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Fashion in Art


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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Costumes from The Crown


I went on a lovely jaunt to London last week which led me back to many old haunts, one of them being my old work place Liberty of London. I was smitten by their Christmas window inspired by The Nutcracker which was dressed with a Royal Ballet inspired set, complete with twirling ballerina shoes and waving …

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Lost Tours 2016: Book here

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  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 along the way. The tours will …

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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, …

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Number 21, Wicklow Street


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 …

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