The gentle power of Grace Wales Bonner

Grace Wales Bonner photographed for FT by Greg Funnell
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Meet the 25-year-old British designer revolutionising fashion through gender, race and identity

Shannon Purser as Barb in Netflix's 'Stranger Things'
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Barb: ‘Stranger Things’ unlikely new style icon

How a strawberry-blonde in spectacles and mom jeans became a fashion sweetheart

Matt Damon above and below, returns to play Jason Bourne in the latest instalment of the thriller series
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Jason Bourne vs James Bond

Why the pedant will always beat the poseur

Conservative Shadow Secretary of State for Families May delivers her speech at the party's annual conference in Bournemouth. The shoes of Britain's opposition Conservative Party's Shadow Secretary of State for Families, Theresa May are seen as she delivers her speech at the party's annual conference in Bournemouth, October 5, 2004. REUTERS/Toby Melville - RTR15BJ6

No small talk, more shoes

Theresa May makes an art of the statement look

Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda Naples show report

The design duo honours Sophia Loren with a huge Neapolitan homecoming on the city’s streets

Chanel Haute Couture Fall Winter 2016

Haute couture’s flight to fantasy

In Paris, fashion’s extravagance was interwoven with reality amid global turmoil


Chanel couture AW16 show snapshot

Karl Lagerfeld offers us a glimpse into the Chanel atelier

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Vetements SS17 and Atelier Versace Haute Couture AW16 show reports

Paris couture week opens with a streetstyle hijack

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 16: (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters) Photographer Bill Cunningham attends the 2013 Frick Collection Garden Party at The Frick Collection on July 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

The pure beauty of Bill Cunningham’s vision

The original street photographer was loved for his fashion eye — and should be remembered for his principles

Louise Trotter in Joseph store Savile Row
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Heart and sole

She’s transformed the label famed for basics into a fashion powerhouse. Now, Louise Trotter has designs on your feet

Hot shots: hunting and shooting never looked so chic

Gunmaker Holland and Holland has teamed up with model Stella Tennant and Isabella Cawdor to relaunch its clothing range. Pip pip, says Jo Ellison

Abbey Road: Gucci comes to London

The Brits fall head over rabbit-fur-lined, snake-embellished heels for Alessandro Michele

Christian Dior brings Paris to the palace

After over half a century, the luxury house returns to Blenheim

Rio grand: Louis Vuitton Cruise 2017 show report

Bingo, soccer and colour: Nicolas Ghesquière delivers French fashion with a tropical twist in Brazil

Is the fashion industry in crisis?

Brands are cutting the delay between the catwalk and the wardrobe

Cannes: where substance triumphs over style

The best-dressed on the Croisette were the women who wore their personalities

Akris: the alpha-woman’s label

Inside the Swiss luxury house dressing the world’s most powerful professionals

Mystery — the chicest style statement of all

Why inscrutability is still the greatest asset

Louis Vuitton’s Tokyo story

Louis Vuitton’s chief on why ‘luxury wouldn’t be where it is today without Japan’

Calvin Klein changes creative command

Costa and Zucchelli to leave after a combined 29 years at company


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.