Sunday August 9, 2020

Indian inspiration for Cork designer

The new collection from Caroline Matthews draws creative strength from Eastern promise, fluidity of shape and interchangeability

14th June, 2015
Armour style leather top, €170; leather skirt, €250

For the last seven years, Cork-based designer Caroline Matthews has made it her business to dazzle Irish brides with her perfectly poised wedding gowns. And for the past year, women have been able to capture her style in their everyday wear too, with a new ready-to-wear Caroline Matthews collection.

Inspired by Indian summers, fluid shapes and interchangeability, her SS15 collection is quietly provocative, versatile but not overly functional. Materials are Italian crepe and soft lamb...

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