FALL/WINTER 2016 BEAUTY TREND ALERT: PARTY PEEPERS

Fall/Winter is fast approaching and 90s trends are emerging from the woodwork. All hail the resurgence of glitter. The party’s on your peepers this season!

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WHAT TO DO IN DUBLIN THIS WEEK

From finding the coolest vintage or designer threads to drinking the elixir of the Gods and bagging tickets for the most exclusive theatre events in Dublin, I’ve got you covered.

GHETTO SUPERSTAR

Ghetto behaviour meets Strangcore. This is clash of the titans. Normcore, beware.

THE NEW AMERICANA

Beth Ditto’s thigh tat, caribou feathers, meat on a stick and Ru Paul’s Drag Race. This is the new Americana.

PLEATS PLEASE

Amping up the glamour and ditching the good pjs. Sure why not?

THE ALESSANDRO EFFECT – GEEK CHIC

I’ve never been called a smooth tongue Spanish pouch but I have been called a geek and I can’t say I don’t love it. Here’s how Gucci’s new creative director is re-defining sexy.

FIVE THINGS I HATE ABOUT MONDAYS

The rage, the fear, the non-specific feelings of discontent. Monday mornings are the devil’s handiwork. Here’s the top five worst things about the Irish person’s Monday.

WHY BOUCHRA JARRAR’S APPOINTMENT AT LANVIN IS BITTERSWEET

The fashion world was rocked with the announcement that after 14 years, Alber Elbaz would leave Lanvin. Today, it was announced that Israeli-born haute couture designer Bouchra Jarrar will now assume the reigns of the Paris brand. Here’s what I think.

DRESSES.IE SPRING SUMMER LAUNCH

Last week, I attended the press preview of the Dresses.ie spring/summer collection. Boutique PR company Yellow Machine played an absolute blinder, with uber cool Dublin-born, Berlin-based DJ Sinead Meaney on the decks, spinning some classic hits like Return of the Mac with our new club favourites. The venue was Sam’s Bar and the vibe was morning disco meets…

EASTER PARADE – YELLOW IS THE NEW BLACK

Many people have told me that blondes can’t wear yellow. My usual response is: ‘They also say you can’t wear sudocreme on your face but that didn’t stop my sister in the 80s.’ Would ‘they’ (who is this collective shower of prigs anyway that sets these  ridiculous rules in stone?) tell Riccardo Tisci that facial lace isn’t…