Models wear creations from the Bora Aksu spring/summer 2016 collection during London Fashion Week. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

London Fashion Week opened yesterday in a Soho car park, a far cry from its previous location in the neoclassical Somerset House, ending its six-year (...)

Kate Verling of Mink Hand & Foot Spa: “I had to burn out before I learned that I cannot do everything for everybody”

Kate Verling is director of Mink Hand & Foot Spa, which has specialist salons in Donnybrook and Ballsbridge in Dublin. She employs 47 people and h(...)

Fashion by definition is about transience and Irish and international fashion will each have their own turns in the spotlights this year. Yesterday, I(...)

A model walks the runway at the Paul Costelloe presentation during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015/16 at The Waldorf Hilton Hotel on February 20, 2015 in London, England. Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

Making a return to the catwalk last night after an absence of several seasons was Paul Costelloe who presented his collection in the ballroom of the W(...)

Laura Whitmore (centre) and models walk the runway at the Bora Aksu show during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015/16 at Somerset House. Photograph: Ben A Pruchnie/Getty Images

Fashion sights will be trained on London this weekend and a host of catwalk events at the 61st London Fashion Week which was formally opened by Natali(...)

For a new exhibition, Second Skin at the National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, curator Louise Allen posed a challenge to four Irish fashion labels: Jen(...)

The time is nigh for Tinie Tempah to go large. The days of grabbing the microphone in a small club and being able to see the eyes of everyone i(...)

Mick Jagger and designer L’Wren Scott pictured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in  2011. File Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

The Rolling Stones have cancelled their planned concert in the Australian city of Perth after the death of the fashion designer L’Wren Scott, t(...)

Karl Lagerfeld and model Cara Delevingne appear at the end of his autumn-winter 2014-2015 women’s ready-to-wear collection for Chanel at the Grand Palais. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

There comes a point when the seasons change and women want new armour to face the day, to raise the spirits and freshen up a tired wardrobe. Freud (...)

Fashion designer Dee Dee Zaine poses for a photograph before attending a fashion presentation at Somerset House.

Wet weather and overcast skies did nothing to dampen the opening of London Fashion Week yesterday in Somerset House. From its modest beginnings promot(...)