Irene O'Brien Vintage stylist

Vintage Musings: Leona O’Sullivan Breen

Ah Leona O’Sullivan Breen, is there a more perfect contradiction in all the land? A thoroughly modern life lived in the most nostalgic of manners. I first met this Vintage-donned, red-lipstick-rocking ball of beautiful energy in a Cork pub a few years back. The rendezvous was prearranged (as far as I know neither of us […]


Vintage Musings: Alice Halliday

Today’s Vintage Musings come from West Cork based Irish designer Alice Halliday. Talented, creative and beautiful (inside and out), Alice is someone that you will meet once and never forget. Her designs are a perfect reflection of herself: etherial, feminine, delicate and utterly dreamy. I first met Alice a few years back through Le Chat […]


The Closet Project: Day 8

The world’s quickest blog post goes something like this… Currently in Cork. For work, not pleasure (although I love my work!). No time to Vintage shop but shall be back soon. Journey down took about four hours and it felt like Armageddon. Weather making me less jealous of all those Picnic-bound. Ate a savage seafood chowder […]

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Vintage Musings: Emer // Irish Fashaholic

‘Who Run The World? Who Run The World? Who run this Mutha …?’ So asks Beyonce, quite insistantly and on quite a number of occasions over a three minute and 55 second period. ‘Guuurls‘ she offers, by way of explanation. Of course; we knew this. I have the kick-ass Mama, rockin’ sisters (blood and otherwise) and […]


The Vintage Roadtrip swings by Miss Daisy Blue

Following a number of months toying with an idea in my head, I chatted to the lovely Miss Pearl about joining my in-development adventure and before I knew it we were on the road to Cork on a recce: The Vintage Roadtrip was born! As the project is still being worked on I won’t bore […]


Vintage Musings: Brocade & Lime, Cork

It’s been a while since our last Vintage Musings but as soon as I had the privilege of visiting the subject of today’s Musings’ dream-like Cork store, I knew that I needed to learn more. Emma Wynne is the ever-glamorous, ever-charming, ever-present Le Chat Noir event attendee, with a vintage wardrobe to rival any collector. […]


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