Fashion: Castanea’s casual chic by way of the Himalayas

The luxury Irish brand Castanea is offering a bijoux range of cashmere sweaters and loungewear items designed by owner Paula Marron and handknit in Nepal

Pinta cashmere cardigan in phantom, €610

Trends come and go, but despite the removal of most restrictions in this late stage of the pandemic, Irish fashionistas are continuing to invest in items that made working from home such a pleasure – namely luxury casual wear, made from sustainable fabrics that don't pose a threat to the environment.