Tailor thrift


Rua (01-8748051, ruaboutique.ie), run by couple Cara Coleman and James McHardy, is a newly opened shop on Capel Street selling gifts, jewellery, accessories and homewares including US label Thomas Paul.

Coleman has worked as a visual merchandiser in retail, and it shows in the look and feel of the premises. This adjustable tailor’s dummy (74cm by 68.5cm) usually costs €149. Bargain Hunter readers who present today’s column can buy it less 30 per cent, for €104.30. Offer ends March 31st. The shop is situated at 55 Capel Street.