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Dress for Success: Five M&S marvels for work 3 years ago

Dress for Success: Five M&S marvels for work

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If you are looking to transition your professional style from casual summerwear to autumn, Carmel is here to help choose the best buys from M&S:

“As the weather has …
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Events: A sneak peek at ‘S by Sloggi’ lingerie in McElhinneys 3 years ago

Events: A sneak peek at ‘S by Sloggi’ lingerie in McElhinneys

Sloggi is a well-known brand in the McElhinneys lingerie department, but S by Sloggi is a special new underwear range that blends comfort with sleek and sophisticated design.

As McElhinneys are …
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Dressing for Success: Neutrals need not be dull 3 years ago

Dressing for Success: Neutrals need not be dull

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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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Carmel’s style secrets to ‘Dress for Success’ 3 years ago

Carmel’s style secrets to ‘Dress for Success’

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We can all be at a loss sometimes when it comes to dressing for work and events.

Not Carmel Sheerin, though. The Ballybofey woman runs a personal stylist service for …
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Penneys new sizing announcement has had mixed reaction 3 years ago

Penneys new sizing announcement has had mixed reaction

Penneys and Primark have this week revealed a major overhaul of their sizing system. “We’re updating our sizing for a more comfortable fit,” said the announcement.

The budget fashion store …
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Style: Dressing to keep your cool 3 years 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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Fashion student impresses with visionary female mechanic uniform 3 years ago

Fashion student impresses with visionary female mechanic uniform

Aoife Nolan, a second year student of the Bachelor of Arts in Fashion with Promotion at LYIT, took workwear to the next level for an appearance at an international showcase in …
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Fashion expert Gok Wan comes to the northwest on Sunday 3 years ago

Fashion expert Gok Wan comes to the northwest on Sunday

Gok Wan is coming to Sligo on Sunday  24th June to the Clayton Hotel. That means we can enjoy a celebrity girls’ day out with no overnight hotel accommodation, no time off …
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Penneys launch Love Island merch… and they’re definitely our type 3 years ago

Penneys launch Love Island merch… and they’re definitely our type

Penneys know a good trending topic when they see it, and this week they’ve launched a new range of Love Island items.

Tapping into the popularity of the reality series, …
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Offers for one day only: All you need to know about the McElhinneys Summer Sale 3 years ago

Offers for one day only: All you need to know about the McElhinneys Summer Sale

This is the one you’ve been waiting for – the McElhinneys Super Summer Sale starts this Thursday morning.

Doors are opening at 7am for door-busting offers like never seen …
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Events: A perfect storm at the LYIT design show 3 years ago

Events: A perfect storm at the LYIT design show

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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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H&M to correct clothing sizes following customer complaints 3 years ago

H&M to correct clothing sizes following customer complaints

The move is in response to regular complaints from shoppers who feel the clothes sizing is too small.

Customers have often found they need to buy one, two or several sizes …
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Last chance looms to share a spec-tacular selfie 3 years ago

Last chance looms to share a spec-tacular selfie

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Steps superstar Claire Richards is encouraging glasses wearers across Donegal to submit their entries for the Spectacle Wearer of the Year Awards before the deadline of Sunday, 01 July.

To …
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Tributes pour in following death of designer Kate Spade 3 years ago

Tributes pour in following death of designer Kate Spade

The visionary founder of Kate Spade New York was found dead by suicide in her NYC apartment. She is survived by her husband Andy and 13-year-old daughter, Frances. Kate’s brother-in-law, actor David …
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Events: Sporting super styles at the St. Eunan’s Minor Girls Fashion Show 3 years ago

Events: Sporting super styles at the St. Eunan’s Minor Girls Fashion Show

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The Mount Errigal Hotel was the beautiful sparkling setting for the St. Eunan’s Minor Girls fundraiser last Thursday evening.

Some of Letterkenny’s best boutiques showcased their top styles for summer, …
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Fabulous fashion show to be held in Letterkenny 3 years ago

Fabulous fashion show to be held in Letterkenny

The professionally-run event is a fundraiser for the St Eunan’s Minor Girls footballers. They are representing Donegal and Ireland at the Continental Youth Championships in August.

And the latest fashions …
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Style Study – with Vicki Raine 3 years ago

Style Study – with Vicki Raine

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Letterkenny teacher Vicki Raine has fast become a local style icon, having set up her own blog earlier this year.

‘Polka Dot Raine‘ is a paradise of fashion inspiration for …
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Events: Creating couture from clutter at Trash ‘N’ Fashion 3 years ago

Events: Creating couture from clutter at Trash ‘N’ Fashion

The show on Thursday 17th May was a stylish success, with students from Donegal and Sligo joining the local fundraiser that sees creative young designers turn trash into wearable art.


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Donegal fashion student works her way to Top 10 in international design competition 3 years ago

Donegal fashion student works her way to Top 10 in international design competition

Aoife Nolan, a second year student of the Bachelor of Arts in Fashion with Promotion at LYIT, has been named as the only Irish student to be shortlisted in the …
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Heidi Higgins’ stunning colour pop collection is about to pop up in Donegal 3 years ago

Heidi Higgins’ stunning colour pop collection is about to pop up in Donegal

Style lovers who crave all things bright and beautiful will be hightailing it to Harvey’s on Sunday 29th April for an exclusive launch with award-winning Fashion Designer Heidi Higgins.

Heidi …
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Events: Dungloe is Springing into Summer in style 3 years ago

Events: Dungloe is Springing into Summer in style

Stylish ladies from all over Donegal gathered at the Waterfront Hotel on Thursday 29th April to see the latest SS18 styles and raise money for a worthwhile cause.

The main …
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Fabulous night of summer style in store for Dungloe 3 years ago

Fabulous night of summer style in store for Dungloe

A stellar list of guests and fashion brands have joined the line-up for the Spring into Summer Fashion Show in the Waterfront Hotel Dungloe. Tickets are in hot demand and will only be available at the door on …
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Una Healy’s debut shoe collection prices are a dream 3 years 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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This fashion show will have us springing into summer in style 3 years ago

This fashion show will have us springing into summer in style

Fashionistas all over Donegal will have a spring in their step as they look forward to a glamorous event this month.

Details of the Spring into Summer Fashion Show have …
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Highlights aplenty as Brigde bows out at B-Bobs after 25 years 3 years ago

Highlights aplenty as Brigde bows out at B-Bobs after 25 years

When the 13-year-old Brigde Lavery was given a straight choice – get a career or stay in school – by her father, the answer was simple.

She spent her weeks …
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Style Study – Laura Doherty 3 years 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 3 years ago

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

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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 4 years 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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Swishes and Sparkles: A guide to 2018 Communion dresses 4 years ago

Swishes and Sparkles: A guide to 2018 Communion dresses

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First Holy Communion time is coming up very soon, and there are many young girls and boys in Donegal getting excited about their big day.

For little girls, the …
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Natasha’s mythical costume wins her a Junk Kouture Wild Card 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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! 4 years 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 4 years 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. 

The …
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TY trio’s Junk Kouture costume wins a silver ticket 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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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