Monday, November 20, 2017

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...

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...

HOT NEW TALENT Marie Lamoureux on finding her creative freedom in Dublin

French woman Marie Lamoureux is making a name for herself as an up and coming graphic designer thanks to the creative freedom she found...

GUILBAUD’S FOR LUNCH Foodie afficionados gather for the IFWG Awards

The Irish Food Writers' Guild have named their top products of 2017. Exquisite.ie's Aisling O'Loughlin just about made it to the sumptuous event at...

LIVING THE SMASH HITS DREAM Colum McCormack-Crowe on his love affair with the 80s...

As a kid in the late 80s I would wake up and race to buy Smash Hits magazine every Wednesday. It was every kid's - and some...

NEW YEAR, OLD ME Why it’s so hard to stop bad habits and start...

We know the rules to clean living, so why not follow them? Could it be that we simply prefer our bad habits and are...

DON’T BE AFRAID TO GET ANGRY Life lessons by Ciara Allen

I'M MAD AS HELL AND I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE Who doesn't love a good rant?  To this day the words of news...

YEAR IN REVIEW A look back on 2016 by Aisling O’Loughlin

Just before we pop the corks and welcome 2017, let’s pause for a moment and reflect on the year that was. For many all...

THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT TERRY That speech, his movies and talent

For those of you who haven't heard it, Terry McMahon's speech on the homelessness crisis was quite something. Passionate and compassionate, raging and insightful,...

GENDER QUOTAS Tokenism or necessary for real change?

Controversial among men and women alike, the very mention of quotas can stir up strong arguments about preventing a meritocracy and patronising women who...