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Thick Skinned: the gender-blending beauty products of now

Men are increasingly turning to products originally formulated for women to address their skincare needs. Borrowing, stealing - and even buying - the unisex beauty crossover is boosting sales and indicating a changing male attitude to grooming. By Alexander Fury

Crystal clear - plastic is looking increasingly fantastic

It doesn’t take a genius to see right through fashion’s latest sartorial fixation. But that’s exactly the point, reasons Sarah Young, highlighting fashions’ enduring love-affair with transparency. Luckily, it’s in your hands, rather than on your body...

Gala Benefits - fashion's Oscars now has its own feature film

The Met Gala has been transformed from a dusty, fusty benefit into a celebrity-packed multi-million netting extravaganza. As a documentary is released Stateside documenting last year's preparations, and the finishing touches are made to the latest installment, Alexander Fury dissects the most important night of fashion's year.

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Paris Fashion Week: out of this world

In the packed schedules of Paris’s spring/summer 2016 shows, the ideas that really stood out were from designers who took us on a journey to their own private universe.