Cath Kidston

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Brown Thomas managing director Donald McDonald opens the doors at the Grafton Street store on its reopening after the Covid shutdown. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Brown Thomas and Arnotts are not just loved by consumers, they are also adored by their employees, many of whom have been with the retailers for years(...)

Crowds make their way along Grafton Street in busier times but In the absence to date of a vaccine or effective treatment for Covid-19, the recovery for  the street and other city centre retailers has been sluggish. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Although much is made each year of Grafton Street’s appearance in the annual ranking of the world’s most expensive main streets by commercial real est(...)

Ireland’s premier shopping street is a grim reflection of the situation facing retailers. But some things are selling: bras, candles and engagement(...)

Shops have reopened but these are uncertain, unusual times for consumers and retailers alike. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Looking at video clips of queues outside popular shops like Ikea and Penneys, observers could be forgiven for thinking that the retail sector is thriv(...)

The television room is a comfortable and cosy space. The contents of the room are a real junk shop mix with a lot of the furniture found at car boot sales. The Persian rug is the anchor for the room and everything fits together around it. Photograph: by Christopher Simon Sykes.

In her new book, A Place Called Home, Cath Kidston gives readers a peek inside her own country house, showcasing her carefree and colourful use of ant(...)

Grafton Street in Dublin, the 13th most expensive shopping street in the world. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

It has become a humorous internet meme to point out changes in the environment spurred by global lockdowns, and conclude that the planet is renewing i(...)

The sun sets behind smoke rising from the LyondellBasell refining plant in Houston, Texas, on April 20th, the day US crude oil prices ended in negative territory for the first time. Photograph: Mark Felix/AFP

Image of the week: Black gold? Remember when the price of crude oil was more than $100 a barrel? Probably not, as that was six years ago, and who can(...)

Are we really going back to chintzy interiors? Photograph: Getty

Here’s a sentence I didn’t think I’d be writing any time soon, or in fact, ever: one of London’s hottest restaurants looks like the love child of the (...)

The Circuit: Gabe (Adeel Akhtar) and Nat (Eva Birthistle) have inexplicably left their “wonderful old life” and relocated to a place where their neighbours are “highly strung and psychopathic”

‘Channel 4 invites you to the worst dinner party that’s ever happened in the world anywhere.” That’s the pitch for The Circuit (Thursday), a comedy p(...)

“She seems to come with an awful lot of scatter cushions” a friend once said, with an air of alarm

“She seems to come with an awful lot of scatter cushions” a friend once said, with an air of alarm, soon after his girlfriend moved in. At the time I (...)

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