Converse are a little oversubscribed, but still a classic (especially when battered and grubby).

This week we offer inspiration to put a spring in your step in time for that extra hour of daylight on Sunday 29th Gingham If prints had pe(...)

NIAMH O’NEILL An NCAD graduate who made her design debut with her 2012 autumn-winter collection, having honed her skills in London, Paris and N(...)

From its unveiling in 2012, Google Glass was considered the gadget yearned after by everyone from nerds and chief executives to chefs and fashionistas. It was the must-have toy that was going to set the gold standard for a new class of wearable computers. (Photo illustration by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)

This is a story of public intrigue, a futuristic wearable technology, a secret laboratory, models, sky divers and an office love triangle that ended a(...)

Cara Delevingne sports a 1970s looks at Saint Laurent’s Paris Fashion Week show. Photograph: Pascal le Segretain/Getty

  1 Painterly notions. Paint is making an impression on the catwalk and the street. At Burberry, it took the form of macs daubed with broa(...)

From left, Miriam Gonzáles Durántez’s red Zara dress (2013); white Vivienne Westwood dress belonging to Shami Chakrabarti; Anne Hidalgo’s black wool Rech Paris suit with white silk blouse and wool scarf, worn the night she was elected mayor of Paris; Camila Batmanghelidjh’s Magbule Mulla cotton dress; Princess Charlene of Monaco’s racing car dress and dove-grey evening dress, both designed by Akris

What do the world’s most powerful women have in common? It’s not necessarily their acumen or intelligence. Often, it’s a distinct physical signifie(...)

There is one thing that refuses to go global: how people greet each other. In the US and Germany you could look forward to a bonecrusher of a handshake, in the Middle East something more like a limp fish.   Photograph: Getty Images

Last week I was in Singapore giving a talk organised by a German bank to an audience of mainly Asian women. Though I was 7,000 miles from home, and se(...)

It may still be summer – at least according to school calendars and airport waiting times – but in the fashion world, the season of sun ended somewher(...)

Above, left to right. Green dress (€176), by Mary Portas,  green fine-knit jumper (£60, houseoffraser.co.uk), by St Martins ; gold pouchette (€129), by Biba. Yellow twist-detail dress (€129). Oversized printed shirt (€129), paisley-print skinny jeans (€116), by Mary Portas. All at House of Fraser

There are plenty of advantages to being in one’s 20s. You get away with a lot, by virtue of being young and foolish; you still have all of your teeth;(...)