At last year’s Met ball were: Chloë Sevigny; Beyoncé; Kim Kardashian West, who wore a nude dress; and Cara Delevigne, who railed against Met gown etiquette. Photographs: Getty Images

This is a big year for the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute Benefit, or the Met, as it’s more commonly known. A documentary about the ball is be(...)

Life in the fast lane: “Some of the ‘fuerdai’ have a crush on the life of luxury ... they drive Bentley, Maserati, Porsche and so on”

When news broke online that Wang Sicong, son of Wang Jianlin, China’s richest man, had spent €350,000 in a single night at a karaoke bar in Beijing, (...)

Top row from left: House of Fraser dress, €89; Zara jumper, €29.95; Warehouse jacket, €240; River Island top, €40. Bottom row from left: Furla bag, €245 at Arnotts; Milly bag, €200 from Arnotts; Topshop shoes, €68; and belt bag, €125  from Whistles

Do you know your hatchling from your polo? Your eyelet from your grommet? Confused? We don’t blame you. There is much talk of speed in the fashion wo(...)

Hugo Boss chief executive officer Claus-Dietrich Lahrs resigned after the German fashion retailer cut its profit outlook for the second time in six months.

Hugo Boss chief executive officer Claus-Dietrich Lahrs resigned after the German fashion retailer cut its profit outlook for the second time in six mo(...)

Irish fashion designer Daniel Kearns, who will work with David Beckham on his new label as creative director of the British heritage brand Kent & Curwen

Irish menswear designer Daniel Kearns has been appointed creative director of the British heritage brand Kent & Curwen in a five year partnership (...)

Image one: Brown hat €235, Wrap €355; Gushlow & Cole, Arnotts. Image two: Ear muffs €155, Arnotts. Image three: Coat €530, Reiss, Arnotts. Image four: Coat €230, Coast; Blouse €115, Theory, Brown Thomas.

The current season’s faux furs, so much in fashion, can deceive the eye and touch. Fur has been flying on the catwalks and fake animal pelts are havi(...)

Read all our Christmas content at irishtimes.com/itschristmas Today’s snow queens are not icy maidens bedecked in ballerina drifts of tulle – i(...)

Louis Vuitton store in Marina Bay, Singapore

The Louis Vuitton headquarters in Paris is a very grand 19th century building with an imposing glass and marble entrance located beside the city’s (...)

Air France executive vice president for human resources and labour relations Xavier Broseta after scuffles broke out at the airline’s headquarters on Monday
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Image of the week: Storm the headquarters Air France executive vice president for human resources and labour relations Xavier Broseta is not sh(...)

A model presents a creation from the Spring/Summer 2016 Ready to Wear collection by French designer Nicolas Ghesquiere for Louis Vuitton during the Paris Fashion Week in Paris. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA

Paris fashion week closed on Wednesday with a defiantly urban-inspired collection from Nicholas Ghesquiere at Louis Vuitton. The show involved high t(...)