From left: Chanel, Maison Margiela, Elie Saab

Common threads: couture in details

The trends coming out of the haute-couture shows in Paris

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All the reports from the A/W 15 men’s collections
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Mad for Plaid

In the weeks before Burns Night, all roads lead to plaid

Giorgio Armani and Jessica Chastain at the Cannes Film Festival, 2012
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Giorgio Armani and Jessica Chastain

The fashion designer and the actress discuss costume and character in JC Chandor’s film ‘A Most Violent Year’, set in New York in winter 1981

From left: Prada, Bottega Veneta, Versace, all S/S 2015; Dolce & Gabbana and Gucci, A/W 2015

Look sharp! Milan menswear report

Designer comings and goings provided intrigue in Italy but the suits were strictly business, says Charlie Porter


Will you dare to flare?

The new trouser silhouette may be wide but it is very wearable

Some words of comfort: the world is now flat

Why flats are a step forward for all woman-kind

Joni Mitchell in 1968, holding a guitar

Joni Mitchell: the making of a style muse

The singer songwriter’s sartorial influence is everywhere this spring. Malwina Gudowska returns to Mitchell’s childhood home to trace her style evolution

A suit fit for a Kingsman

Matthew Vaughn’s new spy film looks so suave he thinks you’ll want to look the part. The director speaks to Jo Ellison

From left: F/W 2015 from Coach, Dunhill, Burberry, Craig Green and Gieves and Hawkes

Men get sheepish at London collections

LC:M was reassuring rather than radical, writes Charlie Porter. And shearling was the star

Hands off! A new It bag for spring

The arm-less charm of the new season accessories