Elaine Prendeville

Elaine Prendeville

Fashion's Third Way

Fashion's Third Way

Kitri is spearheading a new breed of brands offering high-end design values at affordable prices. Founder Haeni Kim explains her ethos

No ordinary Josepha

No ordinary Josepha

In 2017, Josepha Madigan came out of nowhere to claim a seat at the cabinet table. But her goals don’t end there. Elaine Prendeville meets a thoroughly modern minister

Her bright materials

Her bright materials

Cashmere designer Ros Duke breathes life and colour into the new season, writes Elaine Prendeville

Brief encounters: Valentine's Day venues

Brief encounters: Valentine's Day venues

No, it’s not too late: here are nine destinations for Valentine’s luxury, each offering a distinctive twist on the romance theme

Christian principles

Christian principles

Christian Dior was one of the true masters of haute couture. A lavish new exhibition at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum pays tribute to his rich legacy

Family values

Family values

Kate Appleby is shaping the jewellery dynasty’s brand for the modern era, without sacrificing any of its integrity

How the ‘Irish advantage’ can overcome Brexit

How the ‘Irish advantage’ can overcome Brexit

What’s the secret to making good on emerging export markets? Placing innovation at the top of your agenda. Enterprise Ireland boss Julie Sinnamon tells Elaine Prendeville why, with the right mindset, the future for Irish SMEs can be very bright indeed

Unimaginable beauty

Unimaginable beauty

Nigel O’Reilly has access to ‘some of the best gemstones in the world’ and he is on a quest to make the most of them

A measured approach: Couturier Niall Tyrrell

A measured approach: Couturier Niall Tyrrell

Niall Tyrrell is one of Ireland’s few couturiers, designing and creating capsule collections for the clients who come to his Ranelagh studio

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

All we want for Christmas? Time, space, silence . . . and, well, shoes. In this special issue of ...

Nature girls

Nature girls

Dublin-based sisters Dairine and Keira Kennedy drew inspiration from flora in the woods for their latest collection of cashmere sweaters, writes Elaine Prendeville

On-message in a bottle: Darren Kennedy

On-message in a bottle: Darren Kennedy

Dismiss Darren Kennedy as hot air at your peril: the effervescent Dubliner credits his success across a dizzying array of projects to ‘preparation’ and sticking to his values as he launches a new range of grooming products

On to a good thing

On to a good thing

We Make Good combines social enterprise with sound commercial know-how to sell beautifully made, sustainable products

Attention Seeker

Attention Seeker

Having caught the bug young, and interned with no less than Philip Treacy, Freya Oatway of FAO Millinery is creating hats and headpieces for people who love her marriage of luxe fabrics and a modern approach, writes Elaine Prendeville

Down All The Days

Down All The Days

As recently as 2014, Jo Spain was working for Sinn Féin in the Dáil. Now she’s an established crime author, and her latest work - the TV show Taken Down - is being billed as the new Love/Hate