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THE LOVE LIST: A|WEAR’S LBD COLLECTION

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It’s one of the most over-used statements in fashion writing; but you simply can’t beat the little black dress! Simple yet chic, a little black dress, more commonly known as an LBD, is an evening or cocktails dress, cut simply and often quite short. The origins of the LBD are often traced back to 1920s designs of Coco Chanel, who intended them to be long-lasting, versatile, affordable, … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE U HIGHSTREET STYLE AWARDS 2012

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The U Highstreet Style Awards in association with Diet Coke took place at a glamorous ceremony at The Ultimate Girls Day Out in the RDS Main Hall last weekend. Based exclusively on public voting, the judges of the U Highstreet Style Awards are U Magazine readers and high street store customers, making these awards one of the most coveted around. With over 22,000 votes received over the course … [Read more...]

THE HOTSHOP SUMMER COLLECTION ARRIVES AT A|WEAR

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For the summer season ahead, A|wear has taken the best of what the catwalk had to offer and brought it to the high street in a very accessible but design led collection. The colour story offers buyers the opportunity to bask in all the colours of the rainbow as vivid turquoise meets yellows and fuchsia pinks in colour blocks and multi-coloured placement prints. Vintage references are mixed in a … [Read more...]

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...]

STYLE SPOTLIGHT: SPRING/SUMMER AT A|WEAR

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A|wear’s spring/summer 2012 collection is full of wonderful surprises, with very modern interpretations of retro-inspired fashion stories. Two distinct themes are prevalent in the collection, which contrast and complement each other in equal measure, as both have a definite nod to the past. Their New Nautical line is of course nautically styled with classic red, white and blues anchored … [Read more...]

DRESS FOR LESS WITH A|WEAR

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A|Wear have some of the hottest threads on the high street and are perfect for bringing you on-trend without breaking the bank. This month they are taking their generosity one step further with an amazing mid-season sale and are offering selected lines at up to half price. With savings like that, it would be rude not to indulge. www.awear.com … [Read more...]

A|WEAR GOES GLOBAL

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 My Irish friends around the world will be pleased to hear this news; Awear.com has officially launched international delivery, so now all A|wear fans around the globe can get their fashion fix! With so many people leaving the country in search of work, it’s nice to know that they can still stock up on the latest trends at what we at the Daily Update believe are really great prices, plus … [Read more...]