Abercrombie & Fitch: dropping its famous logo from its clothes and moving away from its signature style of all-American preppy clothes, loud branding and sexy advertising, to more fashionable contemporary lines

Show a southside Dublin twentysomething the A&F logo or Abercrombie & Fitch’s distinctive moose logo and she – or even he – is likely to go in(...)

Sandals from New Look, priced €29.99 – it also comes in black, lavender and blush pink.

Q I really like the 1970s look, which is supposed to be big this spring, especially platform sandals, but I’m afraid they’ll look a bit ridiculous (...)

Since 2006, Heather Finn has been mixing crochet, hand knitting and felting with machine knitting to create her own distinctive style of designer knit(...)

MacDonagh Junction, Kilkenny – around €17 million for a  50 per cent stake in the core arcade as well as full ownership of a number of other shops and offices on site

Six provincial shopping centres, valued before the property crash at €400 to €450 million are to be offered for sale in one lot at over €115 million.(...)

‘It seems that you need to spend purely for the sake of spending, and that is just unhealthy. Put down the credit card.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

Q Christmas is over and the sales are almost over. I really want to get started buying clothes for spring and summer now, but there’s nothing summe(...)

A roaring fire, eating Roses from the tin and shopping online: what could be better? Photograph: Thinkstock

Q While most people are planning to spend the festive season in the pub, I’m going to be sitting on the sofa, alone, in front of a roaring fire, ea(...)

‘The temptation is to wear teeteringly high heels to declare your new status as an almost-adult, but this is foolish.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

Q Every year I get to pick out a Christmas day outfit and wear it while making visits with my family. This year, I’m going out for New Year’s Eve t(...)

Bet Lynch: you can print that

Q I love leopard print but I’m afraid that wearing it will make me look like Bet Lynch, the woman of my childhood nightmares. Help. Mary, Wexf(...)

Blouse, €250, Love Moschino, Gilet, €149, Sisley, Arnotts 2:51

The cats – Maine Coons and British Shorthairs – are real, but the fur is fake in this winter shoot by Anita Sadoswka, styled by Carmel Daly. Fashio(...)

Flower power: the floral tea dress is a universal life-saver
Trending: Floral tea dresses

Considering the weather we’ve been enjoying all over Ireland this week, all trends go out the window and into the washing machine. It is hard to ad(...)