Saturday November 28, 2020

Luxury Life: Crying out to be seen

For a collection that combines imaginative modernity with Victorian sensibilities, look no further than Irish designer Natalie B Coleman, writes Gillian Nelis

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

25th September, 2016
Tweed coat 1,200; hand-pleated oversized ruffle scarf 900 and right Wool and mohair top 290

There are few designers who can credibly claim to fuse tradition with modernity as intriguingly as Natalie B Coleman.

The Monaghan native worked with Molloy & Sons, a sixth generation weaving business, in Donegal to produce her autumn/winter collection – a collection that was sketched on a Microsoft Surface pro4. Coleman was named the company’s first Irish brand ambassador in 2013.

For the collection, which she has termed Gin Tears, Coleman was inspired...

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