Five London Fashion Week Trends for AW15

Pretty Punk Sibling AW2015

With London Fashion Week now done and dusted, we’ve a good idea what’s in store for AW15. Yes, we’re still working our thermal layers eagerly awaiting the arrival of warmer days, but there’s still something a little bit special to look forward to with the AW collections. And in true girl scout fashion, it’s always good to be prepared! Here are five trends-to-be which graced LFW AW15 runways. Continue reading

The Morning After The Night Before: Hangover Food

The Morning After The Night Before: Hangover FoodYou know the drill. You wake up after what seems to have been a fabulous night… or at least the bits you can remember! Depending on how good a night it was you may be able to peel yourself off the bed straight away or you might need several hours of snoozing only broken up by trips to the kitchen for some Alca Seltzer. The most important thing after you manage to finally get out of bed is the hangover action plan to make yourself feel like a human being again. Continue reading

StellaSport: SS15 Adidas by Stella McCartney

Stella Sport Yvori Trainer back
Having accompanied my brother the Iron Man into Lifestyle Sports for new trainers over the weekend, I was stopped in my tracks by what met me inside the door. I knew that the Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear line of Adidas by Stella McCartney had recently launched, but only on seeing it in all its fitness-fashion athletic glory did I realise I need it all. Continue reading

Glowing Skin: Stila One Step Illuminate

Stila One Step Illuminate

Stila One Step Illuminate

Once upon a time I was a Stila addict…as in I’d an almost exclusively Stila make-up bag, and so was of course a little sad to see the brand leave Ireland a couple of years back. The good news is they’re back with a bang, and having gotten to try Stila One Step illuminate* I can feel another Stila love affair coming on strong! Continue reading

5 Tips for Running

Running Adventures

Running Adventures

I was never a sporty kid, dancing and horse riding was about the extent of my childhood athletic efforts and when it came to PE I was the expert in excuses and really just not that into it. That said as I got into my late teens and loved food as much as I loved my skinny jeans, I would always make some attempt at intermittent fitness purely to burn calories.  Continue reading

New In: YSL Couture Variation Palette & Primer

New In: YSL Couture Variation Palette & PrimerSome brand new make-up goodies from YSL have landed on our desk in Pink Elephant HQ! The new Couture Variation Palette is an absolute stunner and there are also two eye primers to go with it. Cara Delavigne is the model for this campaign and this spring, YSL are giving us a gorgeously sexy, smokey and strong look. Continue reading

Winter Skin: L’Occitane Shea Butter Skincare

Loccitane Shea Butter SkincareEven though spring is, hopefully on it’s way we are all still struggling with winter skin thanks to the cold days and central heating. My combination skin is always extremely dry and tight over the winter months and I reach for richer and more moisturising products. The L’Occitane Shea Butter range is much loved and to my delight they have added some more skincare products to it! Continue reading

Easy Spicy Nibbles

Easy Spicy Nibbles

Recipe / Styling by Jette Virdi

You may have already seen our Spicy Valentines Wings & Whiskey Feast and here are two more recipes for you! They are both super easy but very impressive and tasty so whether you are cooking for your girlfriend / boyfriend or just some pals you will be scoring some massive brownie points! Continue reading