AS well as being the current Northern Ireland stylist of the year, Bridgeen King is also helping to restore the confidence of women going through hair-thining and hair loss through her bespoke wig service. She spoke to Jenny Lee.
WHERE Hedi Slimane goes, the fash pack follows, so when the designer delved deep into the Eighties for his final Saint Laurent show earlier this year, it was only a matter of time before retailers followed suit (or should that be cocktail dress?).
Looking for a Christmas pressie for a fashionista who's always ahead of the curve? Dune's mushroom grey mini saddle bag has more than a whiff of the standout Chloe SS17 collection about it, but you don't have to wait until spring to get one.
GROAN-worthy jokes and flimsy paper crowns are all well and good, but if you really want to impress diners on December 25, adorn place settings with a cracker that conceals a pampering treat or two – goodies that will last long after the pudding's been polished off.
MAGIC TOUCH "When I'm looking for beautiful home accessories to give as Christmas gifts, I often choose items that can be used long after the festive period is over," says Julia Kendell, DIY and design expert for Homebase (homebase.
WHETHER it's the wow factor of an ultimate party dress, or little extras poked into those stockings, you can't beat a soft and squidgy gift. Claire Spreadbury has your festive fashion presents all wrapped up.
:: The White Company's appropriately-named Winter collection is described as "fruity meets spicy, as notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and star anise blend harmoniously with sweet vanilla and sumptuous red-wine accord.