Category: "Express Fashion"

Jeans, glorious jeans

Niamh O’Leary and Sorcha Nagle

With a whole new wave of jeans trends bombarding us this spring, I think it’s time to turn our absolute toughest critics into an invaluable asset. For too long now jeans have been a source of pain and punishment.

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Girls dressing like boys: A revival

Niamh Connolly

Androgynous fashion – girl dresses like boy – was brought to life in the early twentieth century by the legend herself, Coco Chanel.

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Not a variation on a theme

Lynn Harding
Themes be damned: this issue of the UCC Express Fashion section is a smorgasbord of wardrobe staples, androgyny, a new men’s fashion column and a bit of the absurd. ..

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Dye DIY

Siobhan Brosnan

A new hair colour is the easiest way to make a great change to your look. Whether you want to enhance your natural hue, or a complete overhaul, it can make you feel like a whole new person! At this time of year, with our wallets still feeling the impact of the festive season, a trip to the hairdressers for a brand new ’do is just an unfeasible task.

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Party makeup

Siobhan Brosnan

If, like me, EVERYONE you know seems to be having a birthday at the moment, it’s difficult to keep your make-up from looking overused and jaded, especially when you’re pretty much guaranteed a party at least once a week. With a few easy tweaks to your usual party regime, a whole new fresh, funky look awaits you!

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Steal Her Style

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Flappers, feathers and fedoras

UCC came alive last week with the LGBT’s annual Rainbow Week and got plenty of national media coverage. Laura, Michelle, Brian, Margarita and Louise from the society together with Aaron model for the first Express fashion shoot of the year.

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Sites for Sore Eyes

Neglected in the last issue, your one-stop-spot for cheap and cheerful cyber shopping is here to help you stock up on provisions in time for Christmas. Although not quite as discounted as CDWow et al, www.FeelUnique.com is fantastic for picking up brands that are hard to find in Cork and the current Christmas shopping incentives is surprisingly good value for money.

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Moisturise or else

As the cold and frost start to set in, it’s easy to forget the toll the weather takes on our skin. Think of that (admittedly ridiculous) skincare ad: ‘Nothing’s simple in Norway’. A good moisturising regime is vital to prevent the oh-so-unattractive, dry, chapped look and it’ s never been easier to maintain soft, smooth, beautiful skin, no matter the weather.

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Welcome UCC’s Next Top Model!

Friends of mine have long since become accustomed to hearing about my Newest Girl Crush, or the Boy with the Awesome Hair/Shoes/Smile

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