A Spade’s a Spade in Kildare Village


Latest buzz in Kildare Village has been the low-key opening of a Kate Spade outlet full of Christmassy ready-to-wear items as well as colourful bags, wallets and accessories.

New York-based Spade has Irish roots but her look is Fifth Avenue preppy glamour. The brand is on sale in Ireland in Brown Thomas’ Marvel Room (on stationary) and watches in Arnotts; otherwise it’s Selfridges in London and Galeries Lafayette in Paris.

The opening of the outlet coincides with the village’s recent €50 million expansion.