Irish ballerina Therese Schweppe, who runs a ballet school in London called Regal Ballet, with some of her pupils at St Christina’s School in St John’s Wood, North London.  Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

The entrance hall to St Christina’s Catholic primary school in St John’s Wood in North London is bustling shortly after 3pm as parents come to collect(...)

Where better to photograph fashion’s spring foliage than among the lush floral displays in the Victorian splendour of the Dublin Flower and Fruit M(...)

Author Gemma Williams: “The Chinese fashion industry is incredibly complex and layered, even though it is relatively new.”

Fashion is booming in China now and is an area that offers opportunities for Irish designers. Ahead of the 2015 Year of Irish Design, Paul Costelloe p(...)

Model wears a rose-inspired outfit at the Alexander McQueen show at the Conciergerie. Photograph: Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images

The Zoolander affair may have hijacked Valentino’s show in Paris on Tuesday, but as fashion week drew to a close yesterday nothing stood in the way of(...)

A model walks the runway during the Louis Vuitton show at Paris Fashion Week. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

The Zoolander affair may have hijacked Valentino’s show in Paris on Tuesday, but as Paris Fashion Week drew to a close nothing stood in the way of the(...)

Portrait of Alexander McQueen from Savage Beauty at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

It should have been a triumphant moment. It was a chill October evening in Paris, and Alexander McQueen had just showed Plato’s Atlantis, his unive(...)

Two shocking events in 2011 and 2012 threw the British fashion designers John Galliano and Alexander McQueen into world headline news. One was McQu(...)

Fashion by definition is about transience and Irish and international fashion will each have their own turns in the spotlights this year. Yesterday, I(...)

Laura Whitmore (centre) and models walk the runway at the Bora Aksu show during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015/16 at Somerset House. Photograph: Ben A Pruchnie/Getty Images

Fashion sights will be trained on London this weekend and a host of catwalk events at the 61st London Fashion Week which was formally opened by Natali(...)

From now until the February 15th, the work of three young Irish fashion designers will be showcased at the Conrad hotel in Dublin. Visitors to (...)