Not all Smiles: The Problem of Mental Health in the Fashion Industry

Fashion Staff Writer Emma Treacy delves into the dark side of the modelling industry. Editor’s note: This article contains references to suicide and sexual harassment.   What is the world of fashion really like for the radiant faces of it’s industry? From runway models to Instagram influencers, there is a normalization of unattainable lifestyles and […]

Gladrags: Motley’s Best Loved Clothing Items

Presented here are a selection of our Motley staff members showcasing their most cherished wardrobe items. From badass platform boots to comfortable and reliable staple pieces, they tell us a little bit about what clothing means to them and how wearing their favourite outfit can help make them feel that bit better.   Alana Daly Mulligan, […]

The SS21 Couture Collections at a Glance

Motley Fashion Editor Grace Claro gives you the lowdown on the Spring Summer 2021 Haute Couture Collections in Paris The 2021 Spring Summer collections which debuted on the catwalks at last week’s runway shows at Paris Couture Week, brought with them a welcome freshness and frivolity. Never before have I been as grateful to witness […]

Don’t Lose Your Head

Digital illustrations by Ruth O’Connell  Find her on Instagram @ruthismessy Images available to purchase as prints on her Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/ruthismessy Support local artists!    

Top 5 Apps For Fashion Lovers

    Deputy Fashion Editor Kaia Purcell brings you her top five app recommendations for those tech-savvy fashionistas out there.  In a world where we feel comfortable (and frankly, glad) to delegate even the most menial of tasks to technology, we are experiencing the many ways in which technology is bringing the world closer within […]

Harry Styles Vogue Cover: A-Dressing Toxic Masculinity

  “If wearing a dress means that you are no longer masculine, then masculinity – as an institution – is too fragile and rigid in the first place.” Jack Van Lang discusses the contentious Vogue cover story featuring Harry Styles.   I saw a tweet recently that called my attention. It was Vogue sharing a […]