Paris Fashion Week:  Chanel brought the beach to the Grand Palais. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

As models, celebrities, designers and journalists from around the world jetted to Paris for its women’s fashion week, they must have had a bumpy landi(...)

“I’m not guilt-tripping you,” I tell Sorcha. “I’m just pointing out that this is the latest you’ve been home since you storted in LinkedIn.”

It’s not like I’m an obsessive or anything but the times that Sorcha has arrived home from work the past few nights have been 8.05pm, 8.16pm, 9.10pm, (...)

Princess Beatrice wearing a Philip Treacy headpiece. Treacy has said he thought he would end up with his ‘head on a spike’ for his design. Photograph: PA

Irish hat-maker Philip Treacy has said he thought he would end up with his “head on a spike” for his design worn by Princess Beatrice at the royal wed(...)

Alexander McQueen in the 'McQueen' documentary: the fashion designer had a profound need for privacy

On the night that fashion designer Alexander McQueen took his own life in 2010, his long-time collaborator and friend Mira Chai Hyde felt a presence i(...)

Incredibles 2: Mr Incredible struggles as a stay-at-home dad in this sequel to Pixar’s 2004 hit

Lessons have been learnt. Back in 2014, some weeks after Brazil were thoroughly spanked by the Germans, Hollywood’s summer sputtered to a halt after t(...)

‘Meghan Markle is very considered in her choice of what she wears, and understands the soft power fashion can have’: Meghan Markle  attends an Anzac Day  service. Photograph:  Tolga Akmen,  Getty Images

A week ago, Meghan Markle finally walked down the wedding aisle, resplendent in a lacy, sparkling white dress. It was, of course, the “Suits” season f(...)

Hubert De Givenchy with Audrey Hepburn in the mid-1980s:  Photograph:  Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Audrey Hepburn glides through the credits of the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s in a black dress that is in no way little. It’s a long, narrow sheat(...)

Singer Rihanna walks along a Paris catwalk to promote a collaboration between her Fenty brand and German sportswear company Puma in a picture taken in September 2016. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

Gucci parent Kering is returning its ill-fitting Pumas. The French company’s plan to give up control of Puma, focusing solely on luxury and catwalk b(...)

Sorcha has gone away for the weekend to a Himalayan Spa Retreat in a hotel on the R280 just as you’re coming into Drumshanbo. She’s having something d(...)

Ruth Ní Loinsigh  at home in Finglas. Photographs: Cyril Byrne

Ni Loinsigh is a Dubliner who spent six years after college backpacking around Europe, Australia and Israel, and making jewellery. She returned home (...)

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