Billie Eilish and Alexa Chung lead the way for Irish designers Simone Rocha and Róisín Pierce at Met Gala in New York

Billie Eilish in a Simone Rocha-designed outfit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty" exhibition on Monday in New York. Photo: AP© Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

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It was a good night for Irish fashion as three Irish designers and an embroidery expert came under the spotlight on the Met Gala’s red carpet in New York. Hailed as the biggest night in fashion, singer Billie Eilish succeeded in convincing Simone Rocha to break with tradition, and make her a one-off outfit.

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