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SPRING/SUMMER 2012’S TOP TRENDS MADE SIMPLE

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CANDY COLOURS Ice cream shades and candy colours are amongst the season’s biggest trends. As if the shock of wearing anything brighter than grey and black isn’t enough, you’ve got to mix and match them all up too! Penneys and A|wear have nailed this trend and the key to pulling it off is to mix touches of candy colours with white, denim and blue. Left: Textured bodycon dress, from … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF THE JACOB’S CREEK WINE & DINE EXPERIENCE ROADSHOW

Barbara Bond and Michelle Bond

  Foodies joined award-winning Australian wine brand, Jacob’s Creek in the historic surroundings of Tailors Hall in Dublin for the launch of the Jacob’s Creek ‘Wine & Dine Experience’ Roadshow last week. The roadshow will visit Cork, Galway and Waterford during the month of April. For one night only, 50 guests in each location will be given the opportunity to take part in a … [Read more...]

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: THE HUNGER GAMES MOVIE REVIEW

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Directed by: Gary Ross Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Lenny Kravitz, Wes Bentley, Donald Sutherland, Stanley Tucci It’s safe to say that this is one of the most eagerly anticipated movies of the year based as it is on the first of the best selling trilogy of novels by Suzanne Collins, who acts as co-screenwriter here. Hailed … [Read more...]

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: HILFIGER DENIM MUSIC DAYS

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Hilfiger Denim Music Days returns with its funky formula of music and fashion   Taking place on Saturday March 31st and Saturday April 28th in the Hilfiger Denim store on Trinity Street, Hilfiger Denim Music Days offers an alternative shopping experience with acoustic performances from Ireland’s up and coming talent. The line-up for March includes Irish rock bands ‘Nation of … [Read more...]

LIP ACTION!

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I don't know about you, but as soon as there's a change in the weather my lips become dry and sometimes even chapped. The sun, not to mention spring days filled with four seasons, can  wreak havoc on my smackers and it's time to break out the lip balm because dry, chapped and cracked lips is a good look on no one! Don't be fooled in to thinking your lip gloss provides sufficient moisturising … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE STAR-STUDDED LAUNCH OF AMAZON HAIR & BEAUTY

Grainne Seoige and Keith Duffy

  Clane was the place to be last week as Keith Duffy hosted the opening of Amazon Hair & Beauty Clinic in Kildare town. The Coronation Street star welcomed a host of well-known faces, including boxer Bernard Dunne, Bressie, comedian Katherine Lynch, singer Rebecca Storm, Grainne Seoige, Paul McGrath and singer Ryan Sheridan. Amazon is the brainchild of former TV3 make-up artist … [Read more...]

TK MAXX SHOWCASES DESIGNER TREND PIECES FOR SPRING/SUMMER

TK Maxx Orange double breasted jacket £49.99 €69.99 RRP £145.00 €189.99

Save on spring/summer’s hottest fashion trends   The spring/summer 2012 catwalks were bursting with prints, soft pastels, summer brights, candy colours and vibrant neons and the fashion buyers at TK Maxx shopped around the world, dealing directly with designers to pick out their favourite pieces at a fraction of the price. Bold Brights: Candy pinks, bright blues and zingy neon … [Read more...]

THE BUZZ WITH MICHELLE STOREY

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It’s been nearly five years since Lindsay Lohan began her downward spiral; the actress is now better known now for her drunken antics and five-finger-discount ways rather than her acting skills. But it seems that Lady Luck has finally shone some light Lindsay’s way (about time says she!). Lindsay appeared in court yesterday for the final time and is officially no longer on probation. The judge … [Read more...]

COONEY’S SUNSHINE TUNEYS

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Summertime with a 99! Summer is nearly here, and boy is it arriving in style! Sure isn’t it grand, being able to strut down Grafton Street in your flip flops and your tighter than skin tight shorts, picking off used chewing gum from between your toes, sucking on a mocha-loco-chino from Starbucks. letting every inch of skin show in order to attain a healthy red glow whilst you nod your head … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE SELECTED FEMME/HOMME FASHION SHOW

Nicola Day, Orla McGuinness and Maeve Keye

  Last Friday evening BT2 on Dublin’s Grafton Street unveiled the spring/summer collection from Selected Femme and Selected Homme to an invite-only crowd of fashion enthusiasts. The event kicked off with a champagne reception before guests took their seats for the fashion showcase. DJ Mo Kelly spun the tunes and guests left with a gorgeous BT2 goodie bag. For social snaps from the … [Read more...]