Why Austrian Wine Is Having A Moment

MARY DOWEY is smitten with Austrian wine and she wants THE WORLD TO KNOW IT Dear Austrian Wine, You’ve pursued me for an eternity and I’ve mostly kept you at arm’s length, thinking you decent rather than dashing. But I think it only fair to write and let you know that your latest visit to Dublin …


5 Glossy Things To Do This Weekend

Make the most of your downtime with our glossy roundup of INTERESTING things to do. This weekend we’re visiting the BURREN, getting into the EUROVISION spirit and seeing a new exhibition in KILKENNY … CELEBRATE positive LGBT identity through theatre at the 13th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival at venues all over the capital. From Wilde …


Win A €200 Voucher For Links Of London

Do you feel like you DESERVE A TREAT? Pick yourself out some WONDERFUL NEW JEWELS from LINKS OF LONDON‘s latest Effervescence Collection, to celebrate our LATEST ISSUE release today with The Irish Times One of our favourite jewellery brands, Links of London, wants to offer one lucky GLOSS reader a piece from their beautiful line extension of Effervescence, featuring …


Writer’s Block With Caitriona Lally

In the latest in our books series, CAITRIONA LALLY shares with SOPHIE GRENHAM where to get the best cake in Phibsborough, her love of SAMUEL BECKETT and how a map of Dublin INSPIRED HER NOVEL … Nobody could accuse Caitriona Lally, one of Irish contemporary fiction’s most unique voices, of being work shy. Over the years, the Trinity graduate …


10 Reasons To Pick Up Your Copy Of THE GLOSS Today

Don’t forget that it’s #GLOSSYTHURSDAY today. Here’s a taster of  everything you may have missed in our April issue of THE GLOSS … And how to get your hands on a copy 1. Want Less, Live More French essayist Dominique Loreau explains the art of simple living 2. Closet Clearout Three different women, three different ways to get organised 3. …


How To Make This Absolutely Perfect Pavlova

A wonderful mix of crunchy and creamy and the ultimate TASTE OF SUMMER, we’ll be PERFECTING THIS PAVLOVA recipe all summer … There are few desserts as universally loved as pavlova, and when you get it right, the mix of crunchy, foamy, creamy and fruity is just heavenly.  Too many meringues with cream on top are …

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Here’s A Look At NCAD’s Rising Design Talent

The annual NCAD FASHION SHOW is always an absolute must for those who want to be the first to know about the NEWEST RISING STARS in Irish design … Next Tuesday the unique surroundings of the underground carpark of the Westbury will be transformed into a catwalk, showcasing the best in Irish fashion design talent about to come out of …


3 Chic Sunglasses Trends We’re Embracing This Summer

Classic sunglasses like TORTOISESHELL WAYFARERS never go out of fashion, but if you really want to UP YOUR STYLE CREDENTIALS  this season, you better shake it up a little 1. Spring Summer 2016 biggest trend is mirrored, reflective lenses that are good for anything but going unnoticed. Taylor Morris (at Harvey Nichols) have the coolest mirrored …


The Household Ingredient Taking The Beauty Industry By Storm

The beauty world is constantly endorsing EXOTIC NEW INGREDIENTS. But the CURRENT BUZZ is about something rather more prosaic: tea, as SARAH HALLIWELL found out On an exclusive visit to the Chanel research labs, on the outskirts of Paris, we saw a whole new side to tea. Kitted out in white lab coats (yes, Chanel manages …


See Inside These Beautifully Designed New Builds

Designer-architect duo EOIN LYONS and JOHN KELLY bring elegance and character to NEW-BUILD PROJECTS While architect John Kelly and designer Eoin Lyons and their practice LyonsKelly are no strangers to domestic reinvention in houses of all shapes and sizes, from all periods and via different budgets, their work of late seems to have cornered a part of the …