Joanne Hynes is a fashion designer, design consultant and a mother who approaches all projects with a unique vision.
A love of craft driven design techniques has developed into signature JH clothing and accessories, built over the past 15 years since graduating from Central Saint Martins MA in June 2001. Inherent in the JH signature is the identifiable approach of clashing elements, interplays of fabrics, colour and signature embellishment. Joanne Hynes accessories, including the iconic crystal collars, are available Internationally including Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge, Leeds and Dublin and from luxury stores across China, Dubai, Italy, Korea, Kuwait and Japan. Her Spring Summer 2012 catwalk collection at London Fashion Week piqued the attention of Pretty Polly, leading to the worldwide launch of JOANNE HYNES X PRETTY POLLY hosiery. The range was a sell out success worldwide including Barneys, Nordstrom, Topshop and Selfidges. In 2006, the sell out JOANNE HYNES FOR TOPSHOP range was launched in the UK and Ireland.
Joanne was awarded the Irish Tatler Women In Business Award for Fashion in 2009, Brown Thomas Designer of the Season in 2008 and listed as The Irish Tatler Top 1000 Business Women in 2014. Joanne returned to Ireland in 2012 and lives in County Wicklow, with her partner and three young daughters.