Alexander Fury

Alexander Fury is Fashion Editor of The Independent.

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Paris Fashion Week: Karl Lagerfeld leads a feminist riot on 'Boulevard Chanel'

Overall, nice collection, but Chanel's riot overshadowed the real message of the clothes on show

Stella McCartney models on the runway yesterday in Paris Fashion Week’s Womens- wear spring/summer 2015 collections

Stella McCartney, Paris Fashion Week review: Stella shies away from the Paris pomp to put focus back on Seventies simplicity

There’s a degree of refreshment to a respite from overthinking

A creation for Celine’s Spring/Summer 2015 ready-to- wear fashion collection in Paris

Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015: Phoebe Philo channels Marie Antoinette as Paris reigns supreme

Shoes oscillated between middling height and  dead flat, which matched the mood of the show

Raf Simons’s spring/summer collection for Dior

Paris Fashion Week 2014: Back to the future as labels bank on the appeal of time travel

Clothes can still propose new ways of dressing, and new ideas of beauty
A model presents a creation by Belgian designer Raf Simons as part of his Spring/Summer 2015 women's ready-to-wear collection
A model presents a design at the Loewe show

Paris Fashion Week show review: Can Jonathan 'JW' Anderson crack the code for Loewe?

Fashion is obsessed with codes. By codes they of course mean the emblematic elements that make up a label's identity - and that you can spin out not only on expensive clothes and handbags but on lightweight stuff like lipsticks and leather pouches. The stuff everyone else does too. codes brand your identity into those products, and add a zero to the price-tags.

Paris Fashion Week show review: Dior restyles l’ancien regime

The notion of using the past to invent the future is an essential component of the contemporary fashion lexicon. It’s there in the endless revivals, sure – for spring/summer 2015, the Seventies ride high for about the seventieth time – but more pointedly in the number of designers working under other names.

Alexander Fury: It’s not about who you are, but where your customers are from

The nationalities that really count in fashion are of the people buying the clothes

From Topshop to Burberry, London Fashion Week spring/summer 2015: Distraction could not disguise a distinct lack of focus

From digital bells and whistles to carnivals on the catwalk, there was no shortage of entertainment at the spring/summer collections

Walking tall: unlike some, Donatella Versace showed a strong and vibrant collection

No new blood and no fresh ideas at Milan Fashion Week: How do you solve a problem like Milano?

How can the staid and struggling Italian clothing industry be transformed, asks Alexander Fury

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