Trend of the week: Valentine's Day

VALENTINE'S DAY: Watch fashion turn head-over-heels, says Annemarie O'Connor.
Trend of the week: Valentine's Day

INSPIRATION

With Cupid’s arrow a mere day away, get set to experience the heady delights of this season’s ode to romance. Think sexy ruffles, wiggle skirts and throwback references – a time where courtship ruled supreme and style had its own.

STYLE HACKS

Do grown-up ruffles with a nod to more neutral tones like navy and grey.

Tone down the coquettishness of pink with sharp cuts and uncluttered silhouettes.

Step back in time with top handle bags and almond toe block heels – this season’s nod to retro luxe.

Looking to turn heads? Try head-to-toe red!

STOCKISTS

& Other Stories – www.stories.com

Brown Thomas – Patrick Street 021-4805555, www.brownthomas.com and other branches

BT2 – Grafton Street 01-6011011, www.bt2.ie

Chupi – Kilkenny Shop 021-4308392 , www.chupi.ie

Dunnes Stores – Merchant Quay S.C. 021-4274200, www.dunnesstores.com and other branches

H&M – Opera Lane 021-4278086, www.hm.ie and other branches

Hobbs – Dundrum Town Centre 01-2079619, www.hobbs.co.uk

House of Fraser – Dundrum Town Centre 01-2991400 and www.houseoffraser.co.uk

M&S – Merchants Quay SC 021-4275555, www.marksandspencer.ie andother branches

River Island – Opera Lane 021-4278460, www.riverisland.com and otherbranches

The Outnet – www.theoutnet.com

Topshop – Opera Lane 021-4278268, www.topshop.com and otherbranches

Uterque – www.uterque.com

Winser London – www.winserlondon.com

Zara – Mahon Point SC 021-4972320, www.zara.com and other branches

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