Recently arrived into BT2’s Grafton Street flagship all the way from L.A is cult streetwear label Dimepiece. Centered around shouty slogans and branding as well as eye-popping surrealist graphics and patterns which are guaranteed to get you a double-take, the brand has built up a following that stretches from Cyrus to Delevingne.
Shop the collection at BT2 Grafton Street or at www.dimepiecela.com
Haute stuff, coming through.
Running until the end of March next year, ‘Costumes Parisiens’ in the Chester Beatty Library is an exhibition of brilliantly vibrant and technically intricate fashion illustrations, depicting the opulence, excess and fantasticality of French couture during the heady days and nights between 1912 and 1914. Catch a glimpse at the mode of representation ultimately ousted by contemporary photography and see one of the original confluences of fashion and art.
Demi-luxury label Whistles are upping their high-end high-street ante and are set to bring their clean and confident aesthetic into the realm of menswear in the new year in an aggressive expansion which also included a recent debut on the London Fashion Week schedule. CEO Jane Shepherdson [pictured] says the collection will be available online and in premium department stores come Autumn Winter 2014.
Pour Om: An Interview with Ruth from Om Diva
We interviewed Ruth Ní Loinsigh of Drury Street’s Om Diva fashion Boutique in this month’s issue of Totally Dublin and she told us all about building her shop up from a tiny stall in Blackrock market, supporting young Irish designers and the direction of the Irish fashion industry. Read the interview online over here.