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Just last week it was announced that rock royalty Georgia May Jagger would be the new face of Rimmel London. 17 year old Georgia May, the youngest daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall, shot the campaign during the week looking ever inch the sultry beauty with her scarlet lips & glamourous waves.

Georgia May is having one hell of an amazing year – with her modelling career kicking off by doing a campaign for Hudson Jeans, appearing on the cover of Vogue Uk and now following in the footsteps of international beauties such as Kate Moss, Lily Cole and Sophie Ellis Bextor by becoming the face of Rimmel London.

Georgia May dazzled on the set of the campaign in a gorgeous sequin midnight blue Mango dress which is priced at €139 and in stores now

 

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Be excited. Be very excited! London label Ashish is teaming up with online giant Net-A-Porter to bring us a very sequined Christmas. The uber cool label, renowned for it’s love of sparkle is creating an exclusive Christmas collection which will feature fabulous boyfriend jackets, and gorgeous dresses for easy evening glamour, all designed to easily slip in to your wardrobe. In a palette of shimmering blacks and metallics, they’re perfect for the party season… and your Christmas wishlist!

 

You know us here at STELLAR Towers, we’re dedicated followers of fashion, eager to jump on the next harem pant, shoulder pad, or knee-warmer bandwagon, (well maybe not the knee warmers.) But there’s one trend that’s got us thinking, and not just about what shoes will match it. Ethical fashion is a term that’s been bandied about for quite some time now. Not just en vogue because some trendy celeb has been spotted in an organic cotton tee or vintage coat, this is one trend that might just have the sustainability to outlast the season. 

However with lofty folks in far-off fashion capitals talking about organic this and ethical that, it’s tough for us lay fashionistas to know where to start in making practical, affordable steps towards a more sustainable wardrobe. Thankfully, a group of Irish ethicalistas (yep, it’s a word) have set up www.re-dress.ie  to sort out the fact from fibs and give you all you need to know for dressing ethically and stylishly in Ireland. 

And for the thrifty among you, one upcoming Re-dress event might be the soundest wardrobe investment you’ve made all year. Rather than splurging 80 quid on another new dress, learn how to make 5 new dresses and more with the Crafternoon Tea Design Day organsed by Re-dress. You’ll get a crash course in all things up-cycling. Learn how to alter your existing threads, and begin to make new ones and with a follow-up intermediate course on offer, you’ll be a dab-hand at dress-making in no time. 

See all the info on the flyer below, and happy stitching x 

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The olsens

Think big sunnies, you think the Olsen twins… and soon you can snap up a pair from their very own label The Row. The design duo MK and Ashley are branching out and adding four sunglasses styles to their clothing range – a classic metal aviator, vintage inspired brow line rims, 60s style round shades and oversized square frames. They’re concentrating on these for four for the mo’ as they tend to suit more than one face shape but are hoping to launch even more styles down the line. We can’t wait…

Alila

It’s not just Stellar that’s celebrating it’s birthday! Boutique extraordonaire Alila turns two this Saturday and are celebrating in style… if you pop by the store between 4 and 8 this Saturday (October 17th), you can look forward to sipping a free glass of bubbly. And if you bring them a birthday card, you can snap up a 15% discount while you’re at it… and with gorgeous creations from the likes of Betsey Johnson, Terani and Alexia Admore, you’d be mad to miss it! There’s also going to be promotions on certain lines in store so well worth popping along we think…

Alila, 41 Drury Street, Dublin 2.Tel: (01) 679 9547

Photo by Lili Forberg http://www.misslili.net. Clothes Available @ Alila.

It’s a busy couple  of weeks at STELLAR HQ as we have been working hard on STELLAR’s 1st Birthday Issue! Yes, STELLAR is 1! Yay! Don’t forget to pick up a copy next week as you’re in for some very special treats!

In the meantime, check out the exclusive behind the scenes of the fun & fab party shoot that we did to celebrate STELLAR’s B-Day!

Incase you had forgotten the Secret Sale at the Secret Boutique is now on and there are major bargains to be had! Fashion Ed Corina popped along last night and snapped up a gorgeous Pink Soda mohair cardi for a steal… but there’s lots of fabulous arm candy from Pauric Sweeney on offer and even more Pink Soda delights. Here’s some shots of the showrooms, open today and tomorrow from 12 – 8. Get yourself down there…

The Secret Boutique, 6 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2

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Paris Spring / Summer 2010 fashion week is in full swing and fashion’s finest have been out in their droves. From Louis Vuitton to Burberry and Miu Miu, the A-listers pulled out all the style stops. Here’s a selection of some of the ensembles…

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Jimmy Choo

Looks like Jimmy Choo is branching out some more. According to founder and president, Tamara Mellon, her vision has always been to fully accessorize the woman so the next step on her hit list is perfume… because it is an integral part of the modern wardrobe, of course! The fabulous footwear and accessories label has signed a 12 year fragrance licensing agreement with Inter Parfums which produces perfumes for the likes of Paul Smith, Lanvin and Burberry. So as of 2010, we will see the legendary name lining the perfume aisles too…

Topshop

Rainy day getting you down? This should put a spring in your step! Topshop are offering all students 20% off at a special sale instore both tonight (October 6th) and tomorrow (October 7th). Just pop along to the Stephen’s Green store between 7pm and 10pm to avail of this deadly dicount, some hot tunes and a nice little goody bag to boot…

Topshop, 7 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

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