Lisa Brady

Lisa Brady

Metropolis: Spend, spend, spend

Metropolis: Spend, spend, spend

It's the height of summer, and that means only one thing - the seasonal sales are upon us, writes Lisa Brady.

Metropolis: Grown-up glamour

Metropolis: Grown-up glamour

Mint Velvet aims to bring catwalk trends to the high street - and at a price that isn't a fright, writes Lisa Brady.

Metropolis: Sell, sell, sell!

Metropolis: Sell, sell, sell!

The direct selling phenomenon isn't just restricted to Avon, as the huge success of the French brand Captain Tortue demonstrates, writes Lisa Brady.

Metropolis: Always the bridesmaid

Metropolis: Always the bridesmaid

Bridalwear is not just for brides, and Irish label Dresscode is on hand to provide dresses for bridesmaids that will enhance the perfect day, writes Lisa Brady.

Metropolis: Edge of summer

Metropolis: Edge of summer

Whether at a race meet or a wedding this summer, make a strong fashion statement with a stunning headpiece, writes Lisa Brady.

Metropolis: A place in the sun

Metropolis: A place in the sun

From 1950s-style retro bikinis to flashy neon colours, this season's selection of swimwear will suit all shapes and tastes, writes Lisa Brady.

Metropolis: A slice of American life

Metropolis: A slice of American life

Philadelphia-born Katie O'Riordan is bringing timeless preppy elegance to the world of Irish fashion with her new label, Theo+George, writes Lisa Brady.

Metropolis: Elegant and easy to wear

Metropolis: Elegant and easy to wear

With a little imagination and innovation, new season shapes and colours can be worn comfortably and with style, writes Lisa Brady.

Metropolis: To wish and wear

Metropolis: To wish and wear

New label Wishbone aims to provide women over 30 with desirable clothes that have a lasting combination of style, luxury and comfort, writes Lisa Brady.

Metropolis: Stylish simplicity lasts from morn ing to night with La Dress

Metropolis: Stylish simplicity lasts from morn ing to night with La Dress

As a busy mother and career woman, Simone Van Trojen was having trouble finding the perfect dress to last throughout the day, writes Lisa Brady.

Metropolis: Spinning a new luxury line

Metropolis: Spinning a new luxury line

Cashmere designer Lucy Nagle has just landed a big US contract, but she still intends to push on to greater things, writes Lisa Brady.

Metropolis: Mad about monochrome

Metropolis: Mad about monochrome

What's black and white and seen all over? It's this year's must-have fashion look - monochrome, writes Lisa Brady.

Fashion Special: Flash in Japan

Fashion Special: Flash in Japan

Irish designer Don O'Neill looked to the Far East for inspiration when creating his spring designs, writes Lisa Brady.

Fashion Special: Tailoring with focus

Fashion Special: Tailoring with focus

Jeremy Hackett says that good tailoring is the key to true style, writes Lisa Brady.

First person: Jessica Herrin

First person: Jessica Herrin

Jessica Herrin: 41, entrepreneur, San Francisco