Dubbed London’s most dapper dude, 28-year-old Cypriot Matthew Zorpas has carved a name for himself for style with a blog that commands 55,000 uniqu(...)

Clinique and Estée Lauder brands are expected to show some “concrete improvement” by the end of 2016, according to one analyst

Cosmetics maker Estée Lauder forecast full-year earnings below estimates and reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hurt by weak demand for Cli(...)

Gail Kilroy , Monkstown, Co. Dublin  with her favourite Louis Vuitton bag.   Photograph: Eric Luke

Gail Kilroy (above) Mother of four  Girls find boys at 12, I found bags. A denim rucksack in Tenerife was the start of it. Now as(...)

1970’s chic: suede coat, €1,240, Theory; dress, €446, Diane Von Furstenberg; glasses, €315, Miu Miu, all Brown Thomas. Hat, €19.99, River Island

If there’s one period that continues to dominate present day fashion it’s the 70s as this shoot styled by Carmel Daly illustrates. The vogue reache(...)

Snail facials: you can’t get fresher that that. Photograph: Thinkstock

In the beauty world, pseudoscience reigns supreme and ridiculous treatments and cosmetics are the norm. Here are just a few of my favourites: &(...)

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Patrizio di Marco, chief executive officer of Gucci, the luxury goods maker owned by Kering. Photo: Bloomberg

Gucci’s top two executives will step down from the luxury label as owner Kering seeks to revive growth at its faltering flagship luxury brand. Gucci(...)

Smythson, a very British brand whose famous past fans include Katharine Hepburn, Sigmund Freud and Hardy Amies, has an Irish design director with s(...)

Brand loyalty: many of us seem to buy products because we have been blinded by advertising, science and the lure of famous names. Photograph: BSIP/UIG via Getty Images

While working in the make-up section of a department store, I once met a woman who spent a lot of money on a very small jar of face cream. It was s(...)

Alasdhair Willis, the storm force gusting through British wellington brand Hunter remembers the first time he wore a pair of the boots growing up i(...)