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What being a Mother means to me – Roisin, Chaos & Harmony

March 19, 2020

Mother's Day feels so much more important to us this year. For most of us, it seems we won't get to see our mums on this special day. Although this year is a little different, we're still celebrating our mums. We know that this can be an incredibly tough time for people too - so whether you’re celebrating your mum, sister, aunt or friend, we’re thanking the women who shape our lives for all of their support, love and kindness. We asked the incredible Roisin from CHAOS+HARMONY about her first memory of Mother's Day, what it means to be a mum and her best advice for new mums. My

Chupi Gifting with The Experts: Zoe Carney, House of Indi

December 23, 2019

Next in our Gifting With the Experts series is Zoe Carney owner of House of Indi , a stunning homeware store that boasts a beautiful collection of hand-selected pieces, sourced by Zoe worldwide. House of Indi's permanent location is in their beautiful showroom in Home Studios, however, you can catch them in their gorgeous pop-up space on Drury Street until January. What is your favourite thing about Christmas?  Everything!! I love Christmas, I always have. I couldn’t pick one thing! I love the atmosphere, fireplaces lighting, twinkling lights, mulled wine, smelly cheeses and sill

Gifting With The Experts: Edel Lyons, Rag Revolution

December 10, 2019

Next up in our Gifting with The Experts series is Edel Lyons, owner of Rag Revolution. Rag Revolution is a sustainable fashion rental service which aims to empower women by giving them the opportunity to rent and wear their favourite brands such as Rixo & Reformation. We adore a sustainable brand, and especially one with so many beautiful dresses! We sat down with Edel to talk about her favourite Christmas Traditions and how she is going to make Christmas 2019 more sustainable... What is your favourite thing about Christmas?  My favourite thing is sitting by the fire and

Chupi Gifting with The Experts: Louise Ryan, April And The Bear

November 25, 2019

Next up in our Chupi Gifting with The Experts series is Louise Ryan, store manager of one of our favourite independent stores, April and The Bear. Situated in gorgeous Rathmines, this stunning store is the perfect destination for those looking for an affordable & unique addition to their home. We asked Louise to share her tips on gifting and how she is aiming to make this Christmas more sustainable... What is your favourite thing about Christmas? Catching up with friends & family and the food! Do you have any Christmas Rituals?  Since I have been born we have

Chupi Gifting with The Experts: Laura Jordan, stylesavvy.ie

November 13, 2019

Up next in our Chupi Gifting with The Experts series is the fabulous Laura Jordan of Style Savvy. Laura is a Personal Stylist, Fashion Presenter and Brand Consultant, so we couldn't wait to chat to her and hear her top tips for gifting and being sustainable this festive season. What is your favourite thing about Christmas? Christmas is the one time of the year when my schedule goes out of the window...my favourite time is those in-between days when no-one quite knows what day it is! This slow, relaxed pace for a week or so, spent with family and friends, is something I look forward to

Chupi Gifting with The Experts: Jill & Gill

November 01, 2019

Welcome to our Gifting with The Experts series! In this series we have spoken to a selection of our amazing, creative friends about their Christmas traditions, how they’re aiming to make this Christmas more sustainable & to find out their top tips for gifting their loved ones. First up is the incredible Jill Deering and Gillian Henderson, the masterminds behind Jill&Gill. J&G is a brand of award winning Irish illustrators and printmakers working across fashion, design and fine art. Their amazing pieces feature fearless women such as the iconic Iris Apfel, Frida Kalho & G

The insider guide to Cork with Jo Linehan

October 18, 2019

Ahead of our exciting pop-up in The River Lee Hotel this November, we sat down with Cork native & all round stylish lady Jo Linehan about her favourite places in the city. If you're planning on coming to our gorgeous pop-up and want to make a weekend out of it, we have the most amazing tips for this special city. Best coffee? Always a contentious issue amongst Corkonians – there’s so many cafes to choose from! The Farm Gate is my favourite, where an Americano is best enjoyed overlooking the English Market from high above in their gallery. They give complimentary coffee top-ups

Why my mum is magic with stylist Lesiele Juliet

March 29, 2019

Mother’s Day a special time for mums, whether they’ve become a mum for the very first time, or their children have long since grown up and have families of their own, it’s a lovely time to celebrate the mum or mother figure in your life. To celebrate Mother’s Day, we sat down with some friends of Chupi to chat about what makes their mum magic. Next up is the wonderful stylist Lesiele Juliet. We regularly work with Lesiele for the styling for our website shoots and launch parties – she has an amazing understanding of the brand’s DNA and has done an amazing job of elevating an al

Why my mum is magic with Nathalie Marquez Courtney

March 19, 2019

Mother's Day a special time for mums, whether they've become a mum for the very first time, or their children have long since grown up and have families of their own, it's a lovely time to celebrate the mum or mother figure in your life. To celebrate Mother's Day, we sat down with some friends of Chupi to chat about what makes their mum magic. Next up is the amazing photographer, editor, writer and new mum Nathalie Marquez Courtney. Nathalie is an amazing photographer (and former editor of Image Interiors & Living) who has worked with the likes of IMAGE, Irish Tatler and The New York

Why my Mum is magic with Rachael Clifton

March 14, 2019

Mother's Day is a special time for mums, whether they've become a mum for the very first time, or their children have long since grown up and have families of their own, it's a lovely time to celebrate the mum or mother figure in your life. To celebrate Mother's Day, we sat down with some friends of Chupi to chat about what makes their mum magic. First up is Rachael Clifton of Bubbly Aquarius, a fashion blogger based in London. With a wardrobe made up of high street, vintage, designer and even bits that used to be her Mum's back in the day, we figured Rachael was a perfect fit for this se

International Women’s Day: Women who inspire us every day

March 08, 2019

This International Women's Day, we're taking the opportunity to celebrate all of the amazing woman who inspire us not just today, but every day. To celebrate this special day, we spoke to four inspirational Irish Women within the beauty and wellness industry: Jennifer Rock, founder and CEO of The Skin Nerd, Helena Ryan, director and co-founder of Wellfest, Sonia Deasy, co-founder and CEO of Pestle & Mortar and Chupi Sweetman, director and founder here at Chupi. From advice to their younger selves to what being a woman in business means to them, these incredible ladies prove that women

My Favourite Jewellery Memory with Chupi Sweetman

August 15, 2018

Chupi shares with us her most treasured jewellery memory : recounting the day she got engaged with a sparkling grey diamond and the start of something very special! My favourite memory is around my engagement ring. I wasn't the kind of girl who imagined my wedding day, my parents are divorced and I just thought getting married would never be for me. Brian had other plans, he told me a few weeks after we met that we would be getting married! We were 16, I laughed and remembered thinking we wouldn't. Fast forward 10 years and we were in the prettiest park in the South of France at midnight h

My Favourite Jewellery Memory with Lorna Duffy

August 08, 2018

We asked some close friends of the brand to share with us their most treasured jewellery memories. In part 4, blogger Lorna Duffy (Fashion Boss) shares with us her most precious jewellery memory featuring her beloved grandmother. If you ask me, childhood memories are either the fondest ones or the ones that you dread most of all to remember. They shape our lives and make us who we are, being the ones that will stay etched in our minds for all time. I don't have too many childhood memories but one I will never forget involves my favourite person on earth and something shiny of course. Let'

My Favourite Jewellery Memory with Niamh O’Sullivan

August 01, 2018

We asked some close friends of the brand to share with us their most treasured jewellery memories. Our series began with super stylist Courtney Smith and part 2 featured photographer, editor and writer Nathalie Marquez Courtney. In Part 3, blogger Niamh O'Sullivan (Cinnamon Soul) shares with us her most special jewellery memories. Niamh O'Sullivan: My first memories of jewellery that I treasured was definitely gifts from my Grandmothers for my Communion Day. I remember a beautiful watch from our local jewellers from one, and a gorgeous John Rocha bracelet from the other. I would need to

My Favourite Jewellery Memory with Nathalie Marquez Courtney

July 25, 2018

We asked some close friends of the brand to share with us their most treasured jewellery memories. Our series began with stylist Courtney Smith! In part 2 of our mini series, photographer, editor and writer Nathalie Marquez Courtney recounts to us her most precious jewellery memory! Nathalie is an amazing photographer (and former editor of Image Interiors & Living) who has worked with the likes of IMAGE, Irish Tatler and The New York Times. She photographs the beautiful lifestyle shots and flat lays which you can find on our website (styled by the equally wonderful and talented Lesiel

My Favourite Jewellery Memory with Courtney Smith

July 18, 2018

“I've always been fascinated by jewellery, how serious jewellery marks a moment in your life. I fell in love with sparkly things and now every piece I make has a story; it's where the magic is”. -Chupi Sweetman The ability of jewellery to mark special occasions and to embody so many emotions means that many of our dearest memories involve a ring, necklace or bracelet. It makes us so happy at Chupi HQ to receive your emails and messages on social about how our jewellery played a part of your special occasion. From proposals to wedding days and surprise gifts for (or from) a special some

Behind the Scenes with Model Dory Krizsan

July 11, 2018

We sat down with model Dory Krizsan on our recent ecommerce shoot to talk about everything from the beauty product she can't live without to what she loves most about being a model. What is your favourite Chupi piece? I have a pair of earrings, the Twig Hoops that Dua Lipa has but Midi version. They are quite dear to me and I wear them all the time. I actually lost one of them a couple of weeks ago and I wrote to the Chupi team asking if i could buy a single replacement hoop, I wear them everyday and I love them, and the lovely chaps here sent me one for free! I couldn’t believe it, I crie