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Day: June 19, 2021

In-store clothing spend up 1,440% in May amid race to physical shopping

Consumer spending on clothes in physical shops increased by more than 1,440 per cent per cent in May compared to the previous month, while multiple other sectors also recorded massive jumps in activity as Ireland moved out of lockdown and people raced to the country’s shops and hairdressers.

With people allowed to leave their homes for non-essential reasons for the first time this year, spending on clothes and grooming climbed sharply, according to new data published by AIB.

All told, Irish consumers spent 50 per cent more on clothes in May when compared to the previous month, while spending on

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A Bride on TikTok Spent 9 Months Knitting Her Own Wedding Dress

  • Esther Andrews designs knit wedding dresses for her bridal company.
  • She made her own wedding dress and documented the process on TikTok.
  • The “space pirate meets a tomato patch” gown was made of over 4 miles of mohair lace yarn.
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Finding the perfect wedding dress can be equal parts stressful and fun, with many brides taking months to find the perfect gown.

But the process was even more difficult for Esther Andrews, a bride who made her own wedding dress.

Andrews is the designer and founder behind Esther Andrews Bridal, which specializes in

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CLO Virtual Fashion launches global community for fashion creators

Through CLO-SET Connect, creators are able to showcase their ideas and empower their designs by building their own 3D content portfolio. This allows creators to connect with each other, network, collaborate and present their works through the 3D viewer within CLO-SET Connect’s platform.

In addition, the community’s virtual open marketplace gives users the ability to purchase all vital components for 3D garment making. The marketplace seeks to provide designers with an intuitive one-stop destination for all assets needed in order to create true-to-life 3D garments, says technology firm CLO Virtual Fashion.

Moreover, the marketplace creates a network for vendors and

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Should You Get Jewelry Insurance? We Say Yes.

In partnership with Jewelers Mutual

Of the various and sundry things in life that we traditionally endeavor to insure as thoroughly as possible — home, car, health, etc. — it’s a shame that jewelry is all-too-infrequently given proper consideration. After all, what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the term “valuables”?

Additionally, the value of an engagement ring, wedding band or luxury watch more often than not goes beyond the monetary — these are items imbued with sentimental value as well, and are thus deserving of quality protection against all-too-common misfortune.

Now, chances are you may

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Everything You Need To Know About Ariana Grande’s Beauty Line ‘God Is A Woman’

Harry Styles, Hailey Bieber, Rihanna, Kylie, Kim and Kendall, and now Ariana Grande. As the list of celebrity beauty lines gets longer and longer we’re struggling to keep up with which A-lister is going to be next to launch their own lip gloss/spot serum/life-changing SPF (we’re looking at you Ri). Joining the roster of celeb beauty entrepreneurs is singer, newlywed and owner of the best ponytail in the biz, Ariana Grande.

According to Trendmood, Grande has filed a trademark for her very own line of beauty products. The name? As an ode to her 2018 single of the same

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