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Monday 01 November 2010
While the type of heavily logoed and hardware laden ‘it’ bag that might not unreasonably be described as an offensive weapon has had its day, and the humble satchel is enjoying an extended moment in the sun, it won’t be long before women the world over hanker for something more attention-seeking than that.
Thursday 28 October 2010
We’ve got over our fear of clingy legwear. From the frivolous and bold to the plain and downright versatile, this selection proves you can stretch a point...
Saturday 09 October 2010
Tuesday 05 October 2010
Friday 17 September 2010
she is more usually associated with all things yellow but Miriam González Durántez turned green yesterday as she helped launch an ethical clothing range on the eve of London Fashion Week.
Monday 30 August 2010
Of some significance to those who care about such things: the so-called "it" bag, shoe, piece of costume jewellery and so forth is no more.
Sunday 18 July 2010
In the great tradition of all female travellers experiencing a sartorial crisis at a UK transport hub, I found myself last month in the Heathrow branch of Accessorize. The strap on my handbag, I explained superfluously to the shop assistant, had broken, which had come as no surprise, as it was vintage. She asked if it had been very expensive. Not really, I told her, as I hoisted the defunct gold 1980s number on to the counter (although, considering the craftsmanship, a tenner was indeed quite pricey). Upon sight, she laughed like a drain and said, "Oh right, it's just old."
Tuesday 15 June 2010
They're calling it the world's biggest dressing-up box. Never before has such a vast collection of vintage clothing – in excess of 7,000 dresses, 6,000 pairs of shoes and 20,000 items of jewellery – been assembled in one place in Britain.
Tuesday 01 June 2010
Jean-Louis Dumas, the former president of Hermès, was credited with turning a niche, conservative and stagnating fashion house into one of the world's most successful luxury brands. He achieved this through sweeping changes and the audacious signing of new talent, coupled with an inventive and curious mind.
Sunday 30 May 2010
Saturday 29 May 2010
Great catalogue stores think alike – or so it would seem, as for the second time this year, seven of the biggest online retailers have launched a sale in the same week. AdditionsDirect.co.uk, Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com, EmpireStores.co.uk, Marshallward.co.uk and Kays.com all have up to 60 per cent off items online, while Daxon.co.uk’s sale is up 50 per cent off.
Monday 03 May 2010
It’s good to know that Fabio Capello is planning to allow footballers’ wives and girlfriends take part in any offduty World Cup activities, including feel-good (no-carb) barbecues, safe in the knowledge that behind every good man etc...
Sunday 25 April 2010
Monday 19 April 2010
It's the start of the summer holiday season and – as with all debuts – as far as matters sartorial are concerned, the pressure is on.
Wednesday 31 March 2010
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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