Alexander Fury

Alexander Fury is Fashion Editor of The Independent.

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The Jason Wu Spring 2015 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York

Jason Wu, New York Fashion Week 2014 show review:

This collection was American to the core, boldly and proudly referencing American sportswear

Alexander Fury: The designer names to look for at fashion week this season

Among fashion’s flotsam and jetsam, which names really make the difference?

Brave step: A live collection from Alexander McQueen whose internet show crashed because of high demand

Fashion walks away from the celebrity runway show

As the collections start, Alexander Fury finds video and the internet are proving more attractive

Italy's queen of accessories: Silvia Fendi celebrates fifteen years of her famous Baguette

The fashion house celebrated fifteen years of the punchy pouch with a weighty tome and two new versions of the classic Baguette

From Dior's embroidered trainers to Moschino's French fries iPhone case, designer statement accessories for autumn/winter

Milk-carton bags, embroidered trainers, and French fries for your phone. Autumn/winter 2014 has thrown up some seriously skewed statements on the accessories front. Alexander Fury highlights the most covetable pieces from this season's odd squad

Alexander Fury: Mediocre advertising in fashion magazines is a hard sell

September issues have seen the biggest editions in history, but they're all stuffed with advertising

Earring, Mislaid
This is a short, sweet and somewhat odd accessory look for autumn/winter 2014: the single earring. It is championed by two of the world’s most copied designers – Nicolas Ghesquière at Louis Vuitton and Phoebe Philo at Céline (below) – so will doubtless be popping up not only on the high street, but in high-fashion collections to come. It’s a cost-effective one – half the earring, half the price. Or if you decide to go down the Janet Jackson (circa “Rhythm Nation”) route, it’s a convenient hanging place for a spare set of latchkeys.

Horst P Horst: The fashion photography genius who inspired Madonna comes to the V&A

The London's museum has delved into its archives to stage a far-reaching retrospective celebrating the photographer's six decades of creativity

Alexander Fury: The allure of wearing Victoria Beckham's cast offs

It’s interesting the lure that celebrity imbues garments with: totemic, even talismanic

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