Galway Advertiser 2010/GA_2010_03_04/GA_0403_E1_064.pdf
L I F E STYLE
NEWS I FASHION I BEAUTY I H E A LT H I LIFE
March 4 2010
If you want to cut a dash this spring/summer incorporate some floral prints into your wardrobe. That's the strong message from the Kate Cooper collection. In its High Society story we see the grace of 1950s styles updated with contemporary elements for a truly modern love story. Lace sits well with waffle fabrics while details remain at the forefront of the range. Team its black and white lace tiered dress with a contrasted ivory bustline with a classy ivory coat with lace panelled hemline and detachable lace cuffs to create a stunning look. Feminine colours, such as pink, silver and ivory tell a Sweet Sundae story as we see floral accents feature strongly on neutral palettes. A white tulip dress with floral hemline and pink grosgrain ribbon waistband is complemented further with a choice of evening jackets or shrugs. Team with white collarless gathered necklines or a summer coat with Peter Pan collars and floral borders with oversized matching printed buttons - perfect for that special occasion. Other high summer dress styles include a range of printed fuchsia, purple, coral and sand dresses for a more relaxed yet right on trend look. In contrast to some of the more feminine stories there are also high summer regatta tones as nautical elements feature strongly in the new collection. Macs in optic white with oversized collars and contrasted navy embroidered circled detailing on hemlines look great when teamed with 1950s style shift dresses in navy and optic white. T-shirts have nautical elements especially when worn with a choice of straight or wide leg trousers. Other separates worth noting include an oversized pleated boat neckline, diagonally tied wrap blouse which has a contemporary and global feel. This can be teamed with a graduated floral skirt for a modern romantic look. * Local Kate Cooper stockists include Michael H, Eglinton Street, Dervan's, Loughrea, Caroline's, Tuam, and Image, Ballinasloe.
Flash those pearly whites
A "white" smile is more of a priority for Irish people than cavities or receding gums, according to the latest research. White teeth are said to take up to 10 years off your age so it is no wonder that teeth whitening procedures and products are in big demand. The latest breakthrough process PolarWhitePro Professional Teeth Whitening Glaze (35) claims to brighten teeth at a fraction of the cost of traditional whitening treatments. Using a portable pen with brush tip for precise application the glaze can be applied anywhere and at any time to dramatically whiten teeth. The sleek pen fits into pockets and make-up bags. The makers say the glaze lightens discolourations caused by food, coffee, tobacco, wine and ageing. They claim many people notice an immediate whitening of their teeth after the first application. "This innovative formula whitens teeth up to six shades lighter after just six applications, leaving a refreshing minty taste." * PolarWhitePro is available online from www.polarwhitepro.com or from select salons nationwide. For additional stockists telephone (01) 6854063 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you ever dream of having a personal shopper to help solve difficult gift buying dilemmas? Now thanks to a new website, giftguru.ie you can have just that. Be it Mother's Day, Father's Day, birthdays, a new baby, wedding or special pampering gift for yourself this one-stop online shop offers a wide selection of gifts and gift ideas suitable for every occasion and budget. If mum is a fan of trinkets why not treat her to a cute handbag shaped keyring with hidden mirror. At just 7.95, this gift won't break the bank and will brighten up any set of keys. Mothers with busy schedules who find it hard to locate items in their handbags would love the VIP (very important pocket) organiser and handbag organiser. These come in a variety of colours, sit inside any handbag and have handy pockets for all the essentials like wallet, lip gloss, mobile phone, and credit cards. To go a little upmarket, a leather Bagpod
Organiser is also available with a matching handbag handcrafted in luxurious soft leather with a matching velvet lining, available in purple, black or red. Perhaps mum would like to sit and enjoy a nice cool drink and feel like the star on Mother's Day. So why not treat her to an ice and lemon director's chair. The backs are long and swivelled for more comfort and back support. If you want to make it more personal the company can print any message or name on the back of the chair. All gifts are wrapped free of charge in signature gift boxes with tissue paper and tied with a ribbon. They come with a complimentary Gift Guru card with personalised message. Delivery is next day and costs 5.95 throughout Ireland * This unique gift service can be accessed by logging onto www.giftguru.ie
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Look sinfully sweet this spring with the new 17 Candy Collection of nail, lip, cheek and eye colours. It features delicious shades guaranteed to bring girly glamour to your look. Check out Lasting Fix Nail Colour (3.99) in five new sugary shades of Orange Soda, Fairy Cake, Parma Violet, Mint Choc Chip and Sherbet Lemon. These deliciously pretty pastels will banish winter and bring the sunshine of spring alive. The lilac trend looks set to last this season and was seen on both the Versace and Bottega Veneta spring/summer 2010 catwalk models. Be bang on trend wearing 17 Lasting Fix Nail Colour (3.99) in Parma Violet. Curb your candy craving with 17 Ultimate Volume Lip Gloss (5.69) in either Butterfly Cake or Peach Melba. These sinfree treats contain all of the colour with none of the calories and will make your lips pop with frosted vibrant colour. Bright, bold cheeks were spotted on the Betty Jackson and John Rocha 2010 catwalk shows. Get your own sweet cheeks with the new 17 Blush & Glow (5.49) compacts in Strawberry Swirl and Peaches & Cream, which
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contain both a wash of colour and a highlighter, allowing you to sculpt perfect cheekbones. Go for a cute, confectionary inspired eye look with the bold colours in the 17 Trio Eye
Shadow (7.49) in Dolly Mixture. Bring back childhood memories of the funfair wearing the cotton candy coloured pink. Or experiment with eye-catching yellow or mint green for a look
that's sure to make you stand out in a crowd. * The 17 Candy Collection is available from Boots.