(Left to right): Washed silk gabardine dress with Japanese inked hand crochet in matt black or white, €2,160; Ecological fur coat, feathered silver, €1,550; Black ottoman dress with handkerchief points, €890

One of the more ambitious ventures in Irish fashion is taking place in Waterford at the Lismore Atelier. A social enterprise project that began (...)

Lebue fur bow scarves in cream and natural, €400. Tivoli leather dress in black €1,065. Photograph: Miki Barlok

Umit Kutluk has memories as a child of playing on a simple embroidery machine at home in Istanbul and making all sorts of shapes with it. Now an estab(...)

Read all our Christmas content at irishtimes.com/itschristmas Today’s snow queens are not icy maidens bedecked in ballerina drifts of tulle – i(...)