To bare, or not to bare, when it comes to men’s feet? Charlie Porter and Alexander Fury go toe-to-toe on the ‘mandals’ debate
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Sunday 29 September 2013
Justine Picardie’s account of Coco Chanel’s eventful 87 years on this earth is written in a flowing, luxuriant style suitable to its subject. Here’s a selection of phrases from the first few pages: “perfumed and warm”, “a cocoon of luxury”, “jewel-coloured lipsticks”, “silk-lined tweed jackets”, “pearls and camellias”.
Thursday 26 September 2013
Cardinal Ravasi described Christ as composing messages that were 'full of meaning' in 'fewer than 45 characters'
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Documentary-maker Nick Broomfield is one of those directors who's as happy in front of the camera as he is behind it. And that's putting it mildly. Fetishes, the film Broomfield made about sex workers, was set in a swanky "fetish parlour" on Manhattan's 5th Avenue and ended with him climbing a door frame, sound boom in hand, to escape the attentions of a bevy of randy dominatrix.
Thursday 19 September 2013
Forget the unique aroma of fresh coffee, wild lavender or cut grass, according to US scientists there are just 10 basic smells.
Tuesday 17 September 2013
One Direction star Harry Styles says he has no plans to follow his pal Cara Delevingne down the catwalk.
Wine: 2010 Feiler-Artinger Blaufränkisch, Burgenland; 2012 Palataia Pinot Noir, Pfalz; 2004 Château d'Angludet
Saturday 14 September 2013
Friday 13 September 2013
Robert R Taylor, who has died of cancer at the age of 77, was the man who took soap out of dishes, put it in pump bottles and forever changed the way people wash up.
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Traders don’t usually pay attention to London Fashion Week but one of its stars was à la mode yesterday in the City. The British brand Burberry was feted by HSBC’s luxury experts who added it to their Super Ten Portfolio and said “its digital vision sets the group apart.”
Sunday 08 September 2013
Fragrances can capture a mood and ease you into a new season. These new scents will help smooth your way into autumn
Film Review: Under the Skin - Even Scarlett Johansson can't save Jonathan Glazer's laughably bad alien hitchhiker movie
Thursday 05 September 2013
It has been 9 years since Jonathan Glazer made Birth, the underrated follow-up to his brilliant debut Sexy Beast. The British director has spent much of that time trying to adapt Dutch-Scots writer Michel Faber’s 2000 novel Under the Skin. Shooting with Scarlett Johansson wrapped in time for it to have been scheduled for release in 2012. But it was never ready.
Thursday 29 August 2013
Founded in 1799, fragrance brand Atkinsons of London is relaunching after hibernation, says Emma Akbareian
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Forget maxi-skirts and minis, this season’s hemline has gone mid-length says Emma Akbareian
Sunday 18 August 2013
What we love, we're not sure about, we're buying and can't wait for...
Saturday 17 August 2013
A Twitter hashtag asking for propaganda ideas was bombarded with joke advice such as 'release a brand of exclusive fragrances'
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
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- 2 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 3 'Women should not laugh in public,' says Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister in morality speech
- 4 Ebola virus: UK health officials issue warning to doctors as experts admit the outbreak 'is not under control'
- 5 Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star dies at age 45 after suffering from cancer