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TRAVEL: 10 Places You Should Ring in the New Year at Least Once

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New Year’s Eve celebrations and customs may vary around the world, but in most places, New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest party days of the year. For many, simply spending the night with close friends and family is the best way to celebrate. While it’s certainly a great way to ring in the New Year, there are many people who like to turn it up a notch. The following cities are by no … [Read more...]

CATWALK REPORT: Paris Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 2013 Fashion Week Highlights

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Paris Haute Couture Week is one of the most beautiful highlights of the fashion calendar. A hotly anticipated event, even famous designers feel the pressure to dress to perfection. We’ve boiled down the main trends of this week from our favourite designers. While couture pieces might be out of our reach, a dash of inspiration to update your wardrobe is not. Dior Raf Simons of Dior is … [Read more...]

SHOWBIZ BUZZ: Harry Styles Causes Fan Mayhem in Paris Hours after Leaving Girlfriend Kimberley Stewart

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Harry Styles caused mayhem on Monday morning when he touched down at Charles de Gaulle airport in France to a hoard of screaming admirers who were sent into a wild frenzy at his arrival, ahead of One Direction's concert in Paris. The 19-year-old arrived at the airport after jetting in from LA and had to be flanked by a large group of police officers to keep the swarm of teenage fans at bay. … [Read more...]

SHOWBIZ BUZZ: Professor Green Proposes to Millie Mackintosh

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East-End bad boy Professor Green has proposed to posh tosh Made In Chelsea star, Millie Mackintosh. The pair, who have been dating for just over a year, were enjoying a romantic break in Paris when rapper Pro Green dropped down on one knee and proposed to his beau with a very modest rock! Millie tweeted the happy news, telling followers: “At my favourite restaurant in the whole wide world … [Read more...]

SHOWBIZ BUZZ: JUSTIN BIEBER THROWN OUT OF PARIS HOTEL?

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Justin Bieber must have walked under a hell of a lot of ladders recently, as his bad luck streak continues! As the European leg of Justin’s tour plays out, and after his disastrous stay in the UK, his residence in the French capital is proving to be just as unlucky as reports are suggesting he was kicked out of a prestigious French hotel! The 19-year-old singer had booked seven suites over … [Read more...]

TRINITY CAPITAL HOTEL’S FASHION CAPITALS – TAKE A TRIP TO LONDON, PARIS AND NYC WITHOUT LEAVING DUBLIN

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A Daily Update favourite, the 4-star Trinity Capital Hotel on the corner of Dublin’s Pearse Street and Tara Street is an unexpected treasure in the heart of the city. From the reception desk with its array of antique Edwardian hatboxes and travelling trunks, to the elaborate Moroccan and Tunisian style lamps in the Bar and Café Cairo, and the New York loft style Tara suites, the Trinity … [Read more...]

VICTORIA BECKHAM’S SHOOT WITH KARL LAGERFELD FOR FRENCH ELLE MAGAZINE

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Victoria Beckham has boosted her style icon status by showing off her impressive pins and famous pout in a fashion shoot with Chanel boss, Karl Lagerfeld. The designer proved her fashion worth in front of the camera for the exclusive shoot for French Elle magazine. Tweeting about the shoot, the Spice Girl said: “First pictures from my @ELLEfrance cover shoot with Karl Lagerfeld, a dream … [Read more...]

TOMMY HILFIGER CELEBRATES THE CFDA/VOGUE FASHION FUND ‘AMERICANS IN PARIS’ INITIATIVE

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For the third consecutive season, Tommy Hilfiger is supporting the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund ‘Americans in Paris’ initiative with nine newly selected designers. Following the “Bon Voyage” cocktail party hosted by Tommy Hilfiger at his residence at The Plaza Hotel on the last day of New York Fashion Week, the showroom opened its doors on Saturday, September 29th in Paris. "The exposure … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

CITY BREAKS: EUROPE’S MOST ‘CHOCOLATEY’ CITIES

Chocolate Cities

With the summer holidays over, and the weather set to take a somewhat cooler tone, our friends at Hotels.com have compiled a list of Europe’s best cities for all those chocoholics craving chocolate comfort. Hotels.com has explored the streets of Paris, Barcelona, Brussels and Turin to advise visitors on where they can go to sip molten chocolate, nibble tasty truffles or indulge in an … [Read more...]