French Sole is celebrating 25 years with its first non-London store – it’s time to slip in to spring, says Rebecca Gonsalves
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Thursday 20 February 2014
Free your arms and give sleeves the chop with this season’s new take on outerwear, says Emma Akbareian
Tuesday 18 February 2014
A hook-up with the Swedish brand Acne is bringing London’s offbeat department store up to date, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Wednesday 12 February 2014
The French invasion of the premium high street continues thanks to Claudie Pierlot, but this is no young pretender, says Emma Akbareian
Tuesday 11 February 2014
Get in primary position this season, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Thursday 06 February 2014
Peter Pilotto’s multicoloured universe of print is a London Fashion Week highlight. Now, with a collaboration for the mass-retailer Target, they have their sights set on dressing the world, says Alexander Fury
Tuesday 04 February 2014
The future looks bright for John Lewis, thanks to the spring offering from its successful menswear label, says Lee Holmes
Friday 31 January 2014
Britain's oldest private-equity firm has written down the value of its investment in the retailer Hobbs because of poor trading over the festive period.
Thursday 30 January 2014
Agent Provocateur has teamed up with photographer Miles Aldridge to shoot its latest lingerie collection, writes Rebecca Gonsalves
India's parody rape ‘it's your fault’ video sends a message to us all about the ways victims are blamed
Wednesday 25 September 2013
The uncomfortable truth is that we still find similar attitudes towards rape in the West with disturbing regularity
The Cruz lingerie control: Penelope and Monica direct promotional video of their lingerie line L'Agent
Monday 05 August 2013
Spanish stars Penelope and Monica Cruz are behind a beautiful new Agent Provocateur lingerie line, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Saturday 12 January 2013
Styling: Gemma Hayward
Sunday 30 December 2012
'Something would always go wrong at his parties. One year something caught fire'
Sunday 18 November 2012
Getting snapped at fashion events is part of the package – even if the pictures that come out [in the media] can sometimes be bad. I wish you could delete bad photos in newspapers, like you can [untag them] on Facebook.
Wednesday 13 June 2012
"I think opera needs to be part of the cultural landscape... If we only make opera about Martians who live on the moon, then it's deeply unsatisfactory." So believes John Fulljames directing Babur in London, his last production for The Opera Group before joining the Royal Opera House. The uncompromising slice of reality premiered at Basingstoke pending a countrywide tour before hitting India concerns four homegrown terrorists Mo, Faiz, Nafisa and Saira on the eve of their suicide mission. Strangely, considering the project's extensive consultations with Islamic scholars to avoid offence, celluloid has been there ahead of them with Chris Morris's 2010 achingly funny and touching Four Lions, about four incompetent British jihadists.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
To those of us who own an underwear drawer full of greying, baggy cotton, renowned lingerie label Agent Provocateur might seem a far-off foreign paradise of silken wonder.
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn – or a return to a Labour government
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Labour leadership: New poll shows party is now even 'less electable' than under Ed Miliband
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
Calais crisis: The seven claims made about the migrants - and the reality
- 1 The difference between a psychopath and a sociopath
- 2 It won’t work, Jeremy: The Health Secretary has lost the confidence of the medical profession in his attempt to reform the NHS
- 3 Kim Jong-un awarded global statesmanship prize by Indonesia
- 4 Dutch King Willem-Alexander declares the end of the welfare state
- 5 Robert Mugabe eats a zoo for 'obscene' 91st birthday party