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25th Feb 2015

Fashion In Full Bloom: Spring Summer Style from Clerys

Pretty prints, safari chic and monochrome with a twist are all on the menu at this iconic Dublin store.

Rebecca McKnight

It’s time to shake off the shackles of a lingering winter and embrace spring/summer with gleeful abandon.

That’s the message from iconic Dublin department store Clerys, who today hosted their first major fashion show off the year.

Models walked the runway in the landmark building’s rooftop space, formerly a restaurant, which had been transformed for the day into a cherry blossom garden.

Against a backdrop of the capital’s skyline, the fashion press took in the trends for the coming season…

Blossoms & Blooms


Left to right: 

Thalia – Floral Skirt, Joules, €69.95, Floral Shirt, Vero Moda, €39.95

Abby – Floral Raincoat, Joules, €49.95, Floral Jersey Dress, Joules, €69.95

January – Mint Coat, Benetton, €119, Floral Scuba Dress, Izabel at StylistPick €38

Lynn – Floral Sundress, Benetton, €63.95

Luxe Layering


Left to right: 

Karen: Printed Tunic, Crea Concept, €135, White Trousers, Crea Concept, €149

Thalia: Jacquard Jacket, Sahara, €162, Black Knit Top, Naya at Irish Designs, €94.95, Printed Trousers, Vero Moda, €24.95

January: Brocade Coat, Sahara, €272, Cream Top, The Masai Clothing Co, €84, Grey Trousers, Sahara, €120

Abby: Printed Jacket, Vero Moda, €26.95, Black Top, Mango, €9.95, Grey Linen Trousers, East, €99

Cruise Cool


Left to right: 

Sarah: Yellow Coat, Joules, €129.95, Striped Tunic, CC, €95

Lynn: Tweed Jacket, Précis, €179, Printed Dress, Warehouse, €55,

January: Pink Jacket, White Stuff, €107, Printed Top, Warehouse, €40, Navy Shorts, Benetton, €43.95

Thalia: Red Parka, Windsmoor, €199, Printed Dress, Uttam Boutique, €65

On Safari


Left to right: 

Sarah: Khaki Shirt, Warehouse, €55, Khaki Trousers, Warehouse, €50

Lynn: Patterned Knit, Mela Loves London, €31, Animal Print Tunic, The Masai Clothing Co, €84

January: Long Knit Cardigan, Les 100 Ciels, €99, Shirt Dress, Warehouse, €63

Thalia: Tan Biker Jacket, Miss Selfridge, €74, Net Top, Naya at Irish Designs, €69.95, Leopard Print Trousers, Miss Selfridge, €34

Global Traveller


Left to right: 

Lynn: Embroidered Dress, Benetton, €79.95, Scarf, East, €63

January: Ethnic Print Dress, Mela Loves London, €32, Scarf, East, €50

Sarah: Printed Shirt, East, €69, Embroidered Shorts, Benetton, €53.95, Scarf, East, €63

Abby: Printed Kimono, Oasis, €53, Printed Top, Oasis, €53, Printed Trousers, East, €74, Bag, East, €50

In Black and White


Left to right: 

Karen: Floral Jumpsuit, Miss Selfridge, €74

Thalia: Kimono, Warehouse, €47, Printed Top, Warehouse, €50, White Skirt, Fee G, €133

Sarah: Tomato Wrap, CC, €67, Printed Top, Sisley, €59.95, Printed Trousers, Sisley, €69.95

Abby: Black Jacket, Colebrook by Windsmoor, €79, Printed Top, Warehouse, €40, Printed Trousers, Warehouse €55

“Our spring/summer show is all about surprise and delight” commented Judy Cimdins, buying director for womenswear at Clerys. “This season, we have taken our fashion friends to a new space, presented as they have never seen before, and we showed our key brands in a fresh way. Labels like East, White Stuff, CC and Joules are ideal for updating your wardrobe for spring/summer and high street favourites such as Miss Selfridge and Warehouse offer key pieces at such affordable prices.”