Weekend loves: This week’s must do, see & buy

Weekend loves: This week’s must do, see & buy

Existing routes will also increase in frequency with daily LA flights all summer and two daily flights to Chicago.

Feeling left out in Cork? Not to worry. WOW’s entry to Cork airport from May offers low-cost transatlantic services to Boston, LA, Miami, New York, San Francisco, and Washington DC.

And then there’s the promise of Norwegian Air’s direct Cork Boston route.


It’s all about the shoe for S/S17. Tights visible under sandals, socks under sandals, short socks under ankle boots — once fashion faux pas, they were all over catwalks from Altuzarra to Givenchy.

Now comes the boot that looks like a sock, as seen on Celine’s s/s catwalk. Too much? Not to worry — dig out those kitten heels. The sensible shoe is having a moment all over again too.


The Merrion Hotel is joining forces with The Berkeley in Knightsbridge, welcoming its legendary fashion afternoon tea, Prêt-à-Portea, to Dublin for one week only from Saturday, January 28, to Sunday, February 5.

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, The Merrion will welcome The Berkeley’s head pastry chef, Mourad Khiat, and his team who will be in situ for the week-long event.

They’ve created two additional couture cakes inspired by Irish fashion designers, Louise Kennedy and Orla Kiely who join the likes of Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo, Dolce & Gabbana, and Simone Rocha on the cake stand.

Two sittings daily at 1.30pm and 4.30pm available at €45 per person (or €58 per person including the Prêt-à-Portea book).

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