The technology may not be available yet in the UK, but Google are keen to normalise Glass - launching a new range of stylish, all-titanium frames
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Wednesday 05 December 2012
Lagos may not be a traditionally fashionable city, but that's set to change with a celebration of Nigerian design at Selfridges
Saturday 24 November 2012
Henry Green was a one-off, a writer of undoubted genius. He was difficult to know – Henry Green was his pseudonym and, unlikely though it may seem, he was also an industrialist who owned factories in the North and could explain the details of plumbing with unexpected clarity and vigour. No one who has ever loved and tried to understand the secrets of writing as an art has ever surpassed Green.
Thursday 22 November 2012
Reg Pickett, a League champion with Portsmouth in 1950 and captain of Ipswich Town when they lifted the Second Division title in 1961, was a football manager's delight. Essentially a wing-half both dynamic and skilful, he was also a highly versatile all-rounder capable of filling any midfield or attacking role.
Friday 02 November 2012
Don't go over the top with this season's latest shiny trend. Subtly is king when is comes to metallics, says Trish Lorenz
Thursday 25 October 2012
It used to be simple. Men wore ties in almost every professional and formal setting
Sunday 14 October 2012
Tim Burton's gothic horror comedy stars Johnny Depp, of course, as a vampire who breaks out of his tomb after 200 years to find that his family has fallen on hard times, largely due to the machinations of his old nemesis, a witch played by Eva Green.
Saturday 06 October 2012
Saturday 25 August 2012
It is inevitable: a tribute to Gabriel García Márquez will try to achieve a remarkable opening line. And, having circumvented the problem, at once arrive at the question of style. But these are hard times for style, when its preeminence has been diminished by those who do not have it.
Monday 20 August 2012
Fashion favourite Mawi is celebrating its first decade with a collection of its greatest jewellery hits, writes Rebecca Gonsalves
Monday 23 July 2012
Vivienne Westwood, the grande dame of rebellious British fashion, is still on trend after more than 40 years in the business. Her company is back in the black after posting a loss last year as a result of tax bills.
Sunday 22 July 2012
The invasion from the east is latest front for the nation's booming £30bn fashion industry
Monday 16 July 2012
Australia's James Magnussen is relishing the prospect of the battles that lie ahead in the pool at this summer's Olympics - although as far as he is concerned, he is not going to be involved in any “grudge matches” in London.
Friday 22 June 2012
Given the seemingly endless images of unattainable – if not actually unreal – physical perfection splashed across magazines and billboards, it is hardly surprising that body image-related unhappiness is reaching epidemic levels. But the situation is no less appalling for being so predictable.
Monday 18 June 2012
Colombian designer Haider Ackermann is no newcomer to the fashion scene, but his perfectly pintucked and elegantly elongating clothes are finally beginning to attract the attention they deserve, says Susannah Frankel
Monday 11 June 2012
What we love, we're not sure about, we're buying and can't wait for...
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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