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

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

The Scandi revolution continues. We can’t get enough of their TV shows, their clothes – and now there’s a new Danish talking point in Cork with the opening of Søstrene Grene on Patrick Street. Interiors, children’s toys, arts and crafts - all under one very serene, beautifully decorated roof.

The prices are remarkably low too.

Worth a visit.


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

Satoko Flanagan saw many people dress their dogs in clothes in her native Japan but never quite got the trend, until she moved to Ireland and got her very own dogs, Ziggy and Q.

She noticed them shivering in the park — and a new business was born. Little Criminals Dog Wear (the name inspired by the nickname she gave her dogs for stealing her post, socks, biscuits...) started just two months ago.

www.premiumcanine.ie and at farmers markets in Cork at the Premium Canine dog treats stall.


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

Make up artists always insist that the key to their success is the tools they use. So when we heard Blank Canvas had launched a new line of brushes, the Dimension Series, we took note.

Launched by Una Tynan five years ago the Irish brand has over 80 brush styles in the line. We really like the compact BC Standee too, ideal for storing brushes.

An ideal stocking filler at just €19.99


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