Richard Malone opens London Fashion Week for spring/summer 2018 with his catwalk show featuring green outfits. Photograph: Chris Yates

Stylefile: Colour is in vogue with Marni, Jasper Conran, River Island and H&M all going green

 Brothers Paddy and Liam Doran, from Celbridge, Co Kildare,  have starred in numerous fashion campaigns and are now the subject of a new book. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

Celbridge boys Paddy and Liam Doran have been involved in campaigns for some of world’s biggest fashion brands

Hunchback jacket worn as bodice by Una Burke. Photograph: Pascal Heimlicher

Belts, bags and bracelets: The growing fashion empire of Irish woman Una Burke

Marks and Spencer’s new collection includes this floral midi dress	 for €60. Photograph: Kieran Harnett

Stylefile: A special Mother’s Day, and Sarah Swan’s new collection of luxury scarves

Dress (€310) and necklace (€50) from Sheena’s Boutique, Cork. Leather gloves (€79) from Monreal, Cork. Sheer star motif socks (€5.50) from Isobella Ru, Cork. Vintage earrings (€30), retro sunnies (€30), both from The Hummingbird Room, Cork. Leather money pouch (€95) from On The Verge, Cork

Loved by both sexes, the colour has more shades and tones than words to name them

Gaylle Poppers and Ann Petrov of the Galway Designers Network

Stylefile: New store showcases up to 20 designers from Galway, Mayo and Donegal, and sunny yellow is in

A model walks the runway during the Dries Van Noten show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2018/2019

Van Noten captured the freewheeling spirit of the 1960s in a wildly imaginative collection

WearingIrish NYC and Bank of Ireland are giving eight of Ireland’s best fashion/accessories designers the opportunity to showcase their creations in New York in May

Stylefile: Team lace with something casual to draw away from a ‘special occasion’ look

London Fashion Week: JW Anderson tipped for the top after winter collection that transcended gender lines

One of milliner Margaret O’Connor’s creations

Stylefile: Irish go to London Fashion Week with big export ambitions

White and neon tectured knitted sleeveless top, €950, from Delpozo at Brown Thomas

Fashion: Meet the former architect bringing new life and glamour to the Spanish label

The Richard Malone collection at London Fashion Week. Photographs: Chris Yates

Wexford designer Richard Malone’s vivid, imaginative and flamboyant collection is his most assured yet

Sybil Connolly, Ireland’s first internationally successful female fashion designer, with one of her creations in Merrion Square

Fashion: TG4’s Snáithe explores Irish fashion past and present through the eyes of designers, historians and experts

Black and white polka-dot sock boot (€39,95 from Zara)

Stylefile: Former Riverdancer is one of the stars of ARC fashion show at RDS

Print dress (€67) by M&S Collection Curve

Stylish, affordable clothing for curvier women just got easier to find

These 9ct white gold antique-style diamond earrings (€795) are from a new jewellery collection which bridal designer Kathy de Stafford collaborated on

Stylefile: Brighten up your wardrobe with Mint Velvet’s latest offerings for spring

The red puffa jacket that ignited the trend at Balenciaga, winter 2016

The quilted down jacket has been around for over 80 years, first appearing as a Skyliner in 1936

The pink Watersnake Fiori bag is from Christian Louboutin’s new Rubylou collection which is available at  Brown Thomas for €1,595

Stylefile: Roisin Cross Silks moves to Deansgrange and offers new dressmaking service

White communion dresses, €100 by Paul Costelloe for Dunnes Stores, shoes with heel and bow pumps €30, tights €5

‘It is probably the only time a little girl will get dressed in a white dress and veil’

Spring-summer 2018 range features Crayola brights and bold summer tones

The styling in this shoot ties in with the often overlooked design synonymous with mid-century/modernist architecture

Fashion: A series of portraits taken against a backdrop of threatened Irish buildings

Karen Kirby believes there is just a small window of time in which to dress children in “this innocent, childish way”

Stylefile: Irish children’s brand Kirbee designs clothes to become heirlooms; Eric McCarthy’s luxury street brand Young War is a h(...)

A simple wrap dress by Dior illustrates the longer lengths. Photograph: Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland

Non-conformist glamour and flirty florals were everywhere at the Brown Thomas launch

A fringe top in pink (€12.99) and pink metallic dot dress (€24.99) from’s new childrenswear collection

Stylefile: Blood Brother launches new 11-piece collaboration with River Island

H&M’s new fitness range launched in December.

The latest fitness gear: blinding technology and plenty of brands to choose from

High-waisted jeans were big in 2017.

Stylefile: High-waisted jeans for all shapes and sizes

US retail giant Forever 21 is to close its only Irish store.

The US fashion giant is closing its only Irish store after struggling to gain a foothold

Paddy and Liam Doran. Photograph: Perry Ogden

Liam and Paddy Doran front Kent & Curwen portrait series by Perry Ogden. Irish designer Daniel Kearns has been transforming the br(...)

From blanket scarves (love) to paperwaist trousers (loathe) ... the best and worst of 2017

Bargain hunters with an eye on the sales will find lots to lust over in this selection

Now make your list, check it twice and go forth for some elegant shopping

Cooking up something stylish in the apron department. File photograph: Getty Images

Style File: And what about alternatives to that fashion perennial – the little black number

Clockwise from left: Lulu front collage necklace from Loulerie, Glittering Diamond lookalike cuff from Brilliant Inc and Pineapple earrings from Om Diva

Jewel personalities: the gift of jewellery to someone special can bring untold pleasure

 A model walks the runway at the Prada fashion show during Milan fashion week in  Milan, Italy. The company has opened an outlet store in Kildare Village. Photograph: Gamma-Rapho/Getty Images

Stylefile: Electronic Sheep releases shawl for nursing mothers and McNulty’s winter knitwear

‘I have always been fanatical about Christmas,’ Jen Nollaig says.  Photograph: Edward Keegan

Jen Nollaig is a designer who thinks we should decorate ourselves and the tree

This shoot shows how to create a modern 1980s glam vibe mashing up leopard print, faux fur and tracksuits with accessories essential to the look

Fashion: More is more with this modern 1980s ‘Blade Runner’ inspired vibe

5yMedio’s 'Sunkissed' shoe, €175, exclusively at Atrium in the Powerscourt Centre, Dublin

Stylefile: Paula Marron launches luxury Irish knitwear brand in Dublin, Kildare and Cork

Sequinned heels, €59.95 from Zara

Fashion: Infuse your gear with glamour for all those festive get-togethers

Lainey’s cashmere knits in a special Christmas sale in the RHA gallery, Ely Place, from  December 7th-9th.

Style File: Cashmere is king at Keogh’s RHA sale. Plus: Debbie Dettling in Stillorgan

A Build a Bag combination from Anya Hindmarch.

Build your own bag and snuggle up in cosy cashmere

Sharp tailoring and stylish endeavour combine to produce an edgy fashion shoot.

Time to belt up and borrow from the boys to produce that timeless and idiosyncratic look

Two ‘Irish Times’ journalists reveal the products they swear by to get them through the party season

Black leather butcher boy hats from Zara 19.95

Stylefile: Baker’s caps are on trend and Dublin Fire Brigade members create ethical label

Sisters Ailbhe and Isabel Keane, who are transforming the image of wheelchairs into “a piece of fashion and self-expression”. Photographs: Sarah Doyle

Ailbhe and Isabel Keane are reinventing the wheel with their zany wheelchair covers

The new British Vogue, edited by Edward Enninful, its first male editor in its 101 year history, hit the newsstands  in a storm of publicity. Photograph: Jacopo Raule/Getty Images

Edward Enninful, the first male editor in the 101 year history of Vogue, is off to a good start

The new collection sees a lot more cotton and linen, a big emphasis on green, and new takes on the trench coat

“You can be a little more daring with flowers in winter,” says Leonard Daly of the Beauty Agency

Fashion: the number of people choosing the chilly months for their big day is on the rise

Polka dot patchwork dress, Zara €59.95

Stylefile: More covered-up styles are everywhere for winter

The new season’s colours are in mint, brick and ochre and, as always, the cut is paramount


What is remarkable about his graduate collection is the sculptural quality of the garments

Bulloch Harbour, one of the paintings by Mark P Cullen that has been translated to silk by Paula Rowan

Style File: Mark P Cullen’s silk canvas; Jennifer Rothwell’s activewear; bold boots

For this H&M collection Erdem has kept to his signature dreamy dresses where floral motifs abound in richly textured shapes.

There’s something for everyone, the English country garden aesthetic mixed with masculine blazers and hoodies

Paul Galvin’s newest collection for Dunnes Stores, which  takes its cue from the popular Netflix series Peaky Blinders, includes this Aran knit for €35

Stylefile: Unique jewellery boutique opens in Dublin and Liv Monaghan’s scarves hit the right notes

From left: Laura O'Grady, Ruth Monaghan and Beverley Keegan.

Finding the right pair that suits your shape and pocket can be an ongoing challenge

Film still from We Margiela documentary: Jenny Meirens surveys a group photograph of the Marigiela team.

A documentary on Belgian designer Martin Margiela, a man who never gave interviews

Sunglasses €12.99, coat €69.99, bag €39.99, bracelet €12.99

Its stores look like luxury boutiques but its prices are low. No wonder so many Irish people shop there

Aisling Byrne and Ali Kelly of Nu Wardrobe, which is based on the formula of “look good, save money, reduce waste”.

Stylefile: Sustainable fashion and how to follow the tropical leaf trend

Marc Ó Riain outside his Kinsale home with his Ecuadorian balsa surfboard, a favourite item. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

‘Maser and Banksy are brilliant, anti-establishment, ballsy and with something to say’

Lisa Hahnbueck at Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018. Photograph: Getty

The trend for fluted sleeves from the elbow down is not going anywhere

Dunnes Stores have delivered a cool modern look. A far cry from pile pile “ ’em high and sell ‘em cheap”.

The way Margaret Heffernan has reinvented Dunnes Stores as an upmarket rather than downmarket destination has been shrewd and swif(...)

Louise Stokes of Loulerie wearing gold “wave” earrings €1,249 and a diamond dragonfly, €1,949 from her collection

Fashion Forward: Style news, from what to wear to how to wear it

Marks & Spencer autumn-winter 2017 collection for the discerning and dedicated follower of fashion.

Jumpers and coats to dress up and down from the new collection at M&S

Jewel in the town: MoMuse in Powerscourt Centre, Dublin

Fashion Forward: Margaret O’Rourke’s jewellery boutique is one of the NYT’s five must-visits; Deirdre Duffy weaves spellbinding sc(...)

Tilly faux fur tiger coat, €150, with Lillian tiger print knit trousers, €90. Photograph: Ronan Gallagher

Photographer Ronan Gallagher spotted his latest subject at a fair in his Clare hometown

It’s one of the biggest parties of a teenager's life but how much does a dress have to cost?

The mini-satchel in graphite glitter (€97) is a perfect example of a modern take on a classic

Fashion Forward: A round-up of this week’s biggest fashion news and style tips

Gisele Bundchen attends the Green Carpet Fashion Awards Italia 2017. Photograph: Getty

Young designer wins big with dress made out of fishing nets and recovered plastic

Self-portrait of photographer John Dolan with a wedding couple in the background.

John Dolan on finding ‘in-between moments’ and differences between Irish and US weddings

Kojii Helnwein

The model turned actor on her favourite things: a bedside table and her beloved motorcycle

At one with nature: The Aran Fisherman’s sweater from Inis Meáin and Sphere One

Aran sweaters are on trend and in luxury New York department store Barney’s

Black Madrid dress €299, ivory Milan dress €299, pink Berlin dress €295,  all by Heidi Higgins

Fashion forward: Una Burke’s striking red and black leather totes, Irish Fashion Collective at the Conrad; and tulle and cashmere (...)

Trapeze coats and strappy sundresses added a romantic touch to Costelloe’s spring summer 2018 collection

Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images

Topshop says its London Fashion Week collection is "76% shoppable", writes Deirdre McQuillan

JW Anderson

Fashion Editor Deirdre McQuillan reports from London on the opening catwalk shows

Joanne Hynes whose A/W17 collection is on sale in Dunnes: “The way I work is that I have 20,000 photographs for my research and prints. I work very hard on each piece.”

The pile ’em high and sell ’em cheap mantra is no longer en vogue at the Irish retail chain

Amanda Eustace, a Dublin-based fashion designer with a background in fine art. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Pieces of Me: Amanda Eustace’s biggest interior design turn-off is blandness

 A model wearing a piece by Irish designer Richard Malone, who opened  London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2018 on Friday. Photograph: Chris Yates

From Simone Rocha to JW Anderson, Irish designers are flying the flag at #LFW

Members of Dance Ireland  promoting Culture Night which returns this year on September 22nd. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

This year’s programme includes fashion shows, knitathons, embroidery classes and more

Naomi Campbell’s style advice: “Wear whatever you feel comfortable in.” Photograph: Deidre Schoo/The New York Times

Tailoring takes front row at the store this season with blazers, pencil skirts and shiny silver cocktail dresses

Miu Miu’s Autumn/Winter collection 2017

Fashion Forward: Prada’s poster girls, Iri’s handpainted shoes, and sock boots to slip into

Irish designer Daniel Kearns with David Beckham at the Kent & Curwen SS18 LFWM Presentation in June in London. Photograph: Darren Gerrish/Darren Gerrish/WireImage

Irish designer Daniel Kearns on the success of his second collection for Kent & Curwen


Home Front: Interiors ideas for your home

Matthew Williamson wallpaper

Home Front: Interiors news and inspiration


Crystal bees created a buzz at Kennedy HQ

Turtle-neck jumper (€30) and jacquard skirt (€30) both available from Dunnes Stores

Fashion Forward: Fireside fashion and a touch of French chic

Simone Rocha at her studio in London. Photograph:  Joanne O’Brien

The Irish fashion superstar’s fame has eclipsed that of her father, John Rocha

Fashion forward: A patrickcoat in moss green leopard print and an Aske rose print blouse are just two of the items capable of spicing up your wardrobe this autumn-winter season.

It’s red alert for autumn-winter intentions, so why not add seasonal zest to your wardrobe

Drunch at the Marker Hotel in Dublin: Pearl Phelan, Gemma O’Leary, Amelia Eclectique (O’Mahony Brady), Mari Paduano and Amanda Eustace. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Not quite dinner, not quite lunch, the more stylish dress up rather than tank up for the occasion

“Invest into timeless accessories” Erika Fox, fashion and lifestyle blogger, @retroflame

Fashion Forward: Stylish guy making his mark, velvet runners and a fiery Altuzarra combo

Nafisa Bakkar and her sister Selina, founders of Amaliah website for young Muslim women

Generation M: Young Muslim consumers want choice in the clothes they can buy

Fashion Forward: Dominique McMullan and Deirdre McQuillan round up this week’s fashion news and style tips

Take a tour of Penneys’ standout affordable pieces for autumn-winter.

Penneys offers us a range of standout affordable pieces for the forthcoming season


‘I’ve never found myself before in a space like Ett Hem hotel where I lusted after every item around me’

The Aran sweater which will be displayed in MOMA from the  October 1st to January 28th in Items: Is Fashion Modern exhibition. From Ireland’s National Folklife Collection in Castlebar, Co Mayo.

The emblematic piece of Irish clothing gets a starring role in a new Manhattan exhibition

Floral print shirt by Issey Miyake from ‘me Issey Miyake Cauliflower, 2016’ collection.

Turning Japanese: exhibition celebrates Irish and Japanese style and inspiration

Lounge in style with a robe (€180) and  Palazzo pants (€120) from  The Ethical Silk Company.

Fashion Forward: Cool kimonos, Erdem at H&M and white shirts for every budget

Princess Diana in the famous “Revenge” dress by Christina Stambolian arriving at the Serpentine Gallery on the night Prince Charles revealed his infidelity

An exhibition in Newbridge marks the 20th anniversary of her death


Five stylish Irish women reveal their favourite outfits, best shops and body positive outlooks

 Knitwear designer Pearl Reddington lives in a  cabin in her parents’ back garden. Photograph: Alan Betson

Pieces of Me: ‘I have a sarong and I have brought it everywhere with me’

Look west with this shawl from The Tweed Project

Fashion Forward: baroque style at Fee G; avant garde jewellery by Circa; and time for tweed

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