John Lee:  “I’ve probably got more adventurous with experience. Before I would have thought, how am I going to make that? You get more confident. I tell myself, there is a way.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The Co Meath-based furniture-maker John Lee is this year’s winner of the Golden Fleece Award. Established in 2001, the prize offers artists and makers(...)

These jeans for €738, from Stella McCartney (left), don’t have a patch on the price of this floral appliqué version for €90 (right), from House of Holland, on Asos.

TUCKERS CAST THEIR NET The Tucker family have retail in their blood – mother Billie, daughters Tracy, Anne and Leigh, will shortly celebrate the 20(...)

“Style and self-esteem are very intertwined for me. Confidence breathes an energy into clothing that simply can’t be bought!”  Holly White, blogger & TV presenter

EARNING HER STRIPES This is Isamaya Ffrench a make-up artist based in London and part of the Theo Adams London arts collective, who is wearing an o(...)

 Duke Special played with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at the Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2013 at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.Photograph: Conor McCabe

“When bankers get together for dinner,” said Oscar Wilde, “they discuss art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss money.” Wilde w(...)