Giving Back This Christmas

By Katie Burke Fashion is often criticised for being too materialistic, whether or not that criticism is fair or prejudiced. However, with the world facing turbulent and unstable times, both socially and politically, the fashion world has stepped up. From political statements in runway shows such as Ashish or articles on current affairs appearing in fashion magazines, the industry is showing its ability to provide … Continue reading Giving Back This Christmas

Budget Beauty Buys: False Tan

Staff writer Aoife Walsh gives us the lowdown on cheap and cheerful false tanners. bBold Tan Liquid 200ml- €9.95 The bBold Tan Liquid is my dream budget tanner. It comes in a dark and medium shade, and claims to be a non-streak, even fade, nourishing, anti- ageing and refreshing tanner that delivers a natural looking result. Although without long term use I can’t confirm whether … Continue reading Budget Beauty Buys: False Tan

Budget Beauty Buys

There’s no need to break the bank when it comes to beauty, says Aoife Walsh ‘Influencer’ is a term we are all well acquainted with these days. How many of us follow fashion and beauty bloggers on our social media? We are bombarded with information on what the best, newest product is to help you achieve the most perfect on-trend makeup look. Unfortunately, as students, … Continue reading Budget Beauty Buys

A/W 2015: MakeUp Trends Edit

Jennifer Shanahan compiles a guide of this season’s new makeup looks Lips Autumn/winter makeup is associated with darker shades, often reds and browns, along with plum and berry tones. This is an obvious departure to the more natural colours we often gravitate towards in the spring and summer months. The seasonal transition is often most clearly seen in the changing trends in lip colour, and … Continue reading A/W 2015: MakeUp Trends Edit

Never Go Out Of Style

Orla Ahern discusses why it’s best to unfollow trends and start looking at your own style (Hint: It can lead to total personal success.) “Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.” – Oscar Wilde. For many, fashion, as a point of authority, has no great influence in day-to-day life or general aspirations. For others, fashion … Continue reading Never Go Out Of Style

Vintage Vibes

Rachel Muckley discusses vintage vlogging and its influences on much more than just fashion The year may not be 1942 but that hasn’t stopped the ladies who YouTube in the most glorious way possible – delivering authentic vintage beauty tutorials – from living it up like Grace Kelly is the current style icon and Teddy Roosevelt is still the US President. Every inch the pin-up … Continue reading Vintage Vibes