"Empowering Women through Style"
Laura-Jayne Halton is one of Ireland’s leading bespoke fashion designers. With an esteemed and award-winning design portfolio, Laura Jayne has created an aesthetic fusion that inspires instant recognition. Her designs have been showcased at a host of prestigious red carpet events, including the Academy Awards in LA, the Madrid International Film Festival, the World Music and Independent Film festival in Washington DC, The Memphis International Film Awards, The ‘Action On’ Film Festival in LA.. Laura Jayne specialises in beautiful bespoke outfits that transcend trends and seasons to provide timeless elegance for the most special occasions with a focus on clean lines, superior craft and expert tailoring. With a passion for great design spanning years in various disciplines and mediums, Laura Jayne has collaborated with global brands including Robb Report, Steinway Lyngdorf, Groundworks New York, Coty Fragrances and Sarah Jessica Parker. Laura Jayne recently presented a specially commissioned painting to Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton on her visit to Ireland. Laura Jayne is consistently inspired by nature, it's colours and textures that change with the seasons, organic shapes, classical architecture and mid century design. "simplicity is complexity resolved" - Constantin Brancusi
Laura Jayne has designed gowns for the Oscars red carpet on 4 occasions and is proud to work with some of Ireland's leading women in film. Empowering women through style always remains at the core of her design ethos. Inspiring female ambassadors of Laura Jayne’s designs include Irelands first female ambassador to the United States, Anne Anderson; Oscar Nominated Director Nora Twomey, Oscar-nominated producer Fodhla Cronin-O’Reilly, Campaigner & published author Vicky Phelan, LA actress and director Kathleen Davison, as well as several Irish female media and political personalities including Hildegarde Naughton, Frances Fitzgerald and Mairead Ronan.
Experience and Design Practice
Having studied Furniture Design at the Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design at GMIT Letterfrack, and Fashion Design at the Galway Technical Institute, Laura Jayne has worked in these fields for over 10 years. She has collaborated on International projects in furniture design, fine art, illustration and fashion. Major clients have included Sarah Jessica Parker, Steinway Lyngdorf, Groundworks New York, New York Custom Woodworks, The Robb Report Magazine as well as academic collaborations published with the National Museum of Denmark.
Media and Publications
Her work has become a frequent feature in both National and International media publications including IMAGE, Tatler, The Sunday Independent, The Sunday Business Post, Independent & LIFE & WEEKEND magazines. International publications that have featured Laura Jayne include NY Magazine, Washington Post Style, VOGUE Italia, Robb Report and Hollywood's Deadline Magazine.
Awards and Nominations
Laura Jayne Halton was awarded ‘One to Watch’ at the KFW awards in association with Image Magazine, and has been nominated for the Irish Fashion Innovation awards in both the ‘Student’ and ‘One to Watch’ categories and the Peroni Moda awards. Her work has won numerous accolades for most stylish at some of Ireland's most loved Race & Show Jumping events including Best Irish Design at the Galway Races, Best Dressed Lady at the Dublin Horse Show, Most Stylish at Leopardstown Gold Cup and Most Stylish Lady at the Continentally Classic Style Awards at the Intercontinental Dublin. Laura Jayne was awarded Business Woman of the Year at the Network Kildare Awards and won the Overall Business Woman of the Year - Arts Category at the Network Ireland Awards 2018.