Taking cues from the 1964 film “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” and from her childhood growing up in rainy Ireland, Orla Kiely placed her models around a lamp-lit set wearing shiny belted raincoats, minidresses and wool coats with oversize buttons and a retro feel.

The presentation was charming; the clothes, a polished take on Kiely’s whimsical, girlish approach. A tiny cat print adorned the raincoats while a macro geometric floral bloomed on tunic dresses.

The designer accessorized her prim looks with chunky, platform T-bar sandals, all from the fall range Kiely created for the British shoemaker Clarks.

Taking cues from the 1964 film “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” and from her childhood growing up in rainy Ireland, Orla Kiely placed her models around a lamp-lit set wearing shiny belted raincoats, minidresses and wool coats with oversize buttons and a retro feel.


The presentation was charming; the clothes, a polished take on Kiely’s whimsical, girlish approach. A tiny cat print adorned the raincoats while a macro geometric floral bloomed on tunic dresses.

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