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Plum Tweed Coat

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  • AVAILABLE TO ORDER FOR DELIVERY FROM NOVEMBER 15TH. Sonia and I have worn tweed coats all our lives and it was a natural step to include a STABLE one in our collections. In order to create a coat with not only great style but also great tailoring and function, it was straight to Irish designer Peter O’Brien to explain the brief and idea and to work with Peter to create the perfect Irish tweed coat pattern. Peter’s exceptional eye and extensive experience in couture, tailoring and design are all over this coat and as a result, it is a pleasure to wear and to admire! With such extra attention to details given to the design and pattern, the coat wears so well on all who try it on. It is a timeless classic that will never date. A lifelong item of clothing that will be passed on to friends and family we expect! We are using Irish woven Donegal tweed and the coat is made in Dublin. The style of the coat is oversize cardigan style with a dropped shoulder, pockets and 3 buttons to the front. It can be worn open or buttoned and belted looks super too. This is a generous open cardie style coat it is not a fitted style coat.

    2018 The Great Gatsby- Irish Times Award for Best Costume Design
    2012 A Woman Of No Importance – Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Costume Design
    2012 The Talk of the Town – Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Costume Design
    2011 Pygmalion – Irish Times Theatre AwardsNominated for best Costume design
    2004 Lady Windemere’s Fan Irish Times Theatre Awards Nominated for Best costume Design Whitebox

    2018 revival of The Great Gatsby.
    2017 The Great Gatsby, Gate Theatre Dublin
    2017 A Month In The Country - Brian Friel translation of Turgenev.
    2014 An Ideal Husband – Oscar Wilde – The Gate Theatre – Dublin
    2014 The Vortex – Noel Coward – The Gate Theatre – Dublin
    2013 Bedroom Farce – Alan Ayckbourn – The Gate Theatre – Dublin
    2012 A Woman Of No Importance – Oscar Wilde – The Gate Theatre – Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Costume Design
    2012 The Talk of the Town – Emma O’Donoghue -Projects Arts Centre – Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Costume Design
    2011 Pygmalion – George Bernard Shaw – The Abbey Theatre – Nominated for best Costume design Irish Times Theatre Awards 2005 The Constant Wife – Somerset Maugham – The Gate Theatre – Dublin
    2004 Lady Windemere’s Fan– Oscar Wilde -The Gate Theatre – Dublin – Nominated for Best Costume Design Irish Times Theatre Awards Whitebox

    2017-2020 Peter O'Brien collection for Dunnes Stores
    2010-13 Peter O’Brien collection for Arnotts
    2006-09 Peter O’Brien collection for Awear
    2000 Peter O’Brien Haute CoutureCollection Paris – Hotel Costes
    1989-04 Creative Director – Rochas – Paris
    1988 Creative Director Goldin Feldman Furriers NYC
    1986 Head of Design Chloé Paris
    1985 Assistant to Guy Paulin at Chloé
    1983-85 Design Assistant at Givenchy
    1981 Design assistant at Christian Dior in Paris
  • Comes in sizes: Small and medium.
    Small is 8-10, Medium is 12-14
    Model wears size small and is 5 foot 7
    Care: Dry Clean Only

    Please allow 4-6 weeks lead time if you order online.


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