Alexander Fury

Alexander Fury is Fashion Editor of The Independent.

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The new formal: men's evening dress is all change this Christmas

Forget the onesie or a Christmas jumper,  the big day calls for something altogether  more polished, says Alexander Fury

Heads and tails: bumster trousers

Alexander McQueen at auction: What makes a really great piece of fashion?

Rare catwalk creations by the late Alexander McQueen, including items from his controversial 1995 ‘Highland Rape’ show, go under the hammer today. Alexander Fury explains how these designs have become fashion legend

Victoria's Secret will always sell, because sex will always sell

Fashion editor Alexander Fury discusses the secret behind the American lingerie empire

Anna Wintour with her daughter Bee Shaffer at the British Fashion Awards in London, and John Galliano

British Fashion Awards: John Galliano begins his rehabilitation with a little help from Anna Wintour

Designer returns to the fashion fraternity for the first time since 2011

Rebel, rebel: Vivienne Westwood in her baroque-influenced early-Nineties designs

Dame Vivienne Westwood: The former Queen of Punk may now be an establishment pillar, but her work is still controversial – and much copied

When someone’s around for a very long time, everyone takes them  for granted

People perform a dance routine to mark the Christmas Jumper Day in London

Christmas clothing should come but once a year (if at all)

Wear, what, why, when?

House of Poiret gets a second life

Fashion’s revival of long-dormant labels continues apace, with the house of Poiret now on the market, 85 years after closing its doors. Alexander Fury wonders why an industry built on new ideas is so obsessed with old names

Fashion as art: Elsa Schiaparelli and Salvador Dalí

Elsa Schiaparelli: A Biography by Meryle Secrest, book review: Revealing Elsa as a shrewd, brilliant woman

This biography paints a compelling picture of a shrewd businesswoman gussying up her product as art, and making a killing

2009: Nice shoes, shame about Jimmy Choo's first - and last - clothing designs

H&M's 10 years of high street cred: The retailer's link-ups with designers such as Alexander Wang have revolutionised the fashion industry

Fashion fans are sharpening their elbows for Alexander Wang at H&M. As the store celebrates 10 years of designer collaborations, Alexander Fury recalls the hits and misses
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