Harriet Walker is a fashion writer and columnist for The Independent.
11 September 2014 09:00 PM
As spotted on the feet of Alexa Chung, Rita Ora and Ellie Goulding, the rubber Chelsea boot style makes its way to the high street this autumn
22 August 2014 06:43 PM
Don’t play golf! Do take the ice-bucket challenge! We really do ask the impossible
20 August 2014 10:45 PM
Harriet Walker: I thought the chintz pattern on the sofa was an elephant trying to have a conversation with me
13 April 2014 12:00 AM
Writing this through a murky, slightly damp haze of being Really Quite Ill, I realise what inherently social animals we are. Even as we submerge our consciousnesses in social media, as we engineer our every living detail to our own digital specifications and do away with the need for company, we crave contact more than ever; we can't exist without the importance bestowed by someone who spends time with us despite our flaws.
30 March 2014 12:00 AM
Have you seen the YouTube clip of the sneezing baby panda? Or the otters holding hands? Or the baby who convulses with giggles as his father rips up the rejection letter that has come in the post?
19 March 2014 12:00 AM
The fashion designer L'Wren Scott was so much more than just 'Mick Jagger's girlfriend'. But you wouldn't know it from reading reports about her death, says Harriet Walker
18 March 2014 06:12 PM
The detail of Scott's extraordinary life was presented as secondary information
Harriet Walker: Karl Lagerfeld's Kash-and-Karry at Chanel's Paris show brought out the worst in fashion magpies
16 March 2014 12:00 AM
The world is full of contradictions: jolie laide, the sublime and the ridiculous, Tony Blair. But last week I witnessed one of the most staggering. A contrast of primordial proportions. As if you had stood Bill Gates next to a monkey: you could see the similarities, the shared root; but beyond hairline, there was little in common.
02 March 2014 12:00 AM
It's that time of year again when I say goodbye to my friends, family, social life and duvet, and join the circus circuit of international fashion for a month.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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