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THE FINE VINTAGE

KATHY SHERRY & CAROLINE QUINN DIRTY FABULOUS VINTAGE

You know you’re a team when you have your own portmanteau. “Our family often refer to us as Kathaline,” jokes Kathy Sherry. “We’ve that habit of thinking and speaking in one voice.” Together with sister Caroline, she’s the owner of the Dirty Fabulous vintage store on Dublin’s Wicklow Street, “a one-stop-shop for fashion treasures from the 1930s to the 1970s”. Being creatively in sync came early. “When I first sketched our brand logo, Kathy had produced the exact same idea from her notebook. We knew we’d the same vision and it went from there,” says Caroline. Ten years on,

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family as a collective has been a keystone to the store’s success. “We come from a very close family of six and they’ve all supported us and our business in different ways, from helping us with tech problems to designing promotional material,” adds Kathy. On working with family: “What has undoubtedly added to our staying power is each other,” says Caroline. “Kathy and I have the exact same agenda and principles as well as that constant back up. And as family, you know that the other isn’t going anywhere no matter what happens. We will always be sisters.” dirtyfabulous.com

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Cara October/November 2018  

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