The National Tailoring Academy at Louis Copeland aims to halt the steady decline of Irish tailoring by upskilling a new generation of graduates, writes Ruth O'Connor.
Newcastle is a compact, friendly city where weekend visitors can fit in culture, fashion, good food and, of course, a night on the town, writes Ruth O'Connor.
Little and often is the key to wearing vintage, writes Ruth O'Connor.
Before you go out shopping for your spring/summer outfits, take a look at what you have in your wardrobe and do some 'weeding', writes Ruth O'Connor.
Lace, satin and flowers all feature in Communion dresses this year, while the full length is still the most popular choice, writes Ruth O'Connor.
More is more typifies the season's trend towards decadence with Baroque flourishes in elaborate fabrics, writes Ruth O'Connor.
Hats used to be confined to weddings and Ladies’ Day at the races, but a new clutch of Irish designers are bringing them onto the high street
Luxury champagne house Veuve Clicquot’s Hotel du Marc has been given a renovation that any environmentalist would be proud of
Avoca Handweavers revamps its mill products for the home market
A documentary on the outdoor pyjama-wearing phenomenon unearths some of the struggles faced by teenagers today
Irish designers utilised innovative approaches to wow the fashionistas at London Fashion Week A/W 10
The coast with the most
Sewing is undergoing a creative renaissance, as people seek to revitalise their jaded wardrobes
Aside from catering for various artistic styles, South Studios represents a haven for creativity and original expression
The owner of clothing store Indigo and Cloth believes men need to be more assertive about fashion