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THE BUZZ WITH MICHELLE STOREY

Mariah Carey

It’s hard to believe uber-couple Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are married four years already! And by God do they want everyone to know about it! In true diva style, the pair have renewed their vows for the fourth time in Paris; press invited of course! Because nothing says romance like a few hundred photographers trampling in on your intimate moment. How very Mariah! Alexandra Burke really … [Read more...]

LAST CHANCE TO WIN ONE OF THREE CLAUDIO FERRICI SHOPPERS WORTH €89.95 EACH!

Claudio Ferrici shoppers

It's hard to find a decent pair of gloves and let’s face it, when you find a good pair, they're pretty much a lifetime companion. Well fear not because we know the perfect place that will warm both your hands and your heart. Irish designer Paula Rowan launched Gloves by Paula Rowan back in 2008 and today sees the start of a week-long sale - with up to 50% off - to make room for the arrival of … [Read more...]

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN TO DESIGN HIS OWN VERSION OF CINDERELLA’S GLASS SLIPPER!

Cinders Glass Slipper

To celebrate the release of Disney’s Cinderella on Blu-Ray and DVD this autumn, renowned shoe designer Christian Louboutin is creating his own interpretation of the infamous glass slipper. No details have been released yet but we can expect the iconic designer to put his own unique magic touch on the shoes, which will be formally revealed in the summer. Speaking of his tribute to the Walt … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF DUBLINTOWN.IE

Laura Wall and Emma Williams

    The hipsters, characters and well-known faces of our capital city were out in their droves last week to celebrate the launch of DublinTown.ie, a website created by Dubliners, for Dubliners, to highlight all of the fantastic places to eat, drink, shop and enjoy in Dublin’s fair city. Revellers eager to have a first look at the new website made their way to Lost Society … [Read more...]

THE VOICE OF IRELAND: MICHELLE STOREY’S FINAL VERDICT!

Pat Byrne and Bressie

And so, we reach the final. What a great opener to the show; with all of the contestants and their mentors performing In The Name Of Love; it got a bit totes emotional , didn’t it? Especially for a Mr Kian Egan! Kathryn, let’s just call a truce on the fashion front shall we? I’ve despaired week after week on the issue and quite frankly, we need to talk about some sharp feminine … [Read more...]

SMASH: SEASON 1, EPISODE 2 – THE CALLBACK

Smash Episode 2

The decision to open the episode with Karen’s cover of “Call Me” by Blondie was inspired; the musical interpretation of this classic set the tone of tonight’s episode perfectly - the not-so-quiet desperation of Karen and Ivy for the coveted role. As both of their talents were showcased in the work sessions, Derek was frustratingly addictive in keeping us guessing until the very end; he … [Read more...]

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: AVENGERS ASSEMBLE MOVIE REVIEW

Avengers Assemble poster

Directed by: Josh Whedon Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddlesworth, Chris Evans Starring quite possibly the most beautiful cast ever assembled on the big screen, this is one of the most hotly anticipated movies of the year following on as it does from the individual Avenger films – Iron Man, Captain … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF THE ALL IRELAND MUSIC COMPETITION

Faye Rooney, Rachel Wallace and Lisa Nolan

  Ireland’s socialites, talent scouts, music lovers and glitterati were out in force last week to launch the All Ireland Music Competition at Dandelion Dublin. Mercury Music Winner and Hot Press Best Female Artist, Gemma Hayes is taking time out of her hectic international touring schedule to judge the competition, which takes place at the West County Hotel in Ennis, Co. Clare from … [Read more...]

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: DAMSELS IN DISTRESS MOVIE REVIEW

Damsels in Distress poster

Directed by: Whit Stillman Starring: Greta Gerwig, Adam Brody, Analeigh Tipton, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Carrie MacLemore, Hugo Becker, Ryan Metcalf In cinemas April 27th Starring a cast of bright young things (many of them recognisable from popular US teen shows) and set on a college campus this could very easily have been standard Hollywood frat pack fare. What elevates this movie to … [Read more...]

THE DAILY UPDATE MEETS COLEEN ROONEY

Colleen Rooney Thumb

We caught up with model, TV presenter, designer and media favourite, Coleen Rooney; who was in Dublin last month to launch her new swimwear collection for Littlewoods Ireland. You’ve become a style icon for normal, everyday girls, how does that feel? Do you pinch yourself that life is pretty great for you? It’s great to hear that and I’m very proud that girls look up to me and follow … [Read more...]