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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

5 October 2022

Hotspots for sustainable shopping in Leuven

The first thing to say about shopping in Leuven is how easy it is to get around. Recognised by the European Green Leaf Award for its […]
14 September 2022

Jacquemus is opening his first ever store this month

The French and haute couture, it’s a true love story. France has been known for its sense of fashion for centuries – from Madame de Pompadour […]
8 September 2022

European luxury shops still adapting to drop in flow of Chinese tourists

Chinese tourists have been a scarce sight in recent times and some European shops, specially luxury ones, have had to redesign their strategies going forward. They […]
26 August 2022

7 Types of dresses to wear this summer

Summer’s heating up, and this year’s exciting on-trend dress styles have it all! From cute and frilly to sexy and sophisticated, the options feel truly endless. […]
8 August 2022

James Webb Space Telescope’s stunning photo is now a galactic dress

You can now wear the most detailed image of the universe ever taken. Last July, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) captured the clearest and deepest […]
7 July 2022

Knokke has just gotten its own Louis Vuitton handbag and you can only buy it locally

Ah, the world of luxury fashion. It’s a weird and intriguing one, if you’re looking at it from the outside. For insiders, it’s pretty clear. There’s […]
16 June 2022

Old airplanes are being upcycled into bags, keychains and restaurants

A new company is upcycling old airplane seats into luxury travel accessories, while airlines in Japan are transforming uniforms into handbags and one entrepreneur in Ivory […]
1 June 2022

10 eco conscious dresses perfect for your summer holiday

Summer is upon us so that means it’s about time to start thinking about your holiday plans. Where are you going to this year? Are you […]
12 May 2022

Why Portugal’s sustainability journey is a model for the EU textile industry

Yesterday, the Portuguese Association of Textiles and Clothing (ATP) showcased at the Press Club Brussels Europe its project ‘Sustainable Fashion from Portugal’, in the framework of […]
22 April 2022

5 of Europe’s best circular shopping chains you can’t miss

Let’s be real for a moment, shopping is fun. We may try to conceive that fact to ourselves as it’s not so fun for our wallet […]
11 April 2022

Russian influencers are destroying their Chanel bags to protest against sales ban

Russian influencers are cutting up their Chanel bags to protest against the luxury brand that stopped sales in their country. The French brand has decided to […]
7 April 2022

EU pushes for “circular economy” model and sustainable production of clothes

On Wednesday March 30th, the European Commission presented a comprehensive package of initiatives to promote the circular economy and extend the life of products, so that […]
16 March 2022

TikTok’s viral trick to travel with more luggage without having to pay for it

At one point or another in our lives we have all struggled with one particular problem when it comes to plane travel: luggage allowance. Low-cost airlines […]
10 March 2022

The hype that became fashion: fans can ‘wear’ Zelensky

Three weeks after the Russian military invasion of Ukraine, the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, 44, is being hailed as a war hero by the traditional media. […]
25 February 2022

Meet the first Victoria’s Secret model with Down Syndrome

Victoria’s Secret has sponsored the first young lady suffering from Down Syndrome to model their latest line. The new “Angel”, Sofía Jirau, is a Puerto Rican […]
24 February 2022

5 Stylish backpacks to take along on your travels

There are a lot of different kinds of travellers out there. There’s the adventurous one, always looking for a thrill. There’s the cultural one, trying to […]
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