Friday, December 2, 2022

DEAUVILLE The elegant seaside resort where Coco Chanel began her fashion empire

  Today marks the birthday of Grabrielle 'Coco' Chanel who was born on the 19th of August 1883 in Saumur, Maine-et-Loire in France. To celebrate...

CANNES DO Irish film Vivarium wins critics’ award

Irish film Vivarium has won the Gan Foundation Award for Distribution as part of the Critics' Week Competition...

TASTE OF DUBLIN Sunshine, food and style make for a bumper weekend

The Taste of Dublin is possibly one of the luckiest events on the Irish social calendar when it comes to the weather. Baking temperatures...

THE HANDMAID’S TALE Expect lots of fashion references to Margaret Atwood’s chilling story

  The fashion world has fallen for the austere beauty of The Handmaid’s Tale, the Emmy award winning TV series based on writer Margaret Atwood’s...

BOWIE DUFFY Exhibition by the late photographer who captured this iconic image

Dublin's Ebow gallery has reopened after a five year hiatus to play host to the Irish instalment of the ‘Bowie by Duffy’ exhibition. The show...

LE BALLON ROUGE Why the kids are the VIPs of this year’s Cannes Film...

‘Welcome kids! You are the new VIPs’ - the latest star to the Cannes Film Festival offers a welcome new script...writes single...

CELEBRITY PUBLIC SPATS Insult in haste on social media, repent at leisure

Public spats: Never a good idea, always great entertainment. Social media means it’s too irresistible not to post your grievances for the world to...

CARAVAGGIO AND VERMEER The National Gallery’s exceptional return

The Historic Wings of the National Gallery will re-open in June after more than six years undergoing a complete refurbishment and renovation. It's being...

SORRY NOT SORRY The modern day apology has many layers

Sorry. The hardest word. Especially when sometimes we’re just not sorry. Like Piers Morgan. He couldn’t say...

SELFIE CONSCIOUS Taking matters into our own hands

Such an audacious act, the selfie. The bit that makes it so brazen is pressing the button and posting your mug for all to...