Elaine Prendeville

Elaine Prendeville

‘Kissing Candice allowed me to go a bit wild, which I loved’

‘Kissing Candice allowed me to go a bit wild, which I loved’

Known for her arresting music videos and advertisements, Omagh-born film-maker Aoife McArdle has brought her trademark darkness and beauty to her first feature, writes Elaine Prendeville

Soft power

Soft power

Dublin cashmere designer Paula Marron is quietly building an empire, thanks to a capsule offering of affordable signature pieces and a talent for social media

‘Oscar is a Christ figure . . . And, like Jesus, Oscar was crucified’

‘Oscar is a Christ figure . . . And, like Jesus, Oscar was crucified’

Flamboyant, handsome, louche and openly gay, actor Rupert Everett has never been a stereotypical leading man but he has forged a successful parallel career as a writer. He has now created a memorable biopic of his hero Oscar Wilde’s years of exile. And he’s great company over breakfast.

Kearns teams up with Beckham to build ‘super-brand’

Kearns teams up with Beckham to build ‘super-brand’

The Irish fashion designer Daniel Kearns plans to create “an international super-brand” with ...

His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials

Garrett Pitcher’s Indigo & Cloth menswear store has carved out its niche in the Irish fashion landscape, writes Elaine Prendeville

C’est Mignonne! Jewellery to make a mark in

C’est Mignonne! Jewellery to make a mark in

New York designer Mignonne Gavigan’s bright, expressive creations are being snapped up by stylish women on both sides of the Atlantic, writes Elaine Prendeville

Michael D Higgins the star of portrait collection

Michael D Higgins the star of portrait collection

President takes his place in cultural icons gallery

Taking silk

Taking silk

From pillowcases to pyjamas, eye masks to robes, it’s all about the exquisite luxuriance of silk as far as Dublin-born designer Eva Power is concerned

The cud life

The cud life

Co Carlow farmer and author Lorna Sixsmith’s Till the Cows Come Home is the latest in a slew of best-selling books about the cud-chewing quadrupeds

Stories that take you to a place and back again

Stories that take you to a place and back again

For the third year, we asked you, our readers, to consider a submission to The Sunday Business Po...

Leitrim writer takes Post short story prize

Leitrim writer takes Post short story prize

Stiff competition as over 700 submissions received

Skirting around the parent trap

Skirting around the parent trap

Memoir, fiction, no matter, Sheila Heti's Motherhood bristles with brutal, assured honesty.

Dress to impress this summer

Dress to impress this summer

As the sun finally puts in an appearance, we’ve put together a selection of bright and eye-catc...

Irish designer unveils gender-fluid label

Irish designer unveils gender-fluid label

Reuben Avenue proves full of eastern promise

'The next Gucci': Roksanda's rise

'The next Gucci': Roksanda's rise

Formidable women from Michelle Obama to Kate Middleton love her womenswear - so it’s no wonder that Serbian designer Roksanda Ilincic is a force of nature herself, if a down-to-earth one