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  I am delighted to bring the Lost Fashion History of Dublin Tours back again for another stylish summer! This year I am running the tours around the same ...

Lost Tours 2016: Book here
Fashion Ruth / History Ruth
Xanadu Xanadu
Over the years I have heard amazing stories about Xanadu vintage store from many different people, whether it was tales about how wonderful it was – an A ...

Xanadu
Vintage Ruth
On Tour On Tour
People often ask me what happens on one of my #Lost Tours, what it involves and how I could possibly explain the story of fashion in Dublin over the centuries? ...

On Tour
Fashion Ruth
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Lost Tours 2016: Book here

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  I am delighted to bring the Lost Fashion History of Dublin Tours back again for another stylish summer! This year I am running the tours around the same locations from O’Connell Street, Grafton Street, South William Street, Merrion Square and The Liberties with added surprises and visits to past and present day fashion locations …

Vintage Ruth

Xanadu

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Over the years I have heard amazing stories about Xanadu vintage store from many different people, whether it was tales about how wonderful it was – an Aladdin’s cave of amazing vintage – or how it was frequented  by Bono and Co along with Dublin’s bohemian set during the 1980s. When I found out the …

Fashion Ruth

On Tour

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People often ask me what happens on one of my #Lost Tours, what it involves and how I could possibly explain the story of fashion in Dublin over the centuries? I usually reply by saying that I try to showcase the city of Dublin through a fashion lens and use everything from architecture, ghost signs, …

Fashion Ruth

Number 21, Wicklow Street

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The Lost Fashion History of Wicklow Street The famous song a Dublin Saunter has a line that says Grafton Street’s a wonderland there’s magic in the air… but what it doesn’t say is that there’s even more fashion history magic if you turn the corner for a saunter down Wicklow Street. Have you ever taken your …

History Ruth

Muriel & MacDonagh (Part 2)

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As this is the calendar anniversary of the 1916 Rising I thought it would be a good day to continue my story about the love story between Muriel and MacDonagh,  if you missed Part 1  of this tale I accidentally discovered last month that they once lived as newly weds in this very apartment on Upper …

History Ruth

Muriel & MacDonagh (Part 1)

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This story  just landed on my lap the week before the Rising celebrations. It was what Elizabeth Gilbert would call Big Magic and the tale goes like this. Back in March, I was stuck on a plane in Bordeaux airport grounded due to the air traffic control strikes. We were to be going nowhere for …

Travel Ruth Wild Ruth

French Lace

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Last month I visited my lovely friends, Annik and Hugh in the Lot-et-Garonne region of France. It’s a very pretty, fruitful land with medieval villages, vineyards and chateaux sitting upon hilltops. Spring had just arrived and the countryside was dotted with the prettiest apple blossom trees, not unlike the Irish equivalent but with something uniquely …

Style Ruth

Rua Ruth Loves

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Hello all and welcome to my new, spring fresh Rua Ruth! It has been a long winter of hibernation but now its time for bright new things.  I will be introducing my line-up of Lost Fashion History of Dublin Tours for Summer 2016 soon and there will be lots of new blogs about Dublin, fashion …

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