Friday, December 3, 2021

AN EXQUISITE LIFE Ib Jorgensen on fashion and art

It’s hard to believe Ib Jorgensen is 82.  Clearly a life of discipline and self care have served him well. He is lean and...

CATRIONA HANLY A special shoot in celebration of the power of the blouse

Irish designer Catríona Hanly’s love of luxury and opulence is no accident considering the grandeur she grew up in and is accustomed to thanks...

FASHION LEGACY What we learned from Elizabeth Taylor…

Remembered as an unapologetic maximalist, a hopeless romantic and passionate philanthropist, Elizabeth Taylor's love of diamonds and daring outfits continue to inspire and enthrall....

EXQUISITE TASTE The Queen of Costume Designers Edith Head

Having been nominated a rollicking 35 times for an Oscar over the course of her career, Edith Head scooped eight gongs for Best Costume...

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...

VEGAN TRAINERS Shop Exquisite.ie’s top picks from fashion to high performance

We've taken the hassle out of searching for cool vegan trainers with our top picks to buy from everyday wear to high performance fitness... VEJA Veja...

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...