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The coolest of chicks now want shoes that care for their feet. It's about time; good riddance to the teetering tyranny of this absurd footwear
Sneakerheads rejoice - Adidas Originals’ much-loved Stan Smith trainers have been reissued, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Police have asked anyone with information to come forward
"The Pleasure’s All Mine" is an odd title for an academic study of perversity: it sounds as though perverse sex is greedy, self-indulgent and possibly non-consensual. I picture Boy George in his flat in Shoreditch in April 2007, with a male escort chained to the wall. But there is a bigger question raised by the title – by whose definitions are these practices perversions?
Adidas has caused a major rift with the UK’s biggest sportswear retailer Sports Direct after banning Mike Ashley’s company from selling the club’s replica football kit next season.
So designers have been tinkering away in the atelier, cross-breeding boots. What with? Backpacks? Bikinis? Tomato plants?
Anyone who expected the Followills’s sixth album to reignite what first fired them up as a band of brothers (plus cousin) hadn’t reckoned on the limiting matter of their mutation into a stadium brand.
Retailers and designers are riding a wave of African inspiration, writes Trish Lorenz
Trainers are no longer just for the track, as sporty shoes have graduated to the most stylish of settings, says Lee Holmes
Viviene Westwood and L’Wren Scott show how female designers create for themselves at the start of London Fashion Week
Threeway is the latest from the up-and-coming Scottish playwright DC Jackson, who had a hit at the Fringe in 2010 with My Romantic History, a wisecracking office anti-romcom. There's another amorously challenged couple at the heart of the new play but this time Jackson throws in a third man, with most unexpected consequences.
Designer label Carlo Pazolini brings its vivid take on footwear classics to London this season, writes Rebecca Gonsalves
Keep your cool in the heat of summer with a simple shift dress in this feminine fabric, says Naomi Attwood