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SHUTTERBUG: At the Zeba Hairdressing Autumn/Winter Style Showcase

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Zeba Hairdressing and Cosmetics on Dublin’s South William Street hosted a style showcase last week in their new look salon showing guests how to ‘get the style, complete the look’. The evening was packed with on-trend glamour as the season moves from the light fresh look of summer, into the darker, bolder looks of autumn/winter 2013. Eight key hair looks were unveiled on the night by … [Read more...]

SPLURGE OR SAVE: Monster DNAs Vs Penneys Headphones

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It took me a while to embrace the over-sized headphones trend but now that I have, I’m a wee bit obsessed. The latest addition to my collection is Monster DNAs, above, from the people who brought us the super-popular Beats by Dr. Dre. Great sound quality, outside noise reduction, and a sleek style, what more could you ask for? However if you don’t have €199.95 to splurge on some … [Read more...]

THE LUST LIST: Character Sweaters at Penneys

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Fashion-forward jumpers and trend-driven sweaters are huge this season, which is why we’re slightly obsessed with the fabulous offering for men and women at Penneys. This Bambi sweater is adorable, stylish and pocket-friendly; what more could you ask for? As with all popular pieces from Penneys, we predict this will fly off the rails so you'd be well-advised to grab one while you … [Read more...]

HOW TO WEAR: The Bomber Jacket

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At a recent showcase of their autumn/winter collections, Harvey Nichols declared the bomber jacket one of their “hero” pieces for the season and indeed it has featured on pretty much every catwalk. The style has evolved since the ‘80s – when it was traditionally black with an orange lining and worn mainly by men - and now comes in a variety of colours and fabrics with interesting … [Read more...]

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

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    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...]

STYLE FOCUS: Boohoo.com for Festival Fashion

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Love them or hate them there is no denying the influence that music festivals have had on summer fashions for the past several seasons, and this year is no exception. Aztec prints, floaty floral playsuits, military inspired pieces and structured denim all sit alongside leather and lace to ensure that even if you have no intention of attending one of the many music gigs happening this summer you … [Read more...]

FASHION FOCUS: HARVEY NICHOLS SPRING/SUMMER ‘13

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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...]

WARDROBE REVIVAL: HOW TO KEEP ROCKING 2012’s TRENDS IN TO THE NEW YEAR

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Another year draws to a close, and if the season has left you without money to spend on a wardrobe refresh, fear not! We’ve brought you our key tips to making the trends of 2012 feel brand new again. Pastels & Digital Imagery From spring onwards, the catwalks and shop windows were filled with all things sugary and sweet. Think that pastels can’t be worn in the dead of winter? Think … [Read more...]

STYLE FOCUS: TOMMY HILFIGER SNOW CHIC COLLECTION

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Oh the weather outside is frightful, so make sure you wrap up warm before you brave the elements. Winter styling is all about layering, and you simply can’t beat that cosy feeling you get from being wrapped up in chucky knits, snug scarves and comfy coats . For this reason, we’re particularly loving the all-American Snow Chic collection from Tommy Hifiger. The famed designer’s … [Read more...]

STYLE WATCH: DSQUARED’S ‘HOMECOMING QUEEN’ WINTER 2012 CAMPAIGN

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DSquared’s winter 2012 campaign is as fresh and super-trendy as ever, with the welcome addition of colour for those colder months ahead. The theme of the campaign is ‘Homecoming Queen’, which was shot by Mert & Marcus and features top models Daphne Groeneveld, Liuk Bass, Bette Franke, Frida Aisen and Simon van Meervenne. The year is 1963 and the boys have a bad attitude and the … [Read more...]