Make a bold style statement with these wide leg trousers from French Connection. The hypnotic paisley print is the perfect partner for autumn's juicy berry hues. €119

New York and London Fashion Weeks may be finished, but the trends that sashayed down the catwalk look set to remain, appearing in wardrobes across the globe come spring 2015. We look at the top trends and where to bag them in anticipation for your new year wardrobe... 


What's not to love about ankle boots? The perfect pair is the go-to transitional footwear, to be dressed up and down for autumnal days and nights, worn with slouch socks, pattern tights or bare legs. You'll be standing pretty with these must-haves…

The boot is back


Cork milliner Elizabeth Christina Designs won the coveted Milliner of the Year at the recent Kerry Fashion Designer awards. Based just outside Kinsale, Tina has been creating bespoke headpieces for the past year under the name Elizabeth Christina Design and is fast making a name for herself in the millinery world. She also combined forces with Cork Rose Anna Geary and designed...

 We're loving these Lutsia 80 denier opaque pale pink fashion tights. Hand printed and embellished by hand in Waterford, they have a 3D ribbon embellishment. They're priced €69 from

This pretty printed dress comes courtesy of Penneys and will be in stores late October. For just €20, it's a steal and can be paired with black tights and chunky jewellery. 

Here's a peek of what Dunnes Stores has lined up for a/w '14. This Savida faux fur scarf (€25) is in store in November, while the pink leather top (€90) and black leather shorts (€85) are now available.

Chic and warm, this men's hooded coat from Zara is perfect for the winter. €199

Ignore the 'never wear horizontal lines' mantra and pick up this wool checked coat at Villa (€119.95). It's a monochrome must-have.

This seriously beautiful kimono with floral print is on sale from for €212.58

This season, lose yourself in fashion as a fabulous new AW14 collection is at Kilkenny stores in Cork city, Douglas and Shanagarry. There's the return of designers Oui after a successful debut season, and stunning new collections from some of their seasoned Irish designers including Fee G and Aideen Bodkin. Here's a sample of the new season trends on offer…


Rain, wind and shine, it's all about layering with the unpredictable Irish
weather. Keep it subtle for the transition in seasons with some bold colour
thrown in for maximum impact.

1) There's a definite sunshine vibe from this yellow fisherman's parka,
which also keeps the rain at bay. Get it from...

There's nothing better than a timeless dress, and the shirt dress is one of
those. Penny's is keeping it young with its washed denim oversized number (€15), teamed with an 'OMG' beanie hat (€4).

 A match made in heaven: Amity's Coco dress (€92) - inspired by Dior - has been teamed with this must-have statement Arena necklace from Azure Jewellery (€295).

Both stores are under the same roof, accessed from either five Carey's Lane or 17 French Church Street.

Warehouse is offering an exclusive peek behind the scenes of their new
autumn winter '14 campaign. Emerging British photographer Jon Gorrigan shot
the #TalesOfTheCity campaign for the high street store against iconic London
locations. It's now on Pinterest at

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