Selected Writing

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VIRGIL ABLOH'S

RULES OF STYLE

As Off-White’s exclusive collection for MATCHESFASHION.COM launches, Natalie Hughes meets the label’s creative director.

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THE INTERVIEW:

FLUME

A hyped Coachella set, upcoming world tour and a second album – it’s an exciting year for music producer Flume.

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SPOTLIGHT ON:

LOEWE

Jonathan Anderson’s reinvention of the iconic Spanish house continues into its third season – and this time, it’s all about Japan.

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THE WORLD ACCORDING TO PEGGY GUGGENHEIM

We celebrate the life and style of the brilliant, radical and enchanting Peggy Guggenheim

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THE VICE INTERVIEW:

NAUGHTY BOY

The Beyonce and Popcaan producer on being born in the wrong decade and a caviar-eating cat called Barry.

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THE VICE INTERVIEW:

MIKE SKINNER

Talking robot apocalypses, Beatles sing-a-longs and expensive speakers with The Streets frontman.

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STYLE OPINION:

COCKTAIL DRESSING

As the invites start arriving for the social season, dressing up is top of the agenda. The Style Report investigates.

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THE INTERVIEW:

PARKER SAWYERS

The 33-year-old actor is stepping into his biggest role yet – as Barack Obama. Natalie Hughes meets the break-out star.

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THE INTERVIEW:

PAREKH & SINGH

Their future’s bright, and so are their custom-made suits. The Style Report meets the Indian dream-pop duo tipped for worldwide success.

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THE SHOPPING REVOLUTION: HAVE WIFI, WILL SPEND

From Instagram shops to 3D couture, we investigate how social media is transforming the way we shop.

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THE VACATION REPORT:

DESTINATION BAJA

With a dining scene as vibrant as its turquoise waters, this Mexican peninsula is the bohemian gourmand’s perfect setting. The Style Report journeys to Baja California Sur.

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THE PARIS BULLETIN:

STYLE DETAILS

It’s Paris fashion week: from the reopened Ritz hotel to a beatnik exhibition, we round up where to go and what to wear.

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INTERVIEW: SHOE DESIGNER CAMILLA ELPHICK

We meet the  shoe designer the fashion set are going crazy for.

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THE FASHION INSIDERS’ GUIDE TO LONDON

London Fashion Week’s favourite front rowers tell us where they eat, drink, shop and stay in the capital.

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From Bianca Jagger’s favourite Caribbean island to a hotel created for Brigitte Bardot, we revisit three legendary destinations.

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SPOTLIGHT ON:

CHARLOTTE REY

Read our interview with Charlotte Rey, one half of acclaimed design duo, Campbell-Rey.

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THE VICE INTERVIEW: CHRISSIE HYNDE

The Pretenders frontwoman talks Cher, Michael Jackson conspiracy theories, and Vedism.

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DECONSTRUCTING

DIOR

You can take away Dior’s creative director, but you can’t take away the house’s spirit.

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THE VICE INTERVIEW:

LARS ULRICH

We talked to the Metallica drummer about skipping school, wearing white leather, and the problem with young people.

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THE VICE INTERVIEW:

MAC DEMARCO

The 'Salad Days' musician chats Ewan McGregor, the Skin-walker, and his fear of flying.

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MAKE YOURSELF

HEARD

Not loud enough on social media? Up your online presence in 9 minutes...

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READ YOURSELF

HAPPY

Get the fuzzy glow of a beach read, when you're actually stuck on the bus.

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THE VICE INTERVIEW:

JENNY LEE LINDBERG

Warpaint's Jenny Lee Lindberg on Stage Fright, First Love, and David Bowie Conspiracy Theories

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THE INTERVIEW:

WILD BEASTS

With a gutsy new sound, the British quartet is living up to its name. Natalie Hughes meets Wild Beasts.

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WHAT LONDON IS REALLY LIKE IN YOUR 20S

Sex, drugs and spice racks: Natalie Hughes reflects on 20-something London life.

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POKÉMON GO:

A SARTORIAL ANALYSIS

Can you stay stylish while catching ‘em all? Natalie Hughes investigates…

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HOW TO WEAR:

ITALIAN CITY STYLE

From modern art in Florence to a Wes Anderson-themed bar in Milan, discover where to go and what to wear in four Italian cities, just in time for the SS17 shows.

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THE BULLETIN:

STYLE DETAILS

In this week’s round-up, discover a fantastical exhibition in Tokyo, a new must-watch series and the best collarless shirts.

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THE INTERVIEW:

TODD DORIGO

He’s already toured with a Libertine and played at Glastonbury – meet Burberry Acoustic’s latest protégé, Todd Dorigo.

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REVEALED: LONDON'S SECRET WALKS

Five London tastemakers reveal their favourite strolls in the city.

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DIGITAL MARKETING IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

Brands can weather the storm by pivoting their strategies, says Natalie Hughes.

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THE LUXURY EVOLUTION OF AFFILIATE MARKETING

A fresh approach to affiliate marketing has revived the attitudes – and sales – of luxury brands, says Natalie Hughes.

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STYLE OPINION:

THE NEW FOREVER BAGS

Understated and unadorned – but nonetheless luxurious and covetable – the new-season bags will stand the test of time, says Natalie Hughes.

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THE INTERVIEW:

LOU DOILLON

Singer, model, actress, mother – Jane Birkin’s daughter carves her own path. The consummate Parisienne talks poetry and style.

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THE INTERVIEW:

CORINNE BAILEY RAE

She’s a Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter with a weakness for Gucci and a grown-up new album. She talks style, records and hieroglyphics with The Style Report.

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THE INTERVIEW:

GLASS ANIMALS

The British quartet’s R&B-infused indie pop is winning fans across the globe. Natalie Hughes meets lead singer Dave Bayley.

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THE VICE INTERVIEW

CRAIG DAVID

The singer-songwriter discusses his epic comeback, leather dungarees and the best type of naan.

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THE VICE INTERVIEW:

RAY DAVIES

The Kinks frontman discusses near-death experiences and his connection to the Eric Morecambe Appreciation Society.

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FOUR NEW DESIGNERS WE’RE INTO TODAY

 We’ve travelled from Stockholm to Bahrain to round up a quartet of up-and-coming designers whose collectionsare turning heads. 

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DECONSTRUCTING

SAINT LAURENT

Four years on, enfant terrible Hedi Slimane unveils his last collection for the iconic French house.

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SPOTLIGHT ON:

JEREMY PININGRE

The emerging Parisian illustrator and graphic designer invites The Style Report into his surreal and wonderful world.

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EZRA PETRONIO’S

RULES OF STYLE

Publisher, creative director and photographer: Ezra Petronio is a man of many talents – and an effortlessly Parisian approach to dressing.

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THE ART OF

ENTERTAINING AT HOME

Opulent fabrics, relaxed silhouettes and a languid mood: perfect the art of luxuriating in the season’s new take on lounge wear. Chaise longue optional.

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MEET JONES – SAM SMITH'S FAVORITE NEW SINGER

She was the talk of SXSW and Sam Smith loves her music. We sat down with singer-songwriter JONES.

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BECAUSE MEETS:

CHARLIE MAY

Because meets designer Charlie May at her Hackney studio.

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17 OF THE COOLEST HATS AROUND

Whether you’re lamenting the loss of summer or simply looking to jazz up your trans-seasonal style...

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MY DESK:

MERLIN LABRON-JOHNSON

The London-based chef behind Portland and Clipstone talks favourite flavours, food memories and wardrobe staples.

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ANIMAL CROSSING

FASHION

Virtual fashion shows and downloadable designer clothes - this is our guide to the wonderful (and well-dressed) world of Animal Crossing fashion.