Stripes – A Love Story

There’s something about stripes that herald good times. Linear disposition notwithstanding, their presence on the spring/summer fashion-scape make for an instant mood-lifter, whatever the weather.

HOW TO FIND PRINTS CHARMING

This printed co-ord set by Diane Von Furstenberg from Kildare Village feels like loungewear but acts like boss material.

HOW TO TACKLE TAILORING

#SP – When Kildare Village asked me to be part of the ‘Your Style, Your Way’ campaign, I knew their brands would suit my lifestyle perfectly. Here’s how my outfit checks out. CLEAN LINES Tailoring needn’t be too serious. This subtle floral jacquard print makes a classic navy blazer pop – perfect for heading into […]

Kildare Village – Your Style, Your Way

#SP – Who were you 5, 10, 15 years ago? Did you have the same job? Perhaps you’re living in a different country; maybe you’ve had kids – triplets even? Have you gone from corporate banker to kitchen start-up; jacked in the rat race to set up an Alpaca farm? OK, maybe not but you […]

What’s in My Wardrobe – Vintage

August 2018 marks my ten-year anniversary as Irish Examiner fashion editor. Not bad going, given the industry’s reputation for change. And things have changed – a lot. The past decade alone has witnessed a global recession, the spread of social media, and a complete restructure in shopping behaviours – all of which allude to a […]