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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Tuesday 26 October 2010
Just how mini can a miniskirt be? If the mayor of a small Italian town has his way, law enforcement officials, and not fashion gurus, will be the ones to decide.
Monday 02 August 2010
Interactive fashion – that genre rare for its democracy in a world of diktats – comes in many shapes and forms. For those old enough to remember Bodymap, it might once have entailed buying a skirt that could be worn long or short, a sartorial miracle achieved merely by folding over a super-stretchy waistband more or fewer times. Rocket scientists need not apply.
Friday 11 June 2010
Friday 28 May 2010
Officials in a devoutly Islamic area distributed 20,000 long skirts and prohibited shops from selling tight dresses as an order banning Muslim women from wearing revealing clothing took effect.
Sunday 25 April 2010
Wednesday 14 April 2010
It could have been a scene out of the novels of Anthony Trollope or John Galsworthy: the massed ranks of a venerable science organisation, the Royal Institution, gathered to vote on a resolution to restore a high-profile woman who had been dropped as its director over budgetary overruns.
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Monday 05 April 2010
Friday 08 January 2010
Largely due to the "restraint showed by the Chartists", this country escaped the tumult that swept a dozen European states in 1848. Rapport's vivid tour d'horizon reminds us of the dramatic birth-pangs associated with the arrival of modernity.
Wednesday 07 October 2009
Katie Price's tough boyfriend, a cage-fighter named Alex Reid, has revealed that he likes to dress up in women's clothing. Katie is, reports a gabby friend, "100 per cent behind him, and totally comfortable" with his hobby. And before anyone starts calling him names – or wondering how he plans to fill Ms Price's generously proportioned undergarments – we're also told, "Alex is not ashamed in the slightest. On the contrary, he thinks the subject matter is totally misunderstood."
Friday 10 July 2009
A puerile, remedial class version of Wedding Crashers.
Thursday 04 June 2009
On the day of European and local council elections, Sun Talk, the new broadcasting arm of the The Sun newspaper, has just featured interviews by right-of-centre presenter Jon Gaunt with Nigel Farage, the leader of UKIP, and Mark Francoise, the shadow Europe minister.
Saturday 11 April 2009
Saturday 04 April 2009
Tuesday 17 March 2009
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
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