Image Magazine Feature

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Image Magazine is Ireland’s leading fashion publication, so I was more than delighted when I was asked to write a piece on Paris for the June issue.

As you may or may not know, I study French at university. However, this year I decided to take a break from my studies and spend some time abroad in the French capital. I had two goals in mind…the first, to improve my standard of the French language, and the second, to gain an insight into the fashion industry.

Nearly six months later, I feel as though I have a fair knowledge of “La Ville-Lumière” and it’s vast array of pretty little side streets. Although I don’t think it would ever be possible to discover them all!

I won’t ramble in this post, but rather let the article speak for itself…enjoy Xx Elle

Sugar And Spice

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In an ideal world the year would be evenly divided according to each of the seasons. How amazing would it be if we were guaranteed a whole three months of summer sun!? Well, maybe some of you readers are fortunate enough to experience this dream world but here in Ireland that is a far cry from reality. Believe it or not but we are lucky to get even one month of real summer. On the reverse side however, it can’t be denied that Winter fashion is possibly the best. Wrapping up in cosy layers, cashmere scarfs and long length coats instantly elevates your outfit to next level chic.

Dressing for warmer days can sometimes pose a bit of a challenge as it is so easy to slip into the habit of throwing on a classic pair of high waist denim shorts and a crisp white tee. Dont’t get us wrong, when a pair of sun kissed legs and great sandals are added to the mix this look oozes effortless style. The problem is that it becomes more difficult to tap into your creative side when the temperatures start to rise.

All in all though after a long winter we are truly ready to see some blue skies and some colour around the streets wouldn’t go a miss either. We are very much over minimal cuts and colours  and look forward to refreshing our wardrobe with some stand out vibrant pieces. So be inspired by these stylish ladies and begin to add some colour back into your life. If you prefer, take baby steps and add a colourful neck scarf or accessories to your outfit. The main thing is that you are heading in the right direction.

Talk soon Xx Elle & Liv

January Musings

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Happy Monday all! It’s hard to believe we are nearing the end of yet another cold, crisp January but I always like new beginnings and Mondays are the best day to put goals and weekly plans into action! Drumroll please as I sit and look at a fairly intriguing list of tasks that are eagerly awaiting to be crossed off this week… yet, when Friday rolls round there always seems to be one or two that happen to avoid the stroke of my black felt tip pen!

Sitting in prime position at the top of the list is… to post a style inspiration post. Style is ever evolving, an exploration and always (I repeat, ALWAYS) exciting. Bare shoulders, masculine suiting and standout luxe booting… We hope you enjoy!

Talk soon Xx Liv and Elle

 

 

A Winter’s Day

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Hey everyone! Following on from our last post Autumn Clean, we’re sharing a few of our favourite pieces that we’re coveting this season. Winter has definitely arrived on our doorstep and what better excuse to experiment with layering and combining contrasting textures!?

There’ll be another post later this week so be sure to keep your eyes peeled. Talk soon Xx Liv and Elle