Gold Chelsea boots, Mango, €49.95 Gold rose gold faux leather floral garland headband, Asos, €14 Lurex knit, & Other Stories, €59 V by Very pleated sequin skirt, Littlewoods Ireland, was €70; now €48 Asos Red Carpet silver drop waist allover sequin dress, Asos, €203 Silver paperbag trousers, Mango, €49.95 Gold ‘You and Me ad Magic’ two-carat grey diamond ring, Chupi, €3,679 Gold wrap dress, & Other Stories, €125 Clare V ‘Maison’ glittered suede pouch, Net-a-Porter, €220 Rhinestone heel sandalette, & Other Stories, €89
& Other Stories – Grafton Street 01-2470100; www.stories.com
Asos – www.asos.com Bally – www.bally.eu
Chupi – Powerscourt Townhouse 01-5510352; www.chupi.com Fruugo – www.fruggo.ie Littlewoods Ireland – www.littlewoodsireland.ie Mango – Henry Street 01-8788008; www.mango.com; and other branches Massimo Dutti – Grafton Street 01-6730001; www.massimodutti.com; and other branches
Net-a-Porter – www.netaporter.com The Outnet – www.theoutnet.com Zara – Mahon Point SC 021-4972320; www.zara.com; and other branches Ade Velkon is a Berlin-based fashion label with Californian and Austrian roots. Drawing on tradition, handcraft and thoughtful design, the aesthetic is one of easy-to-wear womenswear that embraces clean lines and rebukes transient fads. The best bit? The label is designed and produced in Berlin with fabrics consciously selected from local and European traders. Info: www. adevelkon.com.
Dr. Martens is broadening its Irish footprint with a new store on Dublin’s Duke Street. Working with local artist’s Adrian + Shane, the retail space will feature exclusive artwork from the multi-disciplined duo whose extensive body of work is loaded with fresh and welltargeted social commentary. Let’s not forget the label’s trademark yellow-stitch, grooved sole and heel-loop boots. Keep your eyes peeled for its fashion-forward foot candy like these embroidered ‘Vonda’ beauties at €200. Info: www.drmartens.com/eu.
January 2018: BEO – Ireland’s newest and most dynamic wellness event is back for 2018 with its self-care mission for mind, body and soul. Speakers include BEO STYLE with Annmarie O’Connor, BEO Well with Síle Seóige, BEO Mind with Pat Divilly, BEO Food with My Nutrition Ireland, BEO Fit with Leanne Moore and BEO Talk with Aoibhin Garrihy, Andrea Hayes, Liz Costigan and Doireann Garrihy. Limited tickets available for Clare, Limerick and Galway dates. Don’t miss it! Info: www. eventbrite.ie.
Basics needn’t be basic; not with
ME+EM. Founded by Clare Hornby in 2009 to offer designer quality at lower prices, this capsule-worthy brand puts the focus squarely on fit by rigorously editing trends for wearability and versatility. The result? Trend-led basics. Smart. So are their meticulously designed cuts and select fabrics that make ME+EM pieces interchangeable, infinitely wearable and made to last. Now, that’s intelligent style. Info: www.meandem. com.
Designer Helen Cody has opened the doors of her eponymous boutique at Dublin’s Westbury Mall. Specialising in artfully crafted, hand-made, limited edition pieces, Cody is loved and lauded for her dreamy dresses wrought from Italian and French silk, organza and lace. Expect ready-towear collections for sale in store with couture appointments and fittings also available. Info: 086-2605374; www.helencody.com.
Got a last minute party to attend? Take the stress out of getting dressed with this knotted enamel ring statement necklace by Uterqüe (€125). Layer over a polo neck and trousers, grab your bag and go. Info: www.uterque.com.