Elite agency founder later denounced catwalk models as ‘spoilt pains’
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Thursday 18 August 2011
Given the current lag in consumer perkiness, we've seen all manner of discounting, BOGOFs and aspirational advertising as part of a sector-wide plea for us to part with cash in the name of economic growth. So here's an interesting tactic from preppy pre-teen haven Abercrombie & Fitch – the offer of compensation to a cast member of reality TV show Jersey Shore on the condition he cease wearing its clothes.
Tuesday 16 August 2011
The mother of a four-year-old girl who was savaged by a pitbull terrier has hit out at the actress Brigitte Bardot, who has called for the dog's life to be saved.
Sunday 19 June 2011
For the third and final Cotswold Outdoors episode Jodie Kidd visits Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.
Sunday 05 June 2011
The second Cotswold Outdoors episode sees Jodie Kidd in the New Forest getting back to nature.
Saturday 21 May 2011
Jodie Kidd goes hiking up the Old Man of Coniston in the Lake District in the first of three exclusive online TV shows about getting out into the UK countryside.
Thursday 30 September 2010
The Americans appear to put as much work into the seamless enthusiasm and peerless professionalism of the wives and girlfriends as they do the players. Remember that for more than a decade the ladies have sported matching outfits while they watch their men on the opening day of the Ryder Cup. Hardly cutting edge, the tailored skirt suits and blow-dried tresses always looked chic, if a little conservative.
Friday 30 July 2010
The life of the French musician and provocateur Serge Gainsbourg is given a suitably antic treatment in Joann Sfar's half- admiring, half-satiric cine-portrait.
Sunday 04 July 2010
To say that Tiger Woods has grown fond of behaving like a single man is a bit like observing he's pretty decent at golf. Now it may be even more redundant: this morning, for the first time in six years, the headline-prone sportsman is thought to be waking-up as a single man.
Monday 10 May 2010
Tuesday 23 March 2010
The Independent's coverage of the cruelty of factory farming and threats to wildlife has won the international print award at the animal "Oscars" in Hollywood.
Friday 19 February 2010
Tiger Woods fought back tears today as he issued a full and frank apology for cheating on his wife.
Wednesday 09 December 2009
Thursday 01 October 2009
A provocative nude picture of a 10-year-old Brooke Shields was removed from a major exhibition following a police pornography probe.
Saturday 26 September 2009
A nude, cavorting Brigitte Bardot and Louise Brooks in bondage gear are among the bombshells on show in a new provocative exhibition of 1960s comic-strip art.
Sunday 13 September 2009
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 1 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Giorgio Armani criticises the way some gay men dress saying 'a man has to be a man'