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Trend of an era 13 ways lockdown has changed our movie, makeup and fashion habits

Prepare to be punched right in the feels by the revival of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Gossip Girl and Queer As Folk, among others

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REBOOT-YLICIOUS: And Just Like That will follow SATC’s Carrie Bradshaw (Parker), Charlotte York (Kristin Davis) and Miranda Hobbes (Cynthia Nixon) as they navigate life and love in their 50s minus Samantha Jones (Kim Cattrall)

REBOOT-YLICIOUS: And Just Like That will follow SATC’s Carrie Bradshaw (Parker), Charlotte York (Kristin Davis) and Miranda Hobbes (Cynthia Nixon) as they navigate life and love in their 50s minus Samantha Jones (Kim Cattrall)

And Demi Lovato’s edgy new undercut — crafted by stylist Amber Maynard Bolt and debuted on Instagram late last year — is the only ‘chopsiration’ we need

And Demi Lovato’s edgy new undercut — crafted by stylist Amber Maynard Bolt and debuted on Instagram late last year — is the only ‘chopsiration’ we need

Model Kaia Gerber most recently added to her 10-strong collection of micro tatts - including a ladylike loveheart and angel - with a delicate '444' etching on her right arm.

Model Kaia Gerber most recently added to her 10-strong collection of micro tatts - including a ladylike loveheart and angel - with a delicate '444' etching on her right arm.

BAG THAT: Guess Destiny strap shoulder bag, €129

BAG THAT: Guess Destiny strap shoulder bag, €129

Can't decide which nail polish to wear?

Can't decide which nail polish to wear?

EAR EAR: Vie Healing 24k Gold Ear Seeds, €33.50

EAR EAR: Vie Healing 24k Gold Ear Seeds, €33.50

TWO DUNNIT: Netflix drama Malcom & Marie stars Washington and Zendaya as lovers

TWO DUNNIT: Netflix drama Malcom & Marie stars Washington and Zendaya as lovers

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REBOOT-YLICIOUS: And Just Like That will follow SATC’s Carrie Bradshaw (Parker), Charlotte York (Kristin Davis) and Miranda Hobbes (Cynthia Nixon) as they navigate life and love in their 50s minus Samantha Jones (Kim Cattrall)

From make-up to movies, the way we live has drastically altered over the last year. We take a look at some of the emerging trends and what we can happily leave well behind us as the world reawakens

The Show

And Just Like That … the Sex and the City girls (well, three of them anyway) are back.

Teased by Sarah Jessica Parker on Twitter earlier this month, the return of the iconic HBO series is just one of the television reboots slated for 2021 as nostalgia meets the unstoppable rise of streaming.

Prepare to be punched right in the feels by the revival of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Gossip Girl and Queer As Folk, among others - and could we BE any more excited about the upcoming Friends reunion this March?

The Haircut

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And Demi Lovato’s edgy new undercut — crafted by stylist Amber Maynard Bolt and debuted on Instagram late last year — is the only ‘chopsiration’ we need

And Demi Lovato’s edgy new undercut — crafted by stylist Amber Maynard Bolt and debuted on Instagram late last year — is the only ‘chopsiration’ we need

And Demi Lovato’s edgy new undercut — crafted by stylist Amber Maynard Bolt and debuted on Instagram late last year — is the only ‘chopsiration’ we need

After almost a year of DIY haircuts and box colour, who could blame women for wanting a fresh start when salons across the country finally reopen?

Dramatic short cuts are tipped to be the most in-demand 'do of 2021 as ladies bid to undo the damage of home styling - and get ready to face the world again.

And Demi Lovato's edgy new undercut - crafted by stylist Amber Maynard Bolt and debuted on Instagram late last year - is the only 'chopsiration' we need.

The Bodyart

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Model Kaia Gerber most recently added to her 10-strong collection of micro tatts - including a ladylike loveheart and angel - with a delicate '444' etching on her right arm.

Model Kaia Gerber most recently added to her 10-strong collection of micro tatts - including a ladylike loveheart and angel - with a delicate '444' etching on her right arm.

Model Kaia Gerber most recently added to her 10-strong collection of micro tatts - including a ladylike loveheart and angel - with a delicate '444' etching on her right arm.

Less is more when it comes to the newest vogue for tiny tattoos. Model Kaia Gerber most recently added to her 10-strong collection of micro tatts - including a ladylike loveheart and angel - with a delicate '444' etching on her right arm.

The 19 year-old even told how she gave herself a stick-and-poke "dot" tattoo while self-isolating at home last year.

Although we'll maybe leave it to the professionals.

The Drink

First it was 'Mescal', now it's mezcal we'll all be thirsting after in 2021 according to drinks industry insiders.

Made from agave, sales of the smoky Mexican spirit sky-rocketed Stateside last year, with consumers here sure to give it a shot as at-home cocktail hour continues. Mezcal margarita, anyone?

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The Food Craze

Sourdough is so 2020.

This year's home-cooking craze is pasta.

But don't even think about adding the dried stuff that boils in 10 minutes flat to your click and collect shopping basket.

If you're not making everything from spaghetti to strozzapreti from scratch after investing in a schmancy pasta cutter like this one from KitchenAid (€199), then fuhgeddaboudit - it's not like 'no carbs before Marbs' is still a thing anyway.

The Bag

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BAG THAT: Guess Destiny strap shoulder bag, €129

BAG THAT: Guess Destiny strap shoulder bag, €129

BAG THAT: Guess Destiny strap shoulder bag, €129

Hauling around a reusable shopping bag may have been the closest we got to accessorising over the past 12 months.

But all that's about to change after Prada dropped its 90s-inspired Cleo brushed leather shoulder bag (worn by model) last month.

The modern twist on the iconic style is already the most lusted-after arm candy of the year, so expect to find lots of pleather lookalikes on the high street - without the €1,800 price tag.

The Manicure

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Can't decide which nail polish to wear?

Can't decide which nail polish to wear?

Can't decide which nail polish to wear?

Can't decide which nail polish to wear?

Just wear 'em all, say beauticians, who tip rainbow nails to be one of the hottest trends of 2021 now that we're all a dab hand at manicures.

Nail the look by painting each finger a different colour, starting with on-trend pastels such as mint, powder blue and lilac (try Essie's Lilacism, €9.99), for spring, getting bolder as the months tick by - or salons reopen at least.

The Shoe

Swapping slippers for actual footwear is set to be made a little easier by 2021's street-smart lug sole.

Beloved of designers like Stella McCartney, the chunky styles transitions from knee high to ankle boot for spring - before popping up on everything from loafers to trainers later on in the year.

Budget or blow-out, we heart this foot-friendly sole already seen on stars like Hailey Baldwin and Bella Hadid.

The Wellness Fad

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EAR EAR: Vie Healing 24k Gold Ear Seeds, €33.50

EAR EAR: Vie Healing 24k Gold Ear Seeds, €33.50

EAR EAR: Vie Healing 24k Gold Ear Seeds, €33.50

Already sprouting up on Instagram, ear seeding — which involves ‘planting’ gold or crystal magnets to pressure points in the ear — is here for the year.

Ear us out on this one. The needle-free form of acupuncture has its roots in traditional Chinese medicine and is reputed to banish stress and boost energy.

Hey, if the blingtastic wellness trend is Goop enough for Gwyneth Paltrow, it’s Goop enough for us.

The Film

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TWO DUNNIT: Netflix drama Malcom & Marie stars Washington and Zendaya as lovers

TWO DUNNIT: Netflix drama Malcom & Marie stars Washington and Zendaya as lovers

TWO DUNNIT: Netflix drama Malcom & Marie stars Washington and Zendaya as lovers

Hollywood is finally thinking outside the box office with blockbusters like Bond 25 and The Batman still on pause.

Shot entirely during the pandemic after the crew formed a bubble, Malcolm & Marie - available on Netflix from February 5 - heralds a new wave of indie films set to put storytelling before explosions in 2021.

And, honestly, who needs superheroes when you've got John David Washington and Zendaya staring lustfully at each other in glorious black and white for almost two hours?

Coronavirus thriller Songbird and psychological horror We Need to Do Something - both also filmed under quarantine - are just two more of the low-budget titles coming to big screens (fingers crossed) soon.

The Wearable

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Gaming company Razer teased its futuristic Project Hazel face mask at the recent Consumer Electronics Show 2021 online.

Gaming company Razer teased its futuristic Project Hazel face mask at the recent Consumer Electronics Show 2021 online.

Gaming company Razer teased its futuristic Project Hazel face mask at the recent Consumer Electronics Show 2021 online.

Gaming company Razer teased its futuristic Project Hazel face mask at the recent Consumer Electronics Show 2021 online.

And though it’s still just a prototype, the high-tech mask — featuring a rechargeable ventilation system, builtin voice amplifier and LED lights — is already on our Christmas list.

With Chinese tech firm Huami also working on a transparent face covering that allows you to unlock your phone with Face ID, it’s surely only a matter of time before an ‘iMask’ becomes all the rage.

The Makeup

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FACE-OFF: Urban Decay Stay Naked Hydromaniac, €32

FACE-OFF: Urban Decay Stay Naked Hydromaniac, €32

FACE-OFF: Urban Decay Stay Naked Hydromaniac, €32

Yes, yes, we know you’ve heard this a million times before, but ‘no-make-up make-up’ really is back in 2021.

Dubbed “skinimalism”, working from home has seen a move away from the caked-on looked of recent years towards glowy skin and visible freckles — hopefully for good.

Which is not to say it won’t be virtual handbags at dawn when Urban Decay’s new Stay Naked Hydromaniac ‘tinted glow hydrator’ accordingly hits shelves here this Friday.

The Denims

Dreading squeezing back into those skinny jeans post-pandemic?

The good news is you may not have to - as the more Quarantine-15-forgiving bootleg style takes over in 2021.

Slim fit without being sprayed on, Brandon Maxwell is just one of the couturiers to champion the flattering cut in his latest resort collection.

But there's no shortage of more affordable versions by brands like Levi's and M&S around. Now all we need is an excuse to actually wear 'jeans and a nice top'...

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