Heading off on a sun holiday? Don't zip up your suitcase without making sure our summer must-haves are inside...


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If you feel uncomfortable about ‘baring all’ in the first days of your summer holiday, Vichy's new...

Penneys upcoming Autumn collections have us pining for chilly evenings and crisp mornings already! Start compiling your winter wardrobe early with this cosy outfit (jumper €17, skirt €17, trainers €13, tole €12, bag €7 and hat €2.50.

This painterly top by Carolyn Donnelly The Edit, (€69) is available now in Dunnes. As if we needed an excuse to splurge on a little fashion with this week's grocery shop...

A smart rucksack will tote everything from your gym gear and iPad to lunch and snacks for the kids. This one, a bargain €99 from Next, is a dead ringer for the luxe calf leather version (€2,250) by The Row.

This classic-style fedora is constructed from premium felt with a grosrain ribbon trim, ideal for protecting your head from the sun while pottering around the Paris flea markets. €33, Warehouse.

We've rifled through the rails so you don't have to! Here's our pick of the best seasonal bargains...


As Americans gear up to celebrate Independence Day today, Friday July 4th, the Kilkenny Shop is channelling positive energy to pay homage to the ever stylish Alex & Ani!

The brand's stylish symbolic accessories start from just €26 and are available from Kilkenny Shops nationwide and online at (free delivery with all online purchases over €40!)

Amity's new vintage inspired lace dress, modelled here with an Azure Jewellery headpiece, is perfect for the unconventional bride or bridesmaid. €220, Amity, French Church St.

Glamping at Ballyvolane House is now in full-swing. The Glamping Arc is furnished with a super-king size double bed, luxurious bedding and candle lanterns and stocked with homemade chocolate cookies, apples and Crinnaghtaun apple juice. Owners Justin and Jenny Green provide walking maps of the estate so you can take off into the fields with Dumpling (their terrier) in-tow. Impossibly romantic...

Azure Jewellery in Cork has been awarded Best Jewellery Designer of the Year Award at the inaugural Mrs2Be Brides’ Choice Awards 2014.

Irish wedding website announced the winners at an exciting virtual awards ceremony this week and Azure Jewellery was the only business from Cork to feature amongst the prize winners.

“We are really excited...

Johanne King's stunning mini-dresses caught the eye of many a fashionista at last year's Cork Fashion Week and now the collection is finally available at Brocade and Lime on the Coal Quay. A little birdie tells us Dublin boutiques have already been in touch to enquire about stocking them so move quickly to snap up your favourite colour way.

LOVE Raw Juice ltd. are preparing to launch their first collection of eight raw cold-pressed juices this week. We love the quirky names, particularly Dinner Date and So Fresh & So Green and all blends are available for purchase online and delivery to home or work, on A range of one, three, five and ten-day packages...

 Protect your peepers from the sun (or hide a horrible hangover) with a stylish pair of chunky sunnies, €17, River Island.

The new ‘eShe’ collection by Newbridge is bursting with glam statement pieces. This gold cuff is €30 from Kilkenny in Cork, Douglas and Shanagarry.

Not too short, not too long - and very chic, these shorts were made for the city. €40, Oasis.

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