Our very own Jack Reynor is set to be propelled to the Hollywood big time with his upcoming role on the latest installment of ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ which is released in Irish cinemas on July 10th.
Harvey Nichols unveiled the Spring Summer collections with models Sarah Morrissey, Karen Fitzpatrick and Yomiko Chen showcasing the new brands and key trends at the Dundrum Town Centre store. Key trends showcased at the show included florals, prints, pleats, minimalism and monochrome.
New labels to the store this season include Irish brand Lennon Courtney, German label Laurèl by Escada is another new addition this season. The Laurèl brand was founded in Munich in 1978. Elisabeth Schwaiger has been creating its distinctive look as Head of Design since 1995, she comments, “Laurèl captures confident femininity in fashion. Exceptional details, vibrant colours and feminine cuts underscore the zest for life of a woman whose style is expressed in a naturalness that’s truly fascinating”.
Italian labels Versace Collection, Pinko and Red Valentino stand out this season with a vibrant mix of shades and eclectic prints. Harvey Nichols continues to celebrate Irish Designers with Irish label Fee G featuring for a second year in the Dublin store after a highly successful first year. Founded by Fiona Heaney and her partner Dom Gormley in 2003, the business has grown extensively in these years and now has a loyal customer following each season. Orla Kiely womenswear is another celebrated Irish designer in the store, the womenswear collection is girly in its simplicity with tea-dresses and heart shaped prints. Accessories play a key part in the Irish following, millinery creations from Galway-based Milliner Edel Ramberg now sit alongside Paula Rowan Gloves, Susannagh Grogan scarves and Orla Kiely bags.
Harvey Nichols Dublin Director Kenny Robertson comments, “Harvey Nichols is now celebrating its ninth year in Dublin and we look forward to welcoming our customers to celebrate the new season at the Spring Summer Fashion Show. As a boutique store, we select the finest edit of our customers preferred brands for Dublin; however we also have the luxury of offering brands available on HarveyNichols.com and in our other stores through Click & Collect. The fashion show is a great opportunity to showcase this service and ensure our customers are spoilt for choice”.
Images by Photocall Ireland
Harvey Nichols, Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin 16. Tel: 01 291 0488
Wednesday Wishlist : J ‘adore PFW!
By Emma C x Our gal in the know
“Paris fashion week is in full swing with the crème de la crème of fashion taking to the catwalk. We are hooked here at The Look HQ and what better way to show our love for PFW then with this statement collection from New York based fashion brand Tibi. These pieces are not only stylish but are a great fun look. Tibi also has a list of celeb followers with the likes of Blake Lively, Olivia Palermo and Kourtney Kardashian papped wearing it. Team the sweater up with leather leggings or skinny jeans or be bold and rock the skirt with pink stilettos. Tibi is for life not just for Paris Fashion Week giving these pieces a place on our wishlist.”
SS14 Arm Candy from Orla Kiely!
Hot off the press from her success at London Fashion Week, Kilkenny brings you the latest accessories from Orla Kiely – just what our spring wardrobe needs! From her signature laminate stem designs to stunning new leather creations; the new Orla Kiely accessories range has something to suit all styles and budgets – available in store or online at kilkennyshop.com now!
This season Orla adds a burst of spring colour to her iconic stem print design with zesty orange! The classic Poppy Stem Midi Sling Bag (Orange), €169 will instantly brighten up your ensemble or for a more subtle look (that you can also carry over into Autumn Winter), the Floral Stem Handbag, €149 is the perfect everyday hold-all and will even fit your laptop!
Moving on from the signature stem, Orla Kiely’s stylish leather creations are an accessories dream – from cross-bodies to classic totes! The ‘love heart’ designs are pretty and feminine – the perfect chic Spring/Summer companion! Check out the fabulous Punched Love Heart Ivy Bag, €432, the cute Poppy Punched Love Heart Bag Coral, €178 and matching Punched Love Heart Bog Zip Wallet Pink, €189. For an added touch of luxury, the Square Flower Mini Ivy Bag Onyx, €340 has a velvet overlay to complement its white leather fabric.
The new Orla Kiely SS14 collection is available in Kilkenny Stores nationwide and online at kilkennyshop.com.
“And the Oscar goes to …
We have all seen what the stars had to offer on the red carpet at last night’s Oscars. For me Lady Gaga took the award for biggest shocker! Her look was out of this world as if she was an intergalactic goddess dropped down by the style gods. Gaga known for her wacky outfits and statement costumes opted for more of the lady look and shone like a star. Dressed in muted tones with metallic shades she had the right amount of everything. The dress fitted her beautifully and her makeup and hair were flawless. Unfortunately most of us won’t ever attended the Oscars but here’s my take on how you can take Lady Gaga’s look and work it into your wardrobe .”
By Emma C x
It wasn’t just the Ladies that got it right this year on the red carpet but the guys got in on the act also. Yes there where the many black fitted tuxedos but some guys expressed a bit more style with White / Cream featuring strong, Chris Hemsworth going for a wine David August Tux while Pharrell walked the red carpet in Tuxedo shorts!!! Even our own U2 lads scrubbed up well.
It’s Hollywood’s biggest night of the year and somewhat marks the close of the red carpet awards season ( although we still have our own IFTA’s to go ) So what did you all make of the style stakes at last night’s event ? Lupita Nyong’o continued her winning streak not just in the actually awards but nailing it once again in a Blue Prada dress while fellow winner Cate Blanchet looked amazing in her nude Armani Prive dress. Nude seemed to a big choice on the red carpet while musical legend well looked like a Smurf.
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