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The ultimate gift guide for all the gals in your life!

It's December gals and the Christmas shopping is well and truly underway at this stage. You probably have some or most of your 'bits' got but there is always one or two people close to you who you leave to last because you are looking for something special!

If you need to buy a present this year for your friend, sister, mum, aunt or any special woman in your life, you have come to the right place for inspiration.

We have looked through all of the best bits that are out there at the moment and thought through some gorgeous gift ideas that any amazing woman would love to receive on Christmas day!

Hopefully, you will find something here that will make a great gift for someone on your mind, happy shopping gals, we hope you find what you are looking for!



First up for any beauty and makeup lover you know, the Huda Beauty Desert Dusk eyeshadow palette is a cult classic that any girl would absolutely love. This is one of the most sought-after makeup products of the year and to receive it under the tree at Christmas would be a fantastic surprise for any makeup loving ladies in your life. You really can't go wrong with this! Shop here.

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Wearable Christmas jumpers and dresses!

Christmas wouldn't be the same without a good knitted jumper or dress to keep you warm and cosy during the most exciting time of the year. 

The Christmas jumper has become a force to be reckoned with, every shop carries their own line of festive cosy knits. 

They give you that warm festive feeling and they are fun to get you into the Christmas spirit! If you find the right Christmas jumper for you, it can even be great to wear on Christmas day.

A Christmas jumper is perfect to wear on a planned day out shopping with the fam, bringing your little ones to see Santa, going to your local Christmas lights switch on or even to wear on a night out with the gals.

It is a handy and festive little number to have in your wardrobe and here are some great ways to wear the festive Christmas jumper stylishly.

A jumper dress with a cute print like this is a casual way to tone it down and play the Christmas jumper look cool this year. This would be super cosy and easy to dress up or down! Throw on tights and a leather jacket and you are good to go! Shop here.
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Cyber Monday Discount Codes and Best Buys!

Hey gals, hope you all saved some of your hard-earned cash for Cyber Monday and recovered from Black Friday! Did you get any good bargains?

For Cyber Monday we want to look at what is available in the online fashion rails, we have gathered up discount codes and some best buys out there just for today!

This is a fantastic opportunity to pick up some outfits ahead of Christmas for all of the family occasions and inevitable nights out or even to grab a gift while the sales are in full swing!

ASOS has 20% off everything for Cyber Monday with the code WIN20. Here are some items you could pick up from ASOS with 20% off the marked price.

Adidas Originals Grey Gazelle Trainers - Shop Here.
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Flormar Perfect Coverage Foundation | The Beauty Edit

Hey Dolls,

I've decided I'm going to share my favourite beauty product each week, everything from makeup, skincare, body care and more.

For the last month, I've been using the Flormar Perfect Coverage Foundation and I'm obsessed with it. It's the one foundation, I reach for every day and it does exactly what it says on the bottle, it really is the perfect coverage. It is full coverage, long wear and feels amazing on my skin.



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Winter Style - Black Booties

This autumn/winter has been so fun with fashion and we have explored different styles like blazers, tailored coats and party season dresses.

Something every gal needs around this time of year is a reliable pair of black booties that you can slip on with almost any outfit day or night.

It can be hard finding a pair that you like, some are plain, some have details, buckles, high heels or flat but choosing can be enjoyable you just have to know where to look!

There are some great options (and offers) if you choose to shop online, we want to give you the inspo to go find your perfect pair.

You can be bold, play it safe, get some bling going or try a different look like a velvet boot, there is so much variety.

For the gals who mean business, a patent heeled boot is a go-to for creating a well-styled look. You can't go wrong with a bit of everyday glam! Shop here.

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Five bangin' blazers to nail this November!

Hey gals, hope you are all enjoying November and the run-up to Christmas!

Outfit planning for silly season isn't too far away but in the meantime, we still have a couple of weeks to put in. Whether you want to look great for an interview you have coming up, you want something new to show off in the office or if you have a nice night out of event coming up, a good blazer is all you need to take an old outfit and make it brand new.

Here are five bangin' blazers for you to rock in November!


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Five Tailored Winter Coats Every Girl Needs

Yes gals we all need a go-to winter coat! Some like them over-sized, some like them puffy but nothing says style like tailoring.

This is the kind of item that you would have in your wardrobe forever if you pick it up. It can take you from a normal day out shopping when you want to be glam, to a winter occasion like a birthday or christening to a night out on the town!

You can't go wrong with a bit of tailoring and it is super easy to come across good tailored coats on the high street now. Many of them are inspired by designers and each season there will be variations but the basic elements remain timeless.

Tailoring is all about shape and making your body look its best by nipping you in at the right places. In general we tend to aim for an hourglass figure and a tailored coat with a belt is a gorgeous look for winter that can help you achieve this look.

Inspired by the 40's and 50's fashion, tailoring has come full circle, it is a style that will probably be around forever and it is easy to see why with these five beautiful tailored coats.

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Pretty Party Season Dresses

It's not exactly party season just yet but it is never too early to start shopping and preparing a few bits.

You never know when you might get an opportunity for a glam gals night out or a date night. This post is your ultimate shopping list for party wear coming into winter. 

Whether you have a birthday or an event coming up, now is the time to buy yourself a fab dress that you can re-wear again around Christmas time.

From the classic little black dress to statement red and sparkling sequins this list will give you the inspiration to start planning your next night out. 

Enjoy browsing and happy shopping! 

For gals who like a good red dress - this one can take you from day to night. This is super easy to wear, throw it on and you are ready to go! This is beautiful and simple plus it has a long sleeve which is unusual but you will thank yourself when you are not freezing on a night out! Shop here.

Sometimes, white dresses can feel like they are really hard to pull off. This asymmetrical dress which also features long sleeves seems effortless. The shape of this dress will be flattering on different shapes and it just looks comfortable! Shop here.

This cute slip glitter dress would be perfect for date night or a going out for dinner with family. Imagine being all wrapped up in your winter coat then taking it off to reveal this gorgeous little outfit. Ideal for going out with family or dancing with friends, a handy dress to have in your wardrobe! Shop here.

Another red dress but we all know it goes down so well this time of year. This is the kind of dress you could have in your wardrobe all year round and take it out every now and then. It is relaxed and comfortable but still completely dressy. Perfect for any occasion, this could even be dressed down with tights for Christmas day! Shop here.

This dress is selling out FAST and we all know why! There is nothing like a full-on sequin dress to get you in the mood for a big night out. Let your hair down and go wild with this beautiful one shoulder dress. It won't be everyone's cup of tea but anyone who likes it should get it quick! Shop here.

Looking for a reason to wear thigh high boots? This navy sequin dress can be your reason. Wow this dress is DAZZLING and perfect for a work night out or heading out with the gals. The shape of this dress would suit different body types and the look could be changed up by adding a belt or statement jewellery. Shop here.

Take office style to a new level with this gorgeous dress. This is the perfect way to take a style and rock it in your own way. Red boots are optional! Shop here.

This beautiful little black dress is perfect for party season. It has frills in all the right places and it is a good length to wear to a function, event or party. It is simple but with some statement earrings or delicate layered jewellery, this dress could be timeless. Shop here.

Happy shopping,

Grace x



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Your Good Skin | ad

Hey dolls,

If you've been following my social media you will have seen I've been testing out a new skincare range for the last month. Your Good Skin launched into Boots last month and I wanted to try it and see how I got on with it. There is a huge amount of products in the range and they are so affordable and something to suit every skin type. I wanted to share my top 5 products from the range as I used them most days for the last month.



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Step Out in Style Winter Boots

With all of this stormy weather we are having lately, reaching into the wardrobe every day means grabbing something warm and cosy. 

We have nailed some comfy outfit choices, now let's have a look at some of the nicest winter boots out there at the moment. 

From designer pieces to Penneys every gal is going to pick up a pair of little ankle boots, or will this be the year you finally invest in the knee-highs you always wanted? 

Have a look at these gorgeous picks from what is on offer out there at the moment. Each one of these boots is gorgeous in their own way, hopefully, there is something for everyone!

Studs and buckles on a black boot have become a classic look, these beauties will go with everything and see you right through the year. These are a really good alternative to the famous Chloe boots at a much friendlier price! Shop here.

These leopard print boots are simply stunning. Jazz up a monochrome outfit in the simplest way by throwing these on! The shape and ankle length of these boots are just beautiful. You would have them year after year. Love! Shop here.

These boots would suit someone who likes to play it safe when it comes to shoes and leave the patterns and colours to your clothes. These boots are simply but there is still attention to detail making these really stylish and glam. The heel is much flatter making them super for running around at work all day or on the weekends. Shop here.

These boots are perfect for any gals out there who love structure, tailoring and a nice neat finish to your fashion. There is no messing with these bad boys, they are not for the faint-hearted. This slanted triangular style block heal is everywhere this year which is great because it is comfortable! Shop here.

These black pointed toe mesh sock court boots are the next level of winter fashion. They are perfect for any winter occasion you might have coming up. They are classy and definitely not for everyday wear but could finish off a long skirt or tailored trousers beautifully. Shop here.

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Cosy winter wardrobe inspiration

Winter 2017 has been creeping in slowly and finally, we can all start dressing in our big cosy jumpers and knits.

This is such a gorgeous time of year and an exciting time to play around with fashion trends.

If you have been thinking that you need a few warmer pieces in your wardrobe look no further. Here are some gorgeous bits that would be perfect for keeping cosy on the winter days.

This beautiful cosy jumper from & Other Stories ticks so many boxes. Most importantly this jumper will keep you warm and cosy but it is also really stylish. Cosy clothes don't have to mean that you look slouchy, this jumper is chic with the slight checked pattern and the different blocks of colour. This is a super buy, it would be fab with a nice skirt, tights and boots. You can shop this jumper here.


Who else buys a knit every year that you just wear over and over again? While statement wardrobe pieces are always good, it can be nice to buy yourself something brand new and #treatyourself! How gorgeous is this pink bardot knit jumper. You can feel cosy and slouchy but still be so on trend, and this gives you a reason to keep your fake tan topped up throughout the winter months! Shop this from boohoo here.

For something to be cosy it doesn't always have to be chunky and knit. Imagine how snug it would be to be tucked up in this gorgeous check mac coat. The colour, cut and print is classy while the length, buttons and high collar make this super cosy. Shop this beauty from ASOS here.

If you are a fan of oversized clothes and let's face it most of us like a cosy oversized shirt or jumper every now and then, this brown knitted drop shoulder jumper could be the perfect addition to your wardrobe. The colour is perfect for this time of year and this is a simple addition to your wardrobe that would go a long way. Shop it from Missguided here.

This Topshop faux fur coat is for the fashion-forward gals among us. Stand out from the crowd with this beauty. Fur is huge every single winter and this year is no different. People are becoming bolder and braver with fashion than ever before, especially when the gap between high street and designer is being bridged year on year. If you are up for rocking this beautiful coat you can shop it here.

We all need a little love from a cosy cardigan now and then. This wide rib one from Topshop has large pockets which is always a bonus and just looks great with all black underneath making getting ready easy but still cosy and stylish. Shop it here.

The jumper dress is a style that some people are afraid to try but really this can become a go-to look for anyone. Bare legs might not be an ideal option but with tights and thigh high boots, this simple jumper dress can transform into a well put together outfit. Jumper dresses can often be very baggy so a belt at the waist can sinch you in. Throw on a chunky scarf and you are ready to rock. Shop this dress here (it comes in lots of colours!).

Happy Shopping,

Grace X


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Sienna's Nursery

Hey dolls,

At long last I'm finally able to share pictures of Sienna's nursery with you all. We had some complications with her dolls house and shelves. Apparently the walls between our room and hers are quite thin and Chris drilled a hole right through yesterday while he was trying to mount the dolls house on the wall. I was devastated as I really wanted the house up and for the shelves to be in her little reading corner.

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When In Rome

Hey dolls,

If you follow my snapchat you will see I was in Rome last week with my Mam. I surprised her with a trip for her birthday because she's always wanted to go, she said ''I have to visit Rome before I die'' haha. When booking I booked two separate flights as it was working out cheaper that way. I wanted to share exactly what we did as I was getting a lot of questions about it.


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Five ways to wear the dress over jeans trend

As we all know, layering is key in autumn fashion. I am completely obsessed with this new trend and I've linked some cute dresses below that would work well over jeans, my dress is from penny and is perfect for those not so summery days.

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Dress Up - Special Occasion Fashion

Every now and then an occasion or event comes along and us gals like to get dolled up and looking our best. Ive had 6 wedding this year so I feel like I've tried on every dress the shops have to offer.



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The BabyZen YoYo Stroller Review

Hey Dolls,

I am finally getting around to reviewing the Babyzen Yoyo Stroller that we brought to Marbella with us. As most of you know (if you follow me on Snapchat) we had our first family vacay this summer. I was quite nervous to travel with Sienna so I made sure to get organised and prepared well in advance.

In this post I just wanted to focus on the Babyzen Yoyo Stroller because I had so many messages asking if it was worth it and how we found it. To be honest I haven't switched back to our Joolz stroller since we've been home. It is so light, compact and easy to use that I haven't needed to use our other pram.



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Festival Fashion | Girlie & Grunge

Hey Dolls,

Festival fashion is one of those styles that Irish gals do oh so well! Some rock boho vibes, others choose neon and glitter for festivals but one thing we all have in common for festival season is that we love to look our best and take it as an opportunity to express ourselves.

A festival is a time to wear bright colours, the summer is in and it is time to forget all your worries. Let your hair down with your bestie and have a ball feeling and looking your best!


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Top Ten Pom Pom Faves - The Shoe Edit

Hey Dolls,

Every now and then a gal must splash out and treat herself, what better way to do that than with a new pair of shoes?

Pom Poms are a huge trend this season and I absolutely love them, they're so summery and the perfect way to add your own personal style to your outfit. They are sure to grab everyones attention and perfect for your holidays.


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Barefoot Under The Palm Trees | What I Wore

Hey Dolls,

On Monday I headed to the National Botanic Gardens to shoot this look. I've never been and it's so beautiful. I was blown away by how stunning the gardens were. I will definitely be visiting more now that Sienna is a little older. We had such a nice picnic under the trees and there were squirrels running around, it was just lovely.

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Getting Your Mojo Back & Dressing To Feel Confident



Hey Dolls,

I wanted to share this look with you and talk a little about body confidence and regaining your style if you've lost it along the way. It's taken me almost 9 months to start to feel like myself again after having Sienna. 
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Our Marbella Holiday - What I Wore

Hey dolls!

We're just back from Marbella, we had the best time! It was our first family holiday and a big group of us flew to Spain for a friends wedding. The whole time was so chilled and relaxed. I got the chance to catch up with lots of old friends, had the craic and was really able to unwind! It really was so much fun and so nice to travel with such a big group of friends. It was lovely to spend the week with Chris and Sienna, we had so much fun with her and she was the perfect age for going away. Each day she is getting funnier and her personality is so cute. She is such a charmer and was a big hit with everyone on holidays.


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The Baby Box | The Perfect Gift For New Parents | Ad

Hey Dolls,

If you saw my snapchat & Insta stories this week you will see I'm collaborating with The Baby Box. They are an Ireland brand and are celebrating their first year in business. The idea of the baby box has been around for 75 years in Finland and has now made its way to Ireland. It provides a safe sleeping environment for infants and studies have shown that this tradition has helped Finland to achieve one of the lowest infant mortality rates in the world!

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Portugal outfits and how to recreate them!


Hey dolls,

I'm finally getting around to sharing my holiday outfits with you all. If you missed my snapchat I headed to Portugal last week for a friends Hen party. We stayed in the fabulous Vilamoura in beautiful villas in Laguna Resort. They really were stunning.


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Product review: My teeth whitening journey with Oral-B - Ad

Hey everyone, I have recently been trying out some Oral-B products and I can't wait to tell you about the results!


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New season wardrobe - statement bomber jackets

Bomber jackets are having a huge moment in fashion right now! Every celebrity you can imagine has been spotted sporting different styles and it is a trend that has taken the high street by storm. Just like the Military Jacket trend there are so many options on the market, from satin bombers to this gorgeous embroidered frill one from Zara, you will be spoiled for choice when you choose to invest in one for summer.

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Military Jackets & What I Wore Yesterday

This changeable transitional weather we are having at the moment can make striking the balance between looking great and dressing for the season a challenge.

A khaki jacket is a perfect staple to have in your wardrobe coming into the summer months as you can throw it on over a top or dress and it goes great with jeans and trainers or boots.

It is a dynamic piece to have in your wardrobe that will carry you straight through summer. Khaki is one of those neutral colours that goes with everything and the embroidery detail keeps your wardrobe right on trend.


Jacket: Penneys
Top: River Island shop here
Leather trousers: Vero Moda similar here 
Boots: River Island here
Bag: DKNY similar here 
Sunglasses: Tom Ford here 

The star of this look is the jacket from Penneys, it pulls the outfit together and was ideal for a busy day of events and meetings. You can recreate a look like this by shopping some of these similar style jackets, there are so many lovely options out there at the minute and embroidery is a hot trend that isn't going away any time soon!

This one is from River Island, it is a great length and fit with just enough detail in the distressed hem and rolled up sleeves make it super casual for summer days. Shop this jacket here.


This lightweight embroidered parka from ASOS has the most beautiful detailing and brings something a little different to your wardrobe while still being very wearable. Shop it here



This is called the Festival Jacket over on Boohoo.com for all the right reasons! Breathe life into your new season wardrobe with this effortless pop of colour. Shop it here.


Check out this fab number from Boohoo.com that will totally smarten up your summer look. This beautiful flower print and tailoring would look complete over any summer outfit from day to night. Shop it here.


If you love a good army print jacket this one from Nasty Gal could be your next best purchase! Check out the pocket and collar detailing for a relaxed look. Shop it here.

Let me know if you like this look and if you have a go at recreating it tag me on Instagram. I love seeing your pictures.

Happy Shopping,

xox








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