Cork’s Built Environment: Old vs. New

Photography by Emma Price Words by Grace Claro Photographer Emma Price presents a visual narrative that captures the disparities within Cork’s built environment.  In recent years a building boom has been taking place in Cork City.  Developments like the €160 million Horgan’s Quay site and the complex on Albert Quay, a €58 million project completed […]

Leave No Trace

In collaboration with Motley photographers Diego Leon, Rebecca Dineen, and Carly Fitzgerald, Fashion Editor Grace Claro brings you Motley’s very own socially distanced photoshoot. 

Rococo Renaissance

By Lara Quinn The recent Dolce and Gabbana runway story, christened ‘Fashion Devotion’, forged new life for the fashion world this season. The looks fused contemporary crazes with artistic ideals of the Baroque era in a matrimony that can only be regarded as something of a Rococo Renaissance.  Echoing the genesis of the 15th century […]

Do As I Say, and Not As I Do

Katie Burke tackles ‘feminist’ fashion With the changing of the seasons, fashion not only presents us with new fabrics, silhouettes and colour trends, but also a reflection of the society we live in. In the 1910s and 1920s, slightly shortened hemlines and less constricting dresses reflected the economic consequences of war, and the practicalities of […]

Spring/Summer ‘18 Trend Report

By Katie Burke Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking The trend has reared its head yet again. Now synonymous with the spring season, as our surroundings begin to bloom again after the cold winter months, florals have been seen on the runways of designers such as Marni and Emilia Wickstead. The key with florals is not to […]

Missguided’s Body Positive Campaign

By Katie Burke New Year, New Me. It has been long established that January is the time for people to break out their fitness clothing and begin some form of diet. Unfortunately, such ideas can have a negative impact through putting pressure on people’s perceptions of themselves. However, one fashion story was a positive light […]