This week’s must do, see and buy

The taste of summer? According to our very own wine critic Leslie Williams, look no further than The Rossini Cocktail.

1 part pulped Irish strawberries, 2 parts Prosecco (similar to a Bellini which uses white peach purée). We’ve tried it — and we love.


This week’s must do, see and buy

Heading to London this summer? Experience the Hepburn effect and check out the Audrey Hepburn exhibition at the National Portrait Museum from July 2 to October 18. Want a taste of old Hollywood closer to home?

To commemorate Princess Grace’s stay at the Shelbourne hotel, spa brand Panpuri has launched an elegance and grace candle — think princess pink roses and lilac. €50 for nine hours of scented bliss.


This week’s must do, see and buy

We already swear by its Airbrush Legs Spray — it’s like make up for legs — so we really stood up and took notice when Sally Hansen launched Airbrush Sun, €11.99, a gradual tan that develops into a natural glow.

It’s available in one shade too, medium to tan, so orange skin is off the menu. Thankfully.


This week’s must do, see and buy

Dungarees are back. We kid you not. If Alexa Chung is wearing them then you know this a trend worth taking note of.

The all in one has actually been dubbed the new skinny jeans by fashion editors and sales are up 160% at ASOS. Brave enough to try the look all over again? Then match it with a simple white tee and flats.


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