When The Merrion Hotel decided to create a garden restaurant at its elegant property in the heart of Dublin, it heralded a new fine dining experience in the capital. With The Merrion’s established and successful image, the uniforms for the Garden Room needed to have individuality while complementing the existing look. The Merrion appointed the celebrated Irish costume designer Consolata Boyle to design the uniforms; her extensive filmography includes designs for The Queen, The Iron Lady and Florence Foster Jenkins, for which she was Oscar-nominated.
Fashionizer’s role in The Garden Room project was to apply our 24 years of experience to delivering practical solutions for Ms Boyle’s designs. In keeping with the concept of luxurious elegance, Fashionizer sourced traditional high-quality fabrics including poplin pleated shirting, sharkskin and Prince of Wales check as well as bespoke details such piping detail and buttons for the dining room staff’s waistcoats. Manufacturing and delivery of the garments completed the project.
“We first started working with Fashionizer 18 years ago, they were instantly in tune with the image and the style of The Merrion. Over the years they have shown they also understand our priorities and the challenges of running a growing hotel operation. Their expertise in what makes a uniform work well for a hotel brand is invaluable, and we have been able to rely on them to help control our budgets. Their knowledge of fabrics and garment construction through to the fine detail, have made the uniforms for our newest project, The Garden Room, a great success. Fashionizer is flexible and professional to work with they have delivered uniforms which our staff love wearing.”
Tracy Glassett, HK Director The Merrion Hotel, Dublin.