Fashion writer and presenter Rob Kenny returns with his annual 'stylish Irish' list, detailing the impossibly chic creators to follow, whether they were born in Ireland or moved to our shores.

From Hollywood stars like Ruth Negga and Barry Keoghan to Irish designers like Audrey Hamilton and Simone Roch, these are the fabulous fashionistas to follow in 2022.

1. Zeda

To name but a few of the hats she wears, Zeda is a stylist, director, creative director, costume designer, and personal shopper based in Dublin. She is the fashion editor of VIP Publishing, working on all things fashion with publications such as Stellar and VIP. She is also the go-to stylist for some of Ireland's best-dressed celebrities including Erica Cody and Aimée.

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2. BillyKiss

BillyKiss is the Nigerian-born, Dublin-raised It Girl of 2022. BillyKiss oozes confidence and makes her work look effortless, resulting in some of her most recent styling reels earning millions of views. She's your go-to muse for all things streetwear, particularly if you love bold colours and statement pieces.

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3. Lea Heart

21-year-old Lea Heart is a singer-songwriter from Kildare that launched her career on TikTok in late 2020. Since then the Older singer's career has gone from strength to strength, and she has been serving some serious 90's inspired looks on her IG - as do all the cool kids of her age. She is serving some serious early Britney and Xtina pop-star glam!

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4. Abeeb Yusuf

Model and creative fashion and lifestyle content creator Abeeb Yusuf's styling videos has garnered him notoriety online over the past few months. The Dublin-based social media star has nailed the tricky hack of making high-street fashion look luxurious.

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5. James O'Connor

James O'Connor is a rising star in the fashion industry. Based in London, the Irish model - who you may recognise as a regular on the ASOS website - pairs 80s-style garments with modern pieces, completing his look with his signature shaved head. Whether he is shooting incredibly stylised social content or attending exclusive Armani PR events, he is always impeccably put together, representing Dublin to the highest fashion standards.

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6. KhakiKid

Hailing from Dublin, Khakikid is a 22-year-old alt-rapper who can't seem to take anything seriously, apart from his style. His sound is eclectic and cool, and the same rings true for his fashion sense.

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7. Moya Mawhinney

Ireland's answer to Emma Chamberlain, Moya Mawhinney is living the 'Irish gal in London' dream, all while serving eternally-chic looks. Moya is a lover of baggy pants, chunky boots, slip dresses and crop tops, almost always paired with a vintage designer bag.

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8. Aisling Chan

Aisling Chan uses her Instagram to give style enthusiasts daily outfit inspiration. The Irish Influencer is the queen of pairing a chic yet high fashion dress with a killer stiletto. She and her fellow influencer besties Emma Noodle and Freya Broni recently took a trip to Lisbon and if you need some holiday outfit inspo, look no further.

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9. Erica Cody

Songstress Erica Cody has been making waves in the music industry over the years, serving some superstar-in-the-making looks on the way. The Love Like This singer has been on the festival circuit for the past few months putting some noteworthy stage fits together.

Erica Cody

10. Calam Lynch

Calam Lynch may have been born in the UK, but he has an Irish passport and Irish parents, so we are claiming the actor as ours for this list. The Bridgeton star keeps things debonair with smart suits and tuxedos on the red carpet, but remains laid back when out of the spotlight.

Calam Lynch attends the "Bridgerton" Series 2 World Premiere at Tate Modern on March 22,
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11. Aisling Kavanagh

Irish fashion designer Aisling Kavanagh is the go-to designer for fabulous girly accessories. Aisling is having such a big moment right now, with her signature sleeves, hair bows and matching bags being worn by Irish celebrities such as Doireann Garrihy, Aideen Kate Murphy and Roz Purcell. The designer is all about "dopamine dressing" with outfits drenched in colour.

12. Ryan Hennessy

Frontman of Irish band Picture This, Ryan's style is impossible to define as it's constantly changing. His wardrobe riffs on oversized tailoring, double-breasted blazers and high-waisted trousers, offering a vintage aesthetic while maintaining an air of casual, street-wise slick.

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13. Neil Patrick Collins

Neil Patrick Collins defines his style as 'smart street', mixing loud statement items with more refined quality garments. The former Roscommon GAA player turned business hotshot uses his Instagram to showcase both his artwork and slick style.

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14. Amanda Ade

As a powerful voice in the Irish BLM movement and as Creative Director of Black and Irish, Amanda has used her influence to enlighten the Irish community on prejudice and race. Expect to see her experimenting with color and a variety of shapes and styles when it comes to her dress sense, casually styling a printed shirt with the same attention to detail and grace that she would at an event wearing a power suit.

Amanda Ade

15. Audrey Hamilton

Irish pop-art artist and designer Audrey Hamilton has gained an incredible 55.8k followers on Instagram, and is the queen of luxury athleisure, mixing tracksuits with runners or heels. Her easy day-to-night looks always look fab while remaining super comfortable. The artist took her love of style and unique eye further last year by launching her own luxury athleisure brand Audrey Hamilton Apparel.

Audrey Hamilton

16. Katja Mia

Model and presenter Katja has a vibrant and confident sense of style. Her enviable wardrobe pairs bright colours that complement her striking features. Expect neon hues matched with mini handbags and leather jackets. Her gorgeous locks and Hollywood smile add the perfect finishing touches to every look.

17. Barry Keoghan

Dublin actor Barry Keoghan has come a long way from his modest beginnings, now starring alongside Hollywood greats like Colin Farrell and Angelina Jolie. The actor's style has evolved too since his early career and the 29-year-old is on his way to becoming Ireland's next big fashion icon, frequently appearing at fashion week shows and turning heads on the red carpet.

Barry Keoghan

18. Sinéad Burke

Sinéad Burke is an author, innovator, activist, and was the first person with achondroplasia to walk the pink carpet in Met Gala history in 2019. Sinéad favours stunning glam gowns as well as expertly fitted and structured suits. She works with companies like Gucci and Victoria Beckham to promote the need for inclusivity and diversity in fashion. The Irish woman has graced the cover of British Vogue, delivered a Ted Talk, and is currently undertaking a PhD in human rights education - all while dressed in bespoke designer couture.

Sinead Burke
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19. Ruth Negga

Etheropian-Irish actress Ruth Negga's red carpet looks are perpetually glamorous and beautifully minimal. Ruth emerged as an international star in 2016, when she earned a best-actress Academy Award nomination. The Love/Hate star has since appeared on the cover of Vogue and her effortlessly chic looks have found her named on plenty of international best-dressed lists.

Ruth Negga
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20. Nicola Coughlan

With the success of Derry Girls and her leading role in Bridgeton, Nicola Coughlan is owning the small screen, and her rise to fame has seen her clad in some fabulous attire. From the elaborate purple Valentino gown she wore to this year's BAFTAs to the custom Richard Quinn dress she wore to the MET gala earlier this year, Nicola has certainly solidified her title as an Irish style icon.

Nicola Coughlan
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21. Niamh O'Sullivan

Niamh O'Sullivan's Instagram feed is a feast for the eyes, alternating between the curated fashion and the mouth-watering meals she prepares. A fan of a trench and a designer bag, Niamh is dedicated to slow fashion and her style is minimalist, neutral, and elegant.

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22. PJ Kirby

Podcast host and dancing king PJ Kirby dominates the Irish podcast charts. The I'm Grand Mam co-host is not afraid to push boundaries with his style, pairing an uber-masculine piece with a skirt and always striking the perfect balance between bold and sophisticated.

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23. Sophie Murray

Who isn't envious of Sophie Murray's wardrobe? The Irish influencer is always bang on trend. The queen of Zara finds has been inspiring the masses with her fashion and beauty finds, most recently going viral for using a blinger to achieve the ultimate festival look.

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24. Emma Noodle

Emma's Instagram has flourished since she started posting her signature OOTD mirror selfies, which is not surprising given that she is consistently impeccably cool and glam. The London-based influencer has a knack for finding the best bargains on the high street and styling them to perfection.

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25. Daryl McCormack

As Emma Thompson's lover for hire, Daryl McCormack turned in a star-making performance in Good Luck to You, Leo Grande. The 29-year-old heartthrob is making a name for himself on the silver screen, and his big green eyes, soft Irish accent, chiselled cheekbones and dapper red carpet looks are making us swoon!

Daryl McCormack
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26. Brian Conway

Stylist Brian Conway started his fashion career working at JW Anderson in London before building his career in Dublin, where he was awarded Irish Fashion Stylist of the Year at the Irish Fashion Industry Awards. His big book of past work often includes clients such as Vogue and Dazed & Confused. Needless to say, the man knows how to dress.

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27. Aisling Franciosi

Irish actress Aisling Franciosi is cementing her status as a red carpet darling. Whether she's stepping out in Chanel, Miu Miu or Givenchy, it is impossible to omit the budding star from a best-dressed list.

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28. Paddy Smyth

VIP Magazine's nominee for most stylish man in 2022, Paddy Smyth, constantly showcases his unique style by regularly rocking the red carpet with an array of show-stopping looks. An outspoken activist and style icon - what's not to love?

Paddy Smyth

29. James Kavanagh

Takeaway Titans co-host and Instagram influencer James Kavanagh is an Irish menswear icon who always seems to be one step ahead of the style curve. Owing to his big, outgoing personality, the Dublin man is never one to shy away from bold trends.

James Kavanagh

30. Holly Carpenter

Model, entrepreneur, and content creator Holly Carpenter frequently posts pictures of her outfits to Instagram, mixing girlie glam, all-black ensembles, and slick casual wear with trainers and subtle accessories. No stranger to a red carpet, Holly is the queen of pulling off a statement dress.

Holly Carpenter
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31. Stephen Byrne

Radio presenter Stephen Byrne's style is ever evolving and no matter what trend he tries, he effortlessly nails it. He can experiment with different hairstyles (he is currently rocking a perm) and alternates between daytime cool and dapper evening wear with ease.

32. Lauren Bejaoui

Fashion blogger Lauren Bejaoui is a longstanding Irish Instagram star. Thanks to her to-die-for social media snaps, brooding selfies, and monochromatic aesthetic, Lauren effortlessly sets herself apart from other fashion and beauty bloggers.

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33. Marianne Smyth

Image fashion columnist Marianne, who boasts 322k IG followers, is a chic minimalist's dream. Her French elegance will inspire your ultimate capsule wardrobe as she regularly tags high street brands but makes them look impossibly high-end.

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34. Hannah Saunders

PR maven Hannah Saunders never has a fashion day off. Hannah always creates a lasting impression with her bold looks. Whether Hannah dresses for an elegant work appearance or an all-out party dazzle, she makes every street her runway.

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35. Clementine MacNeice

As the stylist for shows like Dancing with the Stars and The Voice, Clementine is familiar with styling the stars, and her French heritage is evident in her style. From playful high street looks for summer style inspiration to cosy autumnal wear, Clementine knows how to keep things glam regardless of the season.

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36. Jodie Wood

Fashion and beauty content creator Jodie's daily go-to attire favours a sleek style with structural layers and sparkling runners. Jodie's summer wardrobe includes eye-catching pieces like dazzling bright summer dresses or a baseball cap and blazer for a more casual look.

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37. Adam Fogarty

Dancer and #OOTD lover Adam Fogarty embodies polished cool. Adam mixes luxury fashion brands and leisurewear with ease, topped off with his perfectly-platinum blond locks. If you're into high-end street style, Adam is your guy.

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38. Courtney Smith

Courtney Smith is no stranger to best-dressed lists. As a stylist, Courtney's client list includes Louis Vuitton and The Sunday Times. The stylist-turned-influencer is a proponent of sustainable fashion and is renowned for altering old garments to breathe new life into a new wardrobe staple.

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39. Corina Gaffey

Fashion journalist and stylist Corina Gaffey has been showing us how to hone our style for over a decade now. Whether she wears fuss-free casual looks or out-out glam, Corina's style is utilitarian and elegant with bold detailing. She is the master of shapes and mixing prints.

Corina Gaffey
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40. Sandra Wilson

We can see where Vogue Williams has gotten her signature style from! With Sandra Wilson as your mom, how could you not be a fashion icon? Sandra loves flowy, feminine pieces and has a knack for mixing casual, capsule items with high-end, statement pieces.

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41. Thalia Heffernan

Thalia Heffernan is known for her effortlessly cool, grunge-chic attire during the day. After dark, the model is renowned for wearing some extremely dazzling outfits, many of which she has reinvented herself, putting her twist on high-street finds and making them one of a kind.

Thalia Heffernan

42. Steve Corcoran

Creative Director of House of Hackney in London, Steve's style will make you take a double take. His style is provocative and daring, with monochromatic black outfits, bright colours and casual co-ords making a frequent appearance on his grid.

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43. JW Anderson

Northern Irish Fashion designer Johnathan Wilson Anderson is the founder of JW Anderson and the creative director of Loewe. Starting his career in merchandising at Brown Thomas, Jonathan's design is provocative and outlandish, but his style is far more casual and refined.

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44. Simone Rocha

Irish fashion designer Simone Rocha's feminine but edgy clothes have won many awards and found many devoted customers. Simone's style is quirky-high fashion with frequent nods to her Irish upbringing.

Simone Rocha
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45. Louise Cooney

No list of stylish Irish people would be complete without Louise Cooney. Glamorous and tasteful, Louise's style is feminine chic with elegant detailing. Louise loves a minimalistic look and playing with bold colours.

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46. Joanna Cooper

Joanna Cooper is the Irish blonde bombshell with a wonderfully unique style. Her eye for detail adds depth to her looks, expertly layering pieces and playing with shape and cut. She is the master of accessories, oversized shades, great shoes and carefully curated jewellery.

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47. Lauren Arthurs

Cork native Lauren has the uncanny ability to shift from daytime casual-cool to high fashion-fabulous with a turn of her blunt-blonde bob. Lauren loves to play with her style wearing neutral tones one day and a bright maxi dress the next.

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48. Niamh Cullen

Niamh Cullen's Instagram feed focuses on fitness and fashion, with plenty of fun sprinkled throughout, thanks to her bubbly personality. Niamh is the go-to girl for festival wear, having designed a festival collection with Nasty Gal in 2019.

Niamh Cullen

49. Kelly Horrigan

Model and mother-to-be, Kelly's style is sophisticated and minimalist. She enjoys a statement piece, and we love to see it. Her style plays with shape and accessories. Her jewellery layering skills and perfect centre part elevate her look to the next level. Elegant inspiration with every post.

50. Ciara O'Doherty

Ciara's seasonal ensembles are flawless, frequently referencing the 80s and 90s with her glam. A fan of a delectable cocktail, Ciara likes to mix things up and have fun with prints and shapes.

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51. Shauna Lindsay

Former Miss Ireland contestant Shauna Lindsay's style is understated and cool. From all out glamour and festival wear to casual holiday outfits, Shauna assembles the perfect look for every occasion.

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52. Jenny Claffey

Red Room podcast host and social media star Jenny has been at the top of the Irish podcast charts for years now, giving her two cents on pop culture, conspiracy theories and all things weird and wonderful. Jenny's Instagram is a haven of fabulous clothes as she constantly serves 90's inspired cool girl glam.

Jenny Claffey

53. Triona McCarthy

Irish Independent beauty expert Triona McCarthy knows a thing or two about style. Having worked in the fashion and beauty industry for over twenty years, Triona has travelled the world and met tastemakers, designers, and supermodels. She has taken some notes from the best in fashion and style, and favours bold colours and loves extravagant couture pieces.

Triona McCarthy

54. Fiona Fagan

Fiona Fagan started her career as a dancer before transitioning to become a fit-model which eventually led her to become a stylist. Having spent 21 years working in fashion, her celebrity clients include Frankie Bridge of The Saturdays, Glenda Gilson, Nadine Coyle, and Samantha Mumba. These days, she has taken on the role of stylist on Dancing with the Stars. Fiona loves colour and prints and mixes both expertly while never slipping into the realm of tacky.

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55. Dan Sweeney

Digital creator, marketer, and social media enthusiast Dan Sweeney has recently added some Germanic influences to his cool, clean, and minimalist style. His daily fashion reels should be necessary viewing for all Irish men.

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