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She’s in fashion

She’s in fashion

Being Pippa O’Connor is a lucrative business – and the woman herself is well aware that having the common touch holds the key, writes Elaine Prendeville

Cashmere On Delivery

Cashmere On Delivery

Designer Ros Duke favours the gentle touch, making all her cashmere pieces by hand rather than on industrial machines

A beautiful construct

A beautiful construct

Spanish designer Josep Font has gone against type to become an unlikely hero in the fashion world with his Delpozo label

Power and the glory

Power and the glory

Female empowerment is a theme at the heart of Brown Thomas’s new autumn/winter collection, says its fashion director Shelly Corkery

Putting Their Best Foot Forward

Putting Their Best Foot Forward

Arnotts department store unveiled its autumn/winter collection last week with an eye firmly on the future, writes Elaine Prendeville

The genuine article: Helen Cody

The genuine article: Helen Cody

On the advent of the release of The Shirt Project, the designer reveals why she wants to put real women front and centre when it comes to her creations

Master Stroke

Master Stroke

If the thoughts of an itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka-dot bikini fills you with dread, fret not: Marcella Franklin has stylish swimwear covered with her Haight range

Fairweather friends: what to wear on holiday

Fairweather friends: what to wear on holiday

For laidback LA chic, a don’t care attitude and perfect get-away-from-it-all gear, Sarah Staudinger’s Staud label is the only option

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

The big blow-out

The big blow-out

The trend for weekly blow-outs has crossed the Atlantic, with a wave of dedicated blow-dry salons popping up here. Beauty expert Caroline Foran lists some of her favourites

Go your own way: fashion designer Róisín Gartland

Go your own way: fashion designer Róisín Gartland

When the fashion designer decided to close her business 13 years ago, she found the freedom she craved

Cashing in: Can cashmere work in summer?

Cashing in: Can cashmere work in summer?

Cashmere isn’t the first material that comes to mind in hot, sunny weather, but the current warm spell is eminently suitable for it, says designer Lucy Nagle

Kathleen Garrett: A law unto herself

Kathleen Garrett: A law unto herself

Eight years ago, the head of Arthur Cox’s London office, Garrett, established a fashion event that connects Irish designers with business leaders in London. This week, Dublin’s National Concert Hall hosts the event

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

In praise of print

In praise of print

When a class of students at NCAD were given a brief to produce an originla textile design for Brown Thomas, the results were fabulously colourful