Orla Kiely

The Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern exhibition

Fashion Scoops

Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern Opens at London’s Fashion & Textile Museum

The exhibition spans two decades with more than 150 pieces on show.

clock May 23, 2018Lorelei Marfil


Fashion Show Reviews

Orla Kiely RTW Fall 2018

French model Charlotte Martin – and friend of David Bowie – was the muse of the season and pointed to her free–flowing hair and dreamy style.

clock February 16, 2018Lorelei Marfil

Orla Kiely to Open Boutique on Bleecker Street.

Fashion Scoops

London’s Fashion and Textile Museum to Mount Orla Kiely Exhibit

The exhibition will run from May 25 to September 2018.

clock July 25, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Orla Kiely Pre-Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Orla Kiely Pre-Fall 2017

Orla Kiely worked geometric patterns, in a palette of pink, mustard, brown and black, into this collection of Sixties-inspired silhouettes.

clock December 8, 2016Samantha Conti

Top Left: Orla Kiely’s leather bag. Bottom Left: Stuart Weitzman's suede bag. Left: Sophie Hulme’s leather tote

Accessory Trends

Marc Jacobs and Artist Julie Verhoeven Set the Appliqué Bag Trend on Fire

With a nod to the groovy era of the Seventies, patchwork and appliqué bags are back for spring.

clock November 7, 2016Roxanne Robinson

Orla Kiely to Open Boutique on Bleecker Street.

Designer and Luxury

Orla Kiely to Open New Bleecker Street Boutique

The new store features Kiely’s ready-to-wear, handbags and accessories collections.

clock October 24, 2016Lisa Lockwood

Orla Kiely RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Orla Kiely RTW Spring 2017

Seventies folk music festivals inspired the British designer’s print-centric lineup.

clock September 8, 2016Roxanne Robinson

Black dresses for sale at Monoprix.


France’s Monoprix Names New Chairman

Régis Schultz joins the supermarket chain from electronics retailer Darty.

clock August 19, 2016Miles Socha

Theresa May is applauded by Conservative Party members of parliament outside the Houses of Parliament in London.


Britain Prime Minister Theresa May Puts Fashion High on the Agenda

With her kitten heels and leopard prints, Theresa May has been cutting a stylish swath through Westminster.

clock July 13, 2016Samantha Conti

Orla Kiely Orla La film

Fashion Scoops

Orla Kiely Releases Short Fashion Film

The film is meant to highlight the collection — which she has dubbed Orla La — to consumers and wholesale clients.

clock March 17, 2016Lorelei Marfil

Orla La RTW Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Orla La RTW Fall 2016

Kiely was inspired by British Fifties and Sixties kitchen sink drama; The New Wave; and Northern soul, the early Seventies British dance movement based on American soul.

clock March 7, 2016Lorelei Marfil

Orla Kiely Pre-Fall 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Orla Kiely Pre-Fall 2016

For her first pre-fall collection, Orla Kiely was feeling nostalgic for the Seventies.

clock December 10, 2015Lorelei Marfil

The Duchess of Cambridge Erdem

Fashion Scoops

The Duchess of Cambridge Attends Charity Events

The duchess wore a grey Orla Kiely dress.

clock October 27, 2015Lorelei Marfil

This Is Uniform RTW Spring 2016

Fashion Features

London Designers Turn to Unlikely Presentation Spaces

London designers seeking to stretch fashion week budgets or distinguish themselves turned to unlikely spaces for non-runway presentation inspiration.

clock October 1, 2015Samantha Conti

Orla Kiely Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Orla Kiely RTW Spring 2016

The late Sixties and early Seventies are Orla Kiely’s favorite years, and this season she gave her silhouettes a dose of summertime glamour, as seen through the lens of Slim Aarons and the eyes of Lily Pulitzer.

clock September 19, 2015Samantha Conti



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