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SHUTTERBUG: At the Launch of Agatha Paris Jewellery in Arnotts Dublin

Kieran Harnett

  Fashion fans and lovers of all things bling were out in force last week for the launch of French jewellery brand Agatha Paris' new seasonal collection at the Arnotts Jewellery Hall in Dublin. The brand's CEO Maxime Elgue flew in from Paris to greet guests including Lorraine Keane, Nuala Carey, Sinead Kennedy and Blathnaid Treacy, as well as The Voice of Ireland stylist Ingrid Hoey, … [Read more...]

PAMPERING: The Lancôme DreamTone Facial at Arnotts Dublin

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After a busy few weeks, coupled with lots of summer sun exposure, it was time to book in for a pampering facial to treat my skin to an extra hit of anti-ageing care in the hands of a professional. With this in mind I popped along to the Beauty Rooms at Arnotts Dublin to try the new Lancôme DreamTone facial. Billed as a skincare product that could offer the skin tone of your dreams, even … [Read more...]

FASHION NEWS: The Certina Formula 1 Menswear Event at Arnotts

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To kick off a series of menswear events throughout the month of April with Penguin and Diesel, Certina watches will welcome the return of their car racing simulator to Arnotts Department Store in Dublin from Thursday 11th until Sunday 14th. Shoppers will have the opportunity to test their driving skills on the famous Silverstone racing circuit simulator, with an overall prize of a VIP day at … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF THE PAUL COSTELLOE LADIESWEAR CAPSULE COLLECTION AT ARNOTTS DUBLIN

Cathy O'Connor and Derrick Carberry

  On Monday evening, a host of fashion writers, editors and commentators beat a path to Arnotts in Dublin for the launch of designer Paul Costelloe’s exclusive ladieswear capsule collection for the popular department store. The collaboration sees the launch of 25 key pieces with a view to expansion in the future. A spokesperson for Arnotts told us: “Well known for his elegant … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE SWATCH 30TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

Lisa Freeman, Mary-Ellen O'Connell, Emmet Smith and Simone Treacy

A host of well-known faces descended upon Arnotts’ jewellery department last week for the Swatch 30th birthday party celebrations. On the night, guests were invited to ‘crack the code’ to win exclusive Swatch watches and surprises. Guests were treated to prosecco and canapés as they perused the latest collections from the iconic watch brand. Those in attendance included Justin … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF GAGLIARDI MENSWEAR IN ARNOTTS

Gerry Flannery & Jason Robinson

Former England rugby captain and Lions player, Jason Robinson flew to Dublin last week to launch the Gagliardi tailoring brand exclusively in the menswear department of Arnotts Department Store. Popular online men’s magazine, Joe.ie hosted a Q&A session with Jason and ex Munster rugby player Jerry Flannery and over 200 guests, mainly guys, enjoyed bottles of chilled Heineken. Gagliardi … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF THE FIRST LENNON COURTNEY COLLECTION AT ARNOTTS

Maria Oxley Boardman, Brendan Courtney, Sonya Lennon and January Russell

  On Tuesday evening, Sonya Lennon and Brendan Courtney launched their first capsule collection Lennon Courtney in Arnotts Department Store Dublin. Collectively, Sonya Lennon and Brendan Courtney have 35 years of experience in the fashion industry, and the collection of 32 styles consists of “wardrobe solutions for a busy woman who is style conscious but not trend led”. Eight models … [Read more...]

GET THE LOOK: GUCCI A/W 2012 HAIR & MAKE-UP

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Pre-raphaelite was the buzz word for Gucci’s autumn/winter show this year and the result was a mixture of romance and classic French femininity thanks to a slick of deep burgundy lipstick and naturally styled hair. Hair: Hair was tonged to create soft, natural waves and then parted in the middle before being twisted and clipped into place. To create this type of wave a styling wand is … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF PETER O’BRIEN’S THIRD COLLECTION FOR ARNOTTS

Siobhain Lam, Nikki Conway and Jenny Erwin

Peter O’Brien launched his third autumn/winter collection for Arnotts at a special invite-only event in the Dublin department store last week. Models showcased the capsule collection of 28 styles, accompanied by the Carolan string quartet. Those enjoying the preview included Lorraine Keane, Pamela Flood, Blanaid Ni Choffaigh, Deborah Veale, Clodagh McKenna, Glenda Gilson, Maria Tecce and … [Read more...]

MIDWEEK INDULGENCE: PERFECT COFFEE WITH NESCAFÉ DOLCE GUSTO

Dolce Gusto Melody FS

Like millions around the world, we can’t function until we’ve had our morning coffee. A quick cuppa before you dart out the door is fine but you simply can’t beat a freshly-brewed caffeine hit from your nearest coffee shop to kick start the working day. Unfortunately, the cost of your daily morning coffee soon adds up and, on average, many of us spend hundreds each year on our daily fix. … [Read more...]