Ruth O'Connor

Ruth O'Connor

Made up for minerals

Made up for minerals

Using a formula which enables the skin to breathe and stay healthy, mineral make-up has seen a rapid rise in popularity

Metropolis: Feelgood fashion

Metropolis: Feelgood fashion

Ireland’s ethical fashion week gets underway next Sunday, and making fashion sustainable is the purpose behind the project

Metropolis: Working on office style

Metropolis: Working on office style

It is vital to reflect a professional air in the workplace, but that doesn’t mean that striking colour combinations are a no-go

Classic chic from Bertoni

Classic chic from Bertoni

The latest collection from the Danish label effortlessly allies aesthetics with comfort

Fashion is child’s play

Fashion is child’s play

With the recession casting a pall over almost everything, it’s no surprise that children’s fashions are harking back to a brighter, simpler time.

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Metropolis:

Things might be looking bad for the economy but, experts say, that’s precisely why men should be looking their best

Fresh prints

Fresh prints

It’s finally time to ditch your winter clothes and start building up your spring/summer wardrobe. Ruth O’Connor rounds up four of the season’s key trends.

First person

First person

Ciarán O’Byrne: 35, guerrilla gardener, Dublin

Metropolis: Philosophy of stones

Metropolis: Philosophy of stones

Jewellery designer Michael O’Dwyer understands the importance of retaining a spotless reputation in the gem world.

Metropolis: Sales and the city

Metropolis: Sales and the city

Making a career change is always a nerve-wracking move, but these three women had no regrets swapping the boardroom for the shop floor.

Metropolis: Couture Club

Metropolis: Couture Club

Derry-born Jen Kelly has more experience than most people of the ups and downs of fashion – and after 20 years in the business, he believes it is bespoke businesses focusing on quality that will survive the current downturn

Return to Retro

Return to Retro

Take advantage of unique vintage clothes that won't leave you staring at a mirror image of yourself at your next party.

Well heeled

Well heeled

A fine French feast for foodies

Rude Health: Raw food the way to go

Rude Health: Raw food the way to go

Dr Douglas Graham has been existing solely on uncooked food for 27 years.