Finding my Spring/Summer style at Bloomfield Shopping Centre

Finding my Spring/Summer style at Bloomfield Shopping Centre The sun is out, our traditional good weather week in May has arrived, and just as I’m getting out last year’s Summer fashion, Bloomfields in Bangor invited me along for a shopping spree to find my fashion picks for guys for Spring Summer 17. Last week I […]


STYLEWATCH  by Cathy Martin- MAXMARA As I mentioned in a previous blog, one of the biggest events on Ireland’s social calendar in the first half of 2017 was an exclusive fashion show by luxury Italian design house Max Mara, as it brought its full Spring/Summer 2017 collection from the catwalks of Milan to Belfast City […]

#StyleWatch by Cathy Martin – West Coast Cooler FASHIONWEEK’s SS17 Launch

#StyleWatch by Cathy Martin – West Coast Cooler FASHIONWEEK’s SS17 Launch A bitter cold January didn’t stop a super stylish squad coming out in full force for the launch of Belfast FASHIONWEEK’s 23rd season. One of my all-time favourite events to start each year, it’s the perfect opportunity to catch up with my media, blogger […]

Bella Belfast FASHIONWEEK – Talking Italian with our hair and makeup partners

These past few weeks I have been getting ready for the Belfast FASHIONWEEK press launch which took place last Thursday. Aside from all the amazing fashion on show (stripes, gingham, frills, ruffles, pink and yellow – just so you know) and the delicious West Coast Cooler cocktails from our title sponsor, there was a lot […]

Simon Carter store opening in House of Fraser

House of Fraser in Victoria Square recently celebrated its relaunch after a multi million pound revamp. With new brands, concessions, shop fits and also the new champagne bar, the store has certainly relaunched with a bang. New to the Belfast House of Fraser department store is menswear and men’s accessories brand Simon Carter. We called […]

Underground Style Goes Overground At Belfast’s First Alternative Fashion Week

Underground Style Goes Overground At Belfast’s First Alternative Fashion Week Founder of Equal Fashion Magazine takes new styles to the catwalk A SERIES of creative fashion shows are set to take Northern Ireland by storm as Belfast’s inaugural Alternative Fashion Week launches. As the brainchild of Belfast photographer Shelley Rodgers the four main shows will […]

Cocktails and canapés and creatives Oh My!

COCKTAILS AND CANAPES AND CREATIVES OH MY! On Thursday 13th October, SYNERGY STUDIOS opened its seafront doors to welcome new and exciting collections from over 60 talented makers, featuring fashion, art, jewellery, homeware and crafts. All made right here in Northern Ireland. Showcasing the concept store’s variety of artistic design in an intimate display, bringing the Synergy vibe […]

#WCCFW launches for a new season of catwalks and fashion 

The new season of West Coast Cooler Belfast FASHIONWEEK has just launched. We can’t believe it’s that time again!! Bloggers, media, stylists and fashion followers turned up at #WCCFW HQ to get the top tips for next seasons fashion as Cathy Martin and Rebecca McKinney talked us through all the events happening this coming season. […]

Moss Bros opens Belfast store

Here in Belfast, we’ve been suffering from an extremely severe drought this summer. I’m not talking rain or sunshine, no, we’ve been lacking in a certain area called menswear. So I’ve been out on the streets performing various dances, chants, rituals and sacrifices etc and it seems the style Gods on high have finally answered […]

#StyleWatch :West Coast Cooler Belfast FASHIONWEEK Sushi Saturday!

#StyleWatch West Coast Cooler Belfast FASHIONWEEK Day 3 Sushi Saturday! Day 3 of West Coast Cooler Belfast FASHIONWEEK saw a change of venue, as proceedings moved to the modern and chic surroundings of Asian restaurant Zen for Sushi Saturday! Stylista’s enjoyed an afternoon of delicious sushi and fabulous fashion, while models took to the floor […]