Susan Black, is a Northern Irish-born designer. After studying Fashion and Textile Design at John Moores University, Liverpool she spent a year working for a top London couture bridal designer. With the Experience of both couture and high street design, gained through several placements, she decided she wanted to create a label in middle ground. Armed with a rucksack full of inspiration and treasures from travelling in Asia and Australia she began work on her label, 'Susan Black' in 2011. Exquisite beadwork done by hand, luxury silks and beautifully soft leathers are used in a collection which combines luxury dresses with the everyday tee in a collection for 'where beach and city collide'.