From futuristic fantasy to the return of the slip dress, Alexander Fury and Rebecca Gonsalves look back at the spring/summer 2016 shows for inspiration
Head of the men's division of Louis Vuitton, Kim Jones has fused formal and casual, bringing a new direction to fashion. Before his autumn/winter 2016 show, he speaks to Alexander Fury about tailoring, travel and one of the busiest schedules in the business
Would designers rather have critical discourse or a pretty picture of a pretty celebrity looking pretty with a brand name boldly affixed?
From face creams and hair gels to luxury barbering, and even intimate hair removal... as the autumn/winter 2016 collections unfold on the catwalk, Alexander Fury investigates what lies beneath
Designers on the move. Pixelated perfection. Emerging markets and bags of style. The Independent's fashion editor Alexander Fury gives his predictions for the year ahead on the catwalk and behind the scenes
I'd like to stop the slob – wear trousers rather than jeans, buttoned-up shirts as opposed to T-shirts
Our mild December means you can frock up in designers' choice get-ups without catching your death
Louis Vuitton's new campaign star is instantly recognised and idolised the world over. But she isn't an actor or a supermodel – she's the first computer-game character to become a high-fashion heroine. How very 2016, says Alexander Fury
The season’s dress code is to dress up. But to tie, or not to tie? To err on the side of cautious tradition, or to explore brave new sartorial terrain? Our fashion experts give their takes on the menswear debate
Princes and paupers: London's tale of two fashionable cities
Tomas Maier clawed Bottega Veneta back from bankruptcy. Now the label's woven bags are netting almost £1bn and its campaigns are high-art affairs. He talks to Alexander Fury
Stocking fillers for followers of fashion
He grew up movie-mad in 1980s Doncaster. Now he's creative director of Coach. Stuart Vevers tells Alexander Fury how it all happened
Bringing costume out of stuffy glass vitrines and into the real world, Olivier Saillard has ripped up the rule book
The linguine-slim silhouette was, ultimately, about as Italian as it got
I normally wince whenever I see the term “style icon” used. Which means I wince a lot these days, as “style icon” is the favoured way to describe everyone from daytime television presenters and vapid society girls to a couple of male models. Few men outside of fashion get the accolade: Vanity Fair's best-dressed list usually features a smattering of European royals as its only masculine components, and the prerequisite current flavours of Hollywood. The phrase is so ubiquitous as to become meaningless.