Alexander Fury

Alexander Fury is Fashion Editor of The Independent.

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John Galliano returns to London with ingenious and experimental debut collection for Maison Margiela

First outing for Maison Margiela features delicate tulle dresses and swaggering coats torn apart and reconfigured, and a shredded coat skewed from the waist into a ball gown

Models sport Alexander McQueen’s Savile Row tailoring

London Collections 2015: JW Anderson and Alexander McQueen review: What exactly is the message of 21st-century menswear?

One focused on the floppy, the fey; the other on swagger-shouldered military machismo

Phoebe Philo acknowledges the audience at the end of the Celine 2015 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show

Big girl's blouse: Phoebe Philo’s unisex concept is in, but men in crossover clothing still court negative reactions

A man dressing in a feminine style is still guaranteed to raise hackles

Uniformed Qantas staff walk through Sydney domestic airport

The iconic tailoring of flight attendant uniforms has inspired many designers

Jet-set chic is alive and well – at 35,000ft

Models wearing Christopher Shannon, left, and Astrid Andersen

A wealth of ideas, but what are they all worth? The most impressive menswear stars in London deserve to sell

The jolt of the new may excite visually, but few people actually want to put it on their backs
Stuck for a New Year's resolution? Get a tailor

There’s nothing more fashionable than a new year’s resolution

The Independent's Fashion Editor has been compiling his own list since July

A general view during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on 2 December, 2014 in London, England

A look back at fashion in 2014: Wear in review

It's not all about the catwalks: the big changes of the past year can be summed up in half a dozen clothing items.

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

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Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

How a costume drama became a Sunday night staple
Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
Aviation history is littered with grand failures - from the the Bristol Brabazon to Concorde - but what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?

Aviation history is littered with grand failures

But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence