Anyone who saw the photos of 17-month-old North West in an over-sized grey t-shirt, black leather leggings, and customised Van trainers would probably assume that her outfit was chosen by her parents — Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.
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A FLEET of 47 leggy beauties (though only eight are officially ordained Angels) recently landed in London for the Victoria’s Secret fashion show, ready to strut their stuff while pop stars Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande performed.More
Fashion and the economy have long been linked (although they’ll never admit to it).More
Emma Straub says the ‘naked face’ look makes an edgy non-conformist statement about a woman, while Paula Burns argues thick brows define a face, promoting a natural beauty and urges us all to banish our tweezers.More
Designed as durable work boots, Doc Martens have seemingly been the fashion staple of every youth movement of every decade since the 1960s.
THE intricate makings of the modelling world are a looking glass that very few get to be a part of.More
Lisa Haynes seeks advice from the biggest names in hair to discover the timeless styles still turning heads.
Some high-profile transgender people have brought their status into more mainstream society, but experts say the supports for those who need to transition in Ireland are sadly lacking.More
Now in her mid 50s, Barbie’s as cutting-edge as ever, inspiring catwalk couture and Kylie’s tour costumes – and even trying out an all-black Lagerfeld makeover.
Everyone knows that getting eight hours of shut-eye a night will ensure you look your best, but did you also know you can harness the power of sleep to boost your natural beauty?More
Confused by trends, clueless about culottes and clunky shoes? Our fashion forecaster Annmarie O’Connor is here to help.More
Forget vampires and zombies: Halloween is your excuse to go all-out glam, Hollywood-style. Rachel Marie Walsh recommends tools and tricks that make it easy.More
FASHION, primarily consumed by women was once controlled largely by men — male designers, business owners and financiers shaped what women wore and made the resulting profits from dressing them.More
It is what’s on the outside that counts, or so the fashion cognoscenti have declared with the humble coat being heralded as the autumn/winter ’14 hero piece.More
Achieving the ‘no make-up’ make-up might seem easy but looking natural takes a bit of effort.More
Ahead of Cork Fashion Week, five of the city’s movers and shakers tell Claire O’Sullivan what gives the city its edgeMore
Anxious to keep their jobs, men aged 35 to 50 are using Botox to banish their wrinkles, brow lines and so-called crows’ feet. Others are resorting to surgery to look toned, youthful and less stressed, says Áilín Quinlan.More
London Fashion Week is over and those in the know are already discussing Spring/Summer 2015’s trends. Drop these designer phrases into conversation to sound like a front row regular.More
While the hugely popular British preschool animated television series, Peppa Pig, portrays the father in the family as a lazy bumbler, his redeeming qualities do offer an alternative view to kids.More
THE AUTUMN/WINTER 2014 catwalks were awash with new make-up trends.More
Comments from insensitive partners and pressure from media images of perfection can make women, who are already conscious of their changing bodies, uncomfortable with nudity and their exuality, says Áilín Quinlan.More
From Vince to Hugo Boss to Kenzo, a host of new labels is coming to Brown Thomas Cork. Here we showcase the best looks for autumn/winter.More
As Victoria Beckham clears out her wardrobe and sells 600 pieces for charity, fashion editor Annmarie O’Connor launches The Happy Closet — a lifestyle/wardrobe decluttering service with a difference, exploring the link between hoarding and happiness, well-being and being well-dressed.More
Vloggers and YouTubers are regarded as highly influential by the beauty industry. Now Irish women are getting in on the act, with some even earning a living.More
As Anna Wintour’s Vogue movie revealed, the September issues are the biggest of the year for the glossies, setting the trends for the year ahead. Annmarie O’Connor sees what’s in store.More
Not ready for an a/w wardrobe in August? Worry not — Annmarie O’Connor is here to save the day.More
SUMMER has arrived, bringing with it Electric Picnic and a wave of festivals — and the opportunity to dress for them.More
IF you’re living or working in a big city, you may not be able to see the daily environmental aggressors, but their effects can manifest on your face.More
IF there’s an optimum time on the calendar to experiment with colour, it’s high summer.More
Rose Mary Roche looks at why we own so many pairs, covet more — and don’t even wear half of those we own.More
The latest fashionable size for a woman, the equivalent of the waistband on a six-year-old girl’s skirt, perpetuates the irresponsible and unhealthy message put out by the industry, for commercial gain.More
ELLE MACPHERSON, all 6ft of sun-kissed long lean limbs and a tumbling mane of blonde hair, is earnestly telling an audience of women in Selfridges, London, what it felt like to struggle with a muffin top, fatigue, and finding herself so irritable she shouted at the kids.More