Aisling Ahern is a young emerging milliner. Having studied architecture in University College Dublin an interest in fashion design emerged. As a result Aisling attended the Grafton Academy, Dublin where she furthered her knowledge of design and materiality. After attaining her first architecture degree Aisling spent a year in New York, where she split her time working with architectural firm 'Sydness Architects' and fashion designer 'Daryl Kerrigan', both in Manhattan . Arising from her studies and experience in both areas came a flare for millinery, the perfect culmination of architecture and fashion design. Using skills from both professions Aisling creates pieces of solid structure together with unique and striking form .