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Thursday 24 July 2014

Rebecca scoops fashion awards

Published 22/04/2014|05:40

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Rebecca Marsden.

A SLIGO fashion designer has scooped two top prizes at the prestigious Goldenegg Fashion Innovation Awards in Galway.

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25-year old Rebecca Marsden, from Tully, Calry, won the Fashion Design of the Year Award and the Irish Fashion Innovation Award.

Her entry was a six piece collection that showcased knitwear, accessory pieces, various textures and her autumn/winter collection.

Soon after graduation in 2012, she was a winner of a young designers competition in Milan.

Rebecca is a former student of Sligo Grammar School and Limerick College of Art and Design.

She was also presented with the Limerick IT award for the most Innovative use of materials in a graduate collection.

Her designs have been on display Brown Thomas in Dublin

She has been interested in design from an early age.

She said: "I loved looking at all the old musicals and the costumes. It's something I wanted to pursue and it's nice to get recognition."

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