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Jess Cartner-Morley

Jess Cartner-Morley

    Insta-Barbie pokes fun at hipsterdom
    Insta-Barbie pokes fun at hipsterdom
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    Fearless France: the muse of Paris couture
    Fearless France: the muse of Paris couture
    The words the designer Raf Simons used in praise of his teams in the Christian Dior ateliers after the haute couture show on Monday afternoon were interesting: “They have no fear,” he said. The petites...
    John Galliano's first show for Maison Margiela not a masterpiece
    John Galliano's first show for Maison Margiela not a masterpiece
    Four years on from the most spectacular fall from grace the fashion industry has seen, the rehabilitation of John Galliano can be time-stamped to the second after his comeback catwalk show ended. ...
    Model Jourdan Dunn attacks racism in fashion industry
    Model Jourdan Dunn attacks racism in fashion industry
    The catwalk model told the Guardian she wants to speak up about the lack of diversity in casting: "People think that all models...
    Rihanna: Evolution of a style icon
    Rihanna: Evolution of a style icon
    In February last year, a few weeks shy of her 23rd birthday, Rihanna released a single called S&M. The video opens with a sequence showing the...
    Lift-off for Lagerfeld
    Lift-off for Lagerfeld
    The invitation to Chanel's haute couture show in Paris held a few clues what was in store.
    2012: A Stella year
    2012: A Stella year
    The party Stella McCartney throws every December at her Bruton Street store in central London to celebrate the switching on of her kitsch-chic...
    Fashionistas in a lather over leather
    Fashionistas in a lather over leather
    If you are female and reading this then, right now, there is probably at least a tiny part of you that is already lusting after a pair of Isabel...
    The catwalk, um,so last year
    The catwalk, um,so last year
    It is no exaggeration whatsoever to say that the front row, not the catwalk, is the raison d'etre of the modern fashion show. If the only thing to...
    The 'Obama look'
    The 'Obama look'
    One week after her husband's assassination Jackie Kennedy gave an interview to Life in which she described his presidency as "one brief...
    You couldn't make it up
    You couldn't make it up
    I've been duped. Fooled, deceived -- nay, robbed. Or so newspapers would have you believe. Two weeks ago, I bought a mascara. I was in one of the...
    The great frock fracas
    The great frock fracas
    The haute couture catwalk shows were held in Paris this month, and at first glance, the stage appeared to be set as usual. At the opening shows, by...