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INTERVIEW: The Daily Update Meets Designer Patrick Grant

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As the man credited with reviving the fortunes of Saville Row’s legendary bespoke tailors Norton & Sons following his takeover of the business in 2005, Patrick Grant has already made a significant contribution to British fashion. However, never one to shy away from a challenge he has recently been added to the ever expanding list of Designers at Debenhams. His aim – to bring Saville row … [Read more...]

MENSWEAR: Pierce Brosnan is the New Face of Hackett London

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He has starred in one of the most successful musical movies of all time, he has taken on one of Hollywood's most iconic movie roles and now Irish actor Pierce Brosnan can add male model to his list of achievements as he has become the face of Hackett Menswear's autumn/winter 2013/14 collection. The stunning images were shot by legendary photographer, Terry O’Neill for Hackett's ‘The Leading … [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...]

THE MODERN GENTLEMAN SPRING FASHION EVENT AT KILDARE VILLAGE

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It’s rare for men to get a look in when it comes to many of the style events that take place around the country on a weekly basis; so we’re pleased to bring news of this week’s ‘Modern Gentleman’ event at Kildare Village shopping outlet. Running until March 18th, Kildare Village is highlighting what it believes are the ten style essentials for every guy’s wardrobe. From tailored … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF GAGLIARDI MENSWEAR IN ARNOTTS

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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...]

HACKETT PRESENTS AUTUMN/WINTER 2013 AT LONDON COLLECTIONS: MEN

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I’m a tad late (ok, a month) posting this but it really has been one of those months. Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the Hackett London autumn/winter show at London Collections: Men. For those of you not familiar with London Collections: Men, it’s basically London Fashion Week for guys. Jeremy Hackett choose the crypt of St. Paul’s Cathedral as the setting for his runway … [Read more...]

TOM FORD’S TOP TEN GOLDEN RULES OF STYLE AND GROOMING

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It’s not just hype, Tom Ford is the pinnacle of men’s style. In fact, everything he touches turns to gold – metaphorically speaking of course! Here are Mr Ford’s golden rules for style, grooming and everyday living. 1. I don’t believe in playing around much with suit cuts. I like a fairly classic shape that gives a man strong shoulders, a fitted waist, and long legs. Classic … [Read more...]

FASHION NEWS: ABERCROMBIE AND FITCH DUBLIN STORE OPENING DATE FINALLY ANNOUNCED!

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It’s one of the most frequently asked questions on the Irish fashion scene and today we bring you the answer; on Thursday November 1st, at 11am, Abercrombie & Fitch will finally open its Dublin Flagship store at 34 College Green! The first in Ireland, eager shoppers will be greeted at the door by tanned, buff staff, who will be on hand to assist in all of your shopping endeavours. There … [Read more...]

FIND YOUR PERFECT FIT AT THE HILFIGER DENIM DAY EVENT IN ARNOTTS DUBLIN THIS SATURDAY!

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Hilfiger Denim are celebrating their newly re-styled menswear department in Arnotts on Dublin’s Henry Street with a Denim Day event this Saturday, October 6th from 12pm – 4pm. Denim experts will be on hand throughout the afternoon to offer tips and advice on the style and fit that suits you best and there’s also the chance to enter a fantastic prize draw and pick up something new for your … [Read more...]

D&G MENSWEAR SUMMER 2012 COLLECTION

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Sadly, the D&G label is reportedly hanging in the balance; in fact a very reliable source told me last summer that the D&G summer 2012 collection would be the last. This season, D&G menswear is enjoying a spot of vintage Gianni Versace influence, with brightly coloured foulard prints appearing on shirts, scarves, shorts and trousers. Relaxed pyjama shapes, in trousers and jackets … [Read more...]