Jessie Collins

Jessie Collins

Ultra lounge

Ultra lounge

Irish unisex label Reuben Avenue is rapidly gaining fans from the Middle East to New York with a focus on luxurious, minimalist pieces that ooze ease and sophistication. What’s more, the brand’s campaign has just struck gold with fashion’s rising star

Fashion: The right stuff

Fashion: The right stuff

A protégée of both Roland Mouret and Mary Katrantzou, Irish womenswear designer Cleo Prickett has launched her first collection of tailored ‘classics with a twist’. She tells Jessie Collins how she carved out her niche

Living the silver dream

Living the silver dream

Forget 40: life truly can begin at 70, and later. Ahead of Positive Ageing Week, Jessie Collins talks to three business dynamos challenging the third-age stereotypes

Form and function

Form and function

Designer Niamh O’Neill is back with new shapes and bright ideas for autumn

Layering up

Layering up

MoMuse’s latest collections update its contemporary take on classic fine jewellery by challenging its usual minimalist aesthetic, writes Jessie Collins

Lifelong Adventure: Mature reflection

Lifelong Adventure: Mature reflection

If weekdays are your own and time pressures have eased, there are plenty of destinations close to home that have made a speciality out of midweek wellness breaks, providing everything from yoga retreats to meditation and juicing detoxes. Jessie Collins picks some of the best places to retreat, rest and rejuvenate

A real live wire

A real live wire

Jason Byrne has just finished an acclaimed sold-out run at the Edinburgh Festival. With a new show, a new book and an Irish tour on the horizon, he talks to Jessie Collins about the nature of accidental success

Somewhere to call home

Somewhere to call home

Average rents in the capital have hit record highs of €1,875 a month. And with the rental crisis showing no signs of abating, people are seeking alternative solutions to apartment living

All things bright and bountiful

All things bright and bountiful

It’s time to reap and eat nature’s bounty. From blackberries to shellfish and fruit trees, Jessie Collins looks at ways to make the most of the harvest season

Sea change: Annalise Murphy

Sea change: Annalise Murphy

Annalise Murphy has had the most arduous year of her life. Tackling wild seas and tens of thousands of miles of ocean, the Olympic silver medallist raced around the world to finish sixth in the Volvo Ocean Race. Now, with Tokyo 2020 in her sights, she’s back on the water in a new class, starting from scratch

Buy it, Gram it, return it

Buy it, Gram it, return it

A strange new trend is emerging in fashion retail - the ‘selfie purchase’, later returned to the shop. Conversely, a look at what style seekers are buying and keeping sheds a light on what people want from ‘the shopping experience’ right now

Are you experienced?

Are you experienced?

From movie-themed parties to 25ft organic fresh-flower walls, the experiential event is where the corporate money is going. But for tech companies and global leaders, it’s not just about capturing new business: it’s about keeping the workforce happy too. Jessie Collins explores a new era in corporate entertaining

Word weary

Word weary

The proliferation of slogans on everything from notebooks to hoodies is a trend that shows no signs of abating. And now, kidswear and kids’ accessories are fast becoming overwhelmed with mantras. But does this positive messaging make any difference, asks Jessie Collins, or is it all just white noise?

Some sage advice

Some sage advice

A natural and earthy tone, the calming shade of sage has become something of a sleeper hit in 2018, says Jessie Collins

Land of milk and honey: Clodagh McKenna

Land of milk and honey: Clodagh McKenna

Chef Clodagh McKenna has a new mission: to convince Irish people to celebrate our dairy produce and consume it as health food. Here, she talks to Jessie Collins about food for life, her mentor Myrtle Allen and working to a schedule