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This Iconic Piece of Irish Fashion Is Going To Be In A New York Fashion Exhibition

By clodagh

August 4, 2017 at 9:21am

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Irish fashion has had its up and its downs over the years, but there's one piece of traditional clothing that has stood the test of time - apparently.

The Aran Jumper.

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You most probably recognise it from the tourist shop windows around the country, but it's seemingly made waves around the world.

The Aran Jumper is going to take part in a fashion exhibition in the Museum of Modern Art in New York of iconic fashion pieces over the last century.

The Journal reports that the jumper, which is on loan from the National Museum of Ireland in Castlebar, will be displayed as part of its ‘Is Fashion Modern?’ event.

It will be featured alongside some truly influential pieces such as the Wonderbra, Levi jeans, and a Birkin bag. 

The jumper that will go on display is from the 1940s made from a heavy wool. 

So dig your jumpers out of the attic lads, they might be making a comeback. 

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