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With the dramatic increase in the popularity of fashion exhibitions over the past decade, this groundbreaking book provides a timely look at the evolution of the practice, taking as its anchor the seminal 1971 Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition “Fashion: An Anthology by Cecil Beaton”. The authors’ combined experience of more than 40 years – one in architecture and exhibition design and the other in fashion history and curating – informs this detailed account of the exhibition.

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Is Anna Friel utterly in love? The British actress wore a striking heart-shaped hat made of colourful flowers and veil by London-based milliner Victoria Grant for the Glorious Goodwood at Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester
Actress Anna Friel and royal Zara Phillips join the coterie of chic female attendants at Glorious Goodwood. Anna Friel (pictured) wore a striking heart-shaped hat and veil by London-based milliner Victoria Grant
Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun, 46, pleaded guilty to theft charges on Friday

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Casablancas in 1991 with some of his models; at Elite’s peak it had 2,000 on its books

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He retired in 2000, saying, 'I'm leaving a business I detest' full of 'idiots and leeches'

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Designers making their marque on the fashion scene

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John Rentoul: A 'no' to shorts

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Designers love them, but can we really take a man in shorts seriously? Fashion editor Alexander Fury says yes, but chief political commentator John Rentoul – a habitual suit-wearer – begs to differ

Not such a great fit after all... Kate Bostock left M&S to join Asos

Kate Bostock: How the woman who dressed the nation failed to click with Asos

She has dressed a generation of British women at Marks & Spencer, Next and Asda’s George brand.

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It’s understandable that when the mercury rises, so too do the hems of the nation. But it’s surely an indictment of the extreme times in which we live that this phenomenon has been taken to the next level. It’s been taken there by the legions of women around the country wearing denim shorts so short that the lower section of their backside protrudes south of  the fabric.

Prim but sexy: How to wear court shoes

You know nobody sees your feet on jury service?

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