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Wishing our valued readers, their friends and families a very happy, peaceful and prosperous New Year 2014. May the cares of 2013 be put behind you and replaced with the hopes of new opportunities and happy times in 2014! Personally, I'm not a fan of the song Auld Lang Syne but I love this haunting version from the first Sex and the City movie. Enjoy! [youtube p9m9DuhHBAo]   … [Read more...]


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Wishing all of our valued readers and their families a very Merry Christmas, a joyous festive season and great things for the New Year, 2014! Love and best wishes, Declan Leavy, Frances Winston and the Daily Update team xx   … [Read more...]

FASHION NEWS: Emeli Sandé Designs a Watch for Raymond Weil

Emeli Sande

Since she first burst on to the music scene Emeli Sandé’s distinctive style has created as much of a stir as her dulcet vocals on tracks such as Next to Me and Read All About It. With her cropped platinum blonde hair and quirky yet stylish wardrobe the star has proved that you don’t have to be a stick insect sporting hair extensions to make a mark on the fashion map. So it’s no wonder that … [Read more...]

STYLE FOCUS: Kimberly Walsh for Littlewoods Ireland

KIMBERLEY Deep V-neck blouse, €37

Following a stunning turn on Strictly Come Dancing last year and a successful solo album, Kimberly Walsh finally managed to step out of the shadow of Girls Aloud and shine in her own right. One thing that we couldn’t help noticing as she trod the solo trail was just how stylish the former girl band star was. A big fan of classic glamour, she often channels the 1930s and '40s in tea dresses … [Read more...]

WIN! A Daniel Wellington Watch Worth €129 from Campbell Jewellers Donnybrook

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Daniel Wellington is one of the latest watches to come onto the market with the popular preppy look.  It's a thin, stylish watch in stainless steel and rose pvd and available on colourful nato straps as well as the traditional black and brown leather strap.  Prices range from €119 - €179. Available in Ireland exclusively to Campbell Jewellers, they have have a store in Citywest and a … [Read more...]

WIN! €200 to Spend on Your Ultimate Christmas Wardrobe at boohoo.com

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For all your style needs, boohoo.com is your ultimate destination this Christmas. Follow their #DRESSMAS campaign where they are ready to help you find the perfect outfit for the festive party season. For high-octane glamour and feminine styling for the festive months, the boutique collection brings together sequins, sheer panelling and exposed fastenings adding to the after-dark luxury of … [Read more...]

STYLE FOCUS: New Survey Reveals Wearing Your Favourite Clothes is More Comforting than Eating Chocolate


For the ultimate comfort factor, you can’t beat snuggling up on the couch with a big bar of chocolate and some trashy telly. However, a new survey by Lenor has revealed that wearing our favourite clothes is more comforting than eating chocolate, with 46 per cent of women agreeing that feeling fabulous in their clothes enables them to have a better day. Despite this, 34 per cent admit that … [Read more...]

STYLE NEWS: Victoria Beckham’s Wedding Crown For Sale at Auction

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Once up upon a time a pop star named Victoria Adams met a handsome footballer named David Beckham at a charity football match. David swept Victoria off her feet and after a whirlwind romance they were married at a lavish fairytale wedding in a romantic castle in Ireland. And they all lived happily ever after. Posh wore a crown for the nuptials and the couple famously sat on huge thrones during … [Read more...]

STYLE NEWS: The Vivienne Westwood Limited Edition Scarf for Lush

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In a bid to reduce the hundreds of thousands of miles of wrapping paper thrown away each year, Lush have been using scarves to wrap some of their products since 2005. For Christmas 2013, Vivienne Westwood has designed a limited edition Knot-Wrap scarf for Lush as an alternative to gift wrap. Available in camel and light pink, the scarf hits stores on November 18th and will cost €17.95, with … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG: At the Leigh Tucker Willow for Dunnes Stores Collection Launch

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A host of well-known faces, kids in tow, turned out for the launch of the Leigh Tucker Willow children’s clothing collection at Dunnes Stores in the St. Stephen’s Green shopping centre last week. Irish designer Leigh Tucker officially launched her new collection of children’s clothing and creative play for boys and girls aged from 12 months to 9 years in a beautiful pop up space on … [Read more...]