This week’s must do, see and buy

Brown Thomas showcased its A/W line at an intimate evening instore in Cork last week.

The first floor was transformed — rails were moved to make way for a catwalk, while dinner was served to candlelit tables. 

Capes, boots — every A/W trend was ticked. But the label that proved to be the real showstopper? Roland Mouret.

His Eugene open back top, €420, and Arreton crepe pencil skirt, €510, is even more sensational is black.

Start saving now...


We’re a little bit crazy for Kiehl’s new limited edition collection with pop art icon Peter Max. 

This week’s must do, see and buy

Whimsical, light, and breezy, think bright, verging-on-psychedelic colours, with images of sunsets, rolling landscapes and puffy clouds. 

The idea was to put smiles on customers’ faces. You know what? It worked. Creme de Corps Classic Formula €54 (500ml)


Meet style icon Olivia Palermo in the flesh at Brown Thomas Dublin today where she launches the nail varnish she’s put her name to: The Olivia Palermo X Ciate London Palermo Collection. 

This week’s must do, see and buy

Customers who buy her line can meet the woman who made a bold leap from MTV reality TV star to cool fashion icon (she’s usually front row at Dior and Valentino).


We know porridge is one of the best ways to start the day but being virtuous day in, day out can be boring.The Shape I'm In: Food blogger Indy Power

Sheila O’Flanagan can’t pin down an exact number of books she has written.First lady of fiction: Sheila O'Flanagan is happy to be accessible

This might not be the most entertaining topic but it is that time of year when colds, flus and nasty bugs enter classrooms and homes.Mum's the Word: Top tips for keeping nasty bugs and illnesses at bay

Laura Whalen is a Munster-based dollmaker and mother-of-five, and the founder of the Bábóg project, a community crafting drive to make a commemorative doll for all the babies born in Irish mother and baby homes.Made in Munster: Meet the West Cork dollmaker who uses bio-degradable materials for her craft

More From The Irish Examiner