Lady Gaga is believed to have paid a world record price for a gown by her late friend the fashion designer Alexander McQueen.
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Friday 22 June 2012
She's a walking fashionplate, a couture-clad collector. So why is Daphne Guinness selling her clothes?
Saturday 05 November 2011
In an exclusive interview, Karl Lagerfeld talks to Susannah Frankel about iPads, Nietzsche and what he really said about those Royal Wedding outfits
Friday 08 July 2011
What do you expect if you invite the fashion world's most notorious photographer to the rock n' roll wedding of the century?
Monday 25 October 2010
Daphne Guinness, the brewery heiress, now lives in a rather swanky apartment on New York's Fifth Avenue, where she has a bit of a legal problem, the New York Post reports. Her neighbours, Karim and Tina Samii, who own the $12m (£7.7m) flat downstairs, are suing her for repeatedly flooding their place with overflowing bath water. The couple claim it's happened four times in the past two years.
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Giorgio Armani presented his new autumn-winter collection yesterday to an A-list crowd for Paris Haute Couture fashion week. His Privé collection was based on the amber gemstone, using its every shade, from sandalwood to gold. There were lustrous evening gowns and tweed skirt-suits.
Monday 01 March 2010
What are you wearing right now?
My Fairtrade cotton PJs. I've just got back from filming in New York. I don't usually wear pyjamas at midday, but I'm still adjusting to UK time.
Sunday 28 February 2010
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Sunday 01 March 2009
Forget the outfits — hats trumped haute couture at last Monday's V&A bash celebrating milliner extraordinaire Stephen Jones's headgear exhibition.
Skinhead violence to fish markets - radical perfumiers are finding inspiration in the oddest places...
Sunday 18 January 2009
The high street may be awash with easy-on-the-nose perfumes, but a new wave of creatives are coming up with less conventional formulas that offer a refreshing alternative to the mainstream. The photographer Nick Knight, the artist Sissel Tolaas and fashion designers such as Boudicca and Gareth Pugh are just a few to have developed more confrontational scents, and the results are altering the world of perfumery for good.
Sunday 06 July 2008
Tuesday 08 April 2008
It is hard to think of anyone in British public life less connected to glamour and style than Bill Oddie. But this has not prevented the corduroy-clad ornithologist's daughter from being declared a fashion icon by one of the country's leading society publications.
Sunday 02 March 2008
Moral opponents of the Beijing Olympics reel off China's history of human rights abuses. This is a country where families dispose of their baby girls because of the one-child policy and grandmothers are still crippled by the old practice of foot binding. Their toes were broken and bound in infanthood in order to achieve adorable looking feet.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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