Sunday, February 5, 2023

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...

HIJABI BARBIE A symbol of repression or a sign of inclusiveness?

  There’s a new Barbie in town and she’s wearing a hijab to cover her head, chest and hair. The Mattel doll is based on...

WHO GIVES A MONKEY’S? Animal rights and fashion go head to head

  My Lord. Fashion sure is gank these days. Are we allowed to say that? Or are we expected to seal clap every daft trend...

RULES SMULES! Why we owe those feisty fashion renegades our wardrobe freedom

Let’s hear it for the rule breakers. Those rebels who ignore tradition and go their own way. Say what you like about preserving standards...

TIME TO CLIP THOSE ANGEL WINGS Why Victoria’s Secret needs to diversify

Who forgot to send the memo on body image to Victoria’s Secret? Don’t they realise there’s a full on celebration of the female form...

SCARF PRINT TREND Why we’ve fallen in love again with the silk scarf

Have a drawer full of silk scarves and no idea what to do with them? Well it's time to reimagine Granny's oldest friend as...

AGE APPROPRIATE DRESSING Is it relevant anymore?

Mutton dressed as lamb. Lamb dressed as mutton. Age appropriate dressing. What does it even mean any more? The whole charade has been blown...

THE WOLFORD WAY Aisling O’Loughlin gives her take on this hosiery favourite’s top products

Wolford is a name synonymous with quality and now sustainability with the iconic brand leading the way in developing waste free products, set to...

CHRISTIAN DIOR 70 YEARS ON Aisling O’Loughlin looks back

It was the Irish born editor of the US edition of Harper’s Bazaar, Carmel Snow, who coined the phrase the New Look that trumpeted...

PLAYTIME Irish Jewellery Designers join in on the fun of more is more

Remember when you were a kid playing with your mother’s jewellery box and putting everything on at once? Well Spring Summer 2018 is strikingly...