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5 Irish Fashion Items to Invest in Now


by Kate Phelan
28th Apr 2016
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[MADE] Store & Gallery, Dublin’s?newest (and quite possibly coolest) boutique, opens its doors this morning. Here are the five items?we’ll be queueing up to get our mitts on…

Irish Design 2015 put Irish craft back on the map, but we’d be remiss if we left fashion out of that equation. Irish fashion has never been more exciting:?Honor Fitzsimons?has made Irish knitwear cool again. Ethically-motivated designers like?Alice Halliday?are part of the global?fashion revolution. And just last week, 2nd SPACE?by Om Diva launched their Young Irish Designer project, showcasing?12 collections by brand new Irish designers like Lisa Corbett.

Today, the Irish fashion renaissance continues, as [MADE], Dublin’s newest ?boutique, opens its doors in the Powerscourt Centre, carrying the latest’designs from cutting-edge new Irish designers as well as household names.?Here are five pieces from some of the Irish designers [MADE] will be stocking that we’d love to take home today…

5 Irish Fashion Items to Invest In Now

1 “I Can Fly” Swan Feather ring in gold, Chupi.?Award-winning jewellery designer Chupi Sweetman?is one of the creative masterminds behind [MADE], so we thought we’d kick things off with one of her jaw-droppingly gorgeous jewellery pieces.?This gold ring is cast from a real swan feather collected along the banks of the Royal Canal, €99, chupi.com.

5 Irish Fashion Items to Invest In Now

2 Botany Island Pants, We Are Islanders.?We love the tailored waist and maritime feel given to this’straight leg cropped pant in 100% Irish navy and grey striped linen. From the We Are Islanders SS16 collection, €260,?we-are-islanders.myshopify.com.

5 Irish Fashion Items to Invest In Now

3?Turbo Machine Jumper,?Electronic Sheep.?This quirky fringe V jumper is knitted in supersoft merino wool and was designed by?Brenda Aherne and Helen Delany, who work from Dublin and London respectively on their eclectic brand electronicsheep.com, €238.

5 Irish Fashion Items to Invest In Now

4 Apple Boxer Tee, Manley. Emma Manley?does quality cool like no other.?This box-fit t-shirt is made from soft?nappa leather and promises to be endlessly wearable, €220, manley.ie.

5 Irish Fashion Items to Invest In Now

5?Digital Print T-Shirt Dress, Natalie B Coleman. Playful yet poised, Natalie B Coleman’s youthful designs make a?feature of striking statement prints like this one, ??90,?nataliebcoleman.com.

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All this and more awaits you on the Powerscourt Centre’s?top level. So, next time you’re looking for something special, why not consider bypassing the high-street and supporting a local designer instead?

[MADE]?| Powerscourt Centre

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