Irish Bloggers and Influencers are Being Put Under the Microscope

The fashion bloggers and influencer scene in Ireland has grown rapidly in recent years. Popular influencers include Suzanne Jackson, Rosie Connolly, and Joanne Larby. These bloggers primarily use instagram and snapchat to communicate with their audience. The past month has seen the so-called ‘exposure’ of these bloggers in terms of Photoshop. A private instagram account…

Why Instagram makes you feel bad

Instagram. Everybody’s on it. You, Me, Celebrities, Kid, Mams, Dads, Teachers, Dentists, Politicians and Priests (the cool ones, anyway). Everyone. All fending for ourselves on this huge, weird acreage of cyberspace. Hundreds of millions of lives captured and shared, all existing alongside one another, separated only by a few taps and scrolls on a screen….

Interview: Dapper Sapeur

Byline Fashion Editor Kenneth Nwaezeigwe may be better known to some by his online alias, Dapper Sapeur. Since getting his start on Instagram almost two years ago, Kenneth’s blog (@dapper_sapeur) has amassed over 16,000 followers, all eager to receive their daily dose of style inspiration. Kenneth’s unique fashion sense – a mix of traditional and…

The selfie: a closer inspection

he selfie, an idea so intrinsically linked with the self that one might be forgiven for pronouncing it with a Sean Connery slur. The selfie is not purely a selfish notion however. Rather the true power of the Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of 2013 lies in the latter part of its definition; “a photograph taken of…