Consignment store Bang Bang on Berwick Street

London, one of the most culturally and historically significant cities in the world, also knows the value of a fashion statement. From the post(...)

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There seems to be a lot of peekaboo action in the shops, with bits and bobs visible through holes and cut-outs . Is this actually a trend or are th(...)

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(...)

Three's company: (left to right)Sean McGirr, Michael Power and Rory Parnell-Mooney

Meet Rory Parnell-Mooney, Sean McGirr and Michael Power. To employ an overstuffed pun, they’re in a class of their own – that class being the notor(...)

Model behaviour: on the catwalk during the Simone Rocha autumn-winter 2014 show at London’s Tate Modern, closing fashion week. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

“She goes up a notch each season,” said fashion professor Louise Wilson OBE, head of Central St Martin(...)

Danielle Romeril, a young Irish fashion designer who is preparing to show at London Fashion Week. ‘Some designers feel like it’s a treadmill. For me it’s really liberating.’ Photograph: Alan Betson
The rise of Danielle Romeril

Getting grilled by a panel of 18 fashion heavyweights was the easier part of winning the British Fashion Council’s NewGen scheme. The hard part beg(...)

Cara Delevingne during the Chanel show as part of Paris Fashion Week: Haute Couture last week. Photograph: Pascal le Segretain/Getty Images

The shock piece at Paris Fashion Week: Haute Couture did not come from the collection of revived surrealist Elsa Schiaparelli, nor from Donatella Vers(...)

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(...)

Blue snakeskin stilettoes, €245 by Lucy Choi at Seagreen; Versace’s Crystal Noir eau de toilette, €43 for 30ml at Boots; River Island’s bouclé coat, €120, comes in cream, baby pink and (pictured) a rich raspberry; Whistles Limited calf-hair satchel, €490

Buying for the woman in your life is a challenge – one that’s often compounded by the strong impression that she already has everything she needs. Chr(...)