Alexander Fury reviews the spring/summer 2016 haute couture collections from Giambattista Valli, Armani Privé, Bouchra Jarrar and Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel
From futuristic fantasy to the return of the slip dress, Alexander Fury and Rebecca Gonsalves look back at the spring/summer 2016 shows for inspiration
Highlights from the latest resort collections – themed around the seven cities that hosted them
Designers on the move. Pixelated perfection. Emerging markets and bags of style. The Independent's fashion editor Alexander Fury gives his predictions for the year ahead on the catwalk and behind the scenes
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'Versatile', 'flattering', 'always in fashion'… So runs the received wisdom on black, and this season it will be everywhere again. Alexander Fury is not convinced
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Stellar showings summarise the new spirit of modernity that’s revitalising the stuffy world of haute couture, says Alexander Fury
Haute couture today is about spectacle. And the most spectacular of spectacles, inevitably, comes courtesy of Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel. I'm not talking sunglasses there, although they are one of the motivating factors behind the few houses still staging the elaborate, labour-intensive and usually loss-making couture shows. There aren't many women in the market for five-figure frocks.
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This season’s beauty is a tale of two cities, take your pick from urban grunge and old-school glamour, says Emma Akbareian
You don't need to wear a suit to look smart in the summer: a mix-but-don't-match sports coat comes into its own this season