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…
“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.
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.
Serpents, sabre-toothed tigers and sylvan-inspired prints, Gucci's romanticism and intricate Italian craftsmanship means it is the most sought-after ready-to-wear brand for any bona fide style maven. Here's how to channel the Gucci look for less than a night out. You're welcome.
Ruffled trousers - the signature piece with oodles of personality and a jaunty attitude to boot. Forget your digits - let your legs do the talking - and they're delivering the keynote speech. Channel the trend in three easy steps.
There's something strange in the neighbourhood (sunshine). Who you gonna call? Maxi dresses (don't be monogamous, flirt with multiple versions). When it comes to the rare occasion of sunshine in Ireland, maxi dresses carry an allure no other one-piece can boast. Here's five reasons why maxi dresses are an Irish girl's best friend and some of the best…
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.
Forget blooms for spring, get some sparkle 'n shine in your sartorial arsenal. Here's the FIVE COMMANDMENTS on wearing sequins and glitter in your everyday wardrobe.
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.
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