Daragh Wynne brings a wide selection of shoe brands to Dublin
A new shoe store that owner Daragh Wynne calls a “shoe-focused lifestyle store” has just opened on Dublin’s Wicklow Street, selling international brands not otherwise offered in the city. They include Rick Owens, Maison Margiela, Jil Sander, Ann Demeulemeester, Paul Smith, Marsell, Common Projects and Dr Martens, to name a few. Wynnes also works with lifestyle brands Aesop, Anglepoise, Master & Dynamic and Apartamento magazine. The store, with its cool plaster walls, is called Dopl. The Wynnes were the first to stock Birkenstock shoes extensively in Ireland, and the new store has a wide selection, as well as bags, candles, books, socks and accessories to match.
Grunge striped and patchwork knits may be this season’s menswear trends, but Caoimhe Ryan’s cashmeres stick to practical basics and comfortable classics. They include turtlenecks, classic crews and v-necks, transitional pieces that can be paired with almost anything in any man’s wardrobe for business and leisure, with prices around €320 for a two-tone “baseball” sweater and €391 for a navy blue one. basket weave bomber jacket.
Ryan came to fashion design the roundabout way: the eldest of 11 children from Dublin, she is a former investment banker who worked in the Latin American stock market while based in New York and London. A painter and sculptor, her passion for art runs deep and it was on a trip to northern China in 2005 that she found super soft cashmere and then designed a dress that launched her business. of fashion. Visit nuancashmere.com for more details.
This floral bustier (€125) with matching thong (€55) comes in two colors from Susan Hunter’s latest lingerie collection, typical of the alluring foundations she’s stocked in her tiny Westbury Mall boutique for 36 years. Brands include Aubade, Andres Sarda, Hanro and Celestine in soft fabrics with the power to shape and flatter everything from briefs and underwear to bathrobes and sleepwear. Bras are available in sizes ranging from 30″ to 46″ A to J, and Susan can measure and fit in store. They include underwire numbers that lift and shape, and wireless alternatives. susanhunter.fr