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Designer crafts new love for Donegal Tweed 3 months ago

Designer crafts new love for Donegal Tweed

A young fashion designer is attracting a whole new fanbase for traditional Donegal tweed by creating a stunning range of designs for men, ladies and children.  

‘Love Mo Chuisle’ …
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Aeva stands tall for diversity 4 months ago

Aeva stands tall for diversity

Aeva Andersson from Ardara is making her mark on the modelling industry after being signed to an agency championing diversity.

Standing tall and proud at 6ft 2”, the 19-year-old never …
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Comedy, fashion and beauty combine for this Ladies Night in Stranorlar 4 months ago

Comedy, fashion and beauty combine for this Ladies Night in Stranorlar

St Mary’s NS and The Parents Association present a Ladies Night Out in Kee’s Hotel to celebrate 60 years in Stranorlar.

The night is guaranteed to have lots of laughs with special …
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Tailor-made success: Graduates fashion their future from LYIT 4 months ago

Tailor-made success: Graduates fashion their future from LYIT

By  •  News

Nine students completed the Bachelor of Arts in Fashion and Promotion this year and are now stepping into the exciting and dynamic world of fashion and textiles.

These students have …
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New Paco store brings a pop of colour to Letterkenny 5 months ago

New Paco store brings a pop of colour to Letterkenny

The return of Paco has stirred a lot of excitement among fashionable shoppers in Letterkenny.

Thursday 27th September saw the grand opening of the Irish women’s fashion store in a …
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Events: Letterkenny goes glam for the G&G Summit 6 months ago

Events: Letterkenny goes glam for the G&G Summit

The women of Letterkenny pulled out all the stops to get glammed up for the G&G Summit on Friday 17th August – making it one of the most stylish events …
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Style Study – with Yasmin of Snazzy Yazi 7 months ago

Style Study – with Yasmin of Snazzy Yazi

If you love colour, you’ll love Snazzy Yazi’s blog. Yasmin is a style blogger from Artigarvan, Derry who was ranked in the Top 60 Irish fashion bloggers list in January.

Her …
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Dressing for Success: Neutrals need not be dull 7 months ago

Dressing for Success: Neutrals need not be dull

By  •  Style

Neutral colouring may get a bad rap as a boring option. But when worn well they are effortlessly classy.

Carmel gives us her top tips to dressing smart in earthen tones:


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Style: Dressing to keep your cool 8 months ago

Style: Dressing to keep your cool

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This heatwave has conjured up a few style dilemmas for us recently – when you want to keep a look together but stay fresh and comfortable.

Enter the maxi/midi dress saviours. …
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Events: A perfect storm at the LYIT design show 9 months ago

Events: A perfect storm at the LYIT design show

By  •  Events, Style

Students from the LYIT Department of Design & Creative Media courses took the opportunity to display work from the 2017/2018 academic year at a dynamic show in the Regional Cultural Centre …
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Una Healy’s debut shoe collection prices are a dream 11 months ago

Una Healy’s debut shoe collection prices are a dream

Irish singer and fashion icon Una Healy has this week launched her very own shoe collection, adding another accomplishment to her exciting career.

The 94 designs are diverse and beautiful, …
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Style Study – Laura Doherty 11 months ago

Style Study – Laura Doherty

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Laura fashions her own eclectic style by combining bespoke vintage pieces with edgy rock-chic finds.

Curating her own vintage store with a diverse range of colours, textures, and cuts; Florrie …
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Calling all fashionistas! You don’t want to miss this vintage expo 11 months ago

Calling all fashionistas! You don’t want to miss this vintage expo

By  •  Style

The SEW Last Century Exhibition is the first of its kind in the north-west, as the 450 square meter sports hall will be transformed into a 20th century department store …
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Jumpsuits – The new wardrobe essential 11 months ago

Jumpsuits – The new wardrobe essential

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Jumpsuits: The perfect all-in-one solution to any festive party, wedding or gathering. Jumpsuits have been spotted in every high street shop you walk past at the minute and we need …
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Natasha’s mythical costume wins her a Junk Kouture Wild Card 11 months 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 11 months 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 12 months 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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Competition: Win tickets to Gok Wan & Danielle Mahon’s Roadshow! 12 months 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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Style Study – Roisin Gallagher 1 year ago

Style Study – Roisin Gallagher

By  •  Style

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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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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Penneys are out-doing themselves this Halloween 1 year 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 1 year 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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Highly anticipated charity fashion show kicks off on Thursday 1 year ago

Highly anticipated charity fashion show kicks off on Thursday

By  •  Style

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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Donegal designer launches Junk Kouture with new judge Pippa 1 year 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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Sneak Peek: Heidi Klum’s Lidl clothing line to hit Donegal 1 year 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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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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Style Study – Catriona Mulhern 2 years ago

Style Study – Catriona Mulhern

By  •  Style

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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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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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 – 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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Students go Trash ‘N’ Fashion glam for 2017 2 years ago

Students go Trash ‘N’ Fashion glam for 2017

By  •  Style

Mocktails on arrival, James Bond style photographer snapping you on the red carpet, a funky new techno DJ Atlantica mixing it up on the decks, as well as Pinehill Dance Studio
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Ingenious design by Donegal student takes Junk Kouture 2017 title 2 years ago

Ingenious design by Donegal student takes Junk Kouture 2017 title

There were tears of joy in the 3Arena last night as ‘Engimatic’ emerged as the victor of Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture 2017 at the seventh annual final.

‘Engimatic’ from Scoil Mhuire …
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Style Study – Faye Dinsmore 2 years ago

Style Study – Faye Dinsmore

Faye Dinsmore has had a dramatic change in her personal style selections since her new arrival last year. The Ballintra native is known as one of Ireland’s top models and …
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The Sunshine Shade 2 years ago

The Sunshine Shade

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It’s almost time for Easter egg hunts and the consumption of copious amounts of guilt-free chocolate, and the age old debate whether pubs should be opened or closed on Good …
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Style Study – Joanne Gallinagh 2 years ago

Style Study – Joanne Gallinagh

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Letterkenny woman Joanne Gallinagh is well known from Beaus & Belles in Babyzone Letterkenny. She is a baby massage, toddler and kids yoga instructor and a mum to 14-month-old Noah.

As …
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Watch: LYIT Fashion students’ designs impress on the catwalk 2 years ago

Watch: LYIT Fashion students’ designs impress on the catwalk

The Galway Fashion Week event is one of the most prestigious awards sought by designers all over Ireland. The Donegal students missed out on the prize of Student Designer of …
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Style Study – Zara McDaid 2 years ago

Style Study – Zara McDaid

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Zara’s flare for innovation has led to her fashion themed paintings being exhibited throughout Ireland, and in 2012 her work was selected and displayed on the iconic billboards in Times …
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Who’s that girl? Sarah Kennedy is unrecognisable in 70s shoot in Ardara 2 years ago

Who’s that girl? Sarah Kennedy is unrecognisable in 70s shoot in Ardara

Donegal model Sarah Kennedy and Belfast native Jake Woods were styled up as 70s rockers for a shoot ahead of the Homage Charity Fashion Show. The Rock n Roll themed …
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First Look: Innovative workwear by Donegal’s next top designers 2 years ago

First Look: Innovative workwear by Donegal’s next top designers

Irish Fashion Innovation Awards on Thursday March 30th is set to be a defining day in the careers of three young designers from Donegal.

Second Year LyIT Fashion Students Niamh …
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Gone giddy for gingham! 2 years ago

Gone giddy for gingham!

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Traditional gingham has taken on a new lease of life for SS17. Gone are the days when the print was only seen on pieces of school uniform-we can all remember …
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Donegal teens to showcase dazzling junk works in All-Ireland Final 2 years ago

Donegal teens to showcase dazzling junk works in All-Ireland Final

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After yet another awe-inspiring display of regional glitz, glamour and re-purposed ‘rubbish’, Bank Of Ireland Junk Kouture provincial winners will gather together for one last time at the competition’s Grand …
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LYIT designers fly the fashion flag for Donegal 2 years ago

LYIT designers fly the fashion flag for Donegal

Letterkenny IT Fashion students Niamh Porter (Raphoe), Eimear Bradley (Cloghan) and Lauren Doyle (Buncrana) will discover their fate at the Irish Fashion Innovation Awards: Student Designer of the Year 2017 …
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McElhinneys are breaking all the rules and we love it! 2 years ago

McElhinneys are breaking all the rules and we love it!

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The newly-launched Occasion Wear department on the third floor has been dramatically refreshed. To go along with their luxurious new look, they have decided to throw all the rulebooks out, …
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Fifty Shades of Grey 2 years ago

Fifty Shades of Grey

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Although we are currently in the process of transitioning into the Spring season, we still require the inclusion of some subtle muted shades in our capsule wardrobe. Whether it be …
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