Kenzo x H&M, yoga foot support and back to school style

Dominique McMullan and Deirdre McQuillan round up this week's fashion news and style tips

 

EARNING HER STRIPES

This is Isamaya Ffrench a make-up artist based in London and part of the Theo Adams London arts collective, who is wearing an oversize leather jacket with pink faux shearling lining over a tiger print jersey roll neck top and matching high waisted trousers. Her outfit is a taster of what is to come in November with the Kenzo and H&M collaboration and one of the looks that define the collection. The two American designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim founders of global fashion store Opening Ceremony continue to inject the Parisian brand with West Coast cool, colour and vigour. Expect a zany collection from the duo from November 3th.

STEAL VS SPLURGE

This orange jumpsuit from River Island (available on Asos) will look great at the end of the summer holidays for €68.38, and this keyhole jumpsuit from Misguided is a total bargain at €19.95

SUPPORT YOUR SOLE

For those who prefer not go barefoot doing yoga or Pilates, these podiatrist Strive sandals promise to give the wearer an added layer of protection.

Their “footbed technology” is designed to support the foot and relieve aches and pain associated with unsupportive footwear. Heels and backstraps allow for a customised and comfortable fit. The €85 sandals can be found in Avoca stores, Fishers and leading independent retailers.

STYLE SECRET

“Style and self-esteem are very intertwined for me. Confidence breathes an energy into clothing that simply can’t be bought!” Holly White, blogger & TV presenter

TIE THE LOOK TOGETHER

A chance meeting between Sabine Lenz of Enibas and designer Sophie Digard in Paris led to the Cork-based jeweller stocking a few of Digard’s colourful scarves in her Kinsale shop. Enibas has since shipped hundreds all over the country and even farther afield. Each scarf is intricately fashioned in up to 60 shades of hand-dyed single-ply merino and can take three months to make with no two the same. The designs are completed by women in Madagascar who mix traditional crocheting techniques with those of Digard to produce these Fair Trade pieces. Prices are from €235-€325 and can be bought in Enibas stores in Kinsale and Schull or enibas.com

WEAR IT

This Billie Bandit Red Hoodie Sweatshirt from Arnotts is a weekend special for €44.50

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