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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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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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18 Stafford Terrace

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I have always loved the idea of time travelling and I got as close I as I possibly could to this notion on a recent visit to London to see 18 Stafford Terrace – a Victorian house stopped in time. It was once the home of Punch cartoonist Linley Sambourne and his wife Marion Herapath. …

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Costumes from The Crown

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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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No Idle Day

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Rua Ruth is home to stories about the romantic, rosy-tinted side of Dublin, while I choose to write about the brighter side of life in the city it doesn’t mean that I haven’t considered the dark.  I believe one of the darkest aspects of life in Dublin is our homelessness crisis, something I quite literally …

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In the Press 2016

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What a year for The Lost Fashion History of Dublin Tours. I have been so delighted to showcase my tours to an even wider audience and also so chuffed to be featured in many different publications. See the line-up of amazing articles below and thank you to everyone who supported me. The Irish Times, The …

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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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