The name Jordan conjures up one image, for most: the artist now known as Katie Price. An artificial re-engineering of our contemporary ideal of woman. For me, it conjures up another Jordan, whose artifice again helped reshape views of femininity, albeit in a very different way.
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Wednesday 28 November 2012
The fact is, men don't tend to remember things like dates or sizes.
The downfall of UBS trader Kweku Adoboli is another morality tale from the City. But have we learnt anything from the Great Crash?
Monday 26 November 2012
We ought to have spurned the grabby ethic of the City - but did the opposite
Monday 19 November 2012
Designer Marios Schwab has joined up with Asos to create a new line of intimates
Friday 16 November 2012
That the new chief executive of Girlguiding UK is willing to talk about sex can only be a good thing for the future of the organisation
Friday 02 November 2012
Desmond Barrit was a magnificent Falstaff for the RSC back in 2000 when Michael Attenborough staged the two parts of Henry IV and he garnered yet more rapturous raves when he reprised the role for Peter Hall last year in Bath.
Monday 22 October 2012
What does the Independent woman wear?
Tuesday 16 October 2012
The head of Channel 4 has apologised after it emerged an art director requested pictures of “a very young girl pretending to be a bride” and of a “dirty kiss... with tongue” for an advertising campaign for Big Fat Gypsy Weddings.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Wearing a baggy cagoule, apparently fashioned from a bin bag, paired with black pvc shorts, Ellie Goulding takes the stage in the first gig of a tour to promote her new album, Halcyon.
Thursday 30 August 2012
Victoria's Secret, America's top lingerie brand, has just opened its flagship Bond Street store. Rebecca Gonsalves uncovers its mysteries
Tuesday 21 August 2012
George Hurrell gave the Golden Age of Hollywood its glossy sheen and soft-focus seductiveness. He was the foremost publicity stills photographer of the day - a man responsible for creating icons.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
A woman has strangled her elderly neighbour with her bra, Russian investigators said today.
- 1 Nelson Mandela memorial: ‘Bogus’ interpreter made mockery of Barack Obama’s tribute
- 3 Kenyan politician Mike Sonko left red-faced after photoshopping himself next to Nelson Mandela
- 4 Exeter to Edinburgh and back in a day: How one fresher's lost bet left him facing a 900-mile round trip
- 5 Selfie at funeral: Cameron squeezes in on Obama snap at Mandela memorial