Fashion’s new democratic bent means there are small-but-stylish designer gifts to suit all pockets, says Alexander Fury
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Carola Long: 'The Maggie-Thatcher-meets-Her-Majesty look is one of this season’s multiple bag trends'
Saturday 22 January 2011
The forthcoming book Fifty Bags That Changed the World recalls the sensation that the Queen's style caused on a visit to Italy in 2000. La Repubblica ran a front-page story entitled "Ode to the Queen's Handbag". "There it is", the article gushed, "that disturbing object, firmly attached to her left forearm. The secret of her regality is in that little royal but oh so ordinary accessory."
Monday 03 January 2011
While the very idea of "intellectual" fashion is likely to bring out an even a half-intelligent woman in hives, there are certain industry heavyweights who regularly come up with designs that provoke a certain amount of thought at least.
Sunday 26 December 2010
Friday 26 November 2010
Sunday 21 November 2010
A first album of all-original material, featuring a new ensemble.
Friday 29 October 2010
Californian artist John Baldessari has produced a series of sculptures based on 'variations' of the work of Alberto Giacometti.
Monday 11 October 2010
Sunday 03 October 2010
The former chairman of Allied Irish Bank, which was, in effect, nationalised by its government last week, is the latest landlord to put a store on London's Old Bond Street up for sale.
Saturday 02 October 2010
From Prada shoes and gold watches to stylish wallets and Paul Smith cufflinks...
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Sunday 26 September 2010
Monday 19 July 2010
Fashion has cast off any whimsical tendencies in favour of all that is pragmatic, or so the story goes.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
- 1 Tim Sherwood challenges Daniel Levy to set out vision for Tottenham Hotspur’s future
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 #Teamnigella: It’s the only side to be on
- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'