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FASHION NEWS: Emeli Sandé Designs a Watch for Raymond Weil

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Since she first burst on to the music scene Emeli Sandé’s distinctive style has created as much of a stir as her dulcet vocals on tracks such as Next to Me and Read All About It. With her cropped platinum blonde hair and quirky yet stylish wardrobe the star has proved that you don’t have to be a stick insect sporting hair extensions to make a mark on the fashion map. So it’s no wonder that … [Read more...]

STYLE FOCUS: Kimberly Walsh for Littlewoods Ireland

KIMBERLEY Deep V-neck blouse, €37

Following a stunning turn on Strictly Come Dancing last year and a successful solo album, Kimberly Walsh finally managed to step out of the shadow of Girls Aloud and shine in her own right. One thing that we couldn’t help noticing as she trod the solo trail was just how stylish the former girl band star was. A big fan of classic glamour, she often channels the 1930s and '40s in tea dresses … [Read more...]

WIN! A Daniel Wellington Watch Worth €129 from Campbell Jewellers Donnybrook

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Daniel Wellington is one of the latest watches to come onto the market with the popular preppy look.  It's a thin, stylish watch in stainless steel and rose pvd and available on colourful nato straps as well as the traditional black and brown leather strap.  Prices range from €119 - €179. Available in Ireland exclusively to Campbell Jewellers, they have have a store in Citywest and a … [Read more...]

WIN! €200 to Spend on Your Ultimate Christmas Wardrobe at boohoo.com

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For all your style needs, boohoo.com is your ultimate destination this Christmas. Follow their #DRESSMAS campaign where they are ready to help you find the perfect outfit for the festive party season. For high-octane glamour and feminine styling for the festive months, the boutique collection brings together sequins, sheer panelling and exposed fastenings adding to the after-dark luxury of … [Read more...]

STYLE FOCUS: New Survey Reveals Wearing Your Favourite Clothes is More Comforting than Eating Chocolate


For the ultimate comfort factor, you can’t beat snuggling up on the couch with a big bar of chocolate and some trashy telly. However, a new survey by Lenor has revealed that wearing our favourite clothes is more comforting than eating chocolate, with 46 per cent of women agreeing that feeling fabulous in their clothes enables them to have a better day. Despite this, 34 per cent admit that … [Read more...]

STYLE NEWS: The Vivienne Westwood Limited Edition Scarf for Lush

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In a bid to reduce the hundreds of thousands of miles of wrapping paper thrown away each year, Lush have been using scarves to wrap some of their products since 2005. For Christmas 2013, Vivienne Westwood has designed a limited edition Knot-Wrap scarf for Lush as an alternative to gift wrap. Available in camel and light pink, the scarf hits stores on November 18th and will cost €17.95, with … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG: At the Leigh Tucker Willow for Dunnes Stores Collection Launch

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A host of well-known faces, kids in tow, turned out for the launch of the Leigh Tucker Willow children’s clothing collection at Dunnes Stores in the St. Stephen’s Green shopping centre last week. Irish designer Leigh Tucker officially launched her new collection of children’s clothing and creative play for boys and girls aged from 12 months to 9 years in a beautiful pop up space on … [Read more...]

WATCH: 10 Years of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund


To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the highly coveted CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, an award which honours and provides support to emerging American designers, Vogue has released a short video featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with previous winners and runners-up. The clip focuses on the first stage of the competitive awards process, and includes interviews with Anna Wintour, … [Read more...]

SPOTLIGHT ON IRISH BUSINESS: Children’s Designer Fashion Labels for Less at TwiceSmitten.ie


We all want the best for our little ones but most of the time the budget doesn’t stretch to designer clothing labels. However an Irish businesswoman has answered our prayers by setting up an online store offering cut-price mini-me couture. The first of its kind in Ireland, Twice Smitten offers ‘pre-loved’ and new designer kids’ clothing for up to 70% less than the original retail … [Read more...]

STYLE TIPS: 12 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer

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Whether is your favourite dress or that cheap jumper from Penneys, we've rounded up our top tips for ensuring you get the most out of your clothes. Watch the iron’s settings Be careful when you are ironing your clothes. Sort your clothing according to temperature, working from coolest to hottest. Silks and synthetics should be ironed on low to medium heat and wool on medium to high heat. … [Read more...]