Azzedine Alaïa: the king of couture

The first exhibition devoted to designer Azzedine Alaïa opens in Paris at the Musée Galliera. Museum director Olivier Saillard explains Alaïa’s importance

Lunch with the FT: Peter Brant

The industrialist is the model of a modern corporate titan. But, as he tells Vanessa Friedman over tuna tartare, he sees himself as an old-fashioned mogul who collects art to show people ‘there’s something better in the world’

How to court the courtroom

Basic intelligence dictates that when it comes to a courthouse appearance, style is a part of strategy

Pink chameleon

Zandra Rhodes’s pad – a former cash-and-carry warehouse in Bermondsey – combines colourful roles as her home, museum and café

Happy birthday i-D magazine

From Kate Moss to Kylie Minogue, Sade to Madonna, a new book pays tribute to the 30-year-old publication’s distinctive covers