For the first time ever, Brown Thomas Dublin customers can shop selected handmade produce and covetable gifts from Ashford Castle’s boutique & bakery, Mrs. Tea’s, including luxury chocolates from Paula Stakelum (aka Paula Pastry), global director of chocolate and patisserie at Red Carnation Hotels.
Located on Level 3 of the fashion, beauty and homeware emporium on Grafton Street, the Ashford Castle collection has been specially curated for Brown Thomas and will be available from 17 November for a limited period. Shop from the collection that includes:
- Limited edition Ashford Castle fine bone China tea set (€160 – image attached), luxury Christmas crackers (€70) and a plush green velvet Ashford Castle branded Christmas stocking.
- For Christmas 2023, Paula Pastry has created a delicious festive delicacy – a gingerbread figure of milk chocolate and biscuit caramel crunch. Paula has developed the gingerbread with the renowned chocolate brand, Valrhona, chosen for its values around sustainability, sourcing and quality (€25).
- Maintaining the sustainable gift theme, the Ashford Castle Honey Board & Drizzle features honey harvested from the native black bee on the Ashford Estate in Cong and a beautifully crafted serving board and drizzler (€50 – image attached).
Ashford Castle and Brown Thomas are two of Ireland’s most iconic and historic luxury brands, consistently providing the very best experiences to their guests and customers respectively. Names that are synonymous with luxury and integrity, the two share similar values and goals in terms of quality, standards and sustainability and in bringing Mrs. Tea’s and Paula Pastry to Brown Thomas, Ashford Castle has created a unique and special partnership.
Ashford Castle is Ireland’s first Forbes five-star ranked hotel and Mrs. Tea’s, the hotel’s stand-alone boutique, bakery and pantry brings together wonderful Irish brands and the hotel’s mark of excellence, in a perfect union of style and substance. The full collection is available exclusively instore at Mrs. Tea’s and online here
A landmark on Grafton Street, at the heart of the capital’s shopping district, Brown Thomas Dublin is home to an unparalleled range of designer brands – in menswear, womenswear, accessories, beauty, homewares, food and more. Brown Thomas is Ireland’s most beautiful lifestyle store, loved as much at home as it is by international visitors.