The autumn/winter 2014 shows took in three cities across two weeks. For next season, designers’ labours yielded a brave new vision for the modern male, argues Alexander Fury
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Monday 23 April 2012
From trash couture to sincere chic, Miuccia Prada's pioneering take on women's fashion has changed the way we dress, says Susannah Frankel. A new exhibition explores her relationship with Elsa Schiaparelli
Monday 16 April 2012
Government bids to outlaw 'provocative' clothes in largest Muslim country
Sunday 01 April 2012
The outdoors pursuit of happiness
Saturday 31 March 2012
'I still play pranks'
Sunday 26 February 2012
Fashion: A warm Current is blowing in
Friday 24 February 2012
Together, Mary Quant and the Beatles defined the 1960s. If England swung – and Time magazine thought so, its April 1966 cover capturing the moment – then Mary, every bit as much as John, Paul, George and Ringo, set it in motion. As Jan Morris wrote later that year: "England was an aristocracy gone to seed, exhausted by war and responsibility, and very nearly tired of life. It was the Angry Young Men of the Fifties who shocked the old body into self-awareness: The Beatles and their friends ... put her into mini-skirts".
Thursday 23 February 2012
Monday 13 February 2012
Forget the films – it's always the outfits that steal the show. Rebecca Gonsalves selects the red carpet's most blockbusting frocks from ceremonies gone by
Sunday 22 January 2012
This serious, simple production of Handel's opera is strong on storytelling and character, but suffers from musical hiccups
Thursday 19 January 2012
Sport's chiefs want women to take the 'elegant' option at Olympics – but they've got a fight on their hands
Sunday 08 January 2012
Michael Frayn's play-within-a-play is as funny as ever in this slick production, while, across town, gritty new writers make their mark
Saturday 07 January 2012
IMHO... In most workplaces this kind of talk would get you sacked on the spot
Monday 26 December 2011
Thousands of Israelis are expected to march through the city of Bet Shemesh later this week to protest against the treatment of women by ultra-orthodox Jewish extremists, with tensions high after a seven-year-old girl said she had been spat on in the street.
Sunday 04 September 2011
Admittedly it feels like just a week since we were all utterly unsurprised by yet more record GCSE results. But already it's back-to-school time. Which, for 85 per cent of parents, according to the recent Cost of a Child survey by insurers LV, means it's time to pick up a new uniform. The big question is, where from? And, given the recent furore over girls' skirts, how high they're riding and whether it would be better to make everyone wear trousers so certain individuals don't need to be sent home to change on a daily basis, what should they be buying?
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
'Women, walk wherever you want' posters taken down in Stamford Hill following 'unacceptable' signs separating men and women
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
- 1 Five-year-old Iris Grace is raising awareness of autism through her extraordinary paintings
- 3 The Simpsons death: Creator Al Jean would 'kill himself' before character like Homer or Lisa
- 4 British man raped while urinating in bushes at Oktoberfest beer festival in Germany
- 5 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'