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Retailer has been using Ms O’Shaughnessy in their campaigns since 2011

INTERVIEW : How many fantasies can one man have?

The photographer Helmut Newton has a thing about scars. And surgical appliances. And breasts. But that doesn't make him a sexual fantasist. Oh no. By Helen Birch

Culture clash of the catwalk Titans

TAMSIN BLANCHARD

Magazine 'filth' under attack

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.

FASHION: AN ELLE OF A DECADE

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

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.

Smile, you're on candid camera

Just when the model Chrystele thought she was off duty - snap! Another ad campaign was born. Tamsin Blanchard on the marketing of the Oasis high street chain

Out of Vogue, but not out of the window

Christa Worthington reviews the fall of a Conde Nast editor

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

From TAMSIN BLANCHARD

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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Residents just want water and power in a city chosen to be a ‘smart’ metropolis

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One day to find €1.6bn

Greece is edging inexorably towards an exit from the euro
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'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could become reality

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Historians map out untold LGBT histories

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Isis, a year of the caliphate

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Marks and Spencer: Can a new team of designers put the spark back into the high-street brand?

Marks and Spencer

Can a new team of designers put the spark back into the high-street brand?
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'We haven't invaded France'

Italy's Prime Minister 'reclaims' Europe's highest peak
Isis in Kobani: Why we ignore the worst of the massacres

Why do we ignore the worst of the massacres?

The West’s determination not to offend its Sunni allies helps Isis and puts us all at risk, says Patrick Cockburn
7/7 bombings 10 years on: Four emergency workers who saved lives recall the shocking day that 52 people were killed

Remembering 7/7 ten years on

Four emergency workers recall their memories of that day – and reveal how it's affected them ever since
Humans: Are the scientists developing robots in danger of replicating the hit Channel 4 drama?

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We want robots to do our drudge work, and to look enough like us for comfort. But are the scientists developing artificial intelligence in danger of replicating the TV drama Humans?