Stellar showings summarise the new spirit of modernity that’s revitalising the stuffy world of haute couture, says Alexander Fury
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Thursday 11 April 2013
The fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, known for his eccentric style and controversial opinions, is close to agreeing a deal to open his first store in the UK.
Saturday 06 April 2013
Fusion Pro Glide, £15.99, Gillette, available nationwide
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Keira Knightley is to star in a new film about the life of Coco Channel, directed by Karl Lagerfeld.
Monday 18 March 2013
Chanel make-up, which in the past has included the sort of coveted treats that inspire waiting lists (see their nail polishes Jade and Particulière), has some rather daring new products in their summer 2013 collection, out next month.
Sunday 10 March 2013
1. Lily Absolute
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Karl Lagerfeld does not do things by halves. The Chanel designer has previously transformed the grand expanse of Paris’ monumental Grand Palais into a wind farm, an underwater lagoon and once even filled the landscape with giant crystals erupting from the ground.
Monday 04 March 2013
Beauty boutiques are set to be all the rage for luxury brands as Burberry and Christian Dior begin a hunt for shops to sell their perfume and cosmetics collections in the UK.
Monday 11 February 2013
Wool production in the UK is making a comeback, and to celebrate the resurgence of the industry the 2013 International Woolmark Prize will take place in London this week.
Monday 28 January 2013
Just what is it that makes couture so special? Gemma Hayward takes a closer look
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Celebrities attend to Karl Lagerfeld's haute couture dream at Paris' Grand Palais.
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Paris's Grand Palais was transformed into a towering forest for today's Chanel haute couture show, an idea that Karl Largerfeld simply dreamed up.
Saturday 15 December 2012
My work life has got a bit glamorous lately. Well, the last three days anyway. My week started by being whisked off to Milan to attend a party thrown by Dodo, the Italian jewellery company. I then flew straight to Edinburgh for Chanel's unbelievably lavish Métier d'Art show (I'm still not sure if that really happened? It was dream-like). Then finally it was back to London for two pressing Italian engagements: Christmas drinks hosted by Dolce & Gabbana, and later on that evening, a candlelit supper in Burlington Arcade with Salvatore Ferragamo.
Sunday 09 December 2012
Friday 16 November 2012
Coats, knits – even jumpsuits… It's all about oversizing this winter
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Gone are the days of the enormous IT-bag, says Harriet Walker. The new breed is small but stylish
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