Trend of the week: Rainbow brights

Leave beige in the shade with this season’s new power palette, says Annmarie O’Connor.

A model walks the runway during the Stella McCartney show as part of the Paris Fashion Week
A model walks the runway during the Stella McCartney show as part of the Paris Fashion Week


Grand soft days, shy blue skies and temperamental temperatures do not a sartorial statement make. With that, colour therapy is the easiest way to put some serotonin back into the season.

Saturated, positive and utterly unrepentant, this season’s ROYGBIV references put the kibosh on mood killing neutrals. Neon green with navy, yellow with beige, hot pink with black – find your power hue and let it brighten your day.


Accessorize – Patrick Street 021-4279488;

Arket –

Arnotts – Henry Street 01-8050400;

Brown Thomas – Patrick Street 021-4805555;

H&M – Opera Lane 021-4278086;

L.K. Bennett – Dundrum Town Centre 01-2963727;

M&S – Merchants Quay SC 021-4275555;

Office – Opera Lane 021-4949549;

River Island – Opera Lane 021-4278460;

Topshop – Opera Lane SC 021-4278268;

Warehouse – Patrick Street 021-4278215;

Whistles – Brown Thomas 021-4805555;

Zara – Mahon Point SC 021-4972320;

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