I am so thrilled to launch our exciting new collection this week here at The Irish Store. We have selected the finest Ireland has to offer including stunning new Irish jewelry, beautiful pieces from iconic Irish brands and the finest Aran knitwear, including our exciting new Aran Island sweaters, designed exclusively by The Irish Store. It was impossible to choose but here are my top picks!
1. The Inisheer Boyfriend Cardigan
Presenting an Irish Store exclusive. The Inisheer Boyfriend cardigan forms part of our stunning Inishmore Collection, exclusively designed for The Irish Store. The boyfriend style is a timeless fashion staple with its generous length, giving you cozy comfort and a classic casual look. Taking its name from the smallest of the Aran Islands, our design features classic Aran stitch patterns in exquisite detail and is crafted from luxuriously soft merino wool. There’s also two snug front pockets and traditional brown football buttons. Give her a gift from Ireland like no other.
2. House of Lor Claddagh Jewelry Set
In the heart of County Tyrone in the north of Ireland, you will find Ireland’s only goldmine. For 2000 years, this mine has produced some of Ireland’s finest treasures. Today, House of Lor uses solid Irish gold from this centuries-old mine and weaves it into every piece of their stunning collection. This stunning Claddagh jewelry set gives the classic Celtic symbol of love and friendship a fresh contemporary look. The matching earrings and pendant are beautifully crafted from sterling silver with a solid gold central heart. Hallmarked at Dublin Castle, this is a truly stand-out Irish gift for her. One that’s sure to be cherished and treasured for a lifetime.
3. The Inishmaan Aran Sweater
Give him the gift of an Aran sweater like no other with this stunning exclusive. The Inishmaan Aran sweater forms part of the Inishmore Collection, exclusively designed for The Irish Store. It takes its name from the second largest of the trio of Aran Islands, the birthplace of the iconic Aran sweater. The design beautifully combines the fisherman’s rope cable stitch with classic lucky honeycomb, a tribute to the hard-working honeybee. It’s been given a stylish modern finish with a snug stand up collar and 3 button fastening. With the choice of Connemara green, classic charcoal or striking Atlantic blue, this is sure to become a fall/winter favorite year after year.
4. The Mucros Poncho
At Mucros Weavers of Killarney, they continue a centuries-old Irish craft tradition. From their looms in the Kingdom of Kerry comes this show-stopping on-trend poncho. Beautifully crafted from gorgeously woven wool tweed in classic herringbone or a striking plaid, the cut is classic with a 3 button fastening and a luxurious silk lining. Add some timeless Irish elegance to your wardrobe this season or send a stand out Irish gift for her.
5.The Mary Day Bag
Here at the Irish store, we have found the perfect leather purse with a true Celtic flair. The Mary Day Bag is made from real leather and features gorgeous embossed Celtic knotwork on the front. It’s practical too with zipping pockets on the front and back and plenty of compartments inside so there’s a place for everything. What’s really special about it is that it’s handcrafted by Lee River in county Cork. Since 1985, they have been crafting the finest handmade leather goods at their converted mill which dates back to 1874. Continuing an age-old Irish craft, each piece is made from the finest vegetable tanned leather which only gets better with age. We guarantee she’ll be loving her favorite Irish purse for many years to come.
6. The Skellig Aran Dress
The Skellig Aran dress takes its name from the stunning duo of Islands to the west of the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry. Part of our exclusive Inishmore Collection, it showcases the popular “ fisherman’s rope” cable stitch in stunning detail along with lucky honeycomb and diamond. Our gorgeous design beautifully weaves this age-old craftsmanship into an on-trend sweater dress with a just below the knee length and beautiful crochet work at the neck and scalloped hem. Choose classic cream or versatile charcoal in super soft merino yarn. Guaranteed to keep her warm and stylish, whatever the season.
So there you have it, a taster of our brand new collection. Browse the full collection of Fisherman sweaters and get some great reductions on new lines today!
See you next week.
Slán go fóill!