The theme for this month’s Style not Age is ‘Life’s a Ball’. ‘You feel very romantic when you’re in a ball gown. Everyone should wear one once in a while.’ – Carolina Herrera (dress designer) Nowadays we have very few occasions when we (as in ladies) can wear what is considered to be a ‘ball gown’.
Saturday, 19 May 2018 by Hilda
I have to admit that I had never been into Harvey Nichols or Harvey Nicks until the stylist daughter sent me there on the ‘search for the dress’. WHY had I not ventured into the shop before? Because, I thought it was too EXPENSIVE! I was pleasantly surprised. Ok, I had been looking at some
Shaws Department Store in Roscrea was where I spent my first wage packet. I had a summer job in a local chemist doing an inventory of the storeroom and stacking shelves, so I headed to Shaws and purchased the most amazing pink bell-bottoms. Well, it was 1971! Shaws was the ‘go to’ shop in the
I embraced the kimono and the cold shoulder fashion trends in 2017, though I had flirted briefly in 2016 with the latter. A full-blown romance was conducted with this particular fashion item so that even if it goes out of style any time soon, my purchases will not be leaving my wardrobe. Firstly, it is
‘Paula’s’, formerly known as Elle B2, is more than a boutique. It is a meeting place, a coffee shop without the coffee, a confessional. While I was there, regulars were dropping in for a chat. Others were browsing; one regular was asking Paula to help choose a dress to go with a jacket from last