Newry Style City

Newry Style City

Sometimes I feel like I am one of those terrible people who doesn't know anywhere outside their own city. I've travelled a lot outside of Ireland, but my knowledge of places not too far from home is rubbish. Barring Dublin I don't see much of the rest of Ireland, so it was really lovely to be asked to go on a Food and Fashion tour of Newry city. Newry is about an hour outside of Belfast, I've only ever passed through it on the way to Dublin. I can definitely say after being introduced to it yesterday I will be back! Here's how me and a bunch of other Fabb bloggers spent our Tuesday...

Newry Style City

Starting off in Grounded learning about the new trend in the coffee world, slow brewing. Now, I'm more of a tea girl but even I had to admit this had a lovely sweet taste to it! That's a Chemex brewer there, I guess coffee really is an art form and it's a bit sad that Starbucks has turned it all into RUSHRUSHRUSH when really coffee is something to sit down and enjoy. 

Newry Style City

Newry Style City

Newry Style City

Newry Style City

Absolutely loving these goodies from Bows Boutique! The flamingo dress is from Sugarhill Boutique, I'd always been wary about ordering from them as their sizes only go to L, which is usually a 16. There were only S and M stocked here, but they looked roomy enough that I might give that milkshake dress a try!

After Bows we visited Bogart, a mens suit shop. Damn, now only if I could get Ali in a suit! Such a lovely shop, if only it also sold Don Drapers! We were kindly given a tie to take home to our Mr so there's some hope yet.

Newry Style City

We were spoiled with a Tapas lunch in Art Bar Funkel (eh, most amazing name ever?!) - had to try the chicken wings! Ali and I are making the rounds trying as many as we can here, the blue cheese dip was amazing as were the ribs pictured above, yum!

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Neons in Snaubs Boutique, sigh...I am just drawn to them. They're so amazing! I'm dreaming of a fluro pink Cambridge Satchel for my birthday, we shall see! 

Newry Style City

Newry Style City

Next we went to Jack Murphy Jewellers and were utterly SPOILED ROTTEN, being allowed to try on as many diamonds as we wanted and being given frozen strawberry daiquiris, sounds like heaven eh? Check out that ring above, utterly dreamy.

Newry Style City

Newry Style City

Look at the uncut diamonds! So hard to believe these little things turn into something so sparkly.

Newry Style City

Loving the Dr Martens in Cahill Bros shoes, g'wan somebody buy me a pair!

Newry Style City

Finishing off the day in Canal Court Hotel with some afternoon tea. I was so sorry we had to rush off and get our train, because I could have spent hours here! Probably the best scones I have ever eaten, amazing friendly staff and excellent sandwiches. Actually, I would go back to Newry just for this, wonderful.

A few Instagram snaps from the day...

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Awesome handbag from Chez Couture and some gorgeous Irregular Choice heels from Cahill Bros!

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Being spoiled again and some yummy cupcakes at Berling.

Newry Style City


Thanks to all of the organisers and retailers for being so good to us, we can't wait to go back!
Newry Style City runs from 18th April -21st April 2013, for more information log on to www.newrystylecity.com




5 comments:

  1. oh this looks like a fun (and yummy!) day..was so sorry I couldn't head to this for trying on the diamonds alone!
    xox

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  2. Looks like a fun day!!! I never ever leave town :/ It's nice to get out and about, though!

    Mabel
    Mabel Cooks

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  3. I definitely need to visit more places, I am SUCH a homebody!

    Maria xxx

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  4. Can't believe you did all that in a day! Will have to take a long detour next time I go home to Belfast! Just discovered your blog via Sugahfix/Fabb - I'll be following!x

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  5. Hi Claire, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
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