Striking graduate designs in red with a heavy scarf by Zoe Redmond, knitwear by Aisling Duff, a casual split-colour outfit by Eavan Butler and beautiful pleating from Nino Sanaia

This year a record number of fashion students – 64 in total – will graduate from the two main colleges in Ireland, 37 from NCAD and 27 from LSAD. The(...)

Louise Kennedy  in her Andrew Martin chair. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

She has dressed presidents, politicians, actors and royalty and created new robes for the judiciary, uniforms for Aer Lingus and even priests’ vestmen(...)

Senator Averil Power favours strong colours on the plinth. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Appearances matter; and at certain times they matter more. With an election coming up, clothes can be a silent yet powerful visual language, a w(...)

Ann Chapman: ‘We don’t go for the hard sell, instead we approach the customer with a light touch’

Stonechat Jewellers is a modern jewellers located in the Westbury Mall in Dublin’s city centre. Founded at the tail-end of the recession, the busin(...)

Ashling Kilduff: “I enjoy working with the designers and I am very involved with many of our designers on their collections, helping them to pick fabrics, choose sleeve length, zips and finishes”

The Design Centre was established more than 30 years ago, starting life in the Galleria on Stephen’s Green in Dublin. It was effectively a gallery of (...)

The doors and basements of Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Downstairs Dublin on Culture Night
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  • September 12, 2015, 11:45

Next Friday night is Culture Night, and here at the Magazine we are doing our bit to bring the capital alive, with some help from our friends in Th(...)

Boyzone was at the peak of its success in the late 1990s when Keith Duffy was looking to move into the Rolestown area of north county Dublin. Keith an(...)

Long, creamy embellished lace dresses, the stuff of dreams, make up Louise Kennedy’s new bridal collection. The fine Chantilly lace comes from the (...)

With so much pink infusing the spring season, the colour’s power has never been so forceful in fashion

Craftsmanship lies at the heart of everything that Louise Kennedy does, and her spring 15 collection, one of her finest to date, is a showcase of h(...)

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(...)