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A change of course for Chekhov's favourite café

Anton Chekhov celebrated the premiere of one of his plays here, and Vladimir Mayakovsky wrote a poem praising the tasty lunches and high-quality beer. But the Prague restaurant, perhaps the most famous eatery in Moscow, has closed its doors for good and will soon be turned into a luxury restaurant run by the Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli.

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For 40 years, Kenzo has embodied freedom and creativity. Harriet Walker on the clothes, the man and the brand

Roberto Cavalli: 'I love a woman, I love to judge how beautiful she is, how beautiful I can make her'

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Big is beautiful. And, no, this is not some sort of tokenistic comment on the great size zero debate, pending the run-up to the next round of shows.

Carola Long: 'The maxi dress has had some really bad PR thanks to the bad-taste behemoth that was 'boho''

There's something about the maxi dress which makes it a permanent fixture as a fantasy summer look. The look where you acquire a golden tan without any UV damage and spend August enjoying the cool sea breeze on a yacht, rather than the tepid blast of the office air-con.

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At the Milan shows designers focused on sophistication – not showing off. So make space in your wardrobe, says Carola Long
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