Saturday, July 20, 2019

SELF LOVE v NARCISSISM Has Emily Ratajkowski fallen truly, madly, deeply in love with...

  Supermodel Emily Ratajkowski doesn’t half love herself. Her Instagram account is a shrine to her indisputable beauty. One word captions, if that, sometimes just...

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...

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...

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...

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...

JUDY WONG In her own words on dealing with sexual assault

In December 2009, Irish make-up artist Judy Wong packed up and set off on an adventure to Canada where she stayed for four years....

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Rebecca Bourke is on a mission

Producer Rebecca Bourke is a woman on a mission.  Having just completed the What would you do? campaign on domestic violence with Oscar winner...

EXQUISITE LOCATION Why is Ballyfin considered the best hotel in the world?

Set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom mountains, Ballyfin house in County Laois is noted as one of the best hotels in the...