Archive for August 31, 2018

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A/W Earrings – Must Try Styles

When it comes to accessorising, the transformative power of earrings should never be underestimated! A great pair of earrings can change your look instantly. This season we’re seeing clean lines, eye-catching jewels and statement shapes to take you into the winter season in ultimate style. Resin Lightweight and versatile, resin earrings are sure to be a staple accessory this Autumn. You can experiment with large sizes and statement shapes and not have to worry if they’ll be too heavy on your lobes! We’re loving over-sized resin earrings, finished with a fine detailed gold edge. The resin trend also works so well with other accessories. Opt for chunky retro necklaces and winter sunglasses to up...

Kitchen Focus

Kitchen Focus We all know that better ingredients make better food, but it’s hard to strike the balance between sourcing fresh ingredients and getting the dinner on the table before everyone in the house gets too “hangry” (a mixture of hungry and angry!). Luckily there are a few simple ways to enhance the way we cook at home to make even better food! Thyme To Grow Your Own Having fresh herbs at hand in the garden or kitchen is wonderful. You just can’t beat the smell of freshly picked basil or finely chopped coriander, but the reality is that tending to herbs is often the last thing we think of after...

Our New Favorite Fashion Brand

M&B Exclusive Now and then a fashion brand comes along that really peaks our interest and Love & Divine is true to its name with divine shapes, fabrics and designs. Available exclusively at M&B stores nationwide you won’t find this brand anywhere else in Ireland so it’s the ideal way to revamp your Autumn wardrobe with pieces you won’t see on the high street. With Love & Divine, expect stunning styles that you can mix with your existing wardrobe to enhance your overall look. Feel Good Factor When it comes to fashion, the feel-good factor is essential for us M&B ladies! Love & Divines clothing strikes the perfect balance between on-trend style, go-to staples...

Colour 2018 – Pink

In recent years the colour pink has undergone a revolution. Whether it’s blush tones or bright fuschia, pink is popping up everywhere in fashion, interiors and our personal favourite…furniture! The term Millennial pink is a popular one, it refers to a dusty, rose pink tone that’s vibrancy is totally irresistible. So irresistible in fact that we just have to try it out! We’ve put together our top 4 ways to make pink work in your home this season and beyond. Embrace it If you’re going to try adding pink to your interiors why not embrace it fully and make a statement with divine pink furniture. Yes, it’s true pink furniture is no...

New Season Tableware

Nothing lifts a dinner party or afternoon tea better than a gorgeous tableware to show off the culinary masterpieces you have produced. Who among us doesn’t have one or two different sets for different occasions? Or is that just me… I will admit the long-suffering Mr Kitchen Buyer has often looked at me sideways when tasked with getting the spring-dinnerware out of the top press! But there is just something about tableware that I love and I especially love to change it up. What you dress your table with can be a wonderful way to express your personality, highlight an occasion or simply show off the food. If showing off...

A/W 2018

1. Artisan Textures and Metallic accents Key aspects of Autumn trends this year are artisan textures and metallic accents. Think hand finished textures, organic shapes and rich materials like ceramics, wood and rustic metals. Vases, centrepieces and mirrors are a wonderful way to add some depth to your interiors and try this trend. Think about the colour palette in your living room and choose pieces to complement the overall style of your room. For example, to add a sense of warmth to your space opt for rich warm copper colours when it comes to metallic accents. If you are looking for a crisp, refreshing feel, then cool tones such as silver or...