Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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...

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...

LAGOM How to apply this Swedish art of living to your wardrobe

Lagom has become the perfect antidote to fast fashion consumerism. This Swedish term translates to 'just the right amount', and the concept focuses on balance...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...