Street style at Milan Fashion Week 2018

Street style at Milan Fashion Week 2018
We can’t help but applaud and drool over the style these men have been effortlessly flaunting on the streets of Milan. From plaid coats to perfectly tailored suits, streets of Milan over this month have been a ramp of their own kind. Check out some smoldering hot men in their best outfits.

Tailored suit with a colorful tie, minimal rim spectacles, maroon pouch that matches shoes – basically everything this man is wearing is on point and in line with today’s fashion line.

Do you remember John Lennon glasses? Take inspiration from this charming young man who knows how to pair a turtleneck right with a wide-collared long coat. This subtle colored outfit is giving us the all the warm and cozy style vibes in style.

Plaids over the shoulder, white shirt, a light brown sweater, and glares – that’s how you bid winters goodbye in style.

The right way to go monochrome and top it off with classic statement shoes.

Loungewear on the streets, trench coats on the streets – it is all happening in style in Milan.

In the words of Yves Saint Loraine, “fashion fades, but the style is eternal”. Never forget that.


Adam's - Private Jewellery Sale

Adam's - Private Jewellery Sale
Here's an eye-catching upcoming event - a private jewellery sale for your valentine. Fifty vintage and modern pieces were carefully selected by Claire-Laurence Mestrallet G.G. Viewing is by appointment only, from the 1st to the 14th of February. You will have exclusive access to each piece with one-to-one advice and guidance from specialist Claire. Click below to view the catalogue online, and use password ROSES.

>>> View Catalogue


Photographic Equipment of the Late Jacqueline O'Brien Auction

Photographic Equipment of the Late Jacqueline O'Brien Auction

The Photographic Equipment of the Late Jacqueline O'Brien

Please note that this is a Timed Online Only Auction and bidding will be open until 5pm on Friday 2nd February.
Start bidding now via your My Adam’s Account!Viewing Commences This Weekend:
Monday 29th January 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Tuesday 30th January 10.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 31st January 10.00am - 5.00pm

>>> View Full Catalogue


RDS Bride of the Year Show - Venues

RDS Bride of the Year Show - Venues
If you're planning on getting married in Ireland, then fear not - as there are many venues available to suit a wide range of needs. With it's natural beauty, Ireland offers a range of beautiful celtic venues, near the capital Dublin or in the countryside in a pretty location. A castle about 1 hour from the capital or near the picturesque west coast near a large Airport allows for Irish as well as overseas couples coming to Ireland.

Irish Hotels

Half the Irish hotels specialise in bridal, but undoubtedly the castles and hotels with character and beautiful scenery win out. With the ultimate wedding destination being Ashford Castle, in the village of Cong, Co. Mayo - where Rory McIlory got married.

For more information visit A fine alternative but on the lower end of the budget spectrum would be cheaper castles in the middle of Ireland like Kilronnan, Co Roscommon.

Pretty Locations near Dublin

Near the seaside, south of Dublin is Kilkenny Castle and the Royal Marine to North Dublin’s Malahide is the Grand Hotel. Then there are many suitable castles and country houses within an hour west of Dublin Airport and the city centre hosting many wedding possibilities and event management skills.


Overseas weddings in Spain, Italy and Portugal allows for quaranteed sunshine although guests have to travel. Althernatively, centres like Vegas promise weather , non fuss , and can be seen as a cheaper option.

Pynck gathered this information at the 2018 Bride of the Year Show which was held at the RDS. If you want to follow up with the full listings at the show, be sure to visit There's lots of useful information there, and stay tuned for next year!

Showcase Ireland 2018 - Design Ireland

Design Ireland is a brand dedicated to promoting the breadth and quality of Irish design and craft to global and Irish audiences. The Design Ireland identity is featured on DCCoI exhibitions at trade shows, in-store point-of-sale material and promotional campaigns. Through Design Ireland you can find the best Irish craft, fashion & jewellery from around the country. See amazing design from the best designers in Ireland. In Pynck's eyes, Mary Callan's work really stood out. Images and videos to follow:




For the latest designs from Mary Callan and other inspirational Irish designers, be sure to visit and

Pottery at the RDS Showcase Ireland 2018

Pottery at the RDS Showcase Ireland 2018
Pynck attended Showcase Ireland 2018, where many beautiful Irish-crafted items were on show - least of which was pottery!

Diem Pottery

Pottery was well represented, and one of our favourices was the Diem Pottery & Design Studio.  Thomas Diem is a second generation designer and potter. Born in NYC but living in Ireland since he was a child, his first taste of pottery came in his own father’s studio.

Find out more at the Diem Pottery official website, or visit Kilkenny Design.

Nicholas Mosse

Nicholas Mosse won in his category, and Pynck were taken aback by the lovely clean and colourful designs. Nicholas Mosse Pottery was established by Nicholas Mosse in 1976 after periods of training in England and Japan. His mission was to produce beautiful, functional pottery in the style of Irish Spongeware. Irish spongeware was the traditional pottery of Ireland used in the 18th Century.

For more information, visit the official Nicholas Mosse website, or Kilkenny Design.

Showcase Ireland 2018 Name to Watch: License2Print

Showcase Ireland 2018 Name to Watch: License2Print
There were many excellent brands on show at Showcase Ireland 2018, but a handful were special - and License2Print was one of those. They offer a range of beautiful postcards, even in 3D, and calendars personalised for your company if you want. They have the license to print John Hinde images on their calendars and cards. Their designs include very whimsical romantic images of Ireland such as the Wild Atlantic Way, Cliffs of Moher, and Brittas Bay. For more, view them online at

Showcase Ireland 2018 Name to Watch: Eco Chic

Showcase Ireland 2018 Name to Watch: Eco Chic
Eco Chic really stood out at Showcase Ireland 2018 as being a name to watch in the future. They offer a range of simple hard wearing accessories for you, and for the planet. They make products that add up in the fight against the throw away culture. From foldaway shopper, to mini backpacks, to travel wallet, and make up bag - all waterproof, lightweight, and durable. With Eco Chic, we can save the environment at affordable prices. Find out more at

Bride of the Year Show 2018 - Low Cost Options

Bride of the Year Show 2018 - Low Cost Options
For many couples the cost of the wedding can be prohibitive in the context of them trying to build their future lives together and even contemplate a house mortage. Thankfully, there are many low cost options on the market, which is ideal for those on a tight budget.


Home Focus at Hickeys: Sometimes choosing you own fabric and getting a list of dressmakers from Hickeys Sales Assistant can be cheaper. They have plenty of outlets and will be happy to assist - visit for more information.


Claires Accessories have an 8 inch flowered/diamante hair with 4 clip attachments that is very suitable for bridalwear - and very reasonably priced. Visit Claires online for a catalogue of products, or drop by in person!

Bride of the Year Show 2018 - Overview & Gallery

Bride of the Year Show 2018 - Overview & Gallery
This weekend the famous Bridal Show 2018 took place at the RDS, Dublin 4. This event was an eye opener for anyone with a wedding coming up, brides, grooms, parents, friends, organisers, or just anyone who is interested with the latest designs in bridal fashion.

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As you can see, there were many beautiful dresses and smart suits on show, giving viewers a range of garments to appreciate and consider for their future big day.

The models did a fantastic job showing off the finely detailed garments. It was a very enjoyable day, with lots to see and appreciate, and to think about for any upcoming events.

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For more information on the Bride of the Year Show 2018, visit

A. Mullane Design - A Designer that Stood Out at Showcase Ireland 2018

A. Mullane Design - A Designer that Stood Out at Showcase Ireland 2018
Pynck attended Showcase Ireland 2018, and saw many fantastic collections. Some stood out more than others - and A. Mullane Design was certainly one of these. Aoife Mullane is a very talented artist who does bespoke work using her creative energy with the use of copper, quartz, and other minerals in her fabric. Her designs are a mix of traditional screen printing, and other processing to develop fabrics catching inspiration from her surroundings.

She does fabric by the metre, cushions, and bespoke work for furniture which really create a unique style. He work can be found online at her official website, Image slideshow below!

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The top 3 Make up Setting sprays

The top 3 Make up Setting sprays

Best of Beauty

Setting Spray

Why use setting spray? Why use hair spray for that matter? Who would even think of skipping the final step after you have spent a great deal of time getting your hair looking its' best. Whether it be the perfect beach waves to an intricate up-do. Spay ensures it lasts and lasts and that your hard work isn't all wasted. It is the exact same principle with make-up setting spray. As well and ensuring the longevity of your make up, it also adds a finish to your look and ensures everything is blended, giving you the ultimate benefit.

But like most things there is a huge product offering out there, and it is difficult to know the best products to invest in. Here we have done the hard work for you and can recommend our top three make up setting sprays to ensure all of your make up looks are finished off to the highest standard, and last you all day.

Links are all directly shop-able.

No. 1 Urban Decay All nighter Setting Spray

No. 2 Too Faced Hangover 3 in 1 Setting Spray

No. 3 Smashbox Primer Water

Dior gets Surreal - SS18 Couture

Dior gets Surreal - SS18 Couture


Haute Couture SS18 - Paris

The most decedent time on the fashion calendar is back. Haute Couture. And here we have a breif rundown of the latest Dior show by Maria Grazia Chiuri.

Before the great Christian Dior turned to fashion, the designer ran an art gallery in the 1930s. Within the gallery, the surrealist artist, Leonor Fini, staged her first exhibition. This artist was the inspiration behind the Dior SS18 Haute Couture collection. Fini believed that one expresses themselves through a mask, which is true. We present ourselves with a front we would like people to see, whether this is the expression we wear on our faces or how we dress ourselves. What represents this even more in modern day society is the use of social media, and our beautifully curated instagram grids, which only half represent our lives. It's what we want people to see. It is a digital mask. Chiuri played homage to this belief with the inclusion of beautiful masks worn  with many of the looks within the show.

The looks were also very representative of the style Chiuri has brought to the fashion house. With stunning lingerie inspired bodices, and beautifully constructed tulle skirts. However there is still the classic Dior 'New Look' vibe underlying the collection. Tailoring of course played and important part within the collection, with the power dressing being broken up with feminine lines and exquisite embroidery that is to be expected of a haute couture collection.

For images of a few of the looks (our favourites) from the show, scroll down.


Photo credit Vogue.

Trend Talk: Belt Bags

Trend Talk: Belt Bags

Trend Talk

Belt Bags

This weeks trend talk takes a focus on a bit of a micro trend, but still something that is set to be everywhere.

The new accessory to have is for certain the belt bag! It might seem like a hard thing to style, which is why we are including the trend in our feature. We have got three ways in which you will be able to pull off the belt bag with effortless and chic style. As per usual, we have a casual, smart and then a layered look to help you see how this piece will work perfectly within your wardrobe.

Rather than including three different Belt Bags, we have gone for one. Possibly the bag of the moment, The Gucci GG Marmont matelassé leather belt bag (here). We have styled up the same bag with each of the three looks, so if you were to just buy one accessory to update your wardrobe, this Bag/Belt would be the perfect thing!

1 - Casual

2- Dressy

3- Layering


Discover The Lumière Experience, a unique collaboration with William & Son

Discover The Lumière Experience, a unique collaboration with William &
There is no better place to celebrate than the romantic Table Lumière, cocooned by a luminescent curtain of 4,500 shimmering lights. Guests will enjoy a glass of champagne on arrival, followed by a 5-course bespoke menu designed by Executive Chef Jean-Philippe Blondet, and wine pairing especially curated for the occasion. The menu will culminate with a unique dessert for two, created by Pastry Chef Thibault Hauchard.

>>> Discover the Lumiere Collection

What's happening in MPW this Autumn.

What's happening in MPW this Autumn.
Marco Pierre White Donnybrook is 5 years old this month and they are celebrating!

To Celebrate their Birthday they are offering anyone who celebrates their birthday with them, a chance to become part of the audience for one episode of The Restaurant show on TV3. Simply book your party (6 or more guests) over the next three months in either restaurant to be in with a chance to win. Winner will be chosen 30th November.

>>> Book Your Birthday Celebration


Showcase Ireland 2018 Coverage: Made/Slow

Designers took centre stage at Showcase Ireland 2018 Fashion Show Made/Slow. There were plenty of mesmorising pieces on show, very exciting to see the latest in fashion!

Stay tuned for more from Showcase Ireland 2018. We have been in touch with many brands and will continue to follow up with them and bring you the latest details!