To determine which hat to buy for your face shape, first you need to decide on the shape of your face! Look in the mirror head on and draw the outline of your face in the mirror with some lipstick (though maybe not your favourite one). This is messy but necessary. When you move away from the mirror, you can see much more clearly the shape of your face, how much wider it is at the top than at the bottom, how much your chin comes to a point, or how long it is. Is your face widest at the cheekbones, with a shorter,...Read More
Author: Sarah Elsley
How to find your Ideal Hat: Hats can be a bit of a daunting purchase, but this is only because most women are unsure of which shape and style will suit them best. Your hat should match or complement the colour and style of your outfit, whilst still making you look and feel fabulous. Here, we offer some pointers to help you find your ideal hat, and see also our article on Which Hat to Buy for Your Face Shape. 10 TOP TIPS Choose a hat that is in proportion with your height and body shape. If you’ve opted for...Read More
Ireland’s leading trainer this season, Gordon Elliott, looks set to unleash a formidable team at the 2017 Punchestown Festival as he bids for his first championship. Elliott has currently won around €355,000, more than 10-times title-holder Willie Mullins, and the Punchestown Festival – with over €2.9 million in prize money – is likely to be crucial in the battle for the trainers’ championship. The season finishes at the end of Punchestown on Saturday 29th April. There were few easier winners at last year’s Punchestown Festival than Apple’s Jade, who ran away with the Grade 1 AES 4YO Hurdle by nine...Read More
Trainer Dean Ivory is hoping that Lancelot Du Lac can go one place better in the £150,000 Betway All-Weather Sprint Championships on All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Lingfield Park Good Friday, 14th April. The seven-year-old was collared in the closing stages by Alben Star when coming home second in the very valuable six-furlong contest 12 months ago, having also finished an unlucky eighth behind the same horse in the inaugural All-Weather Sprint Championships in 2014. Lancelot Du Lac has looked as good as ever on the All-Weather this season, following up victory off top-weight in a five-furlong Chelmsford City handicap in...Read More
The #FabulousFriday Style Award is always one of the most hard-fought contests of the entire Randox Health Grand National Festival and this year’s renewal was won by Faith Amond from County Carlow in Ireland. Amond was sporting a pink and red two-piece suit that the judges, Sam Quek, Laura Wright, Andrea Daley, Philip Armstrong, Tony Burke, Rachel Cunningham and Charlotte Perini, all thought was a ‘classic, well put together outfit’ that oozed ‘style and taste’. Amond is no stranger to the races and comes from a family that are well-connected in the racing industry. She has two sons, one...Read More
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