Ruth O'Connor

Ruth O'Connor

Cycle style: True to form

Cycle style: True to form

Christian Bourke worked as an accessories designer for Tommy Hilfiger, Fred Perry and Paul Smith before setting up Stighlorgan - where an enthusiasm for design works in tandem with a love of cycling

Tour de Force: keeping your office gear dry and making sure you’re heard in the cycle lane

Tour de Force: keeping your office gear dry and making sure you’re heard in the cycle lane

Ruth O’Connor shares 10 smart cycling accessories for those who just want to get to work in style, whatever the weather

Going through the gears

Going through the gears

Ruth O’Connor meets the Dubliner who wants to revolutionise how we dress when we’re in the saddle

‘People say our app has saved their relationship - it’s great to have a positive impact’

‘People say our app has saved their relationship - it’s great to have a positive impact’

Whether it’s Moshi Monsters or a meditation app, entrepreneur Michael Acton Smith is ahead of the curve when it comes to tapping into technology’s mass appeal

Slow hands: Three champions of the slow fashion movement

Slow hands: Three champions of the slow fashion movement

Have we had our fill of fast fashion? Ruth O’Connor speaks to craftspeople for whom the bespoke approach is essential

Kathryn Sargent: Master of her trade

Kathryn Sargent: Master of her trade

A suit fit for a president, or perhaps royalty? Ruth O’Connor reveals the woman showing the men how it’s done on London’s Savile Row

Curated: Precious minutes

Curated: Precious minutes

Discover beautiful watches and jewellery to invest in

Curated: ‘Best choice will always best reflect the wearer’

Curated: ‘Best choice will always best reflect the wearer’

My curated life Mark Cho, co-founder of The Armoury bespoke lifestyle brand and co-owner of Drake’s, each with stores in Britain, US and Asia

Graphic and novel: Meeting contemporary artist Maser

Graphic and novel: Meeting contemporary artist Maser

Celebrated in Ireland and admired worldwide, Maser has progressed from his street art roots to become one of the most exciting contemporary Irish artists now at work

Interiors Flooring: Well and truly floored

Interiors Flooring: Well and truly floored

From terrazzo to herringbone, Ruth O’Connor catches up with the most stylish flooring trends for the coming year

Gift Guide: The art of travel

Gift Guide: The art of travel

Long-haul feels lovelier when you’re dressed the part

Gift Guide: Necessary details

Gift Guide: Necessary details

Man about town or weekend wanderer, these chic gent’s gifts are sure to please

Gift Guide: The final touch

Gift Guide: The final touch

This array of must-haves, including chic clutches and bridle bags, will help you get a handle on seasonal style

Gift Guide: Face Values

Gift Guide: Face Values

This vintage-style Driver watch gets a modern twist with the addition of the colourful iridescenc...

Gift Guide: Stylish Seconds

Gift Guide: Stylish Seconds

Combining elegance and technical sophistication, these women’s wrist watches mean business