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In this week's Sunday Independent: Juno

Welcome to the September issue of JUNO, our luxurious fashion and lifestyle magazine, free inside this week’s Sunday Independent.  We are celebrating fashion’s most dramatic and abundant season with pages and pages of striking editorial, showcasing the stunning creativity of international and Irish designers, and feeling love.

Fashion is in many moods this autumn, from rebel chicks to fifties flirts.

We’ve been really struck by the focus on black leather and knitwear and how it is reframing our notions of strength and structure.

So we made that JUNO’s theme; how to gain strength and structure in your life.

All our contributors explored those qualities and what has been really interesting is how they all came back with the same conclusions - structure builds life, as well as one’s wardrobe.

 Commitment to it leads to contentment, feeling more fulfilled, and feeling more love.

Be sure to visit JUNO online for lots of exclusive interviews with our contributors, behind the scenes access to our fashion shoots as well as exclusive shots that won’t be seen anywhere else.

Our fashion editorial, Heroine of a Thousand Faces is a visual exploration of the relationship between mythology, fashion and landscape. 

JUNO entered the history annals by being the first ever photographic crew to shoot on Skellig Michael.

We have wonderful footage online of that great adventure that you won’t want to miss.

We think it tops American Vogue’s recent Kerry experience hands down.

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Continuing our focus on structure we asked the divine Roz Purcell to model the fascinating contraptions by which lingerie creates stunning silhouette.

Autumn 2013 is a coat and boots season. We selected our favourites for you to get an idea of the scope and pure joy of what is on offer from Ireland’s best fashion emporiums.

Our Breaking The Walls Down feature story is on women authors who self published their works. If you ever had a secret dream to write or get into self-publishing this is a must read.

We have interviews several fascinating women on creating rich lives. Former, leading, international fashion industry player, Ann McGovern, shares her insights on life, Jean Paul Gaultier, Madonna and the art of making love filled tea in Silver Linings. 

Designer and sustainable industry consultant Rosie O’Reilly talks about her passion for her hobby – currach building, and DJ to the fashion industry, Paul Webb, opens up to us about music and depression, love lost and love found and how life gets better.

Our fabulous beauty editor, Paula Callan, demystifies the potions that are moisturizers and serums and gives a mini master class on eyebrows. International make-up artist, Christine Lucignano talks foundations and make-up tricks to perfect skin finish.

Holistic therapist Karen Ward explores the importance of creating good structures now for future health while Dr. Donn Brennan muses on the importance of meditation to decrease stress and create a balanced and content society.

JUNO in September is feeling rich. JUNO is about feeling strong. 

JUNO in September celebrates feeling abundant and feeling free.

Enjoy your JUNO.

Constance Harris