The ‘Hypnosis’ collection by young designer Ara Jo looks like something out of a strange dream, especially the garments that stretch over the wearer’s heads and necks. Some look like medieval torture devices. Unsurprisingly, these looks caught the eye of fashion stylist Nicola Formichetti, who chose one for Lady Gaga.
una burke born and brought up in North Ireland. Úna was nominated as “Breakthrough Designer” for “Global Fashion Awards” with the awards ceremony taking place on October 20th, in New York’s. Her AW11 film, META.MORPH, featuring Úna's collection, was selected by Diane Pernet and her panel of industry experts, and on September 18th, several of Úna's leather pieces were showcased in Singapore's 'World Runway Premiere', helping to rise a lot of money. So cool it's bondage, art and sexy.