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Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon's marriage ended two years ago, taking Sonic Youth with it. Larry Ryan hears them and other members strike out on their own

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Anatomy of a Nineties covergirl

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New woman at the frontier of the sex war

The recently-appointed editor of `Elle', Marie O'Riordan, believes that shock tactics are no way to win readers.

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The market: Yesterday's models?

The heyday of the don't-get-out-of-bed-for-less-than-$10,000 supermodel may be over at long last. Annalisa Barbieri reports

why the world's gone irish

Shamrocks, Guinness, lightning-blasted trees, romance and, yes, even Riverdance...

profile; Glenda Bailey; What she wants

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the ubergirl cometh

When she's not training for the Olympics, she's posing for a magazine cover. The 'sports model' is now in vogue in the United States. Will British catwalk waifs start heading for the gym?

INTERIORS; JOSEPH'S AMAZIN; G DREAM HOUSE

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FASHION: AN ELLE OF A DECADE

When British Elle was launched in 1985, it perfectly reflected the spirit

THE MAGIC IN CLAUDIA'S SCHNITZEL

The Fashion Cafe of New York, soon of London, Las Vegas and Sydney, is an unlikely conjunction of fast food and supermodels, where the customers have as little to do with fashion as Naomi Campbell has to do with cooking. Simon Garfield samples catwalk cui

Strange objects of desire

It's not just about black leather and body piercing - fetishism has a long and noble African history.

LETTER: Forget the book, let's see what he looks like

WELL, chaps, now it's our turn to find out how the cattle market's run ("The reading woman's crumpet", 2 April). Suzi Feay's article put me in mind of an experience a couple of years ago, when the publicist assigned to one of my novels was trying to tempt Elle magazine into running a review. Word came back from the magazine that the decision was in the balance and that they'd asked to see a photograph of the author. A photograph was sent over; the review never ran.

Obituary: Kimberley Leston

The sudden and shocking death of the writer Kimberley Leston at the age of 35 has deeply saddened those of us who knew and loved her, while also depriving many others of her resonant and contemporary voice.

Real Life: You think these suits look similar? Silly old you: Sophia Chauchard-Stuart on this autumn's major fashion con trick

ON the cover of this month's Elle magazine a neon-pink headline proclaims the 'New- Look Powerdressing'. Sharp- suited models fill the pages. The skirts are short and tight, the jackets fitted, heels high and lipstick red. The shoulder pads seem to have gone, but otherwise these suits look exactly like the ones everyone was wearing in 1988. Oh goodie, many women will have thought, because I still have 1988's clothes hanging in the wardrobe. All I have to do to save myself a lot of money is take the shoulder pads out.
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