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Kilkenny, the home of Irish craft and design, have mastered holiday dressing with a hybrid of sequins and scarves. Take one glittering Fee G dress (€295.95), add a soft McNutt pashmina (€62) and slip on those heels; your cab is here! Info: www.kilkennyshop.com. Photographer: Emily Quinn; Stylist:
Irene O’Brien; Hair and Make-up:
Trudy Hayes @ Raven; Model: Maria B @ 1st Option.
DIARY DATES Now – Friday, 31st January: The Dylan Hotel has teamed up with Brown Thomas to offer the ultimate shopping experience. The package includes an overnight stay in one of the hotel’s deluxe rooms, a bottle of complimentary prosecco, breakfast in The Eddison restaurant, and personal shopping experience in Brown Thomas for €229 pp, complete with a complimentary scented Rathborne candle available from Brown Thomas during your stay. Info: 01-660 3000; www.dylan.ie.
Didn’t get what you wanted from Santa? Didn’t keep the receipt? Fear not – Cork’s Eco Boutique consignment pop-up is a clever way to earn cash for unwanted clobber and to give pre-loved clothing a new home. Terms and conditions apply. Open the last Sunday of every month at an arranged location in Cork city. Insta: @ecoboutiqueireland.
Cork’s Drawbridge Street has a new resident – Amari boutique. Boasting Italian and Spanish footwear from brands like Le Babe, Lodi and Bibi Lou, this citadel to sensational shoes is the ideal location to step into 2020. Insta: @amaricork.
Size inclusive fashion brand Simply Be has you covered with a budget-friendly line of trend-driven outerwear in sizes 10 to 32. We love this hourglass illusion dress – the ideal countdown companion to a new year. Info: www. simplybe.ie.
Olannmor – Irish for ‘big wool’ – takes inspiration from the Wicklow Mountains in creating its handcrafted chunky merino accessories. From knitted blankets, cushions, scarves and crocheted baskets to bobble hats, pompoms and DIY knit kits, all wool is responsibly sourced and dyed; water, stain and smell resistant; breathable, temperature regulating and hypoallergenic. Info: https:// www.olannmor.com/.
Check out Annmarie O’Connor’s style at: www.annmarieoconnor.me