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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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Christmas Shopping

Kathryn O’ Regan provides a handful of tips for ‘party season’ shopping. You better watch out…there could be a few sequins about…

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The weather outside is frightful…

Let’s be honest the majority of the holiday season, is spent lounging on the sofa, consuming copious quantities of food and drink and happily making your way through box sets. More than likely, you will be wearing your pyjamas, or a big, cosy wool jumper. Be sure that comfy knit has a scattering of snowflakes or a prancing reindeer or two, as surely, everyone needs a novelty Christmas sweater?

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Fashion in Film #2 Dream dresses

Film: Rear Window When? 1954 Who? Grace Kelly as the wealthy socialite girlfriend to Jimmy Stewart’s wheelchair – bound, window – watching, Jeff. Style? Who can forget Kelly’s turn as the spoiled, glamorous Lisa?  Grace is luminescent in floor – skimming evening gowns, cool green pencil skirt and silk halter top, pearls, feminine veiled hats […]

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