Plus Size Models: A response to Donal O’Shea’s interview with The Sunday Independent


Irish Professor Donal O’Shea (Ireland’s leading obesity expert) has spoken out recently against the ‘plus size revolution’ in modelling. Twenty-seven ‘plus size’ models were seen on the catwalks during New York fashion week this year, the most in the event’s history. O’Shea puts forward the viewpoint that ‘curvy’ models are sending out the wrong message […]

Returning trends: The trends that need to move over into 2017

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Where to begin? Although I’m almost certain we can all agree 2016 was a bit of a brutal year, it was kind to the world of fashion, bringing some of the best trends into our lives. Think of these trends as a silver lining in the year of Trump. Here at SIN Fashion we hope […]

Ivan Fahy: The boy who graduated in high heels

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From Sin to the Sun to Midday on TV3, Ivan Fahy is becoming a more and more prominent figure for the LGBT community. The androgynous model recently graduated from NUI Galway wearing heels. Ivan later appeared in Sin Newspaper with a self-written account of why he did it. You can find his article here: Breaking Tradition. His story […]

Breaking Tradition

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I’m the boy that graduated in high heels. Yes, him. I’m Ivan Fahy. I’m an androgynous model, a gender and LGBT activist, and a recent graduate of Psychology and Sociology & Politics. I decided to graduate in high heels simply because I wanted to and my graduation day was exactly that – mine – so I would exercise autonomy and […]

GTI place live models in Brown Thomas Windows

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The GTI Fashion Fiesta held the ‘Live Windows’ display in Brown Thomas on 1 April. The event marked the beginning of the big event, including the catwalk down Shop Street and the Fashion Show lead by leading Irish Designer Laura Jayne Halton.

A brand new social network (that probably won’t appeal to naturists)


Are you getting bored of Facebook and Twitter? Got an interest in fashion? Great! We’ve got just the network for you…

Top style at Socs and the City fashion show

Yes, there was a striptease!

Socs and the City is always a hugely popular event. But with all the latest fashion and a killer after party, what’s not to love? Ann-Marie Donelan reports on this year’s hugely successful event…

Fashion Innovation Awards a huge success

Sian Murphy, Miss Galway Laura Fox and Shahira Barry of Assets model agency. Photo courtesy of Shahira Barry

Our reporter Lyndsay Hughes got to sit in the front row at the Fashion Innovation Awards this year in the Radisson Blue hotel…

Prestigious Fashion Innovation Awards to be held in the Radison Blu

The Fashion Innovation Awards are to be held in the Radisson Blu this year.

The prestigious Fashion Innovation Awards are to be held here in Galway this year. Jane Kearns reports…

Galway designer dresses Oscar nominee


A Galway designer had the honour of dressing an Oscar nominee at the recent awards. Jane Kearns reports…