Remembering Designer Gina Fratini

I sadly learned yesterday that my first mentor, the wonderful Fashion Designer Gina Fratini passed away on May 25th 2017, Ironically exactly 30 years from the day we first met and she presented me with my Designer of Year award at my graduation show in 1987. Gina was 85 years young. I completely missed her obituary in WWD on June 9th, as that night we were flying home to Ireland and it was a hectic day at work. She created some of the most sought-after evening wear in the 70's and 80's, dressing everyone from members of the royal family, Diana...


Time's Up!

Last night's Golden Globe carpet was historic. Men and women banded together in a show of solidarity wearing black in support of the Time's Up Initiative.  THEIA was honored to have been represented on the red carpet at the award show by women including Kate Capshaw, Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, E! News Correspondent, Kristin Dos Santos & Access Hollywood host Alex Hudgens.  To further our commitment to this movement, we will be donating 10 % of the sales of all black dresses purchased at www.theiacouture.com now through January 31st  "At THEIA we have always celebrated the divine inner goddess in every woman, encouraging...


Fall 2017- Pearls of Wisdom

During these times of darkness and uncertainty, as we find ourselves in political and retail turmoil, designers seek to find ways to express themselves thru the medium of fashion, and keep their brands relevant and viable. The pearl came swimming in to my mind, just like the moon brings light to the darkness of the night sky. Thus the precious pearl formed the basis of this collection. The pearl’s unique properties imbue strength of spirit, integrity and purity, with the calming effect of balancing our Karma. These are the qualities I seek to drape the THEIA woman with. The dresses...