Under her skin

A fashion designer, an artist and an émigré: Úna Burke says that good things come to those who wait

18th March, 2018
7
Úna Burke: ‘I was forced to emigrate, essentially, because Ireland doesn’t take the business of fashion seriously enough’ Pic: Fergal Phillips

Úna Burke may forever be associated with one word: Gaga.

“I know,” says Burke, on the phone from London. “A celebrity finds you, and suddenly you’re a success story. But there’s a lot more required to maintain a business.”

Lady Gaga found Úna Burke in 2010, commissioning the barely graduated designer to create pieces for her live shows. This happy accident translated to overnight and international...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories