FASHION Consigning wardrobe malfunctions to history


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Consigning wardrobe malfunctions to history

Maggie Gibbons

Most of you reading this will have experienced a fashion mishap at some time or other –  gaping blouses, ripped hems, smudged mascara, we’ve all been there. Surely I can’t be the only woman who found the hem down on trousers or discovered my blouse was gaping, just before I left the house for a night out?
Well, now those fashion disasters can be a thing of the past with the arrival of west of Ireland company Secret Fashion Fixes ( Your wardrobe calamities could end forever with any of the little gems that Secret fashion Fixes has to offer. The first of its kind in Ireland, this innovative and exciting online store provides ladies with a host of ingenious solutions to sort out a host of wardrobe malfunctions, a one-stop shop for fixing every fashion dilemma.
The really brilliant thing about their products is their simplicity. As you go through the products on the website, you will keep thinking to yourself: ‘What a wonderful product’.  Whether for a special occasion like a wedding, christening, maternity, or even an important day at work, Secret Fashion Fixes will come to your aid with one of their emergency packs.
Take the Blouse Button (€12). It’s inspired. There’s nothing worse than trying on a new top and seeing too much cleavage! The blouse button helps discretely close low-cut tops and has many other uses too. It also looks cute, and comes in a range of styles.
Smudged mascara on a night out? Check out the Panda Pen (€27) for an instant fix. It’s the perfect size for your handbag, and while it works on the toughest mascara it’s also gentle on the delicate skin around your eyes.
Have you ever felt terrified that you’d come a cropper in your stilettos because the soles felt slippy? Well fear no more, Red Heart Sole Grips (€10) will grip well and look stylish, another great little secret!
If you feel your belt is looks too bulky under slim tops, then grab an nvisibelt (€28) – it gives an instantly slimmer appearance while remaining completely undetectable. Quite genius.
As for deodorant marks on clothes, reach for Miss Oops Rescue Sponge (€12) – a handy, little gem of a sponge that gets rid of all offending marks without the need for water.
All products have been tried and tested by owners Dee Fitzgerald and Wendy Fitzgerald, two fashion-conscious young mothers from Co Clare. Now, more than ever before we need to keep supporting Irish fashion and beauty companies, and this treasure trove promises to be a huge success.

Maggie Gibbons is an Image/Style Consultant based in Louisburgh. She can be contacted at