Stairway to heaven

Stairway to heaven View Gallery
Designer Kate Nolan and jeweller Chupi Sweetman at their new store in Powerscourt, Dublin 2 Pic: Fergal Phillips

In an airy loft at Dublin’s Powerscourt Centre, two influential Irish women have set out a stall for quality and permanence in opposition to the fleeting waste of fast fashion

‘Chupi and I shared the same levels of fast-fashion induced frustration after years of experiencing the conveyor belt of a fashion industry that encouraged a throwaway culture,” says Kate Nolan, co-founder of Atrium. “Clothing is sold so cheaply and in such volume that the value is compromised.”

Nolan, a stalwart of Ireland’s sustainable fashion movement, joined forces with Chupi Sweetman, the jewellery designer, to shape

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription


For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription


For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription


For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post