Distortion, disruption, transmogrification, all the shuns are in and isms are out. Shade is basic but shift is extra. Contouring? So last season. Redonk-u-lashes? Hello Mona (far away OK, up close eeeeugh). Glitter-eyes? Oh, hai Betty. What the hell am I on about? The new trends raising the beauty bar is what but mainly, my new fave plaything,…
The Perennial Winter Wardrobe Staples You Need in Your Life Winter wardrobe staples might appear to be diametrically opposed to everything I stand for as the Fashion Horn but hear me out, OK? Wardrobe Wars – Style Staple or Red Herring? Who was it that said dress for the job you want? I often find myself dressing on a…
Ecstasy of the Night is a fashion editorial about losing yourself to the moment, the music and the lure of the night. Shot by Andrew Rankin and styled by me.
“I used to tell my clients, ‘I don’t care what your husband does from the neck down, but I don’t want them to touch you from the neck up.'" Fierce words from Margaret Vinci Heldt, creator of the beehive. The 1960s had many fashion icons whose enduring style still holds appeal. Here's my homage to 60s fashion.
Did you ever look at Helen Mirren or Linda Rodin, or Betty White or Baddie Winkle and think 'get thee to a Botox clinic, stat.' Because I haven't. If you're looking for chemical free, Irish-made skincare products that smell, look and feel lush, Tomitago's your only man!
I spoke to Dr. Niamh Shaw for Woman's Way about carving out your own path in life, inspiring young people and improvising with Alan Alda.
Some of the biggest names in literary fiction, poetry and politics release books this September. It's time to hibernate, snuggle under that duvet and bury your head in a good book. Here's September's top book releases, according to me.
The wrap top has finally been resurrected and it's had a major facelift. Think flamin' Nora pink, leg o'mutton sleeves, a fierce back story and you're halfway there. Find out why this humble garment is my new sartorial go-to.
Brigitte Bardot is not dead. Want to swell the coffers of your sex appeal? Of course you do. Bare that clavicle, girl, and show your pound of flesh. The off-the-shoulder trend is going nowhere so here's how to wear it for any occasion.
You don't have to swallow the little book of calm to be happy. Simon says treat yo' pituitary with these simple self-care tips that might just make you miserable wretches happy.
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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September 30, 2017
By Mary Cate Smith