FHH’s Blog

‘La Rinascita’, the Rebirth of Fashion

In her designer collection, ‘La Rinascita’, Siobhan Walsh has reinvented Renaissance fashion for the modern era. The collection takes inspiration from nearly every sphere of Renaissance art. Reminiscent of the Sans Marco Piazza in Venice, her use of jet-black feathers to open and close the collections centrepiece (pictured) recalls, in...

Marcelo Rodrigues – “Infection Plumis”

Dublin based designer Marcelo Rodrigues’s Gothic inspired collection Infection Plumis truly articulates the creative gift that has shaped his life. Born in Brazil, Rodrigues spent most of his education and professional life exploring the creative arts. Having worked in both the small screen and as a professional photographer, Rodrigues is a...

Claire Sheridan and the Design of Famine

Drawing inspiration from the ‘coffin ship voyage’ of Irish immigrants during the Great Hunger (1845- 1852), Claire Sheridan’s final year collection closed the Dublin Institute of Design Fashion Show. Entitled Honora’s Voyage, Sheridan’s work draws largely on the use of dark and light colors. However, far from binary, Sheridan’s collection is an...

25% Off All May Bridal Alterations

In celebration of the wedding season, the Fashion Hothouse is offering a 25% reduction on all bridal alterations. We also took the chance to sit down with our in-house stylist and designer Jill Wilde to find out what’s in and what’s out in bridal fashion. The mind behind Wilde by...

Why Produce Nationally?

Burberry, A Case Study It’s 1856 and 21 year-old dressmaker Thomas Burberry has founded a brand that will stay true to its heritage for 159 years and counting. Burberry keeps the legacy of made-in-England by only manufacturing their products in the country of their design. While nearly every designer brand outsource production to...

The Future of the Fashion Hothouse

Who We Are At the Fashion Hothouse, we specialize in giving life to fashion fantasies – for designers, companies and everyday creatives. The Fashion Hothouse stands as one of the lasts bastions of Irish garment manufacturing. Our services include custom orders, production, sampling, drafting, alterations and consultation. What We’ve Done...

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Manufacturing in Ireland

International telecommunications giant Three needed customer service uniforms for their hospitality staff at the ThreeArena in Dublin. So with Advertising Agency 'Modern Green' we were commissioned to develop and manufacture nearly 500 garments in their brand colours... READ MORE