Burberry reshapes fashion’s seasons

Burberry Womenswear

Changing consumer culture prompts retail strategy revamp

Dolce & Gabbana’s Alta Moda couture collections
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Fashion’s most exclusive invite

Jo Ellison parties with the super-rich at Dolce & Gabbana’s ‘Alta Moda’ collections

The Paris couture shows

Brash, blushing and all kinds of beautiful — whatever the super rich want, Paris had it made

The Duchess of Devonshire, photographed in 2010 by Emma Hardy

Scandal and celebrity: the last Mitford

The Duchess of Devonshire’s talent for turning privilege into profit

Can seasons be weatherproofed?

How retailers are trying to tackle climate change

Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman 'Transparent'

The year of dressing according to your inner conviction

2015 wasn’t about how we looked, it was how we felt that mattered

From left to right: Sienna Miller; J.J. Abrams; Lineisy Montero; Quique Sanchez Flores; Xin Li
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Best dressed of 2015 - verdict on who wore what best

The FT fashion editor’s verdict on who wore what best

Gaia’s theory: the story behind the Repossi deal

LVMH’s new star signing Gaia Repossi on why in jewels, as in business, it’s all about balance

Chanel’s Roman holiday

At Cinecittà studios in Rome, Karl Lagerfeld recreated the Paris of popular myth

Left: Poppy ‘Barr’s White’, New York (1968); right: ‘Iceland Poppy (B)’, New York (2006)
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Flowers and the power of a single stem

The silent messengers we return to again and again, flowers fill the space when the words we seek die in our mouths

Hollywood needs a red-carpet clause

Show me the studio picture whose star actresses were a no-show at the premiere and I’ll show you a box-office dud

Is fashion having a crisis?

The trouble with being a creative director today

Thatcher used clothes as weapons of assault

Few politicians have projected an image of sartorial implacability as successfully

How to do farmers’ market chic

Embrace the moth, and other style tips for the newly gentrified

Review: ‘My Journey’, Donna Karan

Irresistibly silly but appealing account of how ‘woo-woos’ helped designer build a fashion empire

Renegotiating the body politic

Jo Ellison on why eating disorders are a brain not a body image problem

How to dress for London’s Frieze art fair

It’s not just the pictures that are on show in Regent’s Park this week

Miu Miu SS16 show report Paris Fashion Week

Mrs Prada plays with postwar politesse and the Bay City Rollers

Louis Vuitton SS16 show report Paris Fashion Week

‘Mad Max’ meets ‘Space Invaders’ — Nicolas Ghesquière takes a journey to the digital frontier

Valentino SS16 show report Paris Fashion Week

Piccioli and Chiuri go to Africa


Jo EllisonJo Ellison is the FT’s fashion editor. She was educated at Edinburgh University where she read history. Prior to joining the the paper, in August 2014, she was the features director of British Vogue. Her column appears on the style pages.