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Ibiza Rocks

Be inspired for your summer hols with these perfect Ibiza inspired looks from our recent fashion shows.  Think vibrant pops of colour, jazzy prints all mixed with on trend denim looks and the perfect accessories. Look from River Island/Sunglasses from Specsavers Look from Topshop/Shoes from Office Look from GAP/Shoes from Office Look from New Look […]

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Guest Blogger: Food, Fashion and the Fight

This months guest blogger is Ciara Brickley from Food fashion and the Fight.  Ciara is a young woman who has been battling cancer for the past 18 months. She recently finished her treatment and is excited about getting back to normal. Ciara has maintained an amazingly positive attitude throughout her fight with cancer and has […]

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Summer Wardrobe Ready

Well you can’t deny it’s beginning to look a bit like Summer.  With the rain being so bad recently it was hard to think of shopping for lovely, bright Summer pieces but now that the sun is starting to shine I’m feeling ready to make some new season purchases.  I’ve picked some of my favourite […]

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Beyoncé, “Where Is Your Park?”

Topshop Opera Lane is one of the stores selected to carry Ivy Park – the new activewear and athleisure brand co-founded by Beyoncé. Available in Opera Lane from Thursday April 14 the collection mixes high performance technical sportswear with fashion-led casualwear. The aim of the Ivy Park collection is to empower women through sport – […]

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Guest Blogger: The Style Momma

This month’s guest blogger is the stylish Karen Frewen Hickey from The Style Momma blog.  Karen is Mum to two year old Finn and her blog has been nominated for a fashion blog award at the IBA Bloggers Choice Awards 2016. Here she styles three key looks for the season from Opera Lane and each look is […]

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Lunch Date Looks

With Easter on the horizon it’s a chance to catch up with family and friends over long, lazy lunches.  We’ve got some great looks here on the lane so you can sit back and enjoy your lunch knowing you’re looking on fleek (as the kids would say). Outfit from Only/Shoes from Next Outfit from River […]

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Fresh Florals

It’s Spring so that can only mean one thing, yes it’s time to break out the florals.  Whether you like a full on boho maxi or an easy to wear, comfy floral trouser there’s a floral style out there to suit everyone. Outfit from H&M Outfit from New Look Outfit from New Look Outfit from […]

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A Touch Of Coral

Can their be anything nicer than stepping out of your dark winter clothes and giving your outfits a little pop of coral.  Our stylist Natasha Crowley was all about the bright shade when she styled some looks for The Opera Lane and Cornstore fashion show in aid of the Cork City Hospitals Children’s Club last […]

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Tailored Looks For The Ladies

The tailored look is having a fashion moment and we’ve got you covered here on the lane with so many of our stores doing sleek, tailored separates at pocket friendly prices.  These pieces never date so you’ll be wearing them for seasons to come and they are oh so adaptable for your work wear wardrobe. […]

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The Cornstore Show: Menswear

Last Wednesday we were in the wonderful surroundings of The Cornstore where we put on a fashion show in aid of the Cork City Hospitals Children’s Club.  Here’s a look at the menswear looks styled by our resident stylist Natasha Crowley and modeled by the handsome Lockdown Models.  Whether you need a new suit, a […]

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