Archive for December, 2009

Pop In & Say Hello – Chambers Christmas Market Cork – This Saturday 19th Dec

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Join Us for a Mulled Wine and Christmas cheer at Chambers Christmas Market this Saturday in Cork – Located on Washington Street – directly opposite the court house. This is an ideal location to soak up the Christmas spirit away from the hustle & bustle & cold outside and to check out great gift ideas.

Chambers Christmas Market

Winter Wonderland from Irish label Unicorn Design

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

I am delighted we have some of Unicorn’s beautiful dresses from this Winter’s collection – Midnight Dreams. These dresses, named Foxy, Eudora & Ronda are beautifully tailored, classic pieces, ”with a pinch of playful quirkiness”, as described by Unicorn’s Sophie Rieu.  This season is all about slipping into comfortable, long lasting, luxurious mini universes to feel and look fabulous this Winter.

Unicorn Design - Winter Wonderland

Unicorn design is an Irish label, headed by French woman,  Sophie Rieu. Sophie’s attention to detail, beautiful fabrics & eye catching designs, result in clothes you will live in & love for a long time.

At belleetik we also have a small number of pieces from previous Unicorn collections, in their signature gabardine wool fabric, which is a dream to wear, luscious silk and vibrant green organic cotton. There is no doubt that you feel elegant & well dressed wearing Unicorn.

Gorgeous Gifts for Girls

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

We have lots of great Christmas Gift Ideas for last minute shoppers. Although 1 week is still quite respectable . Just remember our last order dates for delivery on the 23rd is midnight December 21st


Winter Woolies from Hat & Gloves €25 or indulge someone you love in cashmere….. or indeed suggest they indulge you….. we have scarves from €40 and boleros and cardigans from €60 – Excellent value for cashmere

Gorgeous bags & Purses in vibrant raw silk – bound to put a huge smile on someones face, as well as utterly luxurious silk scarves.

What about our new underwear section – a cool cami & undies set for €15 in a pretty gift box – include the bar of Dairymilk! We also have utterly feminine & utterly gorgeous lingerie from Enamore – a great gift for yourself or gentlemen if you’re reading – take note

 Our last last last order date is midnight December 21st

A Little Oh La La This Christmas – Introducing Enamore

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

I have really been looking forward to adding a little zing to Belleetik with some of Enamore’s utterly feminine lingerie in a super soft bamboo jersey & a divine organic silk.  We also have some sleep masks and garters for some fun & luxury, as well as some wonderful accessories from Enamore.

Enamore was established in 2004 by Jenny Ambrose in Brighton. Inspired by a love of vintage, Enamore creates beautiful & playful lingerie and hand made accessories with a twist on the modern Pin-Up. The range is designed and manufactured in the UK, from organic, sustainable and vintage fabrics.

There is no reason that being environmentally aware should mean giving up nice underwear. If anything it means getting nicer and cleaner underwear – minus the nasty pesticides and chemicals present in our knickers. A pinch of classic, a dash of retro and spoonful of gorgeous” is how Jenny describes her style and we are grateful to her for bringing back that good old fashioned glamour.

The last word goes to a journalist Starre Vartan, who in an article about Enamore, passed on some timeless words of wisdom from her grandmother – “Whatever kind of work you do or whatever ridiculous outfits you wear, make sure that you have pretty underwear on.” “Not for anybody else- for yourself.”

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