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Saturday 08 June 2013
Every now and again, fashion alights on the old cliché of the bourgeoise woman as a focal point. Generally, it means primness, plenty of pearls, maybe a bit of free-falling georgette and a pussy-cat bow. It's a look Miuccia Prada loves, hence the rest of the fashion world does too. It smacks of old Saint Laurent, a bit Belle de Jour. All terribly French. But personally, I can't see those bourgeoise stalwarts without thinking of Margo Leadbetter in The Good Life – opening the style up to a very different interpretation indeed.
Sunday 02 June 2013
This season, a host of designers looked to high art and homespun crafts for inspiration, says Stephanie Hirschmiller
Sunday 02 June 2013
I hear it's hip to be square this summer. Geek-chic revival? Revival? Would that it had ever gone away. But returning to your question, more precisely: it's hip to wear squares. Or diamonds or triangles, for that matter.
Saturday 01 June 2013
From coffee tours and festival checklists to the Grand Canal and the pyramids
Thursday 23 May 2013
Tired of tartan? Then trade it in for a more minimal take on checks, says Naomi Attwood
Designer golf bags, crystal table lamps, his-and-hers Christian Dior bathrobes: Ex-French president Sarkozy top gift giver to Obama family
Saturday 27 April 2013
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his supermodel wife, Carla Bruni, were clearly taken with President Barack Obama and his family back in 2011.
Sunday 21 April 2013
US clothing giant Gap is looking to bring its new luxury boutique chain to the UK.
Saturday 20 April 2013
Styling: Gemma Hayward
Thursday 11 April 2013
The fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, known for his eccentric style and controversial opinions, is close to agreeing a deal to open his first store in the UK.
Saturday 06 April 2013
Fusion Pro Glide, £15.99, Gillette, available nationwide
Tuesday 26 March 2013
From cream to caramel to cocoa, neutral shades are a luxurious foil to the bright colours of summer, says Emma Akbareian
Sunday 24 March 2013
Traditional tribal textiles have never looked more modern, says Naomi Attwood
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Keira Knightley is to star in a new film about the life of Coco Channel, directed by Karl Lagerfeld.
Monday 18 March 2013
Chanel make-up, which in the past has included the sort of coveted treats that inspire waiting lists (see their nail polishes Jade and Particulière), has some rather daring new products in their summer 2013 collection, out next month.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
- 1 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness