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In­spired by the coun­try­side, beaches, and head­lands of Oys­ter­haven Bay, AliCe jewellery de­signer Claire Hor­gan ab­sorbs fresh cre­ative stim­u­lus for her eclec­tic, in­di­vid­u­ally crafted pieces. Made from sil­ver, gold gems and enam­els, each cre­ation bears a dis­tinct mood and feel, but all carry that raw cre­ative pas­sion that is quintessen­tially Ir­ish. Spe­cial com­mis­sions avail­able. Info: www. al­ice­jew­ellery.ie.

Ir­ish jewellery brand A Box for My Trea­sure is prov­ing quite the gem with its lat­est col­lec­tion of neck­laces - the Wild­flower Col­lec­tion. In­spired by vin­tage botan­i­cal il­lus­tra­tions, the edit of hand­made neck­laces fea­tures oval pen­dants in ster­ling sil­ver and gold fill hand stamped with four dif­fer­ent flower de­signs - poppy, but­ter­cup, snowdrop and fern. Sim­ply lovely. Price €42-50. Info: www.abox­formytrea­sure.com.

DI­ARY DATES

Fri­day, 22nd – Satur­day, 23rd Novem­ber: Bling it on! Louise Stokes brings her cult brand Loulerie to Cork’s Hay­field Manor for a spe­cial jewellery pop-up. Cu­rat­ing the best au­tumn/ win­ter 19 pieces in­clud­ing the new Loulerie fine jewellery col­lec­tion, con­sider this the per­fect op­por­tu­nity to kick start your Christ­mas shop­ping. Places are lim­ited; please re­serve your pre­ferred time slot. Info: www.eventbrite.ie; info@loulerie.com.

SUS­TAIN­ABLE STYLE

Keen on cash­mere? You’ll love this ruched ‘Alex’ sweater (€279) from Ir­ish slow fash­ion brand Theo and Ge­orge. Eth­i­cally-pro­duced sweaters and ma­chine wash­able at 30 de­grees, it can be worn back-to-front for snug yet sexy party wear. Info: www. theoand­ge­orge.com.

LOG ON

The Out­net launches its ex­clu­sive col­lab­o­ra­tion with Athens-born de­signer Mary Ka­trant­zou. Famed for her or­nate dig­i­tal trompe l’oeil prints and struc­tured sil­hou­ettes, Ka­trant­zou brings her aes­thetic mix of art and ar­chi­tec­ture in a colour­ful yet con­sid­ered cap­sule of ‘re­al­ism meets sur­re­al­ism.’ Info: www. the­out­net.com.

AN­N­MARIE LOVES

Cult Gaia bags, the fash­ion girl’s go-to, de­serve their tit­u­lar name. Hav­ing reached In­sta­gram star sta­tus thanks to founder and cre­ative di­rec­tor Jas­min Lar­ian’s prac­ti­cal-chic aes­thetic, the sculp­tural málas have now be­come col­lec­tor’s items. The new mini ‘Astrea’ col­lec­tion is one for the Pin­ter­est boards. Spoiler alert: may not fit more than the ab­so­lute es­sen­tials. Price from €270. Info: www.cult­gaia.com.

Check out An­n­marie O’Con­nor’s style at: www.an­n­marieo­con­nor.me

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