Alexander Fury on the most feted – and most copied – figure in fashion
The autumn/winter 2016 season has begun in Paris. Fashion editor Alexander Fury lauds Vetement's ingenuity and John Galliano's unfolding vision for Maison Margiela
There's something not quite right in the fashion industry today
The appointment of little-known Demna Gvasalia as artistic direct might hve been influenced by Gucci's recent success of Alessandro Michele at Gucci
Although its not quite a return to the logo-laden days of old, stylised prints and artistic emblems are now selling like hot cakes, says Naomi Attwood
Forget Flamenco, this season those ruffles have been given a modern makeover, says Rebecca Gonsalves
In the eighteenth century, the great British export was style. French aristocrats saw Britain as a land of freedom and adopted our stout, hardy wool and tweed country squire attire as a badge of allegiance to the Rousseau-ean rusticity and democracy embodied here.
Whether patterned or plain, it's time to say pants to party dresses, says Rebecca Gonsalves
It's an exciting new direction for the casually cult brand
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When Selfridges unveiled their newly appointed womenswear department at the beginning of the year, hopes were high.
The daughter of Anglo-French musical royalty, Charlotte Gainsbourg was destined to be a performer – and now she's in the hottest arthouse film of the year. So what does the actress and singer have to be shy about?
The futuristic design on this bottle is in keeping with Balenciaga's stylish aesthetic. So chic, you will keep it long after the scent is finished.
The new collections are currently in full flow and if, in recent times, the overriding rule has been to eschew intimacy in favour of high-profile, blockbuster presentation – generating as much publicity as possible being fashion's Holy Grail – that may be about to change.
Conceived almost 200 years ago by a Glasgow chemist with an interest in rubber and turned into a fashion icon by stars such as Audrey Hepburn and Steve McQueen, the Mackintosh became the venerable British brand that lost its way. Next week, it seals a remarkable comeback with its first stand-alone store.
While the very idea of "intellectual" fashion is likely to bring out an even a half-intelligent woman in hives, there are certain industry heavyweights who regularly come up with designs that provoke a certain amount of thought at least.