Brian McGuigan (centre) with his son, Ciaran McGuigan (right) and Phelim Darby, production manager Orior

In February a 12-metre container left Belfast for Liverpool for shipping to New York. In it were some 50 pieces of handmade furniture from Orior, in N(...)

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(...)

The launch of the Penneys autumn collection in Dublin yesterday shows a coat (€30), top (€14), skirt (€12), necklace (€5) and shoes (€15). Photograph: Eric Luke

Penneys previewed its autumn-winter fashions on the rooftop terrace of the Spencer Hotel yesterday (formerly the Clarion) in Dublin. Styled by Niamh (...)

Former Louis Vuitton chief executive, who has died aged 66, at the opening of the company’s new ‘Etoile’ store in 2012. Photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico/ Bloomberg

Yves Carcelle, the man credited with turning Louis Vuitton into the world’s biggest luxury brand by revenue, has died, Louis Vuitton parent LVMH said(...)

Alexander Wang ‘Parental Advisory’ sheer-panelled sweatshirt

Think of the 1990s and a few images are inescapable. Kurt Cobain, both slob and androgyne, looking messed-up yet put-together with bleached bedhead(...)

Half way through the Best Shops campaign and we’ve been inundated with 10,985 nominations for more than 1,350 shops throughout the 32 counties. Hardwa(...)

The finished art installation by Maser in the windows of Brown Thomas. Photograph: Eric Luke

When you hear that Ireland’s foremost graffiti artist has done the Brown Thomas windows you might think we’re into poacher-turned-gamekeeper te(...)

A model walks the runway during the Louis Vuitton show at the conclusion of Paris fashion week yesterday. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

As Paris fashion week closed yesterday all eyes were on Nicholas Ghesquiere, the new creative head at Louis Vuitton, making his debut collectio(...)

Gibson Les Paul: “Too expensive a guitar to be sitting there waiting for me to pick it up in a blue moon”

From hedge-trimmers to baby monitors, and from candlesticks to a pair of his-and-hers Playboy dressing gowns: the unwanted Christmas gifts on Irish cl(...)

FULL-ON FLORALS, clockwise from left: floral sweater in Irish linen (€275) by Sinéad Doyle (sineaddoyle.com);  floral dress, €180 by Butterly by Matthew Williamson at Debenhams; double print shirt, from a collection at H&M; clutch bag, £35 at Asos.com

Each new season brings with it a range of trends, and with them a choice: for fashion-lovers to fully adopt new trends, or to incorporate aspects of t(...)