the league of extraordinary gentlemen
i recently saw photos from a wedding one of my friends attended. the theme was “bourbon & bowties”, which i thought was original and charming. looking through the photos, i was delightfully refreshed to see the guys dressed up just as much as the girls! way to represent, boys. here are some of my faves. floral prints aren’t just for the girls - they can add a real touch of...
this year for halloween, i dressed up as princess beatrice of york, one of the guests at the royal wedding, whose infamous hat sold for €93,000 on ebay. image courtesy of buzzfeed.com i’ve always made a point of making my own costumes - not just for halloween but any fancy dress event - and this year was no different, especially now that i’m using my sewing machine on a regular...
when it rains, it pours
a couple of nights ago, dublin experienced something like a month’s worth of rain in one evening (literally). my house has significant water damage, which sucks, but it’s being taken care of and i’m just glad everyone’s okay. my trusty biker boots got ruined in the déluge while i waded around our living room in foot-high water, trying to save personal belongings and...
five ways to wear... maroon
i’ve been meaning to feature more posts about menswear, so here we go. i’m going to try and do more of these guides, and i hope it’ll give you guys inspiration on how to add a little something different into your look. for this style guide, i got a lot of inspiration from the online style collective, lookbook.nu. maroon is a great colour. it’s a strong colour, but not...
fall in love
the irish weather is starting to get crisper, which makes me very happy. here’s a basic overview of my cold weather staples this year (apologies for the poor quality of these photos - i’ll share some real outfit posts soon!) key pieces: faux leather trousers, oversized plaid shirt, asymmetrical sheer skirt knitwear: chunky knit box sweater, men’s cardigan, sweater dress ...
sock it to me
I just threw away ~30 pairs of old socks (and a few singles). It felt good.