Orla Kiely

This entry was posted on 4th July 2011

Orla Kiely is a designer of clothing and home products, which sell their distinctive ranges across the world. In 1993, Orla Kiely was commissioned by Harrods in London to produce a range of hats after her final catwalk show for her degree. This is when the Orla Kiely label was born. Her collections of soft accessories sold well and in 1994, she collaborated with Dermott Rowan. During her first show at London Fashion week, she secured her first order in Japan. In the following years, Orla was appointed as a consultant for Marks and Spencer, and also to expand ranges for Debenhams.  She then showed her collections on the catwalk at Paris fashion week and secured even more business worldwide. The Orla Kiely brand was growing at a spectacular rate and becoming incredibly popular in Japan and Korea, where her first standalone store was opened. By 2004, Sainsbury’s had contracted Orla to create home ware ranges alongside Sir Terrance Conran and today you will find Orla Kiely home ware and fashion in places such as John Lewis and Shoon. Her well-known multi stem logo is seen and used on a range of bedding, soft furnishings and accessories. She tends to use basic prints with bright retro colours giving a kind of 70’s feel but in a tactful way.

If you want simple and chic, Orla Kiely design is the way to go, and a lot of people love and admire her collections. You will even find an EVOKE digital Radio designed by Orla. Not only does Orla design home ware, you’ll find beautiful dresses and bags in her collection, some specifically for the modern woman and man, including bags made specifically for Apple laptops and devices. Take a look at the Orla Kiely collection, and brighten up your home with beautiful pieces.

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