Sunday, January 23, 2022

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...

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...

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...

SNEAK PEAK Behind the scenes on Catriona Hanly’s new season shoot

The majestic Kilronan Castle in Co Roscommon provided a fitting backdrop to a unique fashion shoot for Irish designer Catriona Hanly’s opulent creations. Exquisite.ie’s...

GIVENCHY AND HEPBURN The ultimate designer/muse collaboration

He was expecting Hollywood superstar Katherine Hepburn but it was the other Hepburn, a doe-eyed, gamine beauty in cigarette pants, a t-shirt and sandals...

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...

THE TROUBLE WITH WEDDINGS Expect drama even if you are perfect

Weddings. Who’d have one one? With the best of intentions and the fullest of hearts, they are always, ALWAYS, contentious. If you think yours...

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...

IRISH FASHION COLLECTIVE Don O’Neill headlines a spectacular night of style

Kerry born, New York based designer Don O’Neill was the star attraction at this year’s Irish Fashion Collective in aid of St Joseph’s Shankill,...