Thursday, September 30, 2010

Pop-up culture

The Louise Kennedy pop up boutique opens in Brown Thomas Cork next Wednesday, October 6th until the following Wednesday, October 13th. At €695, the 'Penny' dress in black jersey (with black velvet bow!) ain't cheap, but a clever fashionista will happily endure many a Friday night in front of the Late Late Show in return for a little piece of sartorial heaven. As for the 'Clara' in forest green lace... we can but dream.

'Penny' dress in black jersey with black velvet bow detail, €695, Louise Kennedy

'Clara' green lace gown with green beadwork €4,500, Louise Kennedy

Keelin Deenihan

Glasses: Christian Dior (Australia)
Scarf: Malene Birger (Effigy-Tralee)
Jeans: Dr. Denim (Brown Thomas)
Top: Gallarda Gallante (Tokyo)
Sandals: French Connection
Bag: Mulberry (Brown Thomas)

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Warehouse returns!

Coat €130, Cardigan, €52, Trousers €65, Warehouse

Woot - Warehouse on Patrick Street opens its doors once again this Friday, October 1st with a sleek new fit-out and some of the brand's most fashion forward lines for AW10.
Expect to see fringing, feathers and faux fur adorning luxurious eveningwear; Mad Men-inspired fitted dresses, A-line skirts and princess coats for daytime as well as key pieces in this season’s hottest colour; camel.
City Style readers are invited to help Warehouse celebrate the reopening on Friday evening from 4pm. Mr. |an Galvin and three finalists from the hit TV3 show Style Wars will be making an appearance too. Pop by after work and be among the first to check out the new store and enjoy a drink while a DJ plays some chilled-out tunes, and as if that doesn't start your weekend the right way, Warehouse are offering guests a 20% discount and a Warehouse gift with every purchase over €50.
The Cork News has teamed up with Warehouse to offer three lucky readers the chance to win a €100 voucher to spend in the slick new Patrick St. store - don't miss Friday's Cork News Style pages to find out how to enter!

Paula Leniewska
The Lough, Cork

Boots: Vintage
Dress: Primetime
Scarf: Penneys
Cardigan: Primetime

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Rene Vie

Hat: Primetime 
Jacket: French Connection 
Jumper: Hand Knitted 
Scarf: Andina 
Jeans: Diesel (Brown Thomas)
Shoes: TK Maxx

Monday, September 27, 2010

Enchanted forest...

The gals at Amity on French Church St., Cork headed into the great outdoors for a shoot with Ivan Begala earlier this week. If only this dotty dress (€58) and these wooden heels (€68) were as practical for a stroll in the forest as they look...

Chloe Dempsey

Shirt: Positively Vintage
T-Shirt: Topshop
Jeans: Penneys
Bag: H&M
Boots: New Look
Jewellery: H&M, New Look and Accessorize

Friday, September 24, 2010

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Culinary couture: Cork

Our friends at H&A Marketing just sent us the biggest box of (custom-made Cork News!) cupcakes we've ever seen, hand delivered by the truly fabulous Trish from A Touch of Magic. Trish knew she was in the right career when she started to receive post addressed to 'The Cake Lady, Carrigaline'- you've never tasted anything like her light-as-a-feather, pastel frosted miniature works of art.

Grainne Sheedy

Hat: Debenhams
Scarf: Topshop
T-Shirt: Topshop
Jacket: DC (Primetime)
Belt: Primetime
Jeans: All Saints (Brown Thomas)
Boots: Docs (Korkys)

Morag McKenzie

Top: Topshop
Jeans: Topshop
Bracelet : Penneys
Bag: Monsoon
Earrings: H&M
Glasses: H&M
Shoes: Ebay

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

First look at A|wear's shoe line!

A|wear launches its first shoe collection on October 4th and after a sneak preview this week, we can confirm that it ticks all the trend boxes for AW10! Check out this Friday's Cork News Style pages for details... in the meantime, say hello to our feathered friends!

Catriona Urban

Dress: Penneys
Belt: Topshop
Bag: Penneys
Shoes: Spain
Necklace & Earrings: New Look

Sandra Solovjova
From Latvia living in Cork

Dress: Penneys
Shoes & Bag: H&M

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Get crafty...

Hat: Karen Flannery Art
Model: Máire O'Sullivan
Photographer: Evin O'Keeffe

This October, Cork will play host to the first ever Pink Auction in aid of Action Breast Cancer. Crafters are participating by making and donating items to be auctioned off. The event will take place at The Imperial Hotel, Cork on Sunday, October 10th, 2010. For further deets, visit or email

It's a tie

We love these lace-up platforms, €60 from Next, Opera Lane and Mahon Point - pair with thick socks to the calf or knee in a neutral colour (we've been stocking up at TK Maxx).

Julie Carroll

Cardie, Top & Skinnies: Topshop
Shoes: River Island
Necklace: Accessorize

Monday, September 20, 2010

Ted Baker launches Leeside...

Style guru Stuart Roberts will be at Brown Thomas this Saturday, September 25th to exclusively launch the Ted Baker label in Cork. Customers are invited to enjoy a glass of champagne while Stuart offers style consultations and expert advice on choosing the perfect outfit from the brand's autumn winter collections. We love the graphic, zippy Herman dress, €175, Ted Baker @BT.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Penny Phipps

Bag: Penneys
Shoes: New Look
Dress: Thailand
Scarf: Sports Girl (Australia)
Cardigan: Dunnes

Jamie O'Sullivan

Glasses: Topshop
Jacket: Topshop
Scarf: H&M
Skinnys: Topshop
Shoes: Berties (London)
Bag: Cath Kidston (Brown Thomas)

Amy Martin

Dress: Style for life
Cardigan: Style for life
Leggings: Monsoon
Shoes: Luca
Necklace: Style for life

Timmy Murphy

Clothes: Jack & Jones