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Viviene Westwood and L’Wren Scott show how female designers create for themselves at the start of London Fashion Week
Protesters have vowed to continue after Caudrilla announces plans to scale back their operation
There used to be a habit, among ladies who didn’t wear hats very often, of putting the said number too far back on their heads. Wedding parties could be recognised by the number of coloured acrylic wide brims teetering backwards.
The concept of a working man’s club was turned on its head for three days this week, as a host of female models, actors and fashionable creatives were invited to enjoy an exclusive pop-up members only club courtesy of Miuccia Prada.
'I'd make something, drop it off and she'd give me £50 cash for it. It was a lifeline'
Olympians may be gods among men, but that doesn't automatically equate to sartorial success. Lee Holmes hands out the medals
'I didn't talk to my teddy till I was 30'
Super-elevated, cobalt blue Gillie platforms so high even Naomi Campbell took a catwalk tumble in a pair in 1993, equally vertiginous wooden "rocking horse" soles and, of course, the famous "pirate" boot first shown in 1981 and a bestseller to this day. These are just some of Vivienne Westwood's best-loved shoe designs, featured in the new fashion and textile gallery at the Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle, Co Durham, from today until 10 July.
The Fashion Museum in Bath remains among this country's best-kept secrets.
Fashion editor Susannah Frankel celebrates the life and work of our most imaginative – and imitated – designer
The restoration of Sir John Soane's Museum offers an enticing new view of one of the world's most sumptuous architectural treats, says Jay Merrick
“Shoes must have very high heels and platforms to put women’s beauty on a pedestal,” said fashion designer Vivienne Westwood.
A new exhibition at Kensington Palace sees some of our best-loved British designers taking inspiration from the building's royal history. We are amused, says Harriet Walker
This shepherd's tale could do with a killer aria, but lo – there is a star
For years it has tormented him and delighted opponents. With Geoff Hoon back in the spotlight, so his unflattering nickname, "Buff Hoon", has once again sprung to the fore. And now, it appears the origin of the former cabinet minister's moniker has been found.