The bikini turns 70 this year. From itsy bitsy beginnings to structured and scaffolded re-imaginings, it’s undergone quite the transformation since it was unveiled in 1946, says Ciara McDonnell.More
Style is about much more than following trends. But there have been seismic changes in the fashion world and you need to know the new rules, writes Annmarie O’Connor.More
There are a great many sins we can commit when we don our clothes, but redemption is at hand, writes Rose Mary Roche.More
Carolyn Moore meets five designers making their mark on the Irish fashion landscape – and asks what advice they’d give to the class of 2016.
Think you’ll never be able to wear the outlandish designs seen on the catwalk? From graphic stripes at Dolce and Gabbana to sheer at Alberto Ferretti,shows us how to make this season’s key trends accessible on the high street.
She dressed our own First Lady, Bowie and has been on-set designer for everything from Vikings to The Tudors. Ahead of her appearance at the Fastnet Film Festival, Clodagh Finn watches Joan Bergin at work at Ashford Studios.More
Carolyn Moore went backstage at last weekend’s VIP Style Awards and followed up and coming TV talent Bláthnaid Treacy as she prepped for the red carpet – Irish style.More
From the highest-end designers, to almost every shop on the high street, there is a look to suit everyone, at every price point and every size.More
You could spend a fortune on anti-ageing creams, but really the trick might be as simple as giving up sugar, writes Beauty Editor Rachel Marie Walsh.More
Here comes summer. From eyes to nails, get ready for brighter colours – and a dramatic lip. Christine Lucignano, celebrity make up artist for Chanel, creates four summer looks.More
Shaved heads, micro-fringes and bowl cuts — can the latest rebellious looks from the catwalks translate to real life? Katie Wright talks to the experts.More
We use it to support, suppress, hide and expose our bodies. Underwear through the ages tells us a lot about ourselves, writes Suzanne Harrington, as she checks out the new Undressed exhibition at the V&A.More
As the queen turns 90, Vogue has hailed her a style icon. Ciara Mc Donnell rates her outfits through the decades with former royal designer Paul Costelloe.More
COS has transformed the way we dress. Vickie Maye meets the brand’s head designer, Karin Gustafsson.More
Jeans don’t lie, so make sure you find the best pair for you, writes Annmarie O’Connor.More
Denim has never stopped being our go-to fabric, and remains cool and loved, says Suzanne Harrington.More
The Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons lives, at least part of the year, above a flower shop in one of the fancier arrondissements of Paris.More
In the big leagues of fashion, there is only one designer who has consistently challenged the paradox of power and sex — and she’s done it with a laugh, a cigarette and a billion-dollar business.More
Monochrome to romantic, urban to futuristic – we showcase the top spring/summer looks at Brown Thomas, with a focus on the brand new labels coming to Cork.More
We have been conditioned to believe that only men get better with age, suggests Paula Burns.More
Leonardo, Tom and Chris swear by Sonya Dakar’s rejuvenating, but painful, treatment.More
Oscar night brings the stars out in high-wattage glamour and for many of us, the fashion is the sole reason to watch.
Wondering what you’ll be wearing next season? Rachel Marie Walsh reports from London Fashion Week on six key trends for Autumn/Winter 2016.More
Cork boutique Samui turns 15 on March 21. And to celebrate we’re showcasing the top labels and trends in store for spring/summer 2016. Think shoulders, high-shine fabrics and old Hollywood style.More
To mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising 1916, two Irish designers have created special ways of commemorating this event.More
Love the finer things in life, but just don’t have the budget?
Lorraine Courtneylooks at the cosmetic procedures young Irish women are undergoing in search of perfection, just like Kylie Jenner and other Instagram stars.More
Gwen Stefani’s collaboration with Urban Decay continues. And it just gets better.
It’s one of the top 50 fashion colleges in the world — and now LSAD is launching an ambitious programme to mentor new designers, writes Lorraine Courtney.More
Dealing with breakouts can be exasperating. Our testers try the latest spot solutions on the market...More
From haircare to make-up, customisation is taking over the cosmetics world, so get up close and personal, says Katie WrightMore