Monthly Archives: July 2013

Padded shoulders – not just for the 80′s :-)

I got so much wear out of a Zara striped jacket I picked up a couple of years ago, I decided I’d invest in another (pic below)!   It’s not as fitted as my last one, but is of similar … Continue reading

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Dove Real Beauty Sketches

A great marketing campaign, but also true. Half way through the video it will dawn on you just how true it is. A must watch, if for nothing else other than the artist has a bit of a George Clooney/Al … Continue reading

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Footwear Brands and Clare winning the All-Ireland?

Bionda Castana is a shoe brand that was set up by two London based half Italians, Jennifer Portman and Barbara Barbieri. I only recently came across the brand because I loved the ankle straps on Bella Thorne’s shoes (below left), … Continue reading

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Made in Chelsea stars get cheeky!

If your a fan of Made in Chelsea, you should pop along to Brown Thomas tomorrow between 5-7pm as Rosie Fortecue and her twin sister Lily will be busy promoting Lily’s underwear brand, Cheek Frills. I met Rosie (well, approached … Continue reading

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Family weddings, and neck tie choices:-)

I had mentioned in a previous post that I had a family wedding over the weekend and was recycling a floral Zara dress. I didn’t end up wearing it in the end as I came across my 21st dress at … Continue reading

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Military Chic

If you have any camaflouged gear hiding in your wardrobe, be sure and hang on to it as it’s going to be big next season. I’m not the biggest fan of the print, and I was half hoping that the … Continue reading

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Floral Prints Part 2

I came across this suit during the week in Zara, and fell head over heels in love with it! I thought it’s the perfect wedding or racing attire, but could equally be worn as separates (the cropped trousers would go … Continue reading

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5 reasons to invest in a pair of Ray Bans

1. They are unisex. I forgot my sunnies at home this weekend so I robbed my brothers. 2. They wear well. I bought my first pair six years ago and I still have them. They have also being pulled apart/worn … Continue reading

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Floral Prints

My cousin is getting married next Friday and I’m super excited about the wedding. You can’t beat family weddings:-) I’m doing a Duchess of Cambridge on it (it’s probably about the only thing we have in common!), and I’m recycling … Continue reading

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Summer Sun

I met up with my friend Katie today and I thought she looked lovely in her short and top combo:-) It was only when I┬ácomplimented her on her shorts that I realised I never wear shorts! Maybe it’s because I … Continue reading

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