Clothes from the Tom Ford era at the Gucci Museum

Brand archives gain value

Designers and collectors vye for historical garments

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Francesca Bellettini (right) talks to FT Fashion Editor Jo Ellison at the Business of Luxury conference
The biggest names in luxury discuss how the technological revolution has changed the market
Baggage handlers, from left: Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud; David Beckham; Bradley Cooper; Tom Hiddleston
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Smart luggage for alpha males

Take the fast track with carry on bags

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

Agnès Bourgois at her home in Versailles
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Forty years of Agnès b

The French brand famed for understated chic — and stripey shirts — has every reason to celebrate

From left: Benjamin Netanyahu; Tony Blair; Donald Trump
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Male make-up: trend or taboo?

Sales of male cosmetics are on the rise. And it’s nothing to blush about, says Kathleen Baird Murray

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
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No small talk, more shoes

Theresa May makes an art of the statement look

Chanel Haute Couture Fall Winter 2016
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Haute couture’s flight to fantasy

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

Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda Naples show report

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

Dior chooses Chiuri as top designer

French fashion house picks first ever female creative director

Vestiaire founders

Cash in the closet

Now a $200bn business, reselling has never been so easy

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