My boyfriend, who’s a minimalist when it comes to skincare, recently told me that a toiletry should feel like “a treat”. “Occasionally after a (...)

I’m there, “We could just leave her here. She wouldn’t know her way back to the Vico Road. Hopefully, they’ll just deport her.” Sorcha considers this for a surprising length of time, then goes, “No, let’s go and get her.”

She’s only been in the country two weeks, but Pang is finding her way around Brown Thomas, in fairness to the girl. Me and Sorcha are following her(...)

Buying a winter coat is a serious investment, particularly when funds are in short supply. You need to keep warm, obviously, but you also want some(...)

Catwalk shot from AW Menswear’s autumn-winter 2015 collection

Richard Gorman’s studio in Milan, spare, white and paint-spattered dominated by the visual power of his bold, colourful work has nothing in common (...)

Sarah Walsh and Robert Kearns In 2010, Robert, a barrister from Slane, Co Meath, was living with friends in 25 Annesley Park, Ranelagh, when the(...)

Designs by Arts and Crafts maestro William Morris are once again available

Arts & Crafts beauty from the Morris archives Earlier this year Morris & Co launched Archive 3, a series of prints adapted from establi(...)

 Robert Collins, manager and Christina O'Connor, staff member,  at The Store Yard , Portlaoise. Photograph: Eric Luke 1:49

We asked you tell us about your favourite shops again this summer, and you did in your thousands. More than 31,000 entries poured in praising indep(...)

Cian McDonald owner of the Grooming Rooms on South William Street. Photograph: Sara Freund

Best Salon The Grooming Rooms The barber business is booming now, but the Grooming Rooms were ahead of the curve, opening in 2007. Owners John Erra(...)

The Christmas shop in Brown Thomas  in Dublin in 2011. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – for customers of Brown Thomas. Staff at the store were yesterday decking the halls of their outlets ahe(...)

Asian-inspired beauty is slowly and steadily trickling into Europe and the United States, and for good reason. South Korean women in particular put(...)