Designers Emma Manley and Jenny Huston launch BLOSS Winter Capsule event, a luxury showcase and pop-up shop of 30 established and emerging Irish designers, at Dundrum Town Centre.
BLOSS, the phonetic spelling for Irish word ‘blas’, meaning taste, is everything the design duo wanted to capture in this collection. Bringing together some of the country’s finest creative minds in a perfectly curated space in one of Ireland’s top retail destinations.
Launched on the October 11th and running until January 7th, the BLOSS Winter Capsule event, founders -come-designers Emma Manley and Jenny Huston, together with their accountant Paul Haycock, imagined the showcase as a new channel to sell Irish luxury designs.The store will host a range of cutting edge and classic, Irish designed women’s, men’s and children’s fashions as well as homewares, jewellery, millinery and accessories.
Speaking about the store launch, BLOSS founder and designer Emma Manley said,” We have incredible design talent on our island and myself and Jenny are so proud to be able to bring a portion of that directly to customers where until now, there has been such a gap in the market. Each brand sold in BLOSS is one we admire and we feel represents the very best of Irish design right now. We can compete with European, American labels from even further afield. It's time to really celebrate our designers, both emerging and established."
BLOSS co-founder Jenny Huston of Edge Only said, “There is strength in numbers and what feels near impossible for one growing brand is very achievable for a few great brands together (or is this case 30+!). As designers Emma and I understand the challenges of a production business. We are building BLOSS to elevate Irish fashion internationally and bring discerning customers to the brands we love. BLOSS isn’t about keepsakes for tourists. This is about luxury fashion. We have Irish brands with quality at the forefront of what they do, contemporary fashion, jewellery and accessories for men and women. BLOSS is a discerning shopper’s paradise – a place to buy something beautiful that you won’t find everywhere else.”
The House of L.E.A.F. (silk scarves)
Edge Only (Jewellery)
Ail + El (homeware)
Speaking about the opening of BLOSS, Don Nugent, General Manager of Dundrum Town Centre, said, "We are thrilled to welcome BLOSS, quality design from Ireland, to Dundrum Town Centre. BLOSS will offer a unique opportunity for Dundrum shoppers to enjoy and support 30 very talented, established and emerging Irish designers. We are particularly excited at the broad offering available at BLOSS which will span womenswear, menswear, jewellery and interiors. It has been a great year for Irish design at Dundrum Town Centre and we are proud and committed to be able to continue to support locally sourced talent."
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Join us in celebrating the launch of #blossxdundrum. To celebrate the first capsule event from @blossintl we’re throwing a party! Have a drink, browse our gorgeous store, meet and chat with our designers this Wednesday from 5pm-8pm in store. Bloss x Dundrum is a three month luxury pop-up shop with 35 established and emerging Irish designers. Bloss is located in the Pembroke District of @dundrumtc in the former GANT unit (to the right of harvest Nichols and Five Guys - above wagsmama). We’re looking forward to welcoming you to Bloss.
BLOSS will open from 9am-9pm Monday to Friday, 9am-7pm on Saturdays and 10am-7pm on Sundays.