Our fascination with designer labels and luxury brands will never cease and we are quite lucky in Clare to have such fantastic brands on our doorstep.
Designer brands such as Ralph Lauren, Aideen Bodkin, Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Ted Baker, French Connection, Lloyd and Pryce and Michael Kors are readily available along the streets of Ennis.
County Boutique on O’Connell Street Ennis are stockists of the Riverwoods brand, Willow on the same street are home to the Guess brand, and men’s shop Patrick Bourke Menswear are home to Tommy Hilfiger.
Riverwoods is a Belgian based day wear brand with US (New England) influences. The fabrics are mostly natural with cotton, wool and silk mixes, the brand has also has a loyal following.
Riverwoods is the perfect choice for a casual yet dressy look, the brand specialises in its chic coats, jackets and dresses and are ideal for any casual occasion. The brand is quite upmarket with prices around €250 for coats and jackets and about €200 for a dress.
This fantastic understated brand is available in the County Boutique on O’Connell Street, Ennis.
Guess took the Irish market by storm in the mid noughties and drove every Irish woman absolutely crazy as Guess handbags were the most sought after item, the luxury brand is currently available in Willow.
Guess is an American upscale clothing line brand. Guess also markets other fashion accessories besides clothes, such as watches, jewellery and perfumes with Willow stocking range of clothing items, handbags and shoes.
The ever popular Guess handbags are still on sale in store but it is their shoes that have become most popular in recent times, a pair of Guess heels would normally set you back about €150 but are completely worth it because Guess heels are so timeless and tasteful!
Tommy Hilfiger is renowned dressy casual brand for men. The American label is well known for its mid-market price range and styles that never go out of season.
Tommy Hilfiger is most prominent among 30-50 male age group but is worn by men of all ages.
The Hilfiger brand has a range of dressy casual wear, a shirt is usually around €80, a jumper or jeans from the brand are closer to €100 while the ever attractive boxer shorts are €20.
Tommy Hilfiger is exclusively stocked by Patrick Bourke Menswear in Ennis and in Kilrush.
Branded clothing is something that never goes out of style and it is great to have a wide range of popular brands on our doorstep.