Ilk cut: an Irish label thinking internationally

Jamie Clarke and Killian Walsh’s menswear brand is an Irish firm targeting a global audience

Killian Walsh and Jamie Clarke, founders of menswear brand Ilk

When Jamie Clarke had an idea for a contemporary Irish menswear label, he knew he’d need the right branding to match. His meeting with Killian Walsh, the graphic designer and founder of Dundalk’s Grandson design agency, proved fruitful in more ways than one. “Jamie and I clicked right away,” Walsh tells the Business Post, “and soon after decided to go into partnership.”

The result is Ilk, a menswear label designed and prototyped in Ireland, manufactured ...