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

Skinny Prosecco is launching in Ireland - and just in time for the release of Bridget Jones’ Baby.


The Thomson & Thomson low sugar bubbles contain 7g of sugar per litre and 66 calories per 100ml glass. 

On sale in Brown Thomas (€24 per bottle), co-founder Amanda Thomson follows one rule: if you grow beautiful, pure fruit in the vineyards and work carefully and respectfully in the winery, there is no need to add lots of sugar to your finished wine.


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

All hail the style queen. Victoria Beckham has spoken. Velvet is no longer just for festive occasions. 

At New York Fashion Week she unveiled head-to-toe looks in the tricky fabric and fashion editors nodded their heads in approval. Invest now...


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

We love when beauty brands think outside the box. So kudos to Lancome for its brand new foundation: Teint Idole Ultra Cushion. 

A new foundation ‘sponge-cushion’, the real magic is in the mesh cover, filtering the foundation to ensure a thin even application, while keeping the formula fresh. And the best part of all? It contains an SPF 50 sunscreen. 

Teint Idole Ultra Cushion €38; refill €25.


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