Saturday November 28, 2020

The design duo drawing fashion inspiration from famous faces

Jill & Gill are becoming increasingly well known for their colourful prints and clothes that cover topical subjects and inspirational characters and, despite the latest lockdown, are upbeat about promoting the idea of supporting small and local businesses online

25th October, 2020
Jill Deering, left, and Gillian Henderson, aka design duo Jill & Gill work on illustration, at their pop-up shop which has been closed during the level 5 lockdown. Picture: Fergal Phillips.

“It’s busy,” Jill Deering says. “There’s a little bit of panic.”

From her vantage point in the Jill & Gill premises located at the junction of St Stephen’s Green and Grafton Street in Dublin, Deering can see out onto a busy Stephen’s Green, where shoppers are grappling with the situation unfolding before them: the prospect of a level 5 lockdown running throughout the country in less than...

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