Christmas shoppers contributed to the largest quarterly retail rise since 2007. Photograph: Eric Luke

The retail sector enjoyed its largest quarterly bounce since 2007 in the final part of last year, according to new figures from Retail Excellence I(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Mulberry, like rivals Louis Vuitton and Gucci, is struggling to compete against more accessible, trendy fashion brands such as Michael Kors

British luxury handbag maker Mulberry said full-year pretax profit would be significantly below expectations after a slump in first-half trading added(...)

Zurich-listed  Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, dropped 1.5 per cent to 66.55 Swiss francs for a sixth day of losses. Photograph: EPA/Keystone/Fabrice Coffrini

European equities declined for a fourth day as the region’s two largest stocks retreated, the Zurich-listed food giant Nestlé and pharmaceutical co(...)

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Since Coco Chanel hit that button, classic black and white has been on the jukebox, the question is, are we still dancing? Fashion folk are gas, (...)

The luxury fashion and accessories brand, Michael Kors, is to open its first stand-alone Irish store at Dundrum Town Centre in the coming weeks. The H(...)

Left: Knit vest (¤240) by M Missoni; Skirt (¤320) by Anna Sui, both at Arnotts. Shoes (¤85), at Office. Middle: Shirt (¤47), skirt (¤33), and shoes (¤80), all from River Island. Right: Jungle print tee (¤95), by Michael Kors; skirt (¤285), by Marc Jacobs at Brown Thomas; shoes (¤65) at Office

Classical fashion thinking would have us believe that one patterned item is enough to set off an outfit: a printed tee with a pair of plain jea(...)