A file photograph showing British singer David Bowie performing during his concert at the Stravinski hall stage of the Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland in 2002.  Bowie (69) died on on Monday  from cancer. Photograph: EPA

One of Britain’s most successful and pioneering musicians, David Bowie enjoyed a glittering career spanning six decades that saw him become one of th(...)

Jefferson Hack: “Nightclubs since the 1960s have been a laboratory for ideas that have gone on to influence popular culture. People who live in a subculture know what is going to happen in five years’ time.” Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty

Jefferson Hack, founder of the influential British counterculture style bible Dazed & Confused, is a polished performer on stage. Despite the tit(...)

Magazine founder Hugh Hefner has agreed to the changes including not publishing images of naked women. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Playboy is to stop publishing pictures of naked women, saying easy access to such images online means they are “passé”. The magazine famed for its bun(...)

 Sunday Morning: In Berlin-Mitte, at Sammlung Boros, see a stunning private collection of art housed in a former Nazi bunker. Photograph: Andreas Meichsner for The New York Times

There are few cities that transform themselves as profoundly from season to season as Berlin. The purgatorial winter, with its lightless days and f(...)

Million Bells navy scarf (left) and Criss Cross Fleur in purple, hot pink and black. Both €180 from Ciara Silke

Not all of us can sport insouciant ways with scarves like Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly or Kate Moss. But their power to transform an outfit goes withou(...)

‘Strong is the new skinny”, or at least that’s the mantra of those involved in a new movement born on social media and spread via the hashtags “fitspi(...)

Slab City, a squatters’ campsite in the Colorado Desert, California. Photograph: Ronan Gallagher

It all began with a disposable camera bought in Boots in Galway in 2004. Ronan Gallagher, a young surfer from Barefield, outside Ennis, was doing a(...)

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(...)

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

Playboy Enterprises International must clarify parts of its claim against an Irish based entertainment website over alleged breach of copyright in pub(...)