Annmarie O’Connor

Annmarie O’Connor, Ennis Book Club Festival

Annmarie O’Connor is a best-selling author, award-winning stylist, fashion writer and wardrobe wellness coach. A self-styled ‘inexpert expert’ on the subject of mindfulness.

Her books The Happy Closet and The Happy Medium explore how considered choices can increase our sense of satisfaction; a topic which she also proposes in her TEDx talk ‘Enough is Enough: Deciding to Be Satisfied’.

Her editorial and styling credits include The Irish Examiner, The Sunday Times Style, ELLE, Irish Tatler, The Gloss, Thrive Global, Image, Louis Vuitton City Guides series, London Fashion Week, The Voice of Ireland, Lululemon, TK Maxx, Harvey Nichols, Kildare Village and Brown Thomas.

On air, she contributes to The Dave Fanning Show, Alison Curtis Show, The Ryan Tubridy Show; Virgin Media′s Xposé and RTE’s Today. She is also a regular guest speaker for clients like Google, Laya Healthcare, Enable Ireland, Ely Lily, EY, Network Ireland, Ulster Bank, Hennessy Literary Awards, BEO, Body & Soul and the Ideal Home Show.

Known for a considerable body of work, she has been featured in Image magazine as one of Ireland’s 100 Most Inspiring Women and in Irish Tatler Business on Ireland’s Power List: 1,000 Women of Influence (2013, 2014, 2015); she has also won several industry accolades: 2016 Cork Fashion Week Stylish Entrepreneur; 2015 Kerry Fashion Week Best Irish Fashion Stylist; and 2015 Kerry Fashion Week Irish Fashion Ambassador.