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Form and function

Form and function

Designer Niamh O’Neill is back with new shapes and bright ideas for autumn

Layering up

Layering up

MoMuse’s latest collections update its contemporary take on classic fine jewellery by challenging its usual minimalist aesthetic, writes Jessie Collins

Irish fashion's fab 15

Irish fashion's fab 15

It’s been a significant year for the Irish in fashion, with breakout names making international waves as the local design scene produces daring new players. Ruth O’Connor dusts down her little black book to share the 15 names to know in the business of Irish fashion

Pleasure principle

Pleasure principle

Deborah Veale’s first personal collection in a decade offers more than a nod to the ’90s aesthetic

Time to take cover

Time to take cover

Monochrome, houndstooth and check are all embraced by this autumn’s new styles

Classy, chic and comfortable

Classy, chic and comfortable

Fiona Heaney’s new collection might include indulgent fabrics and embellishments such as sheer jacquard, wool, cashmere, beading and feathers, but at the same time, it’s probably her most wearable to date.

Elegantly waisted

Elegantly waisted

French women are universally admired for their easy, elegant cool - and there are few cooler than fashion stylist and Marc Jacobs muse Camille Bidault-Waddington

Buy it, Gram it, return it

Buy it, Gram it, return it

A strange new trend is emerging in fashion retail - the ‘selfie purchase’, later returned to the shop. Conversely, a look at what style seekers are buying and keeping sheds a light on what people want from ‘the shopping experience’ right now

New Season shop list

New Season shop list

Full exposure

Full exposure

Want to see some top-class couture while helping a good cause? Then get along to the latest Irish Fashion Exposure event next month, writes Elaine Prendeville

Modern classic

Modern classic

Donegal tweed company Magee 1866 is reinventing the iconic fabric for contemporary style seekers, with peerless suiting for men and women and a luxurious, more casual line in womenswear

That 80s show

That 80s show

Brown Thomas’s autumn collection harks back to the glory days of power dressing - only this time, it’s called executive suiting

A stitch in time

A stitch in time

In the 1990s, Lainey Keogh made cashmere cool, dominating international runways. Now from her home in Wicklow she reveals how she maintains her creative individuality, but at a more gentle pace . . .

Brand ambitions

Brand ambitions

Rathgar designer Daniel Kearns cut his teeth with Giambattista Valli and held senior roles at McQueen and Galliano before taking the creative helm at David Beckham’s Kent & Curwen label, writes Elaine Prendeville

His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials

Garrett Pitcher’s Indigo & Cloth menswear store has carved out its niche in the Irish fashion landscape, writes Elaine Prendeville