A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
fashion and beauty
Fri, 27 Mar, 2020
High street clothing stores Brown Thomas, Arnotts, and Zara are the latest retailers to be hit by the spread of Covid-19.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020
Steve Coogan’s latest film pokes fun at retail billionaires who’ve made their money from our desire for low-priced clothes, writes Laura Harding.
Tue, 18 Feb, 2020
Back in November, a series of events resulted in me getting my front tooth removed. For the insatiably curious, the “series of events” was an accident involving a bike rack outside Douglas Shopping Centre in 2003, and a “temporary, emergency measure” that my dentist warned “would need regular checking up on”. The regular check-ups were, unfortunately, never administered.
Sat, 08 Feb, 2020
To instantly power up your look, veer towards the hard shoulder.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019
Looking to give white jeans a try? We’ve got three ways to wear a pair.
Sun, 04 Aug, 2019
Once a Woodstock-era mainstay, then reimagined as an acid house staple, tie-dye is enjoying a resurgence this summer.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
The chief executive of Marks & Spencer is to assume direct leadership of the British retailer’s troubled clothing business after sacking the division’s boss just two days after publicly criticising chronic product availability.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
Don’t stress about baggage charges for your week in the sun this summer. Pare back your holiday wardrobe to the bare essentials and fill that carry on with a few versatile but stylish, wear-anywhere-wonders that you know you’ll reach for day after day. This is your ten-point, ten-kilo packing plan for perfect holiday style!reports.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
Swedish fashion group H&M says sales of its summer collections had started well and it would slow the rate of store openings as it invests more online, boosting its shares by more than 14%.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
Fashion retailer H&M has said its sales grew for a fourth straight quarter, but also hinted it had needed to invest more to boost its online business, disappointing investors already concerned about margin pressure.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
Irish Staff and shopping centres in Ireland have been dealt a blow after the group that owns the Dorothy Perkins-Evans-Miss Selfridge stores said it was closing six shops, including in Cork, Dublin, and Galway.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
Millennials’ fondness for athleisure wear helped retailer JD Sports Fashion defy Britain’s retail gloom and beat full-year earnings expectations.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
Explore new horizons this season with an updated take on denim.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
Bernard Arnault, Europe’s richest man, got another boost as LVMH shares hit a record, due to better-than-expected sales of Louis Vuitton handbags and leather goods.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
Shares in Sweden’s H&M, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, fell after quarterly sales growth matched forecasts but failed to allay longer-term market concerns over margins and inventory.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
Inditex fell the most in 2019, after the Spanish owner of the Zara clothes chain reported the weakest earnings growth in five years. It’s not immune to the retail malaise that has burdened rival, Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), and many others.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
Leave beige in the shade with this season’s new power palette, says
Fri, 01 Mar, 2019
Want a relaxed Christmas party look? Then incorporate athleisure into your festive wardrobe, writes
Mon, 17 Dec, 2018
From parties to shopping the sales,brings us the new — and improved — festive fashion rules.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2018
Shares in H&M have risen after the fashion retailer reassured investors that it would not need to cut costs further to shift unsold clothing despite a bigger-than- expected 20% fall in quarterly profit.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
Sweden’s H&M cautioned that sales from its existing stores would continue to fall this year even as booming e-commerce should help lift earnings.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
One of H&M’s largest shareholders has lost its patience.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
H&M shares plummeted after the Swedish apparel chain lost more ground to Inditex’s Zara, amid a crisis in brick-and-mortar stores that threatens to undermine retailers with underdeveloped online businesses.
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
A former Cork city-centre hotel, with a 207-year pedigree on St Patrick’s St, is to be partly demolished and redeveloped for high-end shops use, possibly with an appeal to the likes of Zara.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
Stranger Things 2 star — Millie Bobby Brown proves her red-carpet credentials are 11 out of 10. Time to suss out her style.
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
From Estée Lauder’s Breast Cancer Awareness range to makeup giant e.l.f.making its debut in Ireland, it’s a busy month for beauty launches, writes
Sat, 30 Sep, 2017
Shares in H&M fell by nearly 6% after the boss of the world’s second-largest fashion retailer warned that the company is falling short of its sales targets, with hefty summer discounts reducing quarterly profit by 20%.
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
Unilever agreed to buy a South Korean cosmetics maker for €2.27bn to gain a stronger foothold in the world’s fourth-largest skincare market, betting that the pop-culture-fuelled appeal of the country’s beauty products will outweigh concerns over regional tensions.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017
Inditex, the world’s biggest clothes retailer and owner of Zara, reported a 9% rise in first-half profit, but its gross margin, as a percentage of sales, slipped, because of a stronger euro.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
British fashion retailer French Connection Group reported a drop in profit for the half-year due to the closure of some of its stores.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
Sat, 26 Aug, 2017
Swedish fashion group H&M will start holding capital market days, breaking with tradition and yielding to investor pressure, although it also said it would stop posting monthly sales figures.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
Isabelle Huppert and Brigitte Macron have led the way in proving that, just because you’ve hit your 60s, it doesn’t mean you have to forget about fashion, writes
Wed, 05 Jul, 2017
Actor Chris Pine delivers a retro homage for the red carpet shutterbugs. Let’s unravel his Rat Pack look.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
What happens when a self-confessed shopaholic tries to give up buying clothes for a month? gives it her best shot, with mixed results
Thu, 25 May, 2017
Actress Dianna Agron nails denim-on-denim without so much as a hint of irony. Let’s suss out her styling secrets.
Sat, 13 May, 2017
Actress Camilla Belle attends the Victoria Beckham for Target launch in L.A. dressed head-to-toe in the collection. Let’s get to grips with her gingham get-up.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
looks at a palette of pink accents in furnishings and fabrics for the coming season. Pink is spring’s biggest fashion trend — and where designers lead — interior decorators soon follow.
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017
The Benetton fashion company has announced its chief executive has resigned and that it has hired a new chief operating officer.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2017
Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) said second-quarter price cuts to clear inventory may exceed last year’s, sending the shares tumbling to a four-year low.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017