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SHE’S A RAINBOW
Who is Olivia Rubin?
Having trained at the prestigious Central St Martins in London, Olivia Rubin has worked in the fashion world as a print and textile designer for over 15 years at Alexander McQueen, Dior and John Galliano.
Now, a mother, Rubin says launching her eponymous line gave her a chance to celebrate her aesthetic which has become an Instagram hit with influencers across the globe from Laura Wills of The Fashion Bug and Instagram’s Head of Fashion Eva Chen filling their feeds full of Rubin’s rainbow colour. She's is making the world a more colourful place one dress at a time.
Olivia Rubin talks through the inspiration behind her rainbow motif, love of colour and the amazing styles that will be appearing in our Dublin store this spring/summer.
Olivia's latest collection is full of bold, bright and cheery summer wardrobe looks, from pretty floral dresses and skirts to her bold sequin rainbow dresses and skirts. Perfect for all the summer occasions coming your way, she offers something really feminine and unique that work for both wedding guest looks and as bright updates to your wardrobe. She says: “Rainbow sequins are my forever classics,” take one look and they will be yours this summer too.
Her styling tips for summer in the city is to choose one of her skirts (the Penelope or Rainbow) and style with a simple tank or t-shirt. Skirts being so versatile to dress up or down. For a trip to the beach or a outdoor wedding her simple Polly dress and Mila dresses can be slipped on with decorative sandals and a basket bag.
Olivia Rubin styles to look out for: Rainbow Skirt, Kylie Dress, Danni Dress.
I like designing outfits that will have an individual edge to everything else out there. That is why my sequins and use of fabric and colour is so key to what I do. I want people to think ‘I’ve never seen a dress like this before...Olivia Rubin
COLOUR INSPIRATION: ICE-CREAM SHADES
“I am definitely drawn to the ice-cream coloured houses of Notting Hill where I live and work, I think my Spring Summer 2019 collection looks good enough to eat!
Styles to look out for: Viola Dress, Mila Dress, Polly Dress, Kylie Dress, Penelope Skirt.
WHO'S WEARING OLIVIA RUBIN?
Olivia has garnered a huge following on Instagram over the last few season with everyone from Fearne Cotton, who Olivia says: “is a doll and just as beautiful on the inside as out.” to influencers Aimee Song from Song of Style and Laura Wills of Fashion Bug. But the question remains how will you wear your Rubin?
Styles to look out for: Peony Dress, Lola Mini Dress, Sienna Dress.
Saoirse Ronan is on my wishlist of celebrities to dress, she has that naturally beautiful look that I am drawn to. What I love about my Irish customers is that they love colour. I think Olivia Rubin and Brown Thomas will be a perfect match!Olivia Rubin
Olivia Rubin is available online and in store now.