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  Hello there Fashion History Friends! Here’s alittle blog to talk about some of the amazing press the #LostTours have been gathering over the summe ...

In the Press 2017
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Book Lost Tours 2017

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And so it begins! I am delighted to reveal my summer series of The Lost Fashion History of Dublin 2017. This is my third year running the tours and I love bringing everyone on a time travelling historic shopping trip around Dublin to see the past and present day sartorial gems the city has to …

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In the Press 2017

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  Hello there Fashion History Friends! Here’s alittle blog to talk about some of the amazing press the #LostTours have been gathering over the summer from Cara Magazine to The Irish Times! There are 3 more tours left in my series, find out more and book here. With thanks to Tra My Nguyen Hoang for …

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Threads of Sligo

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This weekend I went home for the June Bank Holiday to spend some time delving into research for a special event for a collective I am part of for the Lily and Lolly CraftFest. The Red Petticoat Collective is a group of like-minded fashion and textile lovers who have come together to explore our hometown, it’s …

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Fashion in Art

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I had a whirlwind trip to New York for a wedding last September which meant I had a chance to see all the cultural delights the city has to offer. I returned with a memory card full of photos and a head full of fashion stories which I would like to share with you here …

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Magic at Fraoch

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As some of you know Fraoch is the Irish word for Heather. A flower which is known as a symbol of good luck and for it’s healing properties. So it is no surprise the that artist Fiona Hallinhan and yoga teacher/philosophy lecturer Luna Dolezal named their seasonal getaways Fraoch Retreats as they offer welcoming weekends which …

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Christmas Eve Postcard

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I thought I would share something which I think is very charming, a Christmas eve postcard which is almost 100 years old. It presumably came through the postbox and dropped on the mat of Kenilworth Park in Rathgar, my Grandad’s house today a century ago.

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A Cultural Christmas Gift

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I think we live in an age where we are always on the hunt for new experiences and that is what I want my #LostTours to be all about, showing people the city of Dublin with new eyes. A fashion lens if you will. As it’s the season of gifting I thought I would offer …

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