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Brand Focus: Zara

Take a stroll around Henry Street, Grafton Street or Dundrum Town Centre, and you’ll be greeted with  a variety of clothing, footwear and beauty brands to make even a fashion maven dizzy with excitement. Ireland has come a long way…

The Best of Vintage in Dublin

More and more people are hunting for vintage clothing. Dublin is packed with vintage stores, many of which are around the city centre. More often than not, charity shops like “Respect” will have a great number of old gems; you’ll…

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The Impact of the Fashion Industry on Body Image

Ideal physical appearances have always been a part of the fashion world. Models on runways influence those in the magazines we read and on the clothing sites we browse. We see the clothes we buy on these models and on…

Transitioning your Wardrobe Between Seasons

We’re well on our way in semester two by now. People are starting to hang out at the lake again and this can only mean one thing: better weather! While we warmly welcome the approach of summer, the transition between…

Writer’s Choice: Most Inspirational Fashion Designer

When I saw this article title I thought, this one is a no-brainer. The world’s favourite pop star turned international fashion designer Victoria Beckham is the most inspirational woman of the decade according to a recent poll by Grazia Magazine…

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The Essentials: Make-Up Brushes

There was once a time when we associated dedicated make-up brushes with professional make-up artists, while we daubed our foundation on with our fingers and splodged on our eyeshadow with scratchy foam applicators. However, thanks in part to the advent…

Menswear: Labels to Watch in 2015

From looking at the various labels presenting their line of clothing on the catwalks around the world, Ami by Alexandre Mattiussi and Robert Geller’s collections stand out the most. Ami’s Spring/Summer collection has a bright and youthful essence with strong…

The Easter Fashion Parade

“In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, you’ll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade”. Today we have moved very far away from the Easter Bonnet and the tradition of buying a springtime outfit for Easter…

Orange Lipstick – The Hue of 2015

Orange is not normally a colour we associate with beauty; between tan gone wrong and a bad dye job, orange is not the colour we mainly strive for. Orange lipstick has been an ongoing trend especially coming into the Spring…

Red Carpet Masterclass: Taylor Swift

Love her or hate her, medical Taylor Swift’s style has always been A1. While some might call her fashion choices safe or boring, for me, it is the simplicity of her wardrobe that ticks all the right boxes. Indeed, what…

Workout Gear to Keep you Motivated

Motivation can’t be bought, check but any small thing that helps you along your fitness journey is worth a try. Wearing clothes that make you feel empowered is a good idea at any time, and is especially so for a…

Blogger Profile: Lovely Girlie Bits

Lovely Girlie Bits is the beauty-obsessed brainchild of Dublin sisters Karen and Joanne; due to their beauty blog and Youtube channel they’ve become renowned for their down-to-earth, often hilarious posts delivering the deets on practically any beauty product you might…