Disenfranchisement and identity seem to be the recurring themes in the best of this year's new releases in literary fiction. From Jason Donald's Dalila to Alison Jameson’s This Family of Things and today's release Gravel Heart by Abdulrazak Gurnah, read on for my top ten reads of the year.
SUMMER LAYERING – CAREFUL NOW Summer layering isn’t just for Inspector Gadget, the local streaker and the bake-your-face contouraholics you systematically follow/unfollow on Snapchat/Instagram/YouTube. There’s a casual approach to layering your summer outfit without looking like Forty Coats. I promise if you follow these simple tips you won’t end up like Ross Gellar in those leather (pleather?) pants –…
Fanny packs, girl power and flaps faux pas, vintage 90s athleisure boasts a no-holds-barred approach to downtown dressing. Here's why I'm breaking out the shell suit and succumbing to the sartorial shine and sass that accompanies the ubiquitous 90s tracksuit.
Want to channel the Molly Goddard look on a cheap-as-chips budget. Look no further, my friends. Here's how to style pink tulle with an edge.
Having Holly White as my inaugural girl crush for Woman Crush Wednesday was a no-brainer. Her poise and quietly unassuming confidence infuses everything she does; whether that's styling for TV or events, creating content for her hugely successful blog, Holly.ie or sharing tips on plant-based eating, Holly White is the epitome of girl goals.
Give up your aul sartorial sins and nab a wardrobe classic that never demands penance. The statement stripe is guaranteed to work harder than you do. Steal my style here.
Rack up the dates on your social calender - you're about to dazzle like the butterfly that you are in the Kenzo x H&M collab. I'm divulging where to buy the sold-out collaboration in every size available. You're welcome!
Do you suffer from FOMO, technology addiction or just can't switch off? Here's my top tips for cultivating calm in your everyday life.
It's Sunday. The girls are going for le Drunch at the Marker but Marie-Claire is going to Zara for the final reductions. Her arch frenemy Atlanta shows up and they both want the same coat. DRAMA LLAMA. Will Marie-Claire bludgeon Atlanta to death with her Prada Saffiano Tote? Find out in episode one of The Fash-hun.
New year, new you. Gym regime, healthy eating goals and outdoorsy stuff. But first, TV. Here's my top three TV shows this January worth staying in for.
Verging on middle age; not quite sea hag, not yet swan, Mary Cate (AKA me) is a self-professed kook with a love of man-repelling outfits, raging feminist outbursts and high brow cultural escapades. Has no access to the top shelf (5' 2"). Expect hair. Lots of hair.
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