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While Hardy has been something of a cult designer for people in the know, he is about to go mainstream this Autumn/Winter when his capsule collection of clothes designed for US chain Gap is released, with a followup collection for Spring/Summer ’08. But it’s his shoes that will really leave you drooling.
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This oldschool craftsman laboured at the helm of one of the world’s most luxurious shoes labels, Gina, as head designer before going solo.
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Jay Valas Couture Shoes available from Cocobelle shoe boutique, Unit 25, Royal Hibernian Way, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, tel: 017071818
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