Friday, December 3, 2021

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...

LILLET Bordeaux’s summer aperitif that’s Bond approved

Considering the medical community consider James Bond a chronic alcoholic, perhaps it’s best not to follow his advice for his famous Vesper...

FIGHTING FIT The challenge of keeping girls in sport

The amount of young girls dropping out of sports activities like football, rugby and athletics is increasing year by year, by the age of...

WHAT I’VE LEARNED One year on from going vegan on the telly

Vegan lessons so far: Vegan one year one: On the set of Brendan O'Connor's Cutting Edge, April 2018

SELF LOVE It’s the most trust worthy of them all

Valentine’s Day: A reminder of just how unloved/unlovable you are? A Hallmark charade to coerce you into rosemantic submission? A sign of how useless...

LE BALLON ROUGE Why the kids are the VIPs of this year’s Cannes Film...

‘Welcome kids! You are the new VIPs’ - the latest star to the Cannes Film Festival offers a welcome new script...writes single...

NEW FEMINISM Enough of the women supporting women baloney!

Listen, I’m all for equality but there are some elements to this new wave of feminism that I can only say #notmetoo. That whole...

IMPOSTER SYNDROME How to tackle self-doubt…

Imposter Syndrome. Have you ever felt that all your accomplishments have been due to luck, chance, connections or...

CHRISTINA AGUILERA How wearing no makeup has become a political statement

Is it ever a good thing to be described as ‘unrecognisable’ without your makeup on? This week that’s how pop star Christina Aguilera has...

CELEBRITY AGE GAP Leo’s latest love and other tales…

It seems only right that 44-year-old Leonardo DiCaprio gets lumped with the torture of Instagram duty as penance for perpetually choosing...