You felt you were witnessing a trite, tired form in its death throes
Dita Von Teese
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Tuesday 31 December 2013
For a new take on New Year’s Eve dressing, let your straps down tonight and show off your shoulders, says Hannah Fillis
Tuesday 23 July 2013
An oversized pair of shades not only looks cool, but will help protect from damaging UV rays too, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Model Kelly Brook is to strip on stage after joining the cast of saucy nude revue show Crazy Horse.
Saturday 23 July 2011
Tributes have been paid to Amy Winehouse by fellow celebrities.
Friday 04 March 2011
The TV cameras were told to ignore her and Austria's rich and powerful sought to avoid her.
Friday 28 January 2011
Half-a-million MySpace hits is one modern route to the Cinderella story. It let Birmingham's Clare Maguire sign to a major label at the once unremarkable age of 20. Then she was led through music's corridors of power, drinking with Jay-Z, squired by Rick Rubin to Leonard Cohen's rehearsals, offered a song by an enchanted Jarvis Cocker. Tentatively pushed in 2010, her album (with Ellie Goulding's producer) is finally due next month.
Thursday 27 January 2011
The flamboyant French designer Jean Paul Gaultier channelled the spirit of the Moulin Rouge at his catwalk show in Paris yesterday.
Tuesday 14 December 2010
From the most controversial films ever to the most scandalous book bannings, your tastes this year have tended heavily towards the contentious and the profane.
Friday 14 May 2010
Thursday 18 March 2010
Monday 28 December 2009
Saturday 03 October 2009
In a spring/summer season that has seen designers playing to their own strengths – going back to their roots, if you will – Vivienne Westwood did just that at her Gold Label show in Paris yesterday.
Friday 02 October 2009
If the A-list contingent was conspicuous by its absence at the spring/summer collections in Milan earlier this week it was out in force today in Paris, the last stop on the international designer fashion circuit and home to probably the most gifted fashion talent in the world.
Sunday 20 September 2009
The days when shopping for underwear meant an uninspiring choice between sensible not-so-smalls at M&S and racy but cheap Ann Summers fare are thankfully a dim and distant memory for British women. But although the arrival of high-end lingerie label Agent Provocateur 15 years ago brought with it an exciting new feel and aesthetic, and attracted a slew of copycat brands in the process, the sector has remained surprisingly static compared with the changing moods of fashion that influence the rest of a woman's wardrobe.
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
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'
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