Saturday, January 29, 2011

Jil Sander S/S '11

I can't believe I haven't had a little rant about the Jil Sander collection yet. So much so that I had to go back through the archives a bit to make sure I hadn't. Cannot get over this collection. Absolute favorite of the season I think, love the colourblocking (ooh, buzzword), the jackets layered over more jackets and the occasional pop of print. And the stripes! So good. Very excited to start wearing long neon skirts with white t-shirts and loads of jackets once the weather cheers up a bit.. 

I just about resisted putting up the entire collection, but please please go and have a flick through the whole thing over here at 

Friday, January 28, 2011


Whistles is the most intelligent upper-end high street brand out there at the moment (no offence Reiss). It's attainable luxury at it's finest; it's not cheap, but just about affordable if you go without the odd pack of cigarettes for about a month. I'd love one of their silk blouses for every day of the week, and maybe some cashmere for weekends. Oh, and a jacket. And several pairs of well-cut trousers... I need to cut out smoking entirely, apparently. 

Thursday, January 27, 2011


Balmain Menswear A/W '11/'12. 

Monday, January 24, 2011


Emma Stone looking exceptionally well at the Golden Globes in Calvin Klein Collection. The my-dress-nearly-matches-my-skin thing shouldn't work, but it just does.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

PARIS, October '10

I found my camera cable! Photo set from my Paris visit back in October; I was on the Pont des Arts at exactly the right time.

Daria Werbowy & Peter Strathairn, styled by Grace Coddington and shot by Peter Lindberg. 

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Agent Who..?


Can we just take a moment to appreciate the black/tan combo Kanye is sporting at 3.15?

I want to have the whole thing for myself. Excellent hat, Kanye, really great. I also like the casual way you're sporting that lady's head. Do you like Barbie Nicki or Crazy Nicki? I feel like my love for Minaj warrants a solo post, but the massive heels are worth a mention. Very good.

Also, heya Rick Ross! A bit superfluous to needs here, eh?

Monday, January 3, 2011

Now we'll be clean and bright eyed and smell nice all the time.

I love January.
Obviously not the first two days of January, which I spent in the worst hangover black hole of my life. Difficult. BUT I do like the idea of a clean slate and a chance to do a big detox and be a better human all round.. 

Irish Examiner Christmas Photoshoot

Final shots from a photoshoot I assisted on with Annmarie O'Connor for The Examiner's Christmas Eve issue. Such great day, lovely people to work with and beautiful clothes..

Tim Ryan fringe bolero, Bow Boutique €1,650.
Tim Ryan lurex fringe dress, Bow Boutique €895.
Turquoise wedges, River Island €121.
Tights, Annmarie’s own.

Mia O’Connell silk chiffon pom-pom mohawk, £64.10/€75.76.
Mia O’Connell red dress, The Design Centre €595.
Ring, Annmarie’s own.

Fur hat, Edel Ramberg Designs €300.
Wool cape, Emé Vandal €780.
John Rocha black and cream band dress, The Design Centre €699.
1940s crochet gloves, Dirty Fabulous €30.
Alcazer black oval ring, Rebecca Davis €155.
Dries Van Noten ponyskin shoes, Smock €450.

Tim Ryan fringe cardigan, Bow Boutique €2,650.
VSL cuff, Matt Doody Atelier €500.

Eilis Boyle cashmere and tulle cardigan, Bow Boutique €450.
Eilis Boyle black dress and cream sash, Bow Boutique €420; €50.
MoMuse black and white mop cuff, Bow Boutique €85.
Vintage sheer gloves, Bow Boutique €30.
Rhinestone brooch (on mince pie), Dirty Fabulous €140.
Organza ribbons, A. Rubanesque €3.75 per metre.
Tights, shoes and ring, Annmarie’s own.

Mia O’Connell silk velvet opera coat, made-to-order from The Design Centre €499.
1950s fur collar cardigan, Dirty Fabulous €190.
Jean Cronin 1960s vintage shift, The Loft Market €98.
Alcazer red rectangle ring, Rebecca Davis €260.
Dries Van Noten gold shoes, Smock €415.
1950s antique crocodile bag, Horse & June €320.
Tights, Annmarie’s own.

Silk chiffon top, Matt Doody €150.
Silk chiffon gown with satin underling, Matt Doody €1,100.
Ring, River Island €20.

Small wool cape, Emé Vandal €760.
Leather dress, Amanda Grogan €POA.
Dries Van Noten white boots, Smock €491.
Tights, Annmarie’s own.

Emma Manley leather floral dress, Bow Boutique €1,200.
Octagon’s ‘Berry Christmas Everyone’ cocktail, The Clarence Hotel €7.


Special Thanks to The Clarence Hotel:Christmas room rate special of €159 includes b’fast, taxes & festive cocktail at the hotel’s award-winning Octagon Bar. Pre-paid January room special of €109 includes full Irish b’fast, complimentary valet car parking & taxes. Prices subject to availability. Info@ +353 1 407 0800;
Stylist, Model and Shoot Producer: Annmarie O'Connor -; 087 976 4920
Photography: Miki Barlok -; 086 223 7081
Hair: John Geaney @ John Geaney for Hair -; 021 450 3788
Make-up: Kate O’Reilly using MAC Make-up-; 087 298 5809
Shoot Assistants: Ellen Quinn-Banville and Cillian O’Connor

Check out Annmarie's blog for stockists.