Whether hunting for vintage bargains in damp London markets or trawling for designer-labelled decadence in the air-conditioned surrounds of Dubai’s malls, shopping comes almost as naturally to Michelle as writing with flair and authority on all things consumer.
They’re cheap, they’re cheerful and they will have even the most hardened penny pinchers emptying out their purses. Yes, the city’s cut-price consumer havens are stocked... Full article.
With plane after plane crammed full of famous names from the world of clubbing landing on DXB’s tarmac, we’ve come to see more... Full article.
It’s the stuff of movie legends: jumping on your motorcycle, giving the throttle a firm twist and hearing the engine roar like a caged animal... Full article.
Michelle Byrne selects subtle golden hues to help you avoid looking like a Midas monstrosity…Adding a touch of golden glamour to an outfit doesn’t mean spending... Full article.
In all its hues, is hot this season. Michelle Byrne picks out products for girls of all ages to look pretty in…Give your bouncing baby a pink... Full article.
You feel like you are stepping into a modern art gallery when you swing open the heavy doors to the flagship Akris store. The cavernous size... Full article.
No high street in the UK is complete without the iconic blue and white Boots sign. It is an indispensable dispenser of everything from seasickness pills... Full article.
Covered with elaborately drawn daggers piercing hearts, morbid skulls, mischievous devils, and roaring tigers – lifted straight from the designs of vintage tattoos – Ed Hardy’s T-shirts... Full article.
If your cash supplies are running low, but you fancy some retail therapy and you don’t mind haggling, then head to one of London’s... Full article.
Plugged into the ears of people across the world, Apple’s iPod has become a ubiquitous sight. All we wanted to do was buy a... Full article.
If you’re a man, buying lingerie as a Valentine’s Day gift can be a perilous mission fraught with unforeseen pitfalls... Full article.