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Women's magazines have become so obsessed with sex that they should be consigned to the top shelf, the boss of a leading model agency said yesterday.

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FASHION: A REVOLUTIONARY OF REALISM

Frank Horvat's naturalistic pictures showed Fifties women as they really were. They also changed the future of fashion photography

In lurve with London all over again

London: hey! It's swinging! It's groovy! Not since Sixties chicksfrolicked down Carnaby Street has the capital been so cool - or so say the American fashion glossies.

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DOING THE CYBERCATWALK

Cybermodels, home shopping by computer, digitally manipulated photographs: is this the future of fashion? Annalisa Barbieri discovers an industry vainly struggling against the inevitable

Try me: FASHION ON THE NET

The latest fashion magazine to be launched will not result in further destruction of the rainforests, or prove a burden on your pocket.

Creative solace in a magnolia tower

SECOND THOUGHTS

Young pretenders of England's new model army storm New York

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Who's afraid of the catwalk?

Robert Altman got it wrong, argues Natasha Walter. Men, not women, are today's fashion victims

A woman who adds flair to the party of Blair: Tamsin Blanchard asks why Cherie Booth has had a make-over

SINCE Tony Blair became leader of the Labour Party, Cherie Booth - political wife, 40-year-old mother of three, high-flying barrister - has been subjected to non-stop prattle about the dress she wore at the Blair victory party, about her running mascara, her feathered haircut.

Fashion: Dressing women is not a man's job

THE legend of Coco Chanel has inspired countless books and magazine articles. The scurrilous rumours of Chanel's private life, her humble beginnings and the rise of the House of Chanel are well-documented. But Chanel: The couturiere at work (by Amy De La Haye and Shelley Tobin, V&A pounds 16.95) takes a rigorous view. The book is dedicated to the innovations of the designer and her extraordinary influence in womenswear.
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