Transitional Dressing: The Art of Layering

I find this time of year particularly tricky when it comes to what to wear so I'm pretty sure many others will feel the same.  Spring in Ireland is unpredictable to say the least and it's so easy to find yourself either shivering with cold or flushed with heat.  Heavy winter clothes no longer feel right and it's too early to break out our sumer wardrobes so what's a girl to do?  The short answer is layering... light layers that can easily be removed or added.  We're not going to tell you to wear colourful…

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Accessorizing: Stripes and Jewels

One of the things we love to do is to play with unusual or "odd" combinations when styling, always with the aim to create something that we find pleasing to the eye, interesting to look at and a little different.  So when I recently came across this sweet little bag in Accessorize, with it's nautical stripes and colourful jewelled embellishment, it reminded me how much I love that combination of stripes and jewels. This isn't anything particularly new nor will it be to everyone's taste but it's one of those "high/low" mixes that somehow feels…

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5 Budget Friendly Ways to Spring Style

At this time of year we all need a little boost. Colourful spring fashion is trickling into the shops now even though warmer weather feels like a distant dream!  But there are simple ways we can start to throw off winters gloom.   Small treats can actually make a big impact when it comes to boosting your mood.  I experienced this last myself weekend when I bought a new "spring" nail polish. A very, very pale pink, almost white shade by Essie which has been on my nails since Friday!  Yes I love it, and…

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