Index: What’s hot and what’s not this week

Yes to Helen Steele’s new athleisure range, but no to scooter commuters

Scooter commuters: It just looks like so much effort. Photograph: iStock  

Scooter commuters: It just looks like so much effort. Photograph: iStock  

 

What’s hot

Helen Steele’s athleisure Brilliant gym and/or chilling gear from the Irish designer at Dunnes Stores

The Reflex Pillow
Irish-made pillow that corrects your sleeping position, to help with back and neck pain. Improved our quality of sleep after a few nights

Imbibe Coffee The Dublin 8 coffee roasters are zero-waste advocates and 1 per cent of their turnover goes to Women’s Aid

Glin Castle The Limerick abode Taylor Swift chose for a winter break

Loren Crawley Up and coming Irish tattoo artist

Nike Adapt BB Self-lacing (or rather, self-tightening) trainers, coming in February 

Deli Daydreams Time to revisit Kojaque’s Choice Music Prize-nominated record

What’s not

Motivational speakers “Inspiring” conferences and events have reached an overpriced saturation point

Ryanair Holidays The airline has shut down its package holiday service

Hibernation Goodbye January, it’s time to start socialising again

Scooter commuters It just looks like so much effort

Big clubs They’re closing all over the places, so it’s time to fall back in love with small rooms

Kondo convos All this clutter chatter does not spark joy

Fluffy jumpers Marni says yes, our OCD says no

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