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RTE Today Show Fashion Segment

With a distinct cooling of the air, it is now that time of year when we are reaching to the back of our wardrobes and dusting off that key piece of clothing with which the Irish have an unwavering love affair: the coat. Regardless of the day or the occasion, outerwear is arguably the ...

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Electric Picnic Fever

So the country is in the throws of Picnic Fever as we all prepare to say adieu to our summer, with one last Hurrah. This is the last excuse we have to get our summer wardrobe out, as we all root out the Child Of Prague in the hope of a scorcher of a weekend....

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The Zip Yard Fixed My Wedding Day

Everything was booked…. anxiety had transformed to excitement and the countdown was beginning. White long stem lilies surrounded every angle and overflowing each side of their cradling golden stands filling the room with a beauty that took the guests breath away. Petals lay covering the walkway not showing even

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Handy Hints when wearing Prints

Choosing a flattering print for my body shape used to have me running for the hills. Because I am a curvy girl I used to think I had to avoid prints altogether, images of Big Momma running wild in my imagination clouding my judgement. What I have in fact learned is that there is a print and...

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The Zip Yard hands over cheque for over €10,000 to The Irish Cancer Society

The Zip Yard, Ireland’s leading clothing and alterations boutique is delighted to have raised over €10,000 for a second year in a row to support the Irish Cancer Society’s Paint it Pink campaign.     The amount was raised through a range of activities in each of the 26 shops nationwide including a Sew Pink...

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Before and After Images

We’re delighted to show off the creative work that the team in The Zip Yard Douglas have carried out on their clients garments over the past few days. Have a look below and we’d love to hear your feedback!!          

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Monochrome looks from Valentino

Valentino is all about monochrome this season. Black and white, sharp lines and beautifully constructed outfits with shoes and bags to match. Monochrome has long been a popular look down through the decades, both casually and formally and especially from valentino. Whether it be work wear of something to wear for

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5 most wearable trends for autumn 2015

Tis the season to begin layering! Everyone seems to love autumn, where you get to ditch the string vests and flip flops and begin layering cottons and knits and begin to don your favourite cardigans, coats and boots. Here are the 5 most wearable trends for autumn 2015: Flares Yes, flares! They are back with...

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The Body Shape Bible – What suits my shape?

Ok ladies so here we are again heading into Autumn/Winter and this is probably my favourite time of year to shop. I love my winter wardrobe more than any other time of year. But it doesn’t come without it’s own obstacles. Dressing for your body shape is all about balance. The best way to flatter...

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#TBT Throwback Thursday The Zip Yard’s key pieces for S/S 2015 on Ireland AM

              As some of you may have seen, The Zip Yard were featured on Ireland AM a few weeks back by Irish stylist and blogger of the moment, Ciara O’Doherty so what better to dedicate today’s #TBT Throwback Thursday to than some of our hottest restyled pieces for

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