Doutzen Kroes, Joan Smalls, Lara Stone, Kendall Jenner, Jourdan Dunn and Karlie Kloss
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The vital statistic

Forget waist size, today’s models are measured by their Instagram following

Celia Birtwell at home this month
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Celia Birtwell: ‘I was a rather naughty girl’

The British textile designer on her colourful past and new lease of life at Valentino

Clockwise from top left: Nike Air Force 1, Adidas Stan Smith, Adidas Superstar, Saint Laurent, Jil Sander, Common Projects

Shop: the white stuff

Update your look in an instant with the six best white sneakers

Sonia Delaunay’s ‘Prismes electriques’ (1914), and Junya Watanabe SS15
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Pretty as a picture

Designers often cite art as inspiration — but at what point does homage become rip-off?

Blast from the past

How did a wristwatch save the Apollo 13 astronauts from oblivion? Peter Aspden reports from Houston

Tabernacle veil of Kenmare Lace from 1911 at the National Museum

Rich lessons from the Poor Clares

If luxury is identified as technically brilliant and vastly expensive, then Kenmare lace is its very definition

Aline Ghazarian and Roger Jazilek
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Some of the best looks at Frieze New York 2015

What they wore and what they liked last weekend at Frieze New York

Frédéric Malle at work
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On the scent of a deal

Boutique perfume labels are being snapped up by the big brands. But how sweet is the smell of success?

Lupita Nyong’o wearing Chopard
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The bigger picture

Elizabeth Paton reports on why fashion houses are casting themselves into the film industry

From left: SS15 looks for Dior, Louis Vuitton and Fendi
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Blues brothers

Once a surefire smart-casual solution, the pale blue shirt and navy jacket approach is starting to look tired. Ryan Thompson introduces the new hues

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