Milliner Wendy Knight with fashion and  marketing expert Eddie Shanahan:  “I just can’t get reliable broadband so I have given up and I now use a Vodafone dongle,” says Shanahan. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Longford-based milliner Wendy Knight has problems getting paid if her broadband signal is too weak. “I use a phone app for credit card payments and s(...)

Margaret Molloy #WearingIrish on the streets of New York. Dress by Courtney Lennon for Dunnes Stores. Necklace by Melissa Curry Design.  Photograph: Max Gardner

It’s an idea that is so apt, it’s surprising no one thought of it before. While it’s popular to wear green on St Patrick’s Day, credit for the idea of(...)

Vogue Williams in London-based designer Catriona Hanly’s “fashion makeover” for  heritage tweeds

HERITAGE TWEEDS GET GLAMOROUS TWIST Lough Rynn castle in Leitrim was the setting for London-based designer Catriona Hanly’s latest collection in which(...)

 Marietta Doran announces the showcase: Those heading to New York include Una Burke, Helen Steele, Heidi Higgins, Jennifer Rothwell and Chupi Sweetman. Photograph: Sara Freund

Ten Irish fashion brands are to be showcased on the first day of New York fashion week in September as part of a €50,000 promotional effort. The even(...)

Two ladies figurative digital print silk viscose shirt-dress with leather collar €495

Stained glass, particularly medieval glass with its rich luminous colours has often fascinated fashion designers, notably Alexander McQueen and Jea(...)

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