Thursday, October 6, 2022

EXQUISITE COLLECTIBLES The enduring allure of Miriam Haskell

Vintage costume jewellery has become highly collectible, recognized for its fine workmanship and bold design.  American Miriam Haskell (1899-1981) gained a stellar following for her...

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...

MORE RISKY THAN RISQUÉ How to wear the vinyl trend now

Vinyl, the kinkiest material of them all, has decided she wants to be treated like a lady for once. No longer content with being...

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...

STYLE ICON OF THE WEEK: Faye Dunaway

The ultimate Hollywood diva with a reputation for being ‘difficult’, Faye Dunaway will also go down in the anals of history as one of...

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...

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...

BOLD MOVE Mena Ryan on her passion for print

From Limerick to London, designer Mena Ryan is making her mark with her explosive prints and uncompromising approach to style As the middle child of...

NO MORE NICEY NICEY Why Taylor Swift chose leopard print to mark her change...

On wearing leopard print, Christian Dior warned his clients: ‘If you are fair and sweet, don’t wear it’.   Of all the patterns, leopard print is...

A LIFE IN PATTERN A new exhibition and book celebrate 21 years of Orla...

She’s known as Ireland’s top print maestro and over the past 21 years Dublin woman Orla Kiely has created a design empire based on...