Pleated skirts

Trend watch: Top 5 pleated skirts

This is a new one for me. Pleated skirts are big in the autumn/winter collections so I decided to bite the bullet and pick one up that I had my eye on but wouldn’t normally wear. It’s number one on this list, but I’ve included different lengths and styles to suit everyone’s taste.

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Trend watch: Top 5 maxi dresses

The weather is so beautiful lately, it’s time to get out the summer clothes, and one of my go-to outfits for sunshine is a maxi dress. They’re summery, comfortable and work-appropriate. For my top five, I went with nice ones that you can wear from a day in work to evening drinks and they’re all under €60. I stayed away from super dressy occasion dresses and beach maxis for now. In the interest of full disclosure, I already bought the tropical dress from Boohoo! Continue reading

Trend watch: Top 5 pinafores

Pinafores are back from our childhood and very on trend at the moment and I’m delighted. I think they are so cute, very comfortable and a lot of them have pockets, and we all love a pocket! So I picked my favourite five from ASOS at the moment. ASOS ship for free all over the world and have a handy low-cost Parcel Connect or collect option for returns.

I chose pretty and causal pinnies for this post, so they will all look good with cute flip flops, pretty flats or can be slightly glammed up with ankle boots for an edgier look. Each can be easily styled with little tops worn underneath and chunky jewellery. Enjoy this youthful throwback trend!

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Little black dress ideas

The LBD or ‘little black dress’ is a term often used by magazines and while the ‘little’ part is not as essential a feature in the Irish woman’s wardrobe, we are all fans of a flattering black dress. Anyone that knows me personally will know that I’m a fan of black in general!Colourful mind

So, even though it is almost spring, I have picked five black dresses that will see you through the year and various events, all under €60 – I hope you find one you like.

Karl Lagerfield quoteI’ve also included returns, delivery charges and methods. A lot of websites now offer free delivery, although not as many as should. Returning items can be almost hassle-free now, making it far more appealing to buy things you are unsure of online, or like I often do, two sizes of the same garment to see which one fits best. Continue reading