Alexander Fury

Alexander Fury is Fashion Editor of The Independent.

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Watership gown: A rabbit-related fashion loss

As Alexander Fury's rabbit destroys a much-loved Louis Vitton, deep thinking about the futile nature of fashion follows

Boss man: Jason Wu watches the rehearsals of his S/S 15 Hugo Boss show in New York, September 2014
Kanye West’s grandiose show was mostly second-hand ideas

New York Fashion Week: It's fleshy or furry as the autumn/winter 2015 shows begin

It doesn't matter what you're showing for what season - if customers like it enough, it'll sell

Thom Browne's cool days: NYC's sharpest designer has changed the way men dress

The former actor's trademark shrunken suits have caused a veritable revolution in menswear over the past decade, says Alexander Fury

Viktor and Rolf's decision to ditch ready-to-wear echoes the recent move by Jean Paul Gaultier

Viktor and Rolf abandons ready-to-wear: It's the perfume that brings in the real profit

At Paris, the designers opted to focus exclusively on haute couture

Rick Owens put penises on show at Paris Fashion Week

Rick Owens and 'Groingate': Why the emperor’s new clothes are Paris’s cleverest new look

Owens is a niche designer but somehow manages to have the last laugh

At the traditional closing look at the haute couture shows, Chanel’s ‘bride’ wears a gown that took 15 women a month to construct

Paris Haute Couture spring/summer shows: Focus is on fantasy for a city on terror alert

We can forgive its irrelevance when it offers such a production line of beauty

Ooh, that's blue: 'Angel' Ming Xi is caught in mid-air

Can Nick Knight and Victoria's Secrets models modernise the pin-up calendar?

Photographing Victoria's Secret models for '10' magazine, Nick Knight has produced a pin-up calendar to 'empower' women. Alexander Fury asks if it lives up to the claims

Gods and Kings by Dana Thomas, book review: Exposing the seams, cruelly

A new biography that yokes Alexander McQueen and John Galliano is an exercise in muck-raking, says Alexander Fury
Chanel’s spring/summer haute couture show, staged in a Paris ‘garden’

Paris Fashion Week 2015: Chanel works its magic in Karl Lagerfeld hothouse

Wide-brimmed Merry Widow sun hats, atop outfits in hothouse shades of delphinium blue, geranium and brilliant rhododendron cerise, and a fresh version of the house classic tweed two-piece

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