The loves of my life: Helen Cody, fashion designer
Published 17/08/2015 | 02:30
The fashion designer on her inspirational father, a hand-smocked dress her mother made and the man who doesn't want to change her.
My father, always setting the bar so high; sometimes so high we couldn't see it - but when we got there . . .
Picking cowrie shells on the beach in Skerries when I was a little girl
The moment of the day
When I wake up really early and it's not raining, and I bring the dogs for a walk
Secret Garden by Bruce Springsteen
Dior and I. Breathtaking
My best friend, the most inspiring man I know
Room, by Emma Donoghue. It's soon to be released as a film, directed by Lenny Abrahamson
A diamond snowflake
A red-and-white hand-smocked dress my mother made me, with matching red patent Mary Jane shoes. I was four, my first fashion moment
My iPad, I'm addicted
The pet hate
Too much noise; selfishness, rudeness and lack of generosity
The person who understands me best and doesn't want to change me
The beauty product
Organic face oil by a little chemist in London; magic stuff
The next one, I'm exhausted!
The piece of advice
The Shelbourne, D2
I'm lucky, my work is my hobby
The part of my body
My dogs. Everyone loves them!
Never taking the good things that happen for granted
Wild orange and peppermint oils by doTerra
Melted Saint-Marcellin and a glass of Bordeaux at Les Editeurs in Saint-Germain, Paris, on a cold evening
Helen's new collection is launching soon, see helencody.com
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