The Ann O'Brien Episode

Aug 24, 2018, 04:18 PM

In episode two of The Gilded Thread, Irene speaks with her mother - and original style icon - Ann O'Brien. Ann shares her memories of early dressing growing up as one of nine children in Co. Roscommon, how her move to Poole in Dorset aged 15 shaped her tastes and character, she discusses the arrival of short skirts and high heels, and meticulously recalls outfits that she wore at pivotal times in her life.