Aisling Cooney was born in Dublin . She graduated with a BA in Fashion the National College of Art and Design (NCAD). Aisling moved to New York and London, working as a designer in Manhattan fashion district and for Gucci UK. Returning to Dublin to work as a personal shopper for Harvey Nichols, Dublin and as a part-time lecturer in fashion merchandising at Portobello Institute. Aisling was being acknowledged for her comprehensive knowledge of Haute Couture and contemporary design. She decided to embark as a freelance Stylist / Creative Director for publications, commercials, film and theatre. Her attentive eye for detail and ability to work under pressure are traits that she is recognised for in the industry.