Shelly Corkery, fashion director
Shelly Corkery is fashion director of the Brown Thomas Group. From Cork, Shelly has been working in fashion since leaving school in the mid-1980s and has been with Brown Thomas for 17 years. Passionate about Irish design, Shelly launched CREATE seven years ago and the annual celebration of Irish talent has grown year-on-year and now encompasses over 20 new and up-and-coming designers. The installation will run for six weeks from July 3 in Brown Thomas Dublin. Shelly travels all over the world to fashion houses such as Dior, Prada and Gucci to bring the latest collections back to Brown Thomas. She lives in Dublin with her partner and daughter, Cameron.