Katie Ann McGuigan: the designer from Newry is a rising star at LFW. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/PA

Sharon Wauchob, Roksanda Ilincic, Molly Goddard and Richard Quinn also shine

Treasure chest hair band €38 frenchfashionhouse.com

A tuxedo suit would stand out from the crowd

 A model presents a creation by  Paul Costelloe during London Fashion Week. Photograph: Neill Hall/EPA

Richard Malone trailblazes in sustainability while JW Anderson champions craftsmanship

Jesse Buckley modelling in the Simone Rocha spring-summer 2020 show at London Fashion Week

Jesse Buckley, Olwen Fouéré, Charlene McKenna and Valene Kane model collection

A model presents a creation from designer Victoria Beckham for the Spring/Summer 2020 collection on the third day of London Fashion Week in London on Sunday. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty

Catwalk sees razor sharp tailoring with guests including actor Helen Mirren and Irish activist Sinéad Burke

Maura Laverty, playwright and author in 1952

Last chance to see play about celebrated Irish cookery writer and broadcaster Maura Laverty

Bodrum is Turkey’s most famous resort, well known for its nightlife. Photograph: iStock

New route to Turkey’s most famous resort opened from Dublin this summer

Models present creations from designer Molly Goddard during her 2019 autumn/ winter collection catwalk show at London Fashion Week at the Durbar Court, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in London in February. Photograph: Niklas Halle/AFP/Getty Images

London becomes first to open its doors to the public in effort to ‘to increase engagement and reach new audiences’

Arnotts AW2019: Appiok (centre) wears a Whistles yellow satin dress, €219; a Luisa Cerano yellow faux-fur coat, €380; and yellow Nine West court shoes, €125. Maria (left) wears light blue Hugo Boss knitwear, €159; blue Hugo Boss blazer, €349; blue Hugo Boss cigarette trouser, €279; blue Furla cross body bag, €195; and blue Nine West court heels, €80. Daniella (right) wears navy Caroline Kilkenny satin feather detail dress, €300; grey Magee floral-print shirt, €275; and black Jonak brogues, €160. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The department store showed off a range of grown-up looks at its morning fashion show

Soul lace bodysuit from the Noelle Wolf collection debuting in Ireland in Brown Thomas.

Style File: A new ‘sensual not sexual’ range is coming to Ireland

Primark people: Sharon Singleton, Jermaine Lapwood and Kelly-Ann Carroll

Six key figures at the Irish retailer talk about keeping the show on the road as it celebrates 50 years

“We are going for style rather than trends”: the M&S autumn/winter collection

Retail giant says it’s about versatility, using layers to take you from summer into winter

Louise Kennedy autumn-winter 2019: model Dioni Tabbers wears an Amaya Black Watch tweed dress, with jet floral embellishment, and an Anthony Peto straw bucket hat. Photograph: Tom Honan

Autumn-winter collection features designer’s glittering take on Black Watch tartan

Glove for cyclists that uses haptic pulses to navigate without the use of earphones, or maps to follow verbal instructions

Boodles and Petra diamonds team up to produce diamonds of a very special pedigree

Tweeds with a twist: Louise Kennedy is launching her new collection on Tuesday, September 3rd

The Irish designer is unveiling a sparkling collection that mixes tradition with innovation

Pinstripes and jewellery from Zara’s new collection.

Style File: How menswear influences womenswear and vice versa is the theme of a new exhibition in Belfast

Houndstooth cardigan coat €79, satin panel blouse €39, smooth coated jeans Vero Moda €39.99. Photograph: Naomi Gaffey

Store is launching two ranges, will be launched aimed at traditional customers and the ‘fashion-forward’

Marks & Spencer: easy-iron regular-fit shirts €12-€24, blouses €12-€24

On the lookout for practical, durable but fun school clothes and bags? Try these for size

Nude high-collar shirt €4, Age Action, Camden Street, Dublin 8; grey suit trousers €10, Oxfam, South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2; geometric tie €2, Age Action

A fashion shoot in ‘a building that once fed Ireland’, before it closes later this month

Green scene: pieces from & Other Stories, Uterqüe, Missguided, Paula Rowan and Dries Van Noten

Forget St Patrick’s Day groans. Bold greens are key shades in both spring and winter

Electric blue lame braided jacket, €695, St Brigid print silk draped skirts €995. Photograph: Una Williams

Irish designer creates a dramatic collection in honour of St Brigid

Madonna wears gloves by Irish designer Paula Rowan.

Stylefile: Paula Rowan’s designs feature in singer’s latest video, anklets are back and Irish couple take on Savile Row

Headpiece by Philip Treacy at Vivid Grand Show, Berlin.

Creating the spectacular headpieces for the sell-out €12m production was a dream come true for the designer

The centerpiece of the bracelet is the circular Póg made with sterling silver and which comes in a range of colours

Rita White’s scarves tell stories of birds, nature and city life

Ruched top €190, brass earrings €79 Soko, Atrium

Irish sportswear designer Orla Langan on career moves and creating collections

Gold sequin  dress by Simone Rocha. Nails by Joe Caslin. ‘This exhibition reaffirms Tropical Popical as an art form rather than just a nail bar,’ says  Andrea Horan

A series of looks have been prompted by specific paintings during year-long creative partnership

Take four: A range of eye-catching outfits to reach for in an uncertain climate where Irish weather can be tricky.

It’s not always a case of say yes to the dress when it comes to a striking seasonal outfit

Brown Thomas unveils the brand new Autumn Winter 2019 International Designer Collections. Photograph: Tom Honan

Items that caught the eye included Arans from Isabel Marant and a strapless Prada dress

A private man, Arthur Ryan   had his own security guard and liked dropping into stores anonymously with a daily schedule kept secret to all but his closest aides.

Dubliner grew a low-price business for under 35s into today’s influential global brand

Create 2019: Teodora Sutra wears a headpiece (€425) by Michelle Kearns and a jacket (€780) by Alison Conneely; Maria Traynor also wears a headpiece (€395) by Michelle Kearns and a jumper and skirt (€795  each) by Alison Conneely. Photograph: Alan Betson

‘There is incredible talent in Ireland, and we are proud’ to feature it, says Shelly Corkery

Sonnybear.ie is a new Irish website founded by Kildare mother-of- two Lynda Murphy

Kildare mother brings stylish collection of ethically produced children’s clothes to market

Oversize hand-crochet wave stitch red sweater with caped sleeves by Colin Burke, €1,295.

Trumpet sleeves and ornate designs make these designs stand out from the crowd

Orange Scrolls 90cm silk square by Susannagh Grogan, €150, Brown Thomas and susannaghgrogan.com

Scarves, bikinis, sandals, cover-ups and bags spell beach, sea, pool or lazy, shady afternoons

108TheStore, Tribeca, New York.

Style File: The store that mixes accessories with furniture is now online

The Forty Foot jumper by Hannah Ennis.

Style File: Bargain hunts, vinyl thrills and teenage kicks

Sophie Murphy: Her new collection of streetwear is making waves

Clondalkin-native Sophie Murphy’s creations are made with the skateboarder in mind

From left to right: Kaftan robe from Other Stories, Rory Hutton’s scarf designed for the Royal Ballet and a red and white Spanish dress from Monreal in Cork.

Greystones store offers high quality materials from a family lineage of design

Ray Foley said the idea of acquiring a cottage in Clare at a reasonable price seemed like a good idea and one way of avoiding having to rent and continually move house.

Tired of moving rental homes this Cork surfer decided to go it alone and with a tiny budget renovate a down at heel Clare cottage (...)

Rachael Blackmore: 'I don’t think about injury. If you start thinking about what could go wrong, it is not the job for you.' Photograph: Lorna Fitzsimons

The jockey is an unassuming sports star and a fearless role model

New designs by April Murphy  for  Studio Donegal

Special Donegal fashion event, Caroline Flack designs at River Island and summer residencies at Om Diva

Ciarán McGuigan, designer and soccer player.

Newry-based Orior opens its doors in Tribeca

The blue maxi dress has been to several balls, in Trinity, Cambridge and Oxford, to Bali and to Barcelona, courtesy of Nu Wardrobe.

Style File: Limited edition earrings, wide legs and block-heeled sandals

Gingham dress, €40.50, at thelittlewoodenpeg.com

Fashion: The big business of catering for small people

A sample of the specialised traditional hand-printed wallpaper produced by David Skinner

A new exhibition of traditional Irish wallpaper designs is set to open on Ormond Quay

Meghan Hatherell (LSAD) Unexpected

Dublin and Limerick deliver promising students to the world of fashion

Una King with her graduate collection which earned her an internship at  River Island

Stylefile: Róisín Pierce’s Chanel win, a go anywhere dress and royal embroidery lessons

The Dandelion Clock brooch from Boodles' Wonderland collection

Furniture and fashion meet at Meadows & Byrne; freshen up your look with make-up artist Zoe Clarke

Linen haul: a skinny Irish linen scarf used as a headscarf (€120). Photograph: Barry McCall

Sonia Reynolds and Frances Duff’s gamble on Irish linen has paid off beautifully

Raincoat made from recycled plastic bottles and fishing nets, available at Fresh Cuts

Stylefile: Swimwear, jackets and boots for those who want style as well as adventure

From see-through totes to hipster bumbags to barely-there sandals and mules

The new Russell Hobbs iron  features just one optimum heat that can be used on all ironable fabrics from silk to denim without changing the setting.

Style File: From keeping your head safe to petite frames and summer cover-ups

Brendan Courtney and Sonya Lennon: megawatt smiles, formidable firepower

The design pair on building their partnership, and their new collection for Dunnes

Kimono by Adaptability Clothing

Stylefile: New Irish company has a range of garments designed to make dressing easier

Lots of choice from vintage florals to saturated primary shades with graphic prints

Clare and John, the husband and wife team behind Memo luxury fragrances.

Stylefile: Teapot prints, rainy day gear and made to measure at Magee

Irish design: millinery by Michelle Kearns, Deb Fanning and the Season Hats.

Irish millinery is free spirited, not tied down by imposed rules

Penney’s new 100% sustainable cottons jeans, priced €17

Stylefile: New denim range features three colours. They cost just €17 each

Bedlinen from Piubelle, made in Portugal. But what is thread count, you ask. It’s the measure of horizontal and vertical threads in one square inch. Is it important? “Thread counts are a fad,” says Lisa Duffin of Bottom Drawer in Brown Thomas

Forget the numbers – when it comes to buying bedlinen, you need to touch and feel

Sunshine shades lift the spirits and dispatch wintry black opaques into the cupboard

Choosing the right tones for your skin makes you look brighter, fresher and younger

V&A trustee: the Irish fashion designer Jonathan Anderson. Photograph: Mike Marsland/WireImage/Getty

JW Anderson creative director caught Prada’s attention in Brown Thomas job

Jumper €210 Max + Co, trousers €179 Joseph Ribkoff, Arnotts, trainers €45 River Island, earrings €28 Om Diva

Spring fashion trends are blossoming, and floral fever is hard to avoid

Floral bouquet from Appassionata

From a classic bouquet to green-friendly tote bags, there’s plenty to choose from

Gold pendants by Emer Roberts

Stylefile: Emer Roberts rat-inspired pieces, Belfast denim and new childrenswear Kirkbee

Designer Exchange: Secondhand is not second best when it comes to buying designer handbags

Many believe Paddy Coughlan knows more about designer bags than Kim Kardashian

Anne-Marie Tomchak: the Irish journalist will be responsible for editorial content on British Vogue’s online platforms

Condé Nast’s British fashion title recruits former Mashable editor and RTÉ journalist

Peter O’Brien for Dunnes: this is the designer’s largest spring-summer range for the store

Neutral shades, plus navy and raspberry, feature in graceful spring-summer range

Fashion designer Simone Rocha edited the latest edition of A Magazine Curated By. Photograph:   Joanne O’Brien

Irish designer’s editing of A Magazine Curated By is sophisticated and intelligent

From Jennifer Kinnear’s Grace O’Malley collection: a pendant depicting the fireside meeting between  Grace O Malley and Queen Elizabeth 1

Style file: Ethereal tulle dresses, illustrated t-shirts, and an Irish designer to watch

Men at work: Scott Kennedy, Terry Allen, David Alford, Darragh Collins and Niall Woods

For those trying to abandon the safety of a suit, dressing casually can be a minefield

‘All Weather Girl’: a stylish cover up for the Irish climate, the raincoat is transparent

My First Love, the spring/summer collection from Hynes, includes stylish clothing for all weathers

Arnotts launched their SS19 collections, Kelli wears a pink dress, Niamh O Neill, €395 and Thalia wears a pink check jacket, €370, pink check skirt, €190, both Tara Jarmon. Photograph: Anthony Woods

Florals and trenchcoats feature at the department store’s show

Ireland’s first professional sneaker care company is called Kultur.

Stylefile: Sharp suits, clean runners and boutique birthdays

Spring wardrobe: black blazer at All Saints (was €198, now €125); white silk top at Escada (was €349, now €249); red trousers at the Kooples(were €198, now €129) trainers at Kurt Geiger (were €105,  now €70)

Fashion: Blazers, wearing blue on blue and denim jackets are all on trend this season

Models present creations by Dries Van Noten at  Paris fashion week on February 27th. Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty

Belgian designer draws inspiration from his garden for winter 2019

Models present creations by designer Maria Grazia Chiuri as part of her autumn/winter  collection for  Dior during Paris Fashion Week on MOnday. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Maria Grazia Chiuri's autumn/winter ready-to-wear show revisited working class teenage rebels as high fashion

Cocoon grandad shirt from Cos.

Stylefile: It’s all about turning heads, keeping to heel and squaring up

Aria lavishly embellished cape, €2,500 and Piper Capri trousers, €495 – Louise Kennedy

For the designer revisiting Laois hotel brought back memories of school dances there

Looks from London Fashion Week. Photographs: PA, Getty Images

Here are the style lessons for the autumn-winter season

Karl Lagerfeld, November, 2011. Photograph: Reuters/Kena Betancur/File Photo

Deirdre McQuillan’s assessment: Ability to refresh Chanel season after season earned him legendary status

Thalia wearing white Thalia embellished lace bomber (€2995), Kristen tulle skirt (€495) from Louise Kennedy’s Spring-Summer 2019 collection, which was unveiled at Ballyfin Demesne, Co Laois, on Tuesday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

The designer brought 30 of her most loyal clients to see the ‘timeless’ spring-summer collection

Some of Paul Costelloe’s designs at his London Fashion Week show on Monday

Also flying the flag for Irish design were Richard Malone and JW Anderson while Erdem put on a sumptuous show

The Classic Craftsman boot from R M Willliams, €450.

Style File: From boots to boiler suits, and rings to tie the knot

Brooklyn Beckham, Hana Cross, Cruz Beckham, Romeo Beckham, Harper Beckham, David Beckham and Dame Anna Wintour attend the Victoria Beckham show during London Fashion Week at Tate Britain. Photograph:  David M Benett/Getty Images

Designer explores ‘modern femininity’ with collection while Burberry and Preen also stood out

 A model walks the runway at the Simone Rocha show on Saturday during London Fashion Week.  Photograph: Luke Walker/BFC

Stellar line up of models at Irish designer’s show included Chloe Sevigny, Lily Cole and Marie Sophie Wilson

Brown faux fur snow print parka €800, wetlook leggings €65, ski feather headband €150

The Offaly-based designer Amie Egan on making everything by hand and looking to the landscape

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

Keep an eye on Simone Rocha, Victoria Beckham and newcomer Stacey Wall

Scarf by textile designer Lou Brennan

Fashion: the cutest children’s clothes and gifts for Valentine’s Day

Black Grecian-style dress, Bella Marina Studio, The Design Centre, Powerscourt €400; earrings €29,95, necklace €39.95, bracelet €36, Knight & Day

This February 14th, opt for a memorable love token, or a beautiful bouquet

A dress typical of Alison Conneely’s red carpet style

Designs by Helen Cody and Alison Conneely will be in the spotlight in Los Angeles this month

A Fendi bag cleaned and re-coloured by Handbag Therapy

Meghan Markle wears the ‘most versatile slippers in the world’ and ‘denim queen’ Orla Langan on her new collection

Check coat €250, yellow floral jumper €115, floral print silk scarf €185. All from Monreal, Winthrop Arcade, Cork

Isabel Monreal Ruestes: From one-time visitor to shop owner

Cricket stripes as evening wear for the modern dandy by Daniel Kearns for Kent & Curwen a/w 2019

Stylefile: Irish Fashion Innovation Awards celebrates 10th year; Yvonne Ross sparkles in Kilkenny

Coach: The Drew satchel in Stuart Vevers’s new ad campaign for the New York bagmakers

Stylefile: Plus, stay cosy in cashmere and add some relaxed Italian looks to your wardrobe

The Wilder hotel on Adelaide Road in Dublin 2. Built circa 1878 as a home for “aged governesses and unmarried females”, the formidable seven-bay Dublin building has had a long history. Photograph: Alan Betson

A former home for ‘bewildered women’ has become Dublin’s latest boutique guesthouse

Loah wearing Colin Burke top and earrrings by Chupi, skirt by Ros Duke. Film still: Perry Ogden/Showcase 2019

The director and photographer Perry Ogden on his new short films about Irish designers for Showcase

Brown Thomas S/S 2019:A model wears a Richard Quinn leopard print dress. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

The collection is floaty and feminine with echoes of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s

Kevin Smith, aka Kojaque. Photograph: George Voronov

Stylefile: Plus Cos’s new kids’ and babyswear, and communion classics at Arnotts

Japanese dressmakers. Photograph: The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images

Review: There are many illuminating stories contained in this thematic history of fabrics

Back row: Karen (L) wears dark-grey Alala top €85 from Skulpt in Powerscourt Centre; black and grey leggings €7 Primark. Bairbre (R) wears a light-grey top by Vimmia €95 from Skulpt; black and white leggings from Primark €7. Jane, in front is in Lole burgundy top €45 from Skulpt; Nike black leggings €45 from Lifestyle Sports

Some fashion-forward pieces to wear for both night-time glamour and day-time yoga

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