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Spring & Summer Trends for 2018

I don’t know about you, but even the words spring and summer evoke happiness within me. Particularly at this current moment in time as we push past our cold, bitter memories of Storm Emma. Oh, also Storm Emma, volume 2….

The Life of Virgil Abloh

The recent announcement of Virgil Abloh joining Louis Vuitton as Men’s Artistic Director broke the internet for many reasons. One of those being that Abloh is the first ever African-American to be the head of design at a house owned…

Fashion Trends for Autumn/Winter 2018

As we’re all anxiously awaiting the approach of the summer months, planning holidays and festival outfits, the fashion industry, however, is all set for next autumn and winter. The thought of another winter at this moment in time is, quite…

Beauty Trends for Autumn/Winter 2018

Gender equality and female empowerment were the topics in the limelight over the past year and it’s no wonder that the hairstyles and beauty looks on the runways for autumn/winter are statements in their own right. Punk Eyed The punk…

Christopher Bailey’s Final Farewell

When ‘Burberry’ comes to mind, we tend to think of its classic check pattern in traditional, neutral hues. However for Christopher Bailey’s final show, he transformed the Burberry catwalk into a multicoloured rainbow in celebration of the LGBTQ community. The…

Beauty & Fashion Resolutions for 2018

Be trend-savvy n this day and age, bloggers and vloggers are constantly appearing on our social media streams. It seems that every day they have a new eyeshadow palette or a new style of high heel to show their followers….

X Games Norway 2018

Exams finished a little earlier this year? Catch Olympic medallists and snowboarding stars Mark McMorris, Jamie Anderson and Max Parrot in Oslo this May, as Norway plays host to the X Games, a three-day event which celebrates the best of…

Thrifty Travelling: Study Break Snow!

Feeling inspired after all the Winter Olympics action in Pyeongchang? Think you have what it takes to be the next Mikaela Shiffrin? A number of tour operators are offering last minute ski deals during study week that may just take…

Going Up/Going Down

GOING UP Lidl’s Vegan range The German budget supermarket is leading the way in providing affordable, vegan-friendly alternatives. Eatyard Re-opening Bernard Shaw’s popular Eatyard market will be re-opening March 2nd. Upcoming events at Eatyard include a Cheese and Wine Festival…

LifeStyle Events

From the 8th-10th of March the Convention Centre will host the ‘Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair’, an event that prides itself on being the largest celebration of craft beers, ciders and spirits in Ireland. There will be live music,…

The History of Haute Couture

As students, designer fashion looks from the runways are (for the majority of us) WAY out of our budget. Yet when the fashion shows come around we usually find some way to steal the hot trends by finding similar items…

Honey: A Timeless Treasure

Mallika Venkatramani takes us through the history of honey – a natural sweetener whose popularity has stood the test of time. What lasts forever and never goes foul? Love? While that may be true, the correct answer to that question…