Elizabeth Morrison, founder of interiors brand, From Jaipur with Love: ‘I didn’t want to promote the idea of boho India; I wanted to bring a sophisticated India to the market’

After a career in advertising in the Middle East textile designer Elizabeth Morrison is moving home

Pink dress made from recycled material, €249, spotted stockings, €29.99. Male model is wearing silver trousers, €129, all of which are from H&M’s new clothing line photographed by Rafael Pavarotti

Photographer is addressing absence of black representation in the industry

First panel: Aine wears cream silk velvet caftan trimmed with black braid and gold antique tassels. Handknit black lurex open-lace scarf. Silk cummerbund all over silk skirt edge with gold braid. Photograph: Barry McCall

Clothes, poetry and stained glass: Glynis Robins fuses art and fashion

All that glitters: Letter cosmetic bags from Marks & Spencer

It’s not too late to find a stylish present for fashion-conscious friends and family

The Vendôme ring by Louise Stokes of Loulerie, €3,699

Gift ideas from Loulerie, Grown Clothing, Stonechat, Caroline Duffy and Susannagh Grogan

Electric blue velvet sofa in the Malin shared working space. Photograph: Thomas Loof

Furniture designer Ciaran McGuigan has upped the ante on co-working the Malin

Jane Shortall, who was the movement coach for Daisy Edgar-Jones in Normal People, is getting all dressed up. Her silver sequin jumpsuit here is €49.99 from New Look. Photograph: Barry McCall

Big Christmas parties may be on hold, but you can still inject some fun and glamour

Lavender dress €660, rib cardigan €540, polka sweater (at shoulders) €585, Ros Duke

Two Irish knitwear designers take different approaches to their winter collections

Lady Gaga wearing Irish designer Paula Rowan in House of Gucci Movie

Rise of Paula Rowan continues as her designs prove a hit with Lady Gaga and Rihanna

Maoliosa Murray in her showroom apartment. Armchair Eileen from The Invisible Collection. Photograph: Simon Watson

Interior designer Maoliosa Murray moved from London and set up a business in Dublin

Carla Manija in action mid air skating in Bushy Park Skate Park, Terenure. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

Skating culture is making a revival in Ireland – Dublin Roller Derby now has more than 90 members

Animal print shirt €1,250, trousers €650, trainers €645 all Dolce & Gabbana

Men have become more adventurous in their fashion choices since the pandemic


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Model Kate Valk in one of Anna Guerin’s Landskein coats

Anna Guerin’s new collection of tweed coats is made from Irish wool and cloth

Irish artist Genieve Figgis on her commission from Dior: ‘I wanted to use the space to create hope and optimism’

‘A dream come true’: Genieve Figgis commissioned to redesign famous Lady Dior bag

Patrick Dempsey wearing the Raftery knitted coat

Island life and workwear provide the inspiration for a sophisticated range of knitwear

44 Mulgrave Street, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin

Designer and textile consultant Carmen Hijosa is moving to Barcelona to focus on her business

The 'I Do' tailored trouser suit from Carolyn O’Sullivan's Not Another White Dress

It’s all about collaborations, unconventional designs and experimentation

Simone Rocha’s fashion show was held at the historic St Bartholomew’s Church, in Spitalfields. Photograph: David M Benett/Getty Images

Irish designer’s fashion week runway showcased spring/summer 2022 line

Emerald green felt fedora (€265),  FAO Millinery

Presentation leaves viewers in no doubt that talent can thrive in adversity

Tailored cape jacket (€320), skirt (€145)

In collaboration with Deborah Veale, looks include signature tweed jackets and coats

'We Missed You' mural, by Holly Pereira, at Kildare Village

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Work by Eoin Moylan who recently opened a photographic studio in Berlin.

Irish creatives join forces to launch production company to showcase their many talents

The languid hauteur of the traditional dandy – assured, elegant and sartorially immaculate. Photograph: Christian Vierig/Getty

Deirdre McQuillan picks her favourite fashionable reads

Eight derelict buildings gain new life as UK hospitality chain’s Keavan’s Port in Dublin

Blatnaid Gallagher at the launch of Galway Wool in Athenry. Photograph: David Ruffles

Blatnaid Gallagher’s pioneering venture, the Galway Wool brand, showcases a native breed

Heart embroidered jumper (€695) Faye Dinsmore x Ciara Harrison

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Alice Halliday in her own creations

Standard advice is to buy less and buy better – look for high quality, lasting design

Delphi lace tie dress €1,335, hand knitted Cliffs of Moher sweater made from Irish and virgin wool yarns.

Designs committed in sensual silky shapes and pioneering use of wool

Ciara Allen’s Ember Jacket, €360 made from coated waterproof fabric. The Ember Culottes, €255 made from cotton drill with wadded waterproof panels at the knee and top, €80, also made from the cotton drill with white cotton bias binding details. Model: Nosimo Adekunle. Photograph: Paul Lucaci

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The kimono. Photograph: Doreen Kilfeather

This limited edition collection chimes with Clegg’s ‘handmade and conscious’ ethos

River Island summer dresses.

Small and intimate weddings call for joyful dressing that’s big on style

The  hand plane is made by recycling waste plastic milk bottles from the cafe.

Cafe owners recycle plastic milk bottles to make hand planes for bodysurfers and swimmers

Sharon Keegan, founder of Peachylean.

Dragon's Den-funded Irish brand Peachylean promises women the support they deserve

Banana print babygrow (€35) and matching turban (€17.50) from Pom Pom Pirate

Children’s fashion, Irish wool designs, online bridal style and more

Eileen Gray’s E1027 seaside villa is now part of the Cap Martin site in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, a Unesco world heritage site.

Cross-disciplinary exhibition to coincide with reopening E1027 villa in south of France

Shannon Tynan: Disruption

This year, graduates of Limerick School of Art & Design are showcasing their work online

Covid restrictions: fashion retailers have reopened their doors after nearly five months. Photograph: Tom Honan

Deirdre McQuillan on face masks, changing rooms, returns policies and more

Beige nylon tracksuit, €80, and windbreaker jacket, €90, from dublinsveryown.com

Eco-friendly vibes from the new kids on the block

Green dress by Ghost €109 at Marks+Spencer

Fed up of lockdown loungewear? Look on the bright side with this colourful summer wear

Dr Carmen Hijosa founded Ananas Anam in 2013.

Carmen Hijosa nominated for top European innovation award for process she has developed

Ecommerce (data-driven online shopping) may dictate our fashion choices rather than bricks and mortar outlets. Photograph: Getty Images

As we get ready to go back into the world, what will we wear, and how will we shop?

When Irish wool meets NYC: Rhyme Studio’s architectural visualisation, featuring the limited edition Fado Fado rug.

Dublin designer on a mission to highlight ‘durability and sustainability’ of wool

Hoop earrings from Nicola Moran. Photograph: Mandy Sarkis

Nicola Moran, Emma Cahill and Sarah Carroll Kelly put their creativity to good work

Beachcomber Patrick Lillis of Celtic Ambergris, with his dog, Dash, is a seasoned beachcomber from Co Clare and an authority on ambergris, which he hunts for on Irish coasts

Irish ambergris, a waxy substance secreted by sperm whales, commands high prices

Charlie Whisker, photographed  for an Irish Times interview in 2007.  Photograph: Eric Luke

One of Ireland’s finest painters has died aged 71, having lived with Alzheimer’s since 2014

Black Mini Door Bag €495; Black Crossbody Door Bag €595. Photograph: Barry McCall

My Name is Ted luxury bags pay homage to Dublin’s ubiquitous Georgian doors

Ciara Silke scarf for €180.

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‘Vogue will always be Vogue,’ concludes the author. File photograph: Ray Tang/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Nina Sophia Miralles covers a century of the title across editors and international editions

Project manager Darragh Cunningham of Dublin City Council reckons that when completed it will be ‘a game changer in terms of visitor attractions’.

Irish crafts will be demonstrated ‘hands-on’ in industrial heritage site at Kilmainham Mills

Pale pink cotton, loose-fitting ruffle shirt (€495) from Louise Kennedy

Dressing waist-up for Zoom has put a new emphasis on comfort and function

Irish-made scarves and throws in shades of green from stable.ie.

When days are grey and the future uncertain, green is associated with hope and optimism

Toteme bib top €280, quilted jacket €450, brownthomas.ie

With colour, quirky designs and sustainability, Ireland is falling in love with Danish labels

Navy stripe knit €64 and cuff trousers €120

As we still have no use for occasion wear, it’s time to add some glamour to the everyday

Paul Costelloe’s winter 2021 collection at a virtual London Fashion Show featured balloon skirts, bold plaids in yellow ochre shades, check pinafores and a parade of midnight blue ensembles.

Designer opens London Fashion Show with winter 2021 collection to mark 35th year at event

Simone Rocha: ‘Creatively I feel the same as I did 10 years ago – inspired, challenged and pushed. That’s part of having a craft and that’s my life and I feel privileged.’

Rocha has lent her signature designs to H&M in a collection for women, men and children

Sneakers designed by Barbara Bennett.

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Isabella Rose Celeste Davey: ‘Danes really respect home life and switch off as soon as they get home.’ Photograph: Tine Bek

Wild Geese: Dubliner Isabella Davey plays key role in running Copenhagen Fashion Week

Crisp condition: Aaron Ryan, Ryan Tubbritt, Dean Hayes. Teacher Hayley Ryan, De La Salle College, Waterford

Lockdown has forced the Irish student fashion show to go online – and onto the world stage

Miriam Cushen, pictured with her father, Philip, is the sixth generation of Cushen – and the first woman – to steer the family business which has been creating textiles since the early 18th century.

Kilkenny woman behind stylish new collection of scarves, throws and blankets

Laura Weber at home in her midtown apartment in Manhattan.

Laura Weber, designer for Michelle Obama and Beyoncé, now has her own athleisure brand

Simone Rocha

High-profile move is a first for an Irish fashion designer

Dr Brenda Moore McCann discusses Edvard Munch’s The Sick Child with first-year medical students at Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Deirdre McQuillan

First-year medical students learn to observe intensely by dissecting paintings

Black First Night bra (€89.90) and brief (€39.90), both by Prima Donna

Badly fitting bras under T-shirts or sweaters do nobody any favours. Susan Moylett can help

Stacked ankle boots by Marco Moreo, €190.

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The new Standard Expedition Parka to be introduced in January

Company’s all-purpose jackets have become status symbols for those who have never set foot in Arctic

Alexandra Lapp  wears printed Gucci blouse with oversized collar during Paris Fashion Week. Photograph: Christian Vierig/ Getty Images

Great for Zoom calls, collars are growing in size, colour and popularity

Kerri McCrea with two of her elephants, Mae Doom and Too Meh.

Wild Geese: Kerri McCrea, founder of Kindred Spirit Elephant Sanctuary, Thailand

Both high street and luxury brands have seen demand increase by 45 per cent, according to the auction site eBay, and some designers are even launching pet specific ranges. Photograph: iStock

From parkas to cashmere jumpers, here’s what to put under the tree for your pet next month

Pink and blue jumpsuits in silk and cotton with scrunchies by Violet Ogden. Photograph: Perry Ogden

Beautiful jumpsuits, unique floral fashion, luxury handbags and more

Traditionally, tweed’s subtle colours reflect the landscape from which it originated. Photograph: Oksana Tocickaja

Pair with a crisp white shirt and jeans, and accessorise with pearls

Vita Byrne Carty: ‘I usually buy my clothes second hand from charity shops or online apps like Depop.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

Vita Byrne Carty: ‘It’s funny, I am seen as androgynous, but I am not necessarily that ’

Slit sleeved knits and oversize shirt collars at Victoria Beckham

When it comes to design, Irish knits are smash hits – wear them any way you want

Katie Ann McGuigan and her brother Ciaran on the rugs Xida, Orcal and Jag from the debut collection for Orior. Photograph: Simon Watson

The attention-grabbing handwoven rugs are inspired by the Irish countryside

From the N.E.S.T. collection of handwoven cloth by Fiona Daly, 'Basalt Design' handwoven with from Gotland, Hebridean, Faroe & Villsau wool and natural dyes (400x100cm). See fionadalytextiles.com

A new breed of designers are leading the way for millions of Ireland’s sheep

Ryan Zaman in the short film If You Can’t See You Can’t Be

With his latest project, Conor Clinch is making disability more visible in the fashion world

Beige jacket €299 Samsoe + Samsoe, white bodysuit €125 Vince, gunmetal Moto leggings €110 Spanx, white trainers €520 Valentino, bag €390 Marc Jacobs, sunglasses €260 Tom Ford, small earring Maria Black €55, large earring Maria Black €110

The company formed by Sarah Blakely is set on ‘changing the world one butt at a time’

Plaid patchwork coat by Muireann O’Riordan.

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Clodagh Lawlor. Photograph: Serge Domingie

Wild Geese: Clodagh Lawlor, Florence, Italy

Go back to the archive, reuse leftover materials, tighten up the collection

Brighten it with uplifting colour. Focus on comfort knitwear

Arm jewellery by Sorcha O’Rallaghaigh for this year’s Create

Sorcha O’Raghallaigh, Faye Dinsmore and Richard Quinn among the exhibiting stars

Scregg House, Co Roscommon

Saving Graces provides impressive visual record of projects supported by the society

Ilk has high hopes for its adaptable workwear pieces

Fabrics and clever details set this ready-to-wear menswear line apart

Martin O’Byrne has set up a PPE shop in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Store will sell face masks, sanitisers and high-tech solutions for offices and businesses

Pink houndstooth from Balenciaga (€2790)

Store swapped catwalk show for film of collection set in landscapes across Ireland

Erin McClure, Harrison Gardner with their baby daughter, Irina, modelling the new collection from The Tweed Project in the Burren

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Andrea Williams: ‘Dancing translates well into modelling and when I have to work with others, I try to bring emotion into it.’ Photograph: Kate Bean

Choreographer Andrea Williams and designer Alice Halliday on the Devi collection

Naomi Campbell on the cover of Naomi, published by Taschen

A one-stone tome gives a rounded picture of an extraordinary life in her own words

The 160-year-old Palais Sursock was one Beirut’s great landmarks and home to the Cochrane family. Photograph: Getty Images

Alfred Cochrane is the scion of one of Lebanon’s most famous aristocratic families

Bodacious and Zwartbles sheep

Suzanna Crampton’s storytelling flair has made stars of her charismatic animals

From Aoife’s sustainable collection made with Econyl fabric.

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Alanagh Clegg and Freya Oatway in Four Threads Studio, Kildare.

Designer Alanagh Clegg of Four Threads and milliner Freya Oatway of FAO create an alliance

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Dubliner Sean Byrne will graduate as a fully fledged haute couturier in October.

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Mná i Bhláth - the award winning collection by Róisín Pierce. Photograph: Deo Suveera

Exceptional craft skills and a commitment to sustainability featured strongly in this year’s RDS Craft Awards

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