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Natasha’s mythical costume wins her a Junk Kouture Wild Card 1 year ago

Natasha’s mythical costume wins her a Junk Kouture Wild Card

Secondary school students from all across Donegal have turned junk into fashion to create show shopping costumes. The Northern Regional Final on March 8th saw George Houston of Scoil Mhuire …
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High-flying fashion: 70 years of Aer Lingus uniforms 1 year ago

High-flying fashion: 70 years of Aer Lingus uniforms

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The newly designed uniform by Louise Kennedy will be revealed in spring 2019 and will be worn by all frontline ground agents and cabin crew.

The famous ‘teal green’ uniform …
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Events: A glimpse into the future of Donegal fashion 1 year ago

Events: A glimpse into the future of Donegal fashion

Fashion students at LYIT held an eclectic and inspirational showcase today as part of the DICE 2018 event.

This day is a celebration of the Design, Innovation, Creativity, Enterprise programmes …
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McElhinneys celebrate women this week with an exclusive discount 1 year ago

McElhinneys celebrate women this week with an exclusive discount

The Ballybofey department store and online giant is giving us great discounts on their new season style just in time for International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day.

McElhinneys have kicked …
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Events: Inspirational individuality at the McElhinneys SS18 Fashion Show 1 year ago

Events: Inspirational individuality at the McElhinneys SS18 Fashion Show

Creative Designer Eilish Kennedy and the team of buyers at McElhinneys clearly had fun choosing their collections this year. They have filled the store with bright, vibrant and extraordinary pieces …
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Competition: Win tickets to Gok Wan & Danielle Mahon’s Roadshow! 1 year ago

Competition: Win tickets to Gok Wan & Danielle Mahon’s Roadshow!

Competition closed, congratulations to winner Sinead Craig!

UPDATE: The Sligo Fashion and Beauty Collective has been rescheduled to 24th June due to Storm Emma.

Fashion guru and TV star Gok Wan is …
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‘Sea’ how three young designers are making a statement with fashion 1 year ago

‘Sea’ how three young designers are making a statement with fashion

Students Aisling Ní Shiadháil, Niamh Ní Shiadháil and Rebekah Nic Giolla Bhain from Colásite Ailigh in Letterkenny have made it to the Regional Final of Junk Kouture 2018 with this show-shopping ensemble. 

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TY trio’s Junk Kouture costume wins a silver ticket 1 year ago

TY trio’s Junk Kouture costume wins a silver ticket

Errigal College Letterkenny Transition Year students Jenni Deane (model), Caoimhe Seery and Jack Doyle are celebrating the success of their nature-inspired costume called ‘Plastic Revolution’.

The thrifty students collected a vast …
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Buncrana designer Bernie Murphy enjoys Showcase success 1 year ago

Buncrana designer Bernie Murphy enjoys Showcase success

Bernie Murphy is one of the many talented makers and designers attending Showcase – Ireland’s Creative Expo in Dublin this week.

Bernie’s stall has been catching the eye of visitors …
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Style Study – Roisin Gallagher 1 year ago

Style Study – Roisin Gallagher

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Roisin Gallagher is a 19-year-old makeup artist from Falcarragh, Co. Donegal.

Style and beauty are her passions and she has competed in local and national pageants over the years. Roisin …
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Free fashion event provides the perfect excuse for a new wardrobe 1 year ago

Free fashion event provides the perfect excuse for a new wardrobe

If you fancy a new wardrobe for the new year, here’s a fantastic Friday night out in aid of a great cause!

Say Yes To That Dress
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Fashion giant announces plans to leave Ireland 1 year ago

Fashion giant announces plans to leave Ireland

Forever 21 has confirmed it will close its only Irish store this year after suffering massive losses.

The multi-storey Dublin store is set to close up this year, although no set …
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Style Study – Abby Bonner 1 year ago

Style Study – Abby Bonner

Abby Bonner is a 21-year-old makeup artist from Lettermacaward, Co. Donegal.

She studies Hair and Makeup with MAKUP Academy in Birmingham and has a lust-worthy eye for style in beauty and …
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Style Study: Noel Cunningham 1 year ago

Style Study: Noel Cunningham

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Noel has had a very busy year promoting Donegal as Ireland’s ultimate gem and has served as a fantastic ambassador for the county.

Noel has also been completed humanitarian work …
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How McElhinneys are taking personalised shopping to a whole new level 1 year ago

How McElhinneys are taking personalised shopping to a whole new level

McElhinneys of Ballybofey have launched a new Personal Styling service for customers to get an extra-personal and tailored shopping experience.

Two experienced stylists – Breid McDaid (Clothing) and AnnMarie Carolan …
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Eight must-have winter coats 1 year ago

Eight must-have winter coats

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A warm coat is a staple, especially in Ireland where the winter is usually less than tropical.

There’s no better investment than a practical, sophisticated coat and you’re always guaranteed …
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Today’s McElhinneys shopping event is 12 hours of festive fabulousness 1 year ago

Today’s McElhinneys shopping event is 12 hours of festive fabulousness

A traditional shopping day has begun at McElhinneys of Ballybofey, bringing 12 hours of seasonal offers to the store and plenty of treats for shoppers too.

Between 10am and 10pm today …
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Me and My Business: Why Clare’s style never goes out of fashion 1 year ago

Me and My Business: Why Clare’s style never goes out of fashion

“It is wonderful to get up everyday and be happy going into work,” Clare McNickle tells Donegal Woman. After 17 years managing her own boutique in Letterkenny she says she …
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Style Study – Arlene Gill 1 year ago

Style Study – Arlene Gill

Fashion blogger Arlene Gill set up girlyinspcorner just this summer and has already amassed a large following.

The stylish mum of three has always had an interest in fashion and has been documenting …
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High style to invade Inishowen at iCARE Fashion Show 1 year ago

High style to invade Inishowen at iCARE Fashion Show

The iCARE Charity Fashion Show 2017 for Autism takes place on Wednesday 22nd November in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, doors open at 7pm, show starting at 7:30pm.

Entering its …
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River Island have started doing duvet sets and of course they’re gorgeous 1 year ago

River Island have started doing duvet sets and of course they’re gorgeous

River Island prints are iconic in blouses, skirts and trousers, and now we can snuggle up in them with these new bedclothes.

The duvet sets come in Baroque and Tropical …
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Style Study – Breda Canning 1 year ago

Style Study – Breda Canning

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Breda Canning is a 23 year old personal trainer and bootcamp instructor from Glenswilly. From living and working in Ireland and America over the past five years, she has developed an edgy …
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Penneys are out-doing themselves this Halloween 2 years ago

Penneys are out-doing themselves this Halloween

A certain pair of beautiful red booties are doing the rounds as the next must-have Penneys item, and we have to agree. The stand-out patent heeled boots in blood red …
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Events: Elegance and style at the DYS Afternoon Tea 2 years ago

Events: Elegance and style at the DYS Afternoon Tea

The setting of Castle Grove Country House Hotel added to the luxury of the fundraiser that was a great excuse for friends and relatives to get together for a weekend …
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McElhinneys react to Hurricane Ophelia in style 2 years ago

McElhinneys react to Hurricane Ophelia in style

Hurricane Ophelia is on track to strike the North West from 3pm this afternoon and many businesses and services are closing as a safety precaution.

Hiding out at home is strongly …
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Highly anticipated charity fashion show kicks off on Thursday 2 years ago

Highly anticipated charity fashion show kicks off on Thursday

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The event kicks off on Thursday the 19th of October at 8pm at Dorrian’s Imperial Hotel in Ballyshannon.

NCBI’s debut north-west fashion show will feature the best bargain pieces they …
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How one Donegal man found his perfect fit in costuming 2 years ago

How one Donegal man found his perfect fit in costuming

Sometimes we don’t notice what actors are wearing in TV, film and theatre, while other times it’s their clothing that transports the audience to a place and time outside our …
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Donegal hair salon highlights hard work of team leader Noreen Gallagher 2 years ago

Donegal hair salon highlights hard work of team leader Noreen Gallagher

The Patrick Gildea Hairdressing team recently celebrated an incredible year in the Centre of Excellence and made a special presentation to a valued colleague.

Noreen Gallagher from Donegal Town was honoured …
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Donegal designer launches Junk Kouture with new judge Pippa 2 years ago

Donegal designer launches Junk Kouture with new judge Pippa

Ireland’s renowned recycled fashion competition is back for its eighth successive year and has added a new name to the judging panel – style guru Pippa O’Connor.

Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana student Mariusz Malon …
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Tickets for this fashionable afternoon tea are selling like hotcakes 2 years ago

Tickets for this fashionable afternoon tea are selling like hotcakes

But you need to be quick – tickets for the Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show in aid of Donegal Youth Service are selling fast. The stylish event is taking place …
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Sneak Peek: Heidi Klum’s Lidl clothing line to hit Donegal 2 years ago

Sneak Peek: Heidi Klum’s Lidl clothing line to hit Donegal

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The 18-piece collection with sizes between 8 and 18, titled ‘Esmara by Heidi Klum’, aims to produce fashionable pieces that won’t put too much of a dent in your pocket.


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Local ladies invited to elegant and exclusive afternoon tea party 2 years ago

Local ladies invited to elegant and exclusive afternoon tea party

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On October 14th at 2pm, the luxurious Letterkenny hotel will be welcoming women to an elegant event in aid of Donegal Youth Service.

Donegal Youth Service provide supports and services to young people …
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The cutest heels EVER are coming to Penneys for Christmas 2 years ago

The cutest heels EVER are coming to Penneys for Christmas

Yes, we know it’s only September, but it’s never too early to start planning Santa lists and Christmas outfits.

Which is why we’re so excited to see the sneak peek …
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Events: Style goals scored at the Finn Harps Fashion Show 2 years ago

Events: Style goals scored at the Finn Harps Fashion Show

Sports, fashion and fun was the goal at this unique show which was held in association with Donegal Hospice.

A star line-up of local celebrities and fantastic models wowed on …
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Style Study – Amy Callaghan 2 years ago

Style Study – Amy Callaghan

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Amy Callaghan represents Donegal in this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival, and ahead of the live final she has given Donegal Woman an insight into her wardrobe!

Amy is …
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Dazzling Dungloe woman wins lavish Ladies Day prize 2 years ago

Dazzling Dungloe woman wins lavish Ladies Day prize

Following Ladies Day at the RDS Dublin Horse Show on Thursday August 10th, the most glamorous gallop to the No. 27 Bar at The Shelbourne for this extra contest.

Dungloe …
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Falcarragh fashionista wins Best Dressed Lady at Dublin Horse Show 2 years ago

Falcarragh fashionista wins Best Dressed Lady at Dublin Horse Show

Aoibheann McMonagle from Falcarragh, Donegal was crowned Dundrum Town Centre Ladies’ Day best dressed in the RDS today.

The glamourous primary school teacher caught the eye of the judges in …
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Fashion meets football in upcoming celebrity show 2 years ago

Fashion meets football in upcoming celebrity show

The fundraising event kicks off in the Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny on Wednesday 6th September starting at 7.30pm sharp.

Gracing the catwalk will be the beautiful Amy Callaghan, this year’s Donegal Rose together with …
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Style Study – Catriona Mulhern 2 years ago

Style Study – Catriona Mulhern

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Having grown up in the village of Ardara, Catriona Cassidy is part of the famous Mulhern Family and her name was the inspiration behind the family Tweed business Triona Design which has …
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So Sue says “I do” in stunning McElhinney’s dress 2 years ago

So Sue says “I do” in stunning McElhinney’s dress

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Suzanne took everyone’s breath away today in her bespoke Hayley Paige princess style dress as she glided down the aisle to her handsome husband-to-be Dylan O’Connor.

McElhinney’s Bridalrooms worked very …
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Race Day Style: Contemporary elegance is a winner 2 years ago

Race Day Style: Contemporary elegance is a winner

McElhinneys of Ballybofey, renowned for blending on trend and classic occasion wear, have the winning ticket for style this season.

Thursday the 3rd of August is Ladies Day at the …
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Style Study – Green Leafy Gael 2 years ago

Style Study – Green Leafy Gael

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Amy blogs on her platform ‘Green Leafy Gael’. The objective of her blog is to encourage others to consider the nutritional benefit of going vegan, and how easy it really …
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How Bernie Murphy is making a name for herself 2 years ago

How Bernie Murphy is making a name for herself

Bernie Murphy from Buncrana launched her textile business on her 51st birthday this year. Many years of textile artistry brought her to this point and recognition soon followed for her …
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Style Study – Mariusz Malon 2 years ago

Style Study – Mariusz Malon

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Mariusz is well known on the Irish fashion scene for his incredibly innovative style; his unique flair woven into each and every piece.

Oringally from Poland, Mariusz lives in Buncrana …
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Why DaintyAva is breath of fresh air for fashion lovers 2 years ago

Why DaintyAva is breath of fresh air for fashion lovers

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Letterkenny woman Sarah McFadden has been well known in the local fashion scene through the years and is now bringing her knowledge online through DaintyAva.com.

Sarah McFadden recently established DaintyAva.com …
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Style Study – Lyndsy Melly 2 years ago

Style Study – Lyndsy Melly

Lyndsy Bustard Melly is the founder of Stylish Sparkles, a newly-launched online accessories store. 

She runs her business from Ardara in Co. Donegal. Lyndsy has a keen eye for adding …
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Style Study – Marie Donnelly 2 years ago

Style Study – Marie Donnelly

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My name is Marie Donnelly I work in Human Resources with Donegal ETB and outside of work I have a passion and flair for crochet and creative crafting. I have …
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Blogger blasts shop sizing after ‘disgusting’ experience 2 years ago

Blogger blasts shop sizing after ‘disgusting’ experience

The blogger, designer and boutique owner is no stranger to the fashion world, but this week she was disgusted by sizing standards in Primark.

Nicola, who blogs as Sequin Cinderella, …
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Young Donegal designer dazzles with the stars in France 2 years ago

Young Donegal designer dazzles with the stars in France

Mariusz was among the seven young Junk Kouture finalists who attended the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival in France.

His proud school Principal Rosaleen Grant joined him in the sunny destination …
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Events: When Trash became Treasure 2 years ago

Events: When Trash became Treasure

The students creations were highlighted in true exuberant fashion last night at the annual Trash ‘N’ Fashion Grand Final in the Mount Errigal Hotel.

Materials including wooden pegs, origami papers, …
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