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The blanket coat is this season's key piece. Here's how to get the designer look at a high street price.

Splurge: Dogtooth blanket cape from Stella McCartney at €2,315

Save: Monochrome houndstooth wrap scarf, New Look, €24.99

Penneys impressive AW14 collection features cosy knits, oversized cocoon coats, yards of houndstooth and plenty of faux fur. Stock up now before it's too late.

Get ready for September with a pair of smart specs, €16.95, Zara, Mahon Point.

Game-change day and evening looks alike with this metallic rose gold leather-look mini skirt, €40, River Island.

This week in TAKE THREE we look at Festival Kimonos, a Fantasy print longline kimono, Floral Embellished Kimono and a Staring at Stars Tie Dye Fringe Kimono.

Fantasy print longline kimono, £38,


Between-season shopping is a tricky business. Add an eye-catching necklace to your current stock of tees and tops to get you through 'til autumn.

Opague and Crystal Chain Necklace, €32, Warehouse


 Printed Duster Jacket, €23, Penneys

 Loose-fit Trench Coat, €89.95, Zara, Mahon Point

 €165, Butterfly by Matthew Williamson, Debenhams. 

With Lisa Roberts, who also own's Verso Boutique in Douglas and Vivienne McCarthy, Director of Lockdown Models & MSL Mercedes-Benz Cork Fashion Week at the helm it's no wonder The Dress Bar is the first port of call for fashionistas looking for designer style at an affordable price.

A borrower’s paradise, the Penrose Wharf boutique stocks dresses from all over the world (think...

Two tone leather shopper, €129, Zara

Printed shift, €39.95, Zara, Mahon Point

From stilettos to sneakers, Nancy MacDonell's 'The Shoe Book' explores the history and technologies that have shaped shoe design through the centuries, €46.44,

Heartbreaker Sunnies, €28,

Created by George F. Smith, in 1895, Rosebud Salve features in EVERY Top Ten list of cult beauty products €8.10,

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