Jessie Collins

Jessie Collins

What makes Flying Tiger tick

What makes Flying Tiger tick

You may know it for its quirky products and its bright, tempting interiors. But Flying Tiger Copenhagen is also one of the biggest retail success stories in recent years, with almost 1,000 stores across 30 territories

100 years of a German original

100 years of a German original

This year marks the centenary of the birth of Bauhaus and, for many, the beginning of true modernism. Jessie Collins looks back on the short life of the original school in Weimar, whose legacy continues to influence architects and designers from all generations

2018 A Year in review

2018 A Year in review

From ‘repeal’ fashion to panic-buying bread, Cambridge Analytica to Becoming, here are ten big stories and moments that shaped our year, write Jessie Collins and Sarah Taaffe-Maguire

‘I feel like me, but there are parts of my brain that are broken. I am aware of which parts they are. I know the parts that aren’t working, and the ones that are’

‘I feel like me, but there are parts of my brain that are broken. I am aware of which parts they are. I know the parts that aren’t working, and the ones that are’

After a life-altering stroke at just 40 years old, school teacher Máirín Ní Bheacháin found herself at a major crossroads in her life. She talks to Jessie Collins about coming back from the brink and discovering a whole new reason to live

The comeback kid

The comeback kid

Josh van der Flier’s triumphant performance for Ireland against the All Blacks last month has since cemented his reputation as one of the key men in Joe Schmidt’s squad. He talks to Jessie Collins about mental strength, team dynamics and the thrill of the win

The finer details

The finer details

From handmade chocolates to bespoke pillow sprays, what makes a hotel experience that extra bit special? Jessie Collins looks at Irish hotels offering those luxurious details that can turn a good stay into a great one

Making their mark

Making their mark

Five crafty creatives tell Jessie Collins about their latest collections. From feminine ties to rings inspired by the surface of Mars, they prove that there’s plenty on offer that’s not on the high street this Christmas

All the trimmings

All the trimmings

Jessie Collins rounds up some tasteful touches that will get you in the Christmas mood

Let’s talk about porn

Let’s talk about porn

A recent report found we are suffering from a chronic inability to discuss porn in anything but extreme terms. Jessie Collins talks to its author Caroline West about why, in the face of mounting access and consumption, we still can’t talk about it

Comfort and joy

Comfort and joy

Stuffing turkeys, roasting the perfect potatoes and schlepping from one set of in-laws to another: is the thought of Christmas Day filling you with just a bit of dread already? Fear not. There are a raft of hotel getaways that will take all the stress out of the festivities for you, writes Jessie Collins

Close Encounters

Close Encounters

Dublin-based rock photographer Ruth Medjber has shot everyone from Grace Jones to Madonna. Ahead of her first live photography exhibition this month, she talks to Jessie Collins about how to capture a moment

The parenting group in your pocket

The parenting group in your pocket

WhatsApp groups may drive many crazy, but they are the closest thing parents have to a virtual village, writes Jessie Collins

The great polar meltdown

The great polar meltdown

For six months, a Norwegian research vessel has drifted through polar ice fields trying to understand why the North Pole is heating up faster than anywhere else. Their documented expedition can be seen in a new exhibition at the UCD Science Centre

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