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Reinventing the self

Reinventing the self

Extrovert? Introvert? Or both, depending on the hour? The new season at Brown Thomas has arrived, and with it comes a whole new set of personalities

Peak practice: Freya Oatway's millinery mission

Peak practice: Freya Oatway's millinery mission

With headwear having a moment, milliner Freya Oatway is determined to capitalise on the trend, writes Ruth O’Connor

Dual identity: Designer Anna Guerin's sustainably made fashion brand

Dual identity: Designer Anna Guerin's sustainably made fashion brand

Anna Guerin’s debut fashion brand The Dualist weaves exquisite Irish textiles and peerless tailoring into a sustainably made collection of Donegal tweed coats

Beauty and the banal: The Dundalk designer breaking the rules

Beauty and the banal: The Dundalk designer breaking the rules

Andrew Bell uses the latest technology to produce brilliantly engineered designs which simultaneously try to move away from the destructive nature of our disposable culture

The handmade tale: A Donegal cause goes global

The handmade tale: A Donegal cause goes global

Model-turned-clothing entrepreneur Faye Dinsmore has no desire to build an empire, but rather to revive a dying industry, one hand-knitted sweater at a time

Designing the future: This year's Future Makers

Designing the future: This year's Future Makers

Future Makers, the bursary programme, now a decade old, has given early support to some of the nation’s most gifted designers. This year’s crop is as dazzling and singular as ever

The future of fashion

The future of fashion

How will the fashion industry survive what many are calling its ‘year of reckoning’? Ruth O’Connor investigates

Change is constant

Change is constant

The newest crop of NCAD fashion graduates display a heady mix of influences in their graduate collections, from an opera-singer grandmother to the Repeal movement

Floral tribute

Floral tribute

Why fashion’s floral trend shows no sign of fading away

Soft Power

Soft Power

Irish cashmere designer Lucy Nagle’s relaxed chic is increasingly irresistible to fans round the world - and more lines are on the way

The thrill of it all

The thrill of it all

The years that Sadhbh Fahy spent living in Paris are all too apparent in the understated elegance of her D4 boutique, Electra

Shelter From the storm

Shelter From the storm

Love the cosy authenticity of Irish knitwear, but looking for a modern twist? Dublin company Ireland’s Eye has you covered

Suddenly, summer

Suddenly, summer

Holiday season is on the horizon: Susannagh Grogan has you covered with her bright tunics and scarves

A linear fashion lineage

A linear fashion lineage

As someone whose grandfather was a renowned tailor, up-and-coming designer Aisling Kavanagh’s couturial pedigree is impeccable

Closet Confidential

Closet Confidential

A personal shopper can transform the way you look, save you time, make getting dressed a pleasure rather than a chore, and help you reach your potential in the workplace.