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FASHION MEETS ART: MOST ICONIC COLLABORATIONS

With Frieze in full swing, revisit some of the best art-inspired collections

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HOW VIVIENNE WESTWOOD REDEFINED THE CORSET

From underwear to outerwear, fashion’s punk provocateur turned corsetry inside out.

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THE GUCCI BAMBOO BAG IS AS RELEVANT NOW AS IT...

We chart the rise and reinvention of the brand’s iconic, bamboo-handle bag, from Ingrid Bergman to Harry Styles.

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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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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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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 collections are turning heads. 

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POKÉMON GO:

A SARTORIAL ANALYSIS

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

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BECAUSE MEETS:

CHARLIE MAY

Because meets designer Charlie May at her Hackney studio.

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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.

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SIX VINTAGE EXPERTS ON SHOPPING PRE-LOVED

This is the holy grail of eBay watchlists and saved searched terms.

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LOUIS VUITTON SPEEDY: THE 92-YEAR-OLD BAG WE'RE...

As worn by Sixties' starlets, Noughties' It girls and Snoop Dogg.

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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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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 WORLD ACCORDING TO PEGGY GUGGENHEIM

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

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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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HOW TO WEAR:

ITALIAN CITY STYLE

Discover where to go and what to wear in four Italian cities, just in time for the SS17 shows.

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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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THE CAPSULE WARDROBE CHALLENGE

Who What Wear challenged me to resist my maximalist dressing tendencies and embrace a simple capsule wardrobe for a week.

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THE SHOE THAT NEVER DATES: THE ENDURING...

What do a 19th century French empress and fictional New York columnist have in common?

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THIS ISN'T A BAG, IT'S A BAGUETTE

It was stolen in Sex and the City; now it’s a TikTok sensation. We unpack the history of the Fendi Baguette.

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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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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 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 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.

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17 OF THE COOLEST HATS AROUND

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