DIY… Two ways to tie-dye

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December 30, 2020 0 Comments

Not heading to Body & Soul this weekend? Well, how about home DIY-ing instead? We asked intern Ailbhe Ni Riain to give tie-dying a go and write up her results… It’s summer, we’re broke and the vintage home-made trend is so in, so let’s get creating our own clothes for half the price you’ll pay …

DIARY OF A PARISIAN INTERN

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December 16, 2020 0 Comments

The great thing about Paris is that you can walk down the street looking really fancy and nobody will care. An accurate observation made by my roommate last week. There is possibly no greater example of this than Diane Pernet, the fashion festival founder/ writer/ blogger I’ve been working with for the past 2 months. …

STAYING LOCAL: SUMMERTIME IN TIMOLEAGUE

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December 15, 2020 0 Comments

Having spent her childhood summers down in South-West Cork, Prowlster Intern Ailbhe Ní Riain has written up a piece on how to you can have a cheap, fun summer holiday in the Rebel County and what kinds of sun summer fun you can get up to by taking a drive down the country. Summer holiday in Ireland …

PROWLSTER MEETS TRAXEDOZ… PLUS, WIN A TRAXEDO!!

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December 15, 2020 0 Comments

Intern Ailbhe Ní Riain ran into Adam, one of the founders of Traxedoz, at Body and Soul. He was working at the SausaugeFest food stall that he set up with two other mates. They kept in contact since and she spoke to the lads about the Traxedo brand and where their inspirations came from – and convinced them to …

FULLY DISCLOTHED

December 15, 2020 0 Comments

A photography project that invites Dubliners to disturb their ordinary day-to-day activities and do something they thought they wouldn’t, while doing what they usually do. Prowlster caught up with Kale Ridsdale from fullydisclothed.com, the site that invites people to be naked on the internet. Photography: Kate Murphy & Joslyn Kilborn The project’s tagline “Nakedness has nothing to …

CAPTURING OUR CAPITAL

December 15, 2020 0 Comments

Capturing Our Capital is a disposable snapshot of Dublin City, taken over one day last year. The mini documentary has since won at both the Clones and Belfast film festivals. It was also screened in the IFI’s ‘Stranger than fiction’, Waterford film festival and Brooklyn independent film festival. Take a look at this Prowlster premiere below. Interview with …

The World According to Vivienne Westwood

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December 14, 2020 0 Comments

For the style planner and troublemaker symbol, 2020 possesses been an energy for reflection on workmanship, governmental issues and better approaches to spare the planet. This is an article from Turning Points, a unique area that investigates what crucial points in time from this year may mean for the year ahead. On the pandemic and …

NCAD Graduate Fashion Show 2015

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December 14, 2020 0 Comments

The NCAD graduate fashion show is one of the most anticipated design events on the Irish calendar. Having honed their design skills at one of Ireland’s most regarded art colleges, the fledgling designers never fail to produce a show that brims with promise, innovation and a distinct dose of fearlessness. Words: Sophie Donaldson They thrust out …

DUBLIN’S MAGAZINE SCENE

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December 14, 2020 0 Comments

In 1984, in a little known movie called Ghostbusters, a character named Egon declared  “Print is dead”. Move forward thirty years and witness newspapers anxiously straddling the print/online fence, threatening pay walls as they hedge their bets. Magazines, however, are experiencing a renaissance. Independent publications which focus on quality and long form, embracing design while …

EPHEMERAL

December 14, 2020 0 Comments

Ephemeral, is a new publication from Barcelona based publishing house Monsa, which explores the latest design trends in architecture “understood as transformation”. Covering temporary exhibitions, advertising, events and shows, Miquel Abellàn selects projects from around the world which signify best practice in this field. Ephemeral also features a collaborative project between Dublin-based architects abgc design and photographers …