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Simon Mills

Simon Mills

    Borat's 'mankini' gets a fashion makeover
    Borat's 'mankini' gets a fashion makeover
    With his latest take on swimwear, British fashion designer Alexander McQueen seems to be channelling Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat character, offering...
    Cuba libre
    Cuba libre
    "At last, we are now on the freeway!" said my driver, exhaling proudly, adjusting his sunglasses and revving our white Hyundai hatchback to a...
    Back to skinny
    Back to skinny
    Back in 1990 I "modelled" in a show for Romeo Gigli in Milan. It was a humiliating experience because I was the least gifted of all the male...
    Shades of green
    Shades of green
    Back in the 1990s, I visited Kona Village Resort on Hawaii's "big island". A truly beautiful and charming place, the overblown telegenic hula of...
    On the trail of natural highs
    On the trail of natural highs
    'You have to take it," insisted my friend Alex, a vigorously hedonistic, endearingly irresponsible type. "If you go to the Mexican desert, you...
    Stars get in the swim with legend Pierre
    Stars get in the swim with legend Pierre
    Any day now Pierre Gruneberg will return to his little apartment, just by the flower shop in the small town of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat in the south...