Andrea Mears Jewellery pop up in No.8 Cross Street, Galway

An exciting new pop up by The Slow Fashion Collective has begun in No. 8,  Cross Street and will run until the end of July. Gillian, the proprietor of No. 8 is delighted to welcome a group of exciting local fashion, accessory and jewellery designers to her Galway clothing and concept shop. The collective includes contemporary jewellery designer Andrea Mears, Linen clothing by Tilted, Deidre Kennedy Raincoats, Bags by QBU, clothing by Emerald & Wax, and clothing and accessories by Crooked Studio.

Andrea Mears
 makes geometric and art deco inspired statement jewellery. Her eye catching designs have been featured in IMAGE Magazine, Irish Country Magazine and Condé Nast Brides. Tilted produces contemporary clothing and jewellery with a nod to the past. Owner Marie Murray uses beautiful natural and organic materials to create timeless pieces. Deidre Kennedy makes luxury, bespoke rain wear with a focus on quality, reliability, style and finish. Her designs are available in waxed cotton in both casual and also special occasion wear styles. QBUs Nicole Jackson designs modern, geometric bags from veg-tan Italian leather. Her designs are versatile, and trees are planted to offset any carbon emissions resulting from their production. Emerald & Wax clothing is an explosion of colour, and a blend of influences that includes New York street fashion, and the cultures and fashion of Japan and Ghana. Born from a dislike of fast fashion, Crooked Studio makes long lasting timeless garments and accessories. The brands core values are sustainability through the use of natural dyes, organic Irish fabrics and factory remnants.

Shop "The Slow Fashion Collective" pop up at No.8, 8a The Cornstore, Cross Street, Galway until July 31st.