Festive fashion: From handbags to slippers, we’ve got you covered
By: Deirdre McQuillan
"We have been inundated with scarves as of late – a traditional way for designers to use silk or modal as a canvas for graphic design, colour or statements... Newcomer Niamh Gillespie – whose design experience includes working with Paul Smith, Liberty and Alexander McQueen – is one to watch. Some of her playful handrolled silk scarves come with slogans such as “Chin Up” or “Keep Your S**t Together” and this striped necktie, which she calls Absolutelyf***inglutely is €145."