Eily O’Connell mace cufflinks, €190 at Coldlilies.com; Zara’s trekking trainers, €49.95; Thomas Sabo watch, €239; grey Fairisle patterned cardigan, €75 by Mantaray at Debenhams

Buying for a man – father, brother, husband or boyfriend – is always a challenge. While women compile lists of items they would love, and helpfully dr(...)

Clockwise from main: Marina & the Diamonds sporting Natalie B Coleman designs; Turkish-born designer Umit Kutluk; Dublin styling powerhouse Grace Moore

Angela Scanlon. Her documentary Oi Ginger is top of the RTÉ Player charts at time of writing, and her own star is in the ascendant – she has been prof(...)

FROM LEFT: tulip coat, €35 at Penneys; knitted PU front jumper, at Topshop (£46 at topshop.com); metallic pencil skirt, £165 by Jaeger at jaeger.co.uk; pink cropped trousers, £19.50 at laredoute.co.uk; bow-detail coat, €605 by Red Valentino at Brown Thomas. BOTTOM ROW: cashmere socks, €40 (50 per cent of all October sales go to Irish Cancer Society) at Monaghans Cashmere; leather brogues with Perspex heel, €755 by Simone Rocha at net-a-porter.com; crew-neck jumper, €25 at Dunnes Stores; handwoven horse-hair necklace on 22ct gold chain, €70 by Daniela Cardillo at coldlilies.com

It has been difficult to imagine pink being cool. Sure, we’ve been wearing it on our lips, in the fabric of our undergarments, in bright neons and hot(...)

Kim Knowles and Ciara McKenna of Coldlilies

University friends Ciara McKenna and Kim Knowles founded online retail platform Coldlilies after leaving their careers in law and finance to pursue a (...)

Left to right: Saskia dress (€130) at Bow & Pearl, Ranelagh; mint green dress (€230, was €289), at Fran & Jane; multicoloured print dress (€1,450), by Peter Pilotto at Brown Thomas

In many ways, it seems as if a time before Sex and the City has never existed. References to the hit HBO series pepper conversations with men and wome(...)