Amy Huberman wore this striking silk tee to the premiere of her new movie The Stag in London's Leicester Square this week. €160,

Designer Simone van Trojen has just launched her uber flattering collection of multi-wearable dresses at Brown Thomas Cork. We caught up with the jet-setting founder and head designer of Dutch luxury label 'La Dress By Simone' for a quick chat about her inspirations and her wardrobe essentials and a sneak peek into her make-up bag.


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A new type of charity shop is encouraging local young people to get involved in giving back.

Twenty-Six & North, a sister shop to St Vincent de Paul, was established to support youth initiatives by providing a vintage-inspired charity shopping experience. The store's manager, Niamh O'Kelly (23) outlined that after completing her Postgraduate Diploma in Co-operative Organisation,...

This embroidered chambray blouse (€69.95) is part of the SS14 collection now available at Noa Noa. Drop by the Oliver Plunkett St. store or shop online at and avail of free delivery within Ireland.

Looking for a weekend shoe with a wearable heel? The Ara Newhaven wedge moccasin boasts a memory foam cover sole to ensure maximum comfort. Check out the range at Footloose, Kinsale, Croft & Son, Douglas Shopping Centre and Tracy's Shoes, Patrick St. Cork.

Ever wondered how celebrities keep plunging necklines from plunging too far, or strapless styles from slipping? The secret is Hollywood Fashion Tape, a double-sided clear tape that can be used to repair hems, keep wrap dresses closed, hide bra straps and secure gaps between shirt buttons.

Keep the cute tin in your handbag for emergency adjustments. Hollywood Fashion Tape is €13.99...

This striking statement Sequin Clutch (€58) is available in two brilliant neons from Coast, Patrick St.

Fashion and charity will come together at a Cork Institute of Technology’s Fashion and Beauty Society organised event. Organised in aid of Build4Life, a voluntary registered charity which raises funds for all aspects of Cystic Fibrosis care in Cork University Hospital, the fashion show will take place on Wednesday, March 5th at 7.30pm in the Nexus Student Centre, CIT Bishopstown....

(Left) Sarah Morrissey wears Victoria Beckham dress, €705 with clutch bag, €395 and Roz Purcell wears Maje navy peplum dress, €195 and (main) Roz wears Mary Katrantzou yellow top, €795 and skirt, €760 with Maje black shoes, €265 and Sarah wears cobalt blue peplum DKNY dress, €390 and Maje black shoes, €265. Pictures: Gerard McCarthy ...

(Left) Pendant, €35 and (right) Forest Fern Necklace, €28

Be around nature at all times with a gorgeous real moss terrarium necklace handmade by Khrystyna Marriott from the Cork-based Ruby Robin Boutique.

Each item arrives in a custom gift box, perfect for gift-giving and safe-keeping, along with a pretty gift card telling you all about the piece, where...

Hang these adorable Carolyn Donnelly Rose String Lights (€12, Dunnes) around your dressing table and enjoy the romantic twinkle as you're getting ready.

In the market for a new handbag? We recommend the Tommy Hilfiger Edie leather duffle: roomy, tomato red and €269.90 in-store now.

Inwear's quilted Billa Jacket is a spring staple, €149.95, Kilkenny Shop Emmet Place, Douglas, Shanagarry and

Mahon Point’s Style Squad of Beauty and fashion experts return in March, offering a free one-hour makeover service to shoppers from March 5th to 22nd. The Style Squad  includes Mahon Point’s resident Style Advisor Dee Kelly Morgan, Peter Mark hair stylist Edel Cronin and make-up artist Aideen Byrne from No7 at Boots and this season Mahon Point will support local charity Dress...

Brown Thomas fashion director Shelly Corkery shared her key pieces for spring in the department store's website this week. Chief among them was the Givenchy Antigona tote (€1,255). Check out the rest at

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