Meghan Markle’s sparkle sets the stage for must-have fashion items

Those close to power have sometimes been luminaries in the world of fashion too. Meghan Markle’s new it-bag is the latest in a long line of must-have fashion accessories first worn by the rich and famous, says Robert Hume.

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Four personal shoppers select the perfect festive party outfit

One woman, four personal shoppers. Roisin Burke puts four department store experts to the test as she hunts for the perfect festive party outfit.

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How to wear it: The leather skirt

Looking for new ways to wear a leather skirt? You’re in luck.

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Unique and unusual beauty gifts to give this Christmas

Buying for a beauty fan this Christmas? We’ve got gifts to suit every taste. 

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On the red carpet: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Allison Williams & Rachel Weisz

Saoirse Ronan was radiant in Rodarte at the Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York. I love this more-is-more dress from tulle hem to epaulettes, even the flowers and frills don’t look too much.

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Product watch: Beauty stocking-fillers

Rachel Marie Walsh picks the best beauty stocking-fillers for this season.

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50-plus fashion: Silver belles step it out in style and attitude

When emulating the 50-plus fashion mavens it’s not just their style you should adopt, but their attitude too, says Carolyn Moore

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Festive beauty crackers are better than ever this Christmas

From the affordable to the extravagant, this year’s festive beauty crackers are better than ever, says Katie Wright

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It’s no surprise the ‘90s are back

Given the cyclical nature of fashion, it’s no wonder the 90s are back in vogue, with Winona Ryder’s pixie cut taking centre stage. But if you lived through a trend the first time, are you too old to revisit it when it gets rehashed decades later? Vintage 501s in hand, Carolyn Moore enters the debate.

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Saving face over festive season: Avoiding complexion meltdowns this Christmas

Katie Wright asks the experts what we can do to prevent total complexion meltdown in the run-up to Christmas

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Face the festivities with Chanel

We called on make up master Christine Lucignano to bring us beautiful make up trends for Christmas and the party season, inspired by Chanel’s festive collection

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Why Ireland’s biggest fashion names came together to put Irish fashion on global stage

 

UK designers have the government-funded British Fashion Council. Here in Ireland, there was nothing – until some of our top names in fashion came together to create the Council of
Irish Fashion Designers. Carolyn Moore reports.

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How to wear it: The floral dress

It’s this winter’s surprising wardrobe hero. We’ve got three ways to wear a floral dress

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Five of the biggest names in Irish fashion share their AW17 mood boards

Every fashion collection begins with a mood board, a collage of images that inspire a designer. Five of Ireland’s biggest names in fashion share theirs with Carolyn Moore.

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Why we can’t get enough of Scandinavian style

A new book by Danish It Girl Pernille Teisbaek gets to the root of our love affair with Scandinavian fashion, writes Annmarie O’Connor.

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Trend of the week: Winter florals to get excited about

Flower power goes to new lengths this season says, Annmarie O’Connor

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Anatomy of a look: Millie Bobby Brown, star of Stranger Things

Stranger Things 2 star — Millie Bobby Brown proves her red-carpet credentials are 11 out of 10. Time to suss out her style.

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Tried and tested: The best blush, pressed powder and retinol

From blushers to powders, Rachel Marie Walsh puts the best on the market to the test    

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Dress for Success: Sonya Lennon’s top tips to update your work wardrobe

As Sonya Lennon’s Dress for Success charity rolls out 10 pop-ups around the country, the stylist has some tips on how to update your drab office wear, writes Barbara Scully

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The gender politics of pockets

Chanel started the trend in the 1930s, and this season, pockets were all over the catwalks again. But they signify so much more than just a mere fashion trend, says Annmarie O’Connor

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Product watch: The best eye shadow palettes for winter

Filled with sunset pinks, golds and rich purples, winter’s warm colour eye palettes are guaranteed to ward off the blues. Rachel Marie Walsh picks the season’s finest.

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Statement earrings dominate fashion week

From giant gobstopper gems to neck-grazing hoops, the 1980s statement earring was everywhere at Fashion Week, writes Annmarie O’Connor.            

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Why age is just a number when it comes to fashion

Age should have no bearing on how we dress anymore, writes Annmarie O’Connor, just look at Jane Fonda

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Tried and tested: Eye creams, gels and serums worth a look

It’s all about the eyes as Rachel Marie Walsh puts creams, gels and serums to the test

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Blend it like Beckham; Victoria jets into Dublin for launch of new make-up line

Her first make-up line for Estée Lauder was the most talked about launch last year. And it lived up to the hype. This week Victoria Beckham flew into Dublin to showcase her second collection — and it’s a show stopper, writes Vickie Maye

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Product watch: A big month for beauty products launching in Ireland

From Estée Lauder’s Breast Cancer Awareness range to makeup giant e.l.f.making its debut in Ireland, it’s a busy month for beauty launches, writes Rachel Marie Walsh

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The five coats you need now

Annmarie O’Connor unveils the winter coats you need to invest in

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Living like royalty: Meet the former Miss Ireland taking on America

She completed three degrees by the age of 23, and then decided to enter Miss Ireland. She won — and now the former beauty queen is trying to make it in New York. Aoife Walsh tells Rowena Walsh about life in the Big Apple

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Beauty inspiration from London Fashion Week

Ever wondered what it’s like backstage at Fashion Week? Rachel Marie Walsh gets the lowdown from Cork hair stylist Pamela Morrissey, who styled key looks at this year’s London and New York Fashion Weeks

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Dunnes or Dior? A question we ask ourselves daily

IT’S been a treacherous few days. We’ve had London Fashion Week, then hot on its (must-have platform) heels, Milan Fashion Week, and before you can say “midi skirt with matching bra top”, we’ll be assailed by perfection, French-style, at Paris Fashion Week.

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Mane attraction: Lorraine Keane and others on the importance of a good hair day

Irish women are increasingly turning to ‘hairapy’ to get their heads right, discovers Deirdre Reynolds

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Here are Autumn's top fragrances

Autumn’s fragrance launches include youth-targeted formulas by some of fashion’s biggest names. Rachel Marie Walsh takes a look at four of the season’s most-anticipated scents.

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How to get this season's trends on a budget

Want to tap into this season’s top trends – without the designer price tag? Annmarie O’Connor unveils her high street edit, courtesy of Opera Lane

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Tried and tested: Oils, highlighters and concealers

From skin oils to highlighters to concealers, Rachel Marie Walsh has got you covered    

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Richard Malone is fashion’s one to watch

Carolyn Moore joins Richard Malone in his studio, as one of the country’s most talked about designers prepares to showcase his collection at London Fashion Week

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Trend of the week: Velvet

Fashion’s gone all touchy feely, says Annmarie O'Connor

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Anatomy of a look; Charlize Theron

Hollywood A-lister Charlize Theron commands the red carpet for her new action film Atomic Blonde. Let’s suss out her style, writes Edith Bowman.

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PRODUCT WATCH: Mood-boosting buys from September’s launches

Beauty should make you look and feel good. Rachel Marie Walsh picks mood-boosting buys from September’s launches

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Trend of the week: The new season is all about florals

HEY, PETAL! We’ve got a bouquet of new season florals just for you.

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