Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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...

CHATEAU FONTAINEBLEAU DU VAR Enjoy Provence Verte through a rosé tinted glass

What’s a girl to do when she finds herself surrounded by vineyards as far as the eye can see in the south of France?...

THE ARAN LADY How this fisherman’s friend has become a fashion darling

  Who would have guessed? An Aran knitted wedding dress. Somehow this fisherman’s favourite works for bridal. If we were basing the gown’s popularity on...

DEAUVILLE The elegant seaside resort where Coco Chanel began her fashion empire

  Today marks the birthday of Grabrielle 'Coco' Chanel who was born on the 19th of August 1883 in Saumur, Maine-et-Loire in France. To celebrate...

HERE COMES THE BOLD BRIDE Irish designers say I don’t to tradition

Forget nice girl brides with saccharine smiles and dresses to match. Irish bridal designers are catering for a different animal altogether. It’s a sign...

CAPTURING THE MOMENT Paul McGinty takes wedding photography to a new level

There's no doubting photographer Paul McGinty's eye for a compelling image. Here is a wedding photographer passionate about his subjects and their individual personalities....

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...

MONAGHAN MOMENT Creativity and talent shine from Kavanagh’s county

From an exquisite fashion movie to a fantastical editorial shoot, County Monaghan's creative talent joined forces for the launch of PaperMoon, the new bridal...

EXQUISITE BRIDE Monaghan sisters launch vintage inspired bridal collection

After years of searching for vintage gems, Monaghan sisters Caroline Quinn and Kathy Sherry of vintage boutique Dirty Fabulous have created their own bridal collection...

MY MOTHER’S DRESS Irene O’Brien’s Big Day

Why Stylist Irene O'Brien chose her mother's wedding gown for her Big Day... Vintage lover and stylist Irene O'Brien tied the knot with the beau...