Alexander Fury

Alexander Fury is Fashion Editor of The Independent.

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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

Socialite? Muse? Actress? Punk? Daphne Guinness continues to defy expectations

Guinness's attire veers from fashionable to fantastical but her extraordinary appearance is largely deceptive, says Alexander Fury

The designer Veronica Etro (right) and her models enjoy the closing moments of her show during the 2015 spring/summer collections at Milan Fashion Week

Versace Milan Fashion Week show review: A bold statement for a house known for its jazzy work

Despite gym-bunny trappings, the sportswear message comes through in the general mood - a relaxation, a loosening up

Models present the Prada collection yesterday, as part of the spring/summer 2015 collections at Milan Fashion Week

Patchy Prada makes a virtue of showing its stitchwork, Milan Fashion Week review

Everything was patchworked at the spring/summer 2015 presentation of the Italian luxury fashion house

Gucci's Milan Fashion Week show review: Retrograde retro kick

Our fashion editor sees how creative director Frida Giannini presents spring/summer 2015 collection, inspired by the luxury fashion house's past

Models walk the runway at the Tom Ford show during London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015

London Fashion Week: Tom Ford strides ahead in search of the perfect Fordean fashion

That’s the power, and the perfection, of Ford’s style. It’s utterly, unequivocally convincing

Models walk the runway at the Roksanda Ilincic show during London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015

London Fashion Week 2014: Roksanda Ilincic rinses out the old-school charm to give a vision of the future that's all too retro

There is a zingy freshness to the contrasts of colour and the circular cut-outs punctuating wool shift dresses

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