Italian press releases love a “protagonist”. It’s a word applied to everything from chantilly lace to a bamboo-handled handbag. But surely the real protagonist of a fashion collection is the designer, the hand behind the clothes we see on the catwalk? They’re the most important characters in the whole thing, after all.
Forget maxi-skirts and minis, this season’s hemline has gone mid-length says Emma Akbareian
Complex hydraulic control system fails while they were leading comfortably
Step out in style this autumn with our selection of clothing and accoutrements for the gentleman about town
Just two of original 37 proposals have been incorporated into the rules following death of British sailor
The British Olympian died during training for the race
Competitors in this year's America's Cup may wear a revolutionary body armour and stronger helmets to protect them from the sort of accident that killed British sailor Andrew "Bart" Simpson.
Retailers are desperately trying to foist flapper fringing and all things Jazz Age on to shoppers to coincide with the long-awaited release of The Great Gatsby. But, with the great Miuccia Prada designing some of the costumes for the big-screen version, everything else just pales into insignificance – no matter how many paillettes it’s been strewn with.
Take inspiration from Sir Cliff for your beauty look this season, with berry lips that are as bold as you like, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Bright colour on the eyes is tricky, even for the committed cosmetics-wearer.
The fashion set's favourite label pops up in London with a temporary private members' club to launch its new resort collection
Whether an old favourite, new launch or bestseller, these scents are sure to please even the most masculine of sensibilities
British hearts were broken on the water this afternoon as Sweden denied Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson gold in the Star class.
Stash your slap, lotions and potions in a style that suits you with one of these colourful cosmetics purses
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