A model walks the runway at the Paul Costelloe presentation during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015/16 at The Waldorf Hilton Hotel on February 20, 2015 in London, England. Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

Making a return to the catwalk last night after an absence of several seasons was Paul Costelloe who presented his collection in the ballroom of the W(...)

Yomiko (centre), in a Poppy Ivory Fine Lace Bridal Gown with Delicate Scatter Beadwork, with Karen Fitzpatrick (left), in a Lilianna Orchid Silk Organza Digital Print Dress  and Sarah Morrisey, in a Pari Ivory Crepe Tunic with Petal Embroidered Sleeves  and Crista Red Capri Trs, all part of the Louise Kennedy Spring Summer Collection 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Japanese woodblock print of cherry blossoms on a card from the Chester Beatty Library shop was the starting point for Louise Kennedy’s spring collec(...)

Claire Doyle: “We’re five years in and I want to grow every aspect of the business.”

After starting her tailored women’s workwear label during the height of the recession, Claire Doyle soon realised she would have to expand her offerin(...)

Yomiko Chen in Brooke Emerald Lurex cape, Rosie Onyx lace top and Kylie Onyx lace shorts; with Sarah Morrissey in a Kyra Emerald Jersey evening dress. Photograph: Eric Luke

Spectacular floral arrangements, including a proscenium arch made from deep red amaranthus (Love Lies Bleeding), eucalyptus and seasonal berries by Pa(...)

President Michael D Higgins: accompanies by group of key officials and dignatories. Photograph: Alan Betson

At least eight key Government advisors and senior civil servants attended last week’s royal banquet at Windsor Castle for the (...)

After playing a prominent role at the historic banquet for President Michael D Higgins in Windsor Castle hours earlier, Sabina Higgins returned to (...)

Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip, Sabina Higgins, Queen Elizabeth and President Michael D Higgins watch a ceremonial welcome at Windsor Castle yesterday. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Yesterday’s engagements at Windsor Castle and Westminster highlighted the sartorial choices of President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina on t(...)

Jackie Kennedy in her famous pink suit, with JFK looking on, on the day of his assassination. Photograph: Getty

Hours before his assassination, US president John F Kennedy joked that “nobody wonders what Lyndon and I wear”. He could not have been more rig(...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife and Sabina arrived in the Irish Embassy at Grosvenor Place in central London shortly after 10am. (...)

Joan Bergin: “We are not dealing with a celebrity on the red carpet, but a hard-working woman, who is very intelligent and politically aware and the wife of the President.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Irish fashion will be in the spotlight next week when Sabina Higgins accompanies her husband President Michael D Higgins on the first official (...)