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Image / Style / Irish Design

Three exquisite Irish cashmere brands to lounge in


By Marie Kelly
02nd May 2021
Three exquisite Irish cashmere brands to lounge in

Clothes that feel good as well as look good can lift our spirits substantially.


What better to invest in, then, than a piece of tactile cashmere? Putting it on each morning is like receiving a great big hug, and we could all do with a few more of those these days.

Laura Chambers

Laura Chambers Funnel-neck striped sweater, €450

Soothing cashmere in mood-boosting shades is the signature of Laura Chambers cashmere. Designed using the finest Scottish cashmere and made here in Ireland, each piece will add a beautiful point of difference to your wardrobe and a touch of everyday luxury.

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Castanea

Castanea Brook cashmere hoodie, €845

There’s nothing more luxurious than a cashmere hoodie; anything traditionally utilitarian reimagined in a luxe fabric feels terribly indulgent. The perfect relaxed but chic piece for our new normal, Castanea’s Brook cashmere hoodie, €845, is made from an amazing six-ply cashmere and has an oversized fit for a contemporary look.

Madigan

Madigan Lydia cashmere coat, €996

A family-run business, Madigan creates effortlessly elegant cashmere pieces with a minimalist aesthetic. From blanket- soft shades to rich autumnal hues, the coats, cardigans and sweaters are a luxury lover’s dream. The brand’s mission statement is “Made in Ireland, to last a lifetime”. Isn’t that the holy grail of retail right now?

This article originally appeared in the IMAGE 2020/2021 Annual issue.

Photography by Laura Chambers.