Cirque Fashion Show took place 01 September 2016 at Barry’s Amusements, Portrush, Northern Ireland. The fashion show was in aid of WOMEN’S AID, SAMARITANS, CANCER FUND FOR CHILDREN and here you can discover the talent that went into the show.
Discover the models, photographers, makeup artists and more from Northern Ireland. More to come.
Here is the Live Stream if you missed this show. Check this out world.
The Show Live Stream
Shauna Fay Collection
Talent Of Northern Ireland
— Cirque Fashion Show (@cirquefashion) June 10, 2016
Glynneth Barren is rocking her stunning jewellery designs with fashion covers with Rihanna, to the David Bowie Table at the Ritz Carlton in the Bowie film to the pool of talent that’s in Belfast, N. Ireland.
A chance meeting between Fashion Stylist Cindy McKendry and LA based Jewellery designer Glynneth B at The MTV awards led to this stunning collection shot in the back streets of Belfast on a typically dark damp day , this Couture collection of Jewels is more normally at home on wrists , fingers and necks of Beyonce , Rihanna and Michelle Obama and only available in the UK from Harvey Nicholls but with a little persuasion and a lot of charm (not lacking in Ireland), Cindy secured the exclusive use of the much sought after jewels . Cindy’s vision was to dig deep into the Roots of Belfast’s Punk Rock past to highlight the edgier side to the range , enlisting the help Hairstylist Paul Stafford , photographer Catherine Mckenzie , Make Up artist Tippy Longronio and Designers Shauna Fay and Emma Gillles of Crafty Couture . Taking inspiration from Punk Icons Debbie Harry Patti Smith Joey Ramone and Iggy Pop , the shoot centred around Models Rebekah and Caroline taking on new personas to reenact fictional punk Heroines in a dark moody City -scape setting , using the everyday surroundings give the shoot a sense of reality and grittiness whilst still retaining a feeling of urban fashion cool .
Credits : Styling and Concept Cindy Mckendry (07788203191) Photography . Catherine Mackenzie (07729125014) Make Up Tippy Logronio (07919030884) .Hair Paul Stafford @ Stafford Hair Hair Assistants Amy Cartright Lena McNally Jimmy Beech Models Rebekah Mc Creesh( and Caroline McMemin (for model details contact info@staffords ) Fashion Shauna Fay (07592339748)and Emma Gilles (07598018855)
Music; David Bowie “Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide”.
These shot in Crafty Belfast Dublin rd Belfast .
Glynneth Barren and Shauna Fay , British and Irish Designers – One Mission – Rock Fashion! – Rihanna to Belfast.
David Bowie has been an imminence inspiration for the very reserved (in her British way) designer Glynneth Barren. Some came to know her rocking jewelry design at the David Bowie Table, at the Ritz Bar, Ritz Carlton Hotel Toronto during the Toronto International Film Festival. If your collection is to arrive in style then why not in a private jet from Los Angeles.
I am blessed and very fortunate to be surrounded by women of such great talent and style that I am at times left without words, by the sheer magic being created. From the arms of Rihanna to a photo-shoot in Belfast.
Magic is being created at this very moment in Belfast, Ireland where designer Shauna Fay is busy designing a leather hot-pant suit to compliment the jewelry design of Glynneth Barren for a photo shoot to take place in Belfast this Grammy weekend. Stylist Cindy McKendry a talent in her own right had this to say ;
“This was a surreal day, in a lovely way. My lovely friend Glynneth Barren who is an international jewelry designer has flown in her jewels from L.a for a shoot. I am sitting here with the bracelet Rihanna wore in this shoot . Her stuff is unlike anything I have ever seen in my life. So delighted to be shooting them in N.Ireland . Glynneth has designed for Beyonce, Michelle Obama, Keisha, there really is no-one in Hollywood she hasn’t had in her jewels. So excited to be working with them..all like works of art.Catherine MacKenzie, Paul Stafford, Tippy Logronio-Mua, Shauna Fay, Emma Gilles, Rebekah McCreesh and Caroline McMenamin”
It is the first time that Glynneth Barren’s amazing jewelry has landed in Ireland, and it is just pure magic that is being created by women of passion for style, arts, and fashion today in Belfast, Ireland.
Here is a look of what Shauna is up to as I write this post.
— Shauna Fay (@ShaunaFay_) January 25, 2014
Here is some of Glynneth’s jewelery at work during the Toronto Film Festival, at the David Bowie Table.
“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” – Coco Chanel
In the sky the North Star is always constant, a fixed position that has guided so many. In our world everything is moving, constantly changing, shifting, and with each move we interact with those who cross our path. The universe is always presenting us with opportunities yet some of us are not awake to recognize this and keep moving.
I came to a screeching stop when my stylist friend Cindy McKendry brought Northern Irish designer Shauna Fay to my attention.
So ladies, if you are planing something for Oscars, to Royal Ascot guess what the talented Shauna Fay can hook you up with style.
Here is the interview with Shauna Fay:
1. What got you interested in fashion?
It hard to explain but I feel like I was born with fashion in my blood, as I can’t remember not being into fashion. I don’t remember having that eureka kind of moment were I thought ‘I think I’ll be a fashion designer’ it was just always what I was going to be without a doubt in my mind. As a child I spent most of my time drawing dresses, my mother tells me about how I drew dresses on the wall or all over my mum’s books, I just drew everywhere and I still have some of them now and they are hilarious!
2. What or who were your inspiration?
When I was young we lived in a very remote part of the country, my mother used to sew and knit and I certainly think that inspired me, this was the beginning of seeing the beginning phases of fashion design and how things were made. I also used to love watching the annual Rose of Tralee contest here in Ireland to see all the gowns, I remember thinking “wow! I want one of my dresses to be on that stage someday!” As I got older I loved to watch Top Of The Pops to see what all the pop stars were wearing and The Euro-vision Song Contest was a big event and I can still remember costumes from it as far back as twenty years ago!
3.Where does your creativity for what you will design come from? Just pops in your head, dream, a film you watched etc.?
To be honest I think a lot of my creativity just pops into my head, I really enjoy just draping fabric on a stand and seeing what I come up with and I am always pushing my technical skills to the limit. If I get inspired by anything its usually old black and white films, women were so feminine back then and not afraid to be a woman. I’m a big fan of corsetry and structure in clothing and showing of the female form to its full potential.
4. What are some of the challenges you have faced?
The major challenges I have faced to date are the economic climate and working for myself. It can be tough when you have to make all the decisions yourself and are fully responsible for your collection and whether or not you get it right. Especially with the recession people aren’t willing to part with money for things they don’t really need, but I do believe that quality speaks for itself and a stylish one off piece or a designer piece is an investment.
5. What was the highlight for you in 2012, and what are your goals for the future?
My Highlight of 2012 was dressing a wonderful actress Jayne Wisener and a very successful model for the IN! Magazine glamour awards in November! A year ago I wasn’t very well known and I hadn’t been approached to dress anyone for these awards but it’s amazing what putting yourself out there, having some confidence and showing your talent can do! My goals for the future are to see my own range in some high-end boutiques, eventually go international with my collections and the all time dream is to see one of my gowns on the red carpet at the Oscars!
6. Do you have any favorite designers?
For me as an up and coming designer I have a lot of favorite designers who I love to watch and get inspired from. Old style Dior is iconic for me as it’s the style I remember most from my childhood and for me it epitomizes the woman. I’m a huge fan of the red carpet and personally it’s hard to find any fault with Elie Saab, the workmanship and skill involved in the gowns alone is amazing. Mcqueen, for me, is one of the major fashion designers, in my opinion their gowns stole the show at this year’s Golden Globes and their couture is always show stopping!!
7. If you could design something for the Oscars who would you like to see walk down the red carpet in your design?
This is a tough one but at the moment I would have to go with Anne Hathaway, a stunning, confident natural beauty, no airs or graces just a very talented woman who seems very comfortable in her own skin.