouret and Mary Katrantzou, Irish womenswear designer Cleo Prickett has launched her first collection of tailored ‘classics with a twist’. She tells Jessie Collins how she carved out her niche

7th October, 2018
Cleo Prickett in her workshop in Durhamstown Castle, Navan, Co Meath Pic: Barry Cronin

At 31, Cork-born, Navan-raised Cleo Prickett has already crafted a CV that many more mature designers could brandish with pride.

She began as a student of Advanced Fashion Design in Sallynoggin College of Further Education, before a subsequent degree in womenswear design and technology from London College of Fashion delivered her to the attention of a head designer at Roland Mouret, who spotted her pattern-cutting abilities early on. A paid internship working in the Mouret technical...

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