Inside House of Kerry

  Grace Claro interviews Christine O’Donoghue de Vries, a former UCC Law graduate turned award winning sustainable artist designer and the woman behind House of Kerry   For this month’s issue, I had the pleasure of collaborating with Kerry based artist and award-winning designer Christine O’Donoghue de Vries. She is the creator of House of Kerry, a nature inspired and sustainability-focused Irish designer brand, located … Continue reading Inside House of Kerry

Week in My Wardrobe: Guest Edition

    In the wake of a UCC Confessions post lambasting tracksuit-wearers, guest editor Sinead Gallivan wore the same outfit to college for a week to see if people really care what you wear to college.    As if from thin air, UCConfessions emerged on Twitter as a much-followed confessional page, offering UCC students an opportunity to post their unfiltered thoughts — leading to outrage … Continue reading Week in My Wardrobe: Guest Edition

ALYX – Streetwear Gold

    Conor O’Callaghan introduces the streetwear giant ALYX, from Matthew Williams, the design genius behind early Lady Gaga and Kanye West outfits. His new venture fuses tailoring and streetwear in a contemporaneous alchemy.    A safety buckle is an unlikely fashion statement. But it’s got multi-million dollar potential. Take it from Matthew Williams, founder of ALYX, a brand synonymous with its industrial and utilitarian … Continue reading ALYX – Streetwear Gold

Sustainable Fashion has a Size Problem

  Laura O’Sullivan writes about her experience as a young plus-sized woman attempting to buy into the second-hand renaissance and the difficulty it poses.  I hate shopping.  The meaning of ‘let’s go in town for a sconce’ once meant a bop down Opera Lane, an overwhelming half an hour in Penney’s and a quick run around the make-up counters of Brown Thomas. This, as a … Continue reading Sustainable Fashion has a Size Problem