Alexander Fury

Alexander Fury is Fashion Editor of The Independent.

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Dolce & Gabbana A/W 15

Fashion’s favourite shoe? Your mouth, according to Dolce & Gabbana

Fashion is powerful enough to get designers’ messages across, without the need for rhetoric

An outfit from Acne's spring/summer 2015 collection

Acne Studios: Jonny Johansson has given the company's clothing a sense of twisted boredom

The core Acne style is not only ready-to-wear, but easy to wear, mimicking Scandinavian furniture design with its simplicity and focus on fusing both form and function into clothes that work, rather than just look the part

This Prada collection floors two birds with one dull grey stone

Zzzz is the new black: How boring got interesting in the world of men's fashion

Watching Miuccia Prada's show of resolutely boring clothes, you got the feeling she was making a point, by eschewing complex design for something almost simple-minded, says Alexander Fury

The Royal Navy's new uniform has been unveiled

Goodbye, bell bottoms: the Royal Navy has got a 'cool' new uniform for the first time in 70 years

The Independent's fashion editor reveals why the nautical new look is making waves
Astounding: a McQueen show, for S/S 05

The Savage Beauty show: The men behind the curtain lack the magic of McQueen

Why don’t people design clothes like Alexander McQueen any more? Because, alas, they can’t

Something to brew over: The A/W 15 collections from Chanel (@Olivier Saillant)

The Paris autumn/winter 15 collections were the epitome of French style

Despite Paris being fashion’s indisputable home, it’s the only place where you could imagine anyone asserting that, season after season

Origin of a man: the bare bones of Alexander McQueen's fashion genius

The exhibition Savage Beauty opens at London's Victoria & Albert Museum tomorrow - we celebrate with an exclusive shoot featuring some of the legendary designer's most iconic pieces

The Louis Vuitton collection was a cut above at the Paris Fashion Week autumn/winter show yesterday

Louis Vuitton Paris Fashion Week review: Lots of slithery, slippery skins

It’s fitting that Nicolas Ghesquiere’s collections for Louis Vuitton start the end of each Paris fashion week (namely, the 10am slot on the final day), given that not only many of this city’s shows, but much of the season as a whole, has been stamped with his aesthetic and ideological imprint.

Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) walk the runway at the Valentino show, promoting ‘Zoolander 2’

Zoolander moment mangles Valentino's message during Paris Fashion Week 2015

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson's appearance on the catwalk felt entirely out of place on the penultimate day of the Paris collections

Stella McCarttney’s Paris show captured the ‘laissez faire’ feel, with loose trousers and swinging, comfortable mid-calf skirts

Stella McCartney Paris Fashion Week review: Letting loose with ‘lazy to wear’

It is British designers who are evoking the mood best

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Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

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How did fandom get so dark?

Grief over Zayn Malik's exit from One Direction seemed amusing until stories of mass 'cutting' emerged. Experts tell Gillian Orr the distress is real, and the girls need support
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Dark matter study gives scientists insight into mystery of space
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Swedes introduce gender-neutral pronoun

Why, asks Simon Usborne, must English still struggle awkwardly with the likes of 's/he' and 'they'?
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Disney's mega money-making formula

'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
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Lobster has gone mainstream

Anthea Gerrie, raised on meaty specimens from the waters around Maine, reveals how to cook up an affordable feast
Easter 2015: 14 best decorations

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Get into the Easter spirit with our pick of accessories, ornaments and tableware
Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

Paul Scholes column

Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season
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The greenhouses where Monsanto 'plays God' with the future of the planet
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Britain's mild winters could be numbered

Gulf Stream is slowing down faster than ever, scientists say
Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Donation brings total raised by Homeless Veterans campaign to at least £1.25m
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The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

The book's fifth edition is used for Edexcel exams
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Cowslips vs honeysuckle

It's the hunt for UK’s favourite wildflower
Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

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