web analytics

SHUTTERBUG: At the Launch of the Brown Thomas Autumn/Winter ’13 Designer Collections

Holly Shortall, Brendan Courtney and Grace Moore

    It was quite literally a veritable who’s who of the fashion media world last week for the launch of the Brown Thomas autumn/winter 2013 collections. The new season’s collections are all about attitude and spirit as designers do their own thing, resulting in a spectacularly creative season. The contrasts of grunge and minimalism, boy and girl, past and future, present a … [Read more...]

FASHION FOCUS: HARVEY NICHOLS SPRING/SUMMER ‘13

Harvey Nichols Dublin

You wouldn’t think it from the weather (as I write this it is snowing!) but it is actually spring at the moment. This means that the fabulous spring/summer collections have hit stores and although it may still be too cold to wear many of them at the moment, there is no harm in picking up a few pieces before they sell out to ensure that you are fully prepared for the season ahead. Harvey … [Read more...]

DESIGNER STYLE FOR LESS: FASHION FALLOUT 2013

Fashion Fallout

Fashionistas, savvy shoppers and bargain hunters will all be beating a path to Krystle nightclub on Dublin’s Harcourt Street next Sunday, February 3rd, for Fashion Fallout 2013. Grab a designer bargain and do your bit for charity all in one go as several top boutiques, stylists and well-known personalities will be selling nearly-new and pre-loved designer and high street pieces at a fraction … [Read more...]

THE LOVE LIST: CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN AUTUMN/WINTER 2012 LOOKBOOK PHOTOGRAPHED AT ICONIC PARIS LANDMARKS

Montmartre HD RVB

For autumn/winter 2012, Christian Louboutin commissioned photographer Peter Lippmann to capture the new season collection in a series of iconic settings around Paris. The collection stands illuminated at dusk against some of the most celebrated landscapes in the designer’s native city. Sitting eerily with the gargoyles at the top of the Notre Dame, overlooking the sun setting across the … [Read more...]

THE LOVE LIST: SKY-HIGH HEELS – GRAVITY DEFYING SHOES

Noritaka Tatehana 'heelless'

Here at The Daily Update, we love shoes! Designer shoes (oh how we especially love designer shoes!), high street shoes, going out shoes, work shoes, well you get the drift. Some shoes, especially those designer ones, are more like pieces of art and wouldn’t look out of place sitting atop a podium in some very cool gallery - think Christian Louboutin, Charlotte Olympia, Brian Atwood and … [Read more...]

TOMMY HILFIGER HONOURED WITH THE 2012 CFDA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

2012 CFDA Fashion Awards - Winners Walk

Tommy Hilfiger was awarded the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards (Fashion’s Oscars!) earlier this month at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Centre in New York. Tommy was presented the award by American Vogue editrix, Anna Wintour after a memorable performance by a cappella group, The Princeton Footnotes, tying in perfectly with Tommy’s history of infusing an … [Read more...]

BALMAIN FINALLY GETS SOCIAL

Balmain runway

French fashion house, Balmain has finally joined Facebook and Twitter, launching accounts on each social media platform late last week. Chief executive officer Emmanuel Diemoz told America’s Women’s Wear Daily that there’s been huge demand for information surrounding the brand and, until now, it’s been “very closed to the consumer.” Now, fans can visit the brand’s Facebook page to … [Read more...]