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Elite agency founder later denounced catwalk models as ‘spoilt pains’

Behind lay jungle and inky-black butterflies, ahead iced coffee on a long white beach

The boat dropped anchor by a tiny green island with an even smaller sandy beach. We sat in the sun, 20 of us on the upper deck, as a cloth was spread at our feet. From a wood-burning stove on the lower deck came a dish of seafood. Then a second, a third, a fourth ... soon you couldn't move for plates.

girls who wear moustaches

METROPOLITRAN LIFE A curious new addition to urban club culture, beer-swigging, bearded drag kings - the lesbian answer to drag queens - are a playful backlash to the media's love affair with lesbian chic

The bride and groom wore lavender

Some marriages are made in heaven ... but who did Cary Grant and Elton John think they were fooling?

Sweet fifteen

FASHION It may be every teenager's dream, but few make it on to a model agency's books. Fewer still make it to supermodel status and the fabled pounds 10,000 price tag just to get out of bed. Melanie Rickey assesses the chances of Emma Blocksage, the latest young contender

Land of hope and glory gets darker still and darker

REMEMBER the unions? Those mean-eyed men who brought us the Winter of Discontent in which rubbish piled up on the streets and corpses lay unburied? The last Labour prime minister, Jim Callaghan, was pilloried in 1979 for his failure to respond to the crisis and shortly afterwards turfed out of office.

By George, it's a Kennedy glossy hits newsstands

IT WILL go by the name of George, but perhaps they should have called it John-John. It is a new and widely anticipated political magazine that is about to hit the newsstands in America. The title refers to George Washington. John-John is the childish alias, still used by the tabloids, for its creator, John F Kennedy Jr.

The Wild vest

Six of the best cowboy shirts; Think Marlboro Man. Not Cindy Crawford. And stay away from tassels

John Lyttle The Business

Teen comedies come and go - and then there's Clueless, which, with a surprise US box-office take of $23,078,221 in two weeks, looks set to be both a mainstream success and a cult hit, thanks to a script peppered with the latest in Valley Girl ("My mother was seriously Betty") and a star-making performance from Alicia Silverstone as Cher - a seriously Betty turn that ought to have Winona Ryder, if she has any moxie left after all those costume pictures, shaking in her sensible shoes.

Fashion folk and artists despise each other, right? Wrong. One gallery is trying to prove it. By Tamsin Blanchard

When is a size 18 tent dress a work of art? When it is the creation of artist Beverly Semmes and hangs on the walls of an art gallery.

Taking the Michael

It was the week that Mr and Mrs Jackson went on camera to discuss love and marriage. And children. Jasper Rees watched but was none the wiser

Brace yourself for a real mouthful

Adults are enduring the railway track look to straighten their teeth, Anna Maxted reports

centrepiece; A model wife

Whatever angle you're coming from, Catherine Bailey (right) comes out of it rather well. Which isn't bad going when you consider the angles hubby David has lined up for her in his new book and exhibition of photographs, The Lady is a Tramp, now showing at Hamiltons Gallery. But then, if you're going to be posing nude, stretched over a rock, baring your body in full- blown pregnancy and revealing yourself in the messy throes of childbirth, it helps if you have the full model credentials - endless legs, perfect bone structure and the face of an angel.

How much do you know about Camille?

Take cover. The American feminist the world loves to hate has a new book out. Here's your chance to get to grips with the vital subject of la Paglia the ego

Winner in a camel-hair coat : FOOTBALL

Patrick Marber, playwright,comedian and Arsenal supporter, pays tribute to the man who bought Jimmy Carter; George Graham

Supermodels reject Paris catwalk `pin-money'

IT WAS a week of sublimely elegant design at the Paris fashion shows. But the re-appearance of long-lost style on the catwalk was as nothing compared to the disappearance of glamour personified. Naomi, Linda and Christy were nowhere to be seen.
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Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

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Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

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