From what I remember of its arrival, River Island came at a time that Grafton St was beginning to look more like Oxford St and we were about to enter our teens so were blooming well excited about it. The style mecca that was St. Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre had opened a few years previous […]
Although I promise myself every year that I won’t have one single thing left to buy on Christmas Eve, inevitably always find myself with a list of ‘bits’ to get. Even though I have the bright lights of Dundrum Town Centre down the road and the cosmopolitan centre of Grafton St a short Luas journey […]
It’s been a-long time a-comin’ but I’m delighted to share with you the first of my ‘Vintage Diaries’. Being the massive fan of Vintage that I am and pretty inquisitive to boot (read: nosy), I’ve been wanting to shoot a series of interviews with fellow Vintage lovers around the country for some time now. When […]
“The fashion world changes all the time. You can even see the approaching revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in clothes.” Diana Vreeland Should you do one thing this week, I suggest you make it your business to view ‘The Eye Has To Travel’ and allow yourself be captivated and transported by […]
My most vivid childhood memories are set in Rosslare Harbour, Co. Wexford. I remember the journey down where everyone in the car competed to be the first to spot the Church (I never won but I’m pretty sure my siblings were cheating); the distinct bouquet from my Nana’s back garden (front door was reserved for important people), the much-referred […]
This morning I’m losing myself in the sunshine that’s visiting me through the window as I write and daydreaming of where I’d like to be. Namely Carnaby St, London … in the early 1960s.
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