Darren Kennedy
Darren Kennedy is a television presenter, style journalist and founder of the hugely popular website helpmystyle.ie. Having lived in Toronto, Paris, Dublin, Bordeaux and London, Darren is an avid trend spotter of all things style, fashion & entertainment.

Widely regarded as one of the country’s top style influencers, Darren has graced the covers of Sunday Times Magazine and Irish Independent Weekend magazine while the Evening Standard singled him out as one of UK’s most stylish men during London’s first ever Men’s Fashion week. They’re not alone, he was also nominated “Ireland’s Most Stylish Man” by Ireland’s answer to OK!, VIP magazine and named as ‘one to watch’ by U Magazine.

As a presenter, he appears on ITV’s This Morning and has presented shows on BBC1, RTE and Channel 5. In September 2012, the documentary ‘Gay Daddy’ which he devised and presented, received critical acclaim and trended No. 1 on twitter for two days.

A columnist with the Irish Independent magazine, his weekly ‘Style Dilemma’ page became an instant hit with readers for his straight talking, no-fuss approach to fashion. He regularly contributes to National publications including The Sunday Times, Tatler, The Daily Mail, Closer Magazine and The Examiner.

Darren presented eBay’s Online Fashion Week and hosted the online fashion giants first ever Irish fashion show which was streamed live online.

For his website www.helpmystyle.ie, Darren has interviewed some of the world’s most influential fashion icons and designers including Victoria Beckham, Emma Watson, Tommy Hilfiger, Ronaldo, JLS, Jeremy Hackett, Henry Holland and ex French Vogue Editor Carine Roitfeld.

Blog Entries by Darren Kennedy

My Threads: A Christmas Party Outfit For Him

(0) Comments | Posted 29 November 2012 | (10:25)


The festive seasons presents many an awkward sartorial scenario, no more so than when it comes to dressing for the much-hyped (READ: dreaded) Christmas party.

Women to a certain extent have it easy. A recipe of party dress, vertiginous heels and some sparkle, make...

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Making Sense of Scent: Male Fragrances and What They Say About Your Style

(9) Comments | Posted 18 August 2012 | (01:00)

Gaspard Ulliel, face of Bleu de Chanel

I remember a couple of years ago, my boss, an older man who refused to retire, telling me he'd popped into Brown Thomas (owned by Selfridges) during lunch hour looking for a particular perfume for his...

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The Long and Short of Summer Shorts

(0) Comments | Posted 26 July 2012 | (12:46)

Last week the world got its first glimpse of toddler Harper Seven up on her feet as she accompanied her mother, the style powerhouse that is Victoria Beckham, on a visit to luxury department store Brown Thomas in Dublin. It was my first time to meet Victoria and I must...

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No Ordinary Hat Trick

(4) Comments | Posted 29 June 2012 | (01:00)

My barber tells me I'm a lucky man. I've been blessed with more than my fair share of hair. Recently though, a somewhat awkward encounter with an old school friend, who's now bald as a coot, reminded me that not everyone is in the same boat. It got me thinking...

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Hiding in Plain Sight: Stand Out in Camouflage

(0) Comments | Posted 18 May 2012 | (15:19)

I love shoes. They offer endless style possibilities. Far from being just functional, I've always thought of my footwear as prime accessories capable of catching the senses. An array of tactile, material uppers. Soles that creep or stroll. Stitched together with often surprising levels of creativity.

My affection for footwear...

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