Tuesday January 21, 2020

Everyday luxe

Cashmere designer Paula Marron’s luxurious debut collection, Castanea, is expensive, but worth it - and designed to be worn ‘pretty much constantly’

17th December, 2017
Arya sweater in blancmange, €570

‘I’d arrived in Nepal to meet a factory owner,” says fashion designer Paula Marron, “and suddenly realised I had barely thought my business idea through.”

Her idea – Castanea, an uber-luxurious range of cashmere pieces capable of holding its own internationally – was about to become a reality, however, as Marron placed her first collection order on the spot. “Not quite thinking it through has served me well,” she...

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