Glamour Women of the Year Summit

This Sunday was spent at the Glamour Women of the Year Summit or WOTY as Editor-in-chief Samantha Barry describes it. This year’s summit was spread over the weekend, beginning Saturday with an ‘experience’ led agenda including personalized jewellery at Catbird and an intense exercise class with Nike fitness instructors. While Sunday was a full conference…

In Conversation with: Margaret Molloy #WearingIrish

When you look at Ireland as a brand –this idea of Ireland.ie- people see it as a country with great food, culture, history but fashion isn’t normally something associated with the land of saints and scholars, enter Margaret Molloy who is changing all of this. For the inaugural Irish International Business Network (IIBN) NY In…

Six Months In New York 

After arriving in New York in late September, I am officially 6 months here. How has it been settling into a new country? Settling into the US for me was easier as I had lived here for 3 months previous, although moving here more permanently is different. When you are on a summer visa your priority…

The Spring Midi

So it is officially February, and while it may still be in the minus numbers here in New York, Spring has arrived. January is always a weird month for shopping, everywhere is full of sale items and it’s hard to buy more knitwear knowing soon you won’t be able to wear it. This season I’m embracing…

Glossier and Influencer Marketing

Happy Sunday! I mentioned in a recent post that I wanted to write a full blog on the beauty brand Glossier – a brand that even though sounds French,  was founded in New York City. Founder Emily Weiss, who had a brief stint on The Hills as well as jobs at W Magazine and Vogue, began…

Networking in New York

Happy nearly February! January is a weird month, you can start off so optimistic but end up feeling blue with the dark cold days. In order to get through the grind of this month, I decided I needed little breaks to look forward to so I booked a few trips. I’m excited to go to…

Brick and Mortar Beauty

The beauty sector seems to be having a lot of success recently. But as most brick and mortar stores struggle in the e-commerce climate why are beauty stores soaring? Many may argue this is because of the ‘try and test’ nature of the industry- people need to go to the store to find their perfect…

Are Luxury Brands Thriving or Simply Surviving?

Currently, luxury brands are experiencing high levels of growth. Yet these brands have faced more challenges then budget brands in the last few years, especially during the economic crash and subsequent austerity measures. So how are luxury brands coping with this? Many have turned to experiential marketing and built up their online experience to ensure their…

My Black Friday Top Picks

Everyone is sharing black Friday code blog posts today, so I thought I’d mix it up and show you my favourite picks from the different sites. A few people asked me if I was heading into the shops tomorrow seen as I live in the States now. I’d only go in there if I had…