The drama of a good fashion documentary

Raf Simons (seated right) in the studio, a still from ‘Dior and I’ (2014)
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A new film, ‘Dior and I’, reveals the humanity at the heart of a major corporation

I’m having intimacy issues

Negotiating fashion invitations is a scientific art — which party will ensure the most exclusive access? And which will lend itself to the best ‘selfie’?

Miu Miu at Paris Fashion Week AW15
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Miu Miu — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

A colourful carnival of the animals made for a very pretty season’s finale

Louis Vuitton at Paris Fashion Week AW15
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Louis Vuitton — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

A collection for the 21st-century explorer — with a customary dash of cosmic

Alexander McQueen AW15 Paris show
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Alexander McQueen — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

A fragile beauty in the name of the rose

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Valentino — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

The day Derek Zoolander upstaged a dress — and stole Fashion Week

Chanel Fall/Winter 2015
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Chanel — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

Let them have lunch, says Karl Lagerfeld

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Saint Laurent — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

Start your shopping list: Hedi Slimane doesn’t fuss around with show pieces that won’t make it into store

Hermès at Paris Fashion Week AW15
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Hermès — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

There was nothing to scare the horses in Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski’s debut collection

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Sacai — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

From repurposed military parkas to vivid printed silks

Stella McCartney — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

A new classicism — and a new womanliness

Chloé — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

When sometimes looking pretty is enough

Givenchy — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

Wanna be in Tisci’s gang? You bet you do

Céline — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

Phoebe Philo presents glamour for grown-ups — and some prints very charming

Balenciaga — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

Alexander Wang draws from the Balenciaga archive and gives it an industrial twist

Comme des Garçons — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

Rei Kawakubo’s ceremony of separation invokes a sad, surreal beauty

Nina Ricci — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

New boy Guillaume Henry gets to grips with an older woman — and sets pulses racing

Junya Watanabe — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

Honeycomb cuts and origami ruffs — a technical show unfolds quite beautifully

Maison Margiela — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

John Galliano’s brilliant character study brings new drama to fashion week

Dior — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

Raf Simons takes nature to town with colourful contrasts and rough tweeds

ABOUT JO

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. Follow Jo on Twitter @jellison

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