Monday, March 4, 2024

BAD TASTE The enduring appeal of eye-brow raising fashion

  “A little bad taste is like a nice splash of paprika. We all need a splash of bad taste—it’s hearty, it’s healthy, it’s physical....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...