Vive la fantasy

Haute couture in Paris delivered beautiful clothes and some light relief

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A model presents a creation by Yves Saint Laurent during the men's fall/winter 2015 ready-to-wear collection fashion show in Paris ©Getty
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Jeans therapy

Skinny, selvedge or sea-washed? For the modern man, buying jeans can be a bewildering experience. Carl Wilkinson goes in search of drama-free denim

From left: Saint Lauren; Rick Owens; Louis Vuitton; Givenchy; Dries Van Noten

Paris menswear: gender bending

The shows questioned ideas about what is normal. So, why did they turn a blind eye to race?

Men at the Sundance Film Festival wearing fur
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Sundance street style

Fur met film at the festival in Park City, Utah, where the temperatures are sub-zero and the dress code reads cosy

From left: Chanel, Maison Margiela, Elie Saab

Common threads: couture in details

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

Brad Goreski
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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

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Will you dare to flare?

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

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