Convadonga O'SHEA
book launch “The Man from Zara” by Covadonga O’Shea in Dublin.

Fashion from Spain, the star at the book launch “The Man from Zara” by Covadonga O’Shea in Dublin. The coveted journalist presented her book on Amancio Ortega, the founder of Inditex currently the largest fashion company in the world. About one hundred professionals attended the event at Instituto Cervantes. ​

6/13/2013
The book launch on the life and work of Amancio Ortega written by by the first lady of Spanish fashion, Covadonga O'Shea, was attended by about one hundred business and fashion professionals. The presentation held on Monday, 10th June, was organized by the Economic and Commercial Office of the Spanish Embassy in Ireland, Fashion from Spain and Instituto Cervantes inside the Celtic Extravaganza serie dedicated to Galicia. The seminar was followed by a wine tasting sponsored by the Galician winery Martin Codax.
Irish Times fashion editor, Deirdre McQuillan, introduced Covadonga O'Shea to an audience composed by several principals of the schools of fashion and design in Dublin , agents and distributors of fashion and representatives of some major fashion chains in Ireland, among others. The Ambassador of Spain, Javier Garrigues, hosted the event.
The fascinating story on a small boy coming from a very modest family in Galicia was the center of Covadonga’s conversation on Amancio Ortega. The book “The man from Zara” is available in most libraries in Ireland. The retail price is aprox. €24. The editorial is LID Publishing.
After over fifteen years of professional relationship, Covadonga was the only journalist allowed by the third wealthiest man in the world, according to Forbes, to write on his story and anecdotes and show his modest and hard-working personality. While in Dublin, Covadonga O'Shea also visited some of the most distinguished Fashion and Design Schools and met relevant contacts in the fashion industry and journalists.​

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