Isabella Blow

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‘One of my best memories was hitting the dance floor with Kate Moss - until the wee hours at a party in London’

Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Bray woman Georgina Heffernan, who divides her (...)

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(...)

This is the Gaga of the Joanne album, the Quorn sausage to the madness of her meat-dress incarnation

There is an extended montage in Chris Moukarbel’s film Five Foot Two (on Netflix from September 22nd) that shows Lady Gaga’s entrances and exits from (...)

Walatta, a house designed by modernist architect John Bulcock, is shielded from view. Access is via 80 wide stone steps from above the roof down to pool level. The central living space is supported by concrete columns, with ‘walls’ of foliage to soften the look. Photograph: James Fennell

From the faded colonial grandeur of a house belonging to Hollywood star Gillian Anderson to the tropical modernism of a new build by a Dublin family,(...)

Portrait of Alexander McQueen from Savage Beauty at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

It should have been a triumphant moment. It was a chill October evening in Paris, and Alexander McQueen had just showed Plato’s Atlantis, his unive(...)