Met Gala 2021: Billie Eilish went full princess with her Oscar de la Renta dress, which she wore on condition that the brand stop using fur. Photograph: Nina Westervelt/New York Times

The United States is a relatively young country, and this year’s American fashioned-themed Met Gala seemed, in many ways, like a nod to that fact. The(...)

Paris Fashion Week: the Balenciaga show took place in a drowned auditorium. Photograph: Valerio Mezzanotti/NYT

The empty auditorium of the drowned world was black with foreboding. A gaseous, lemony scent filled the air. Every once in a while, a drip would rippl(...)

Michelle Obama acknowledges the crowd at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Monday. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA

Things we learned from Michelle Obama during her event in London’s Southbank Centre on Monday: She still has imposter syndrome, marriage counselling i(...)

Paris Fashion Week: Stella McCartney spring-summer 2019 collection. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

Jumpsuits were the order of the day at Stella McCartney’s catwalk show during Paris Fashion Week on Monday, with skin-tight floral numbers contrasting(...)

Stella McCartney at the end of the women’s 2018 spring/summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show in Paris, on Wednesday. Photograph:  Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images

Kering and fashion label Stella McCartney have agreed to end their 17-year partnership, as the British designer behind the brand buys the 50 per cent (...)

 Stella McCartney (right) and Ellen MacArthur speak during the ‘Creating A Future For Fashion’ VIP launch on November 28th, 2017 in London. Photograph: Darren Gerrish/Getty Images

The fashion industry urgently needs to reform its wasteful, polluting ways, British designer Stella McCartney and record-breaking sailor Ellen MacArth(...)

Keira (left) and Dairine Kennedy of KDK Scarves.

Keira Kennedy is one half of Dublin brand KDK Scarves – a position she shares with her sister Dairine. The business was established in 2012 and has qu(...)

Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan said the changes are aimed to offer viable alternatives to third level education. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A major overhaul of state-sponsored apprenticeships has been unveiled, aimed at providing school-leavers with a “viable, legitimate, positive alternat(...)