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Coach shares dived 7 per cent pre-market New York trading after the preppy retailer posted its third consecutive decline in sales in North America.

The Barcelona catwalk canary that caused a ruckus

Wide-eyed Tweety Bird has long stirred trouble in the cartoon world of Sylvester the Cat and Granny. But now the lisping canary, whose most profound cultural contribution previously came in the immortal words "I tawt I taw a puddy tat", has set off a row in the hallowed and humourless halls of couture.

Long live McQueen: British fashion's great maverick

Lisa Markwell celebrates the extraordinary legacy of designer Alexander McQueen

How Facebook 'night of mayhem' lived up to its Park Lane billing

It was billed as a night of mayhem and it certainly delivered. Riot police yesterday evening fought running battles with party-goers after an illegal rave in a multi-million mansion attracted thousands of teenage gatecrashers like hedonistic moths to a flame.

'Depressed and lonely' model is found hanged

20-year-old's blog had shone light on dark side of fashion world.

Alexander Wang: Too cool for school

At just 25, New York-based Alexander Wang is one of the hippest designers around. Carola Long hears how his take on the 'off-duty model' look has become a cult sensation

Plastiscines - Zut alors! Bébé rock est arrivé!

All-girl Parisian punks Plastiscines are to feature in 'Gossip Girl' and are on the super-cool label Nylon. Charlotte Cripps discovers their je-ne-sais-quoi

Is this the coolest teenager in the world?

Tavi Gevinson has been described as "an inspiration" and "a poster child for her generation". But perhaps more dubiously, she is also a 13-year-old girl who has made her name taking photos of herself in her bedroom and posting them on the internet. In March 2008, Tavi, then just 11 years old, started an online diary inspired by her passion for fashion, under the alias "Style Rookie". Ever since, this tiny kid from the suburbs of Chicago has spent the majority of her spare time dressing up in a series of bizarre get-ups, and uploading photos of her efforts for the world to see. It's a hobby that has already brought her celebrity on a scale she can hardly have dreamt of – and today she has millions of followers around the world.

Big Think: Valerie Steel talks about the relationship between women and fashion

Valerie Steele, a fashion historian and chief curator of the Fashion Institute of Technology's museum, decides whether staple items like hats, jeans and boots are in or out.

Win tickets to UK premiere of 'RAGE'

Win tickets to see the UK premiere of RAGE at the BFI on the 24 September, broadcast live by satellite to over 35 cinemas across the UK and Ireland.

Pandora: Anne would have been a weak link, says Ken

Naturally, we think Anne Robinson would have made a splendid mayor of London. Ken Livingstone, however, begs to differ.

New romantic: fashion for all ages and audiences

Tanya Sarne won the loyalty of thousands of women as the designer behind Ghost. Now she's set to reach a new audience with a range for John Lewis. She tells Carola Long about her breezy approach to dressing

Figure Skating: 'Go on Dancing on Ice? Not for a million quid...'

A brother and sister duo go into next week's world championships as Britain's best ice dancers since you know who. Just don't ask them about a certain TV show. Nick Harris meets the Kerrs

Like investments, hemlines can go down as well as up

The most famous theory about fashion and the economy is that hemlines go up during boom times and skirts get longer during busts. Victoria Beckham seems to have designed her latest collection with all eventualities in mind, as the clothes she unveiled at New York Fashion Week incorporated the floor-sweeping and the buttock-skimming.

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