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WARDROBE REVIVAL: HOW TO KEEP ROCKING 2012’s TRENDS IN TO THE NEW YEAR

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Another year draws to a close, and if the season has left you without money to spend on a wardrobe refresh, fear not! We’ve brought you our key tips to making the trends of 2012 feel brand new again. Pastels & Digital Imagery From spring onwards, the catwalks and shop windows were filled with all things sugary and sweet. Think that pastels can’t be worn in the dead of winter? Think … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE DIVINE BOUTIQUE AUTUMN/WINTER FASHION SHOW

Mary Greene and Lorraine Keane

  Over 100 fashion followers gathered last week to celebrate Divine Maynooth's  7th birthday and autumn/winter fashion extravaganza. Guests were greeted by owner Mary Greene, sipped on pink champagne and nibbled on tasty cupcakes. Lorraine Keane kicked off the night with an introduction to the show, in which some of Divine’s most loyal customers took to the catwalk to showcase the … [Read more...]

STYLE WATCH: DSQUARED’S ‘HOMECOMING QUEEN’ WINTER 2012 CAMPAIGN

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DSquared’s winter 2012 campaign is as fresh and super-trendy as ever, with the welcome addition of colour for those colder months ahead. The theme of the campaign is ‘Homecoming Queen’, which was shot by Mert & Marcus and features top models Daphne Groeneveld, Liuk Bass, Bette Franke, Frida Aisen and Simon van Meervenne. The year is 1963 and the boys have a bad attitude and the … [Read more...]

COLOUR TRENDS: AUTUMN/WINTER 2012’S MUST-HAVE SHADES

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If you haven’t already embraced the new season, what are you waiting for? It’s time to update your autumn/winter wardrobe and inject some runway-inspired colours in to your styling. This definitely is not the season to stick to basic black; boring! Yes, there were plenty of edgy and sombre looks on the autumn 2012 catwalks (think rock chick, goth-chic and so on), but those wanting to rev up … [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...]

CATWALK REPORT: AUTUMN/WINTER ’12’S MOST WEARABLE TRENDS

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With the new season in full swing, if you haven’t already done so, it’s time to embrace the cooler weather and refresh your autumn/winter wardrobe accordingly; out with the old and in with the new! With so many trend options, which ones should you buy into? We’ve outlined the season’s must-have trends. Goth-Chic Seen at: Giles and Alexander Wang. Forget long leather Matrix … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE HARVEY NICHOLS AUTUMN/WINTER ’12 FASHION SHOW

Elaine Butler-Doolin and Alice Lillis

  The Harvey Nichols Autumn/Winter fashion show took place last week, with over seven hundred guests in attendance to celebrate the store’s seventh anniversary. This year Harvey Nichols showcased three shows. Guests enjoyed a pre-show drinks reception in the Dundrum store before taking their seats at the Mill Theatre. Director of Harvey Nichols Dublin, Kenny Robertson, welcomed … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF THE MARKS & SPENCER AUTUMN/WINTER 2012 COLLECTION

Helen Martin and Declan Leavy

Ireland’s top fashion media descended upon Marks & Spencer’s Rooftop Restaurant in the Grafton Street store at the unveiling of the store’s autumn/winter collection earlier this week. Stylist Catherine Condell produced the up-tempo show, which focussed on the major trends for the season including Modern Military, Demure, 21st Century Remix, Arts & Crafts and Gothic Romance. Guests … [Read more...]

WATCH: BEHIND-THE-SCENES AT THE KATE MOSS FOR MANGO PHOTOSHOOT

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The Camden Caner is back in the Mango saddle for their autumn/winter 2012 campaign and we have an exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the glam photoshoot. Shot by Inez & Vinoodh and styled by Geraldine Sagilo, the campaign sees the supermodel play the camera in her unique and sultry way, rocking bed-head hair and a smoky eye like only she can! Everything looks great on Kate but … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: BRIAN ATWOOD’S AUTUMN/WINTER 2012 CAMPAIGN

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We have a love affair with Brian Atwood shoes here at The Daily Update and his autumn/winter 2012 collection is set to be one of his best yet. Details of the new autumn/winter 2012 campaign are scarce but this very kasino sexy teaser image has been released to whet our fashion appetites. The striking campaign features Victoria’s Secret Angel - and one of the world’s highest earning models - … [Read more...]