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Category: Fashion

You don’t have to go with the crowd – Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek

As a teenager, Alek Wek shook up the fashion world – and inspired, among others, a young Lupita Nyong’o. The Sudanese supermodel tells Sali Hughes why quirky is...

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Paris fashion week: how it rewrote the rules

1. The way you hold stuff is now a fashion consideration Vanessa Bruno show, A/W14, Paris fashion week Shearling pockets by Vanessa Bruno. Photograph:...

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How to master ‘deviation chic’ – Dressing down is the new power dressing

Forget Givenchy It sweatshirts and stealth-wealth Céline totes, it seems that Lycra running pants are actually the newest form of status dressing. According to a group...

Fashion loves the look of fast food right now – but doesn’t want to eat it

There seem to be a lot of references to food in fashion these days, such as the supermarket in the Chanel show. Is it now fashionable to eat? Ha ha ha – you funny!...

Summer style: why it’s all about comfort and joy

Dressing from the shoes up is an adage that fashion likes to trot out from time to time. And, tellingly, shoes provide everything you need to know about where fashion...