And it's just arrived at Brown Thomas.

That uber cool straw bag you've seen your favourite wardrobe crush toting? Yep, it was Cult Gaia. The brand's Ark bag, €164, has been on the arm of every cool gal around town, and now it's finally on our doorsteps, stocked in Brown Thomas, Dublin and Galway, BT2 Dundrum and Blanchardstown as well as online at

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Established in 2012, with the manifesto of "creating Objets d'Art that make you look twice" the accessories label has gone from strength to strength since, incorporated into outfits by the Man Repeller, Michelle Williams and Camille Charrière.

Although the Ark bag (above) is what shall be stocked in the Brown Thomas for the moment, further styles are set to drop in June. However, if you can't wait that long, the brand also does a mean line in small-handled tote bags, and to-die-for hoop earrings, available at

Instagram: @cultgaia