TV personality and podcaster, Vogue Williams, stepped out in style yesterday in Cork where she hosted an exclusive garden party at Bloom, in the 5 star Hayfield Manor, Cork. The private event marked a very exciting collaboration between British brand, Hope & Ivy, and Love Cherish Boutique Cork. The two powerhouse businesses have joined forces to create an 8 piece dress collection for summer with effortless elegance in mind.
Esteemed members of the press, fashion enthusiasts and industry influencers were treated to an exclusive showcase of the collection ahead of its release on Fri 30th June at 7:00pm. Guests had the opportunity to mingle with the designers and gain exclusive insights into the inspiration and creative process behind the collection.
This collaboration marks a significant international milestone in the journey of both businesses. Collectively, the two brands have poured their passion and creativity into every piece, resulting in a harmonious blend of timeless classics with a modern twist that embody grace, confidence, and femininity.
Hope & Ivy, created by Beth Chilton and Sarah Sleightholm Hope, are known for their distinctive bohemian edge as well as pieces that exude confidence and femininity, epitomised by beautiful embroidery and hand-drawn prints.
“We are so excited for our Irish customers to have something special that was created with them in mind’ exclaims Beth from Hope & Ivy London.
Love Cherish boutique has been a stalwart of the Irish fashion scene for over a decade. This is the first international collaboration for Love Cherish who have been stocking the Hope & Ivy label for over 8 years. The Hope & Ivy brand has been a clear favourite for Irish shoppers for its effortless femininity and Love Cherish continue to be its largest Irish stockist.
“We already had a wonderful working relationship and I really respect and admire how both Sarah & Beth create beautiful, feminine collections that my customers love. But to get the opportunity to work with them on this is really, really special”, said Maeve, owner of Love Cherish.
ABOUT THE COLLECTION – HOPE & IVY X LOVE CHERISH
The collection, which will be released on the evening of 30th June 2023 to the public, is inspired by summer warmth and romantic florals – perfect for easy-to-wear, day into night, summer soirees or occasions.
An eclectic mix of sumptuously soft, flowing fabrics have been handpicked to ensure a luxurious feel against the skin and ease of wear. We can expect all the decadent detailing, delicate embellishments, vibrant prints and embroidery that have become the hallmark of Hope & Ivy dresses.
Crafted with real women in mind, this effortlessly chic collection is perfect for the busy woman who embraces her multifaceted lifestyle and needs a wardrobe that is equally as versatile, transitioning from day to night.