McQueen x Hirst: Bitten by the Bug

Yes, I know! Fashion-art collaborations are so commonplace right now that I’m hard pressed to think of a brand, high or low, that hasn’t employed the services of an artist to produce limited edition collections. British artist Damien Hirst, enfant terrible of the YBA dominated Brit art scene of the ’90s, has done particularly well…

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Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!

Style icon, image maker, muse, and patron of fashion and art, the inimitable late, great Isabella Blow has left an indelible mark on the world of fashion. In life, her name became synonymous with out-there couture hats, and increasingly provocative fashion spreads and collaborations that established her as an unconventional and legendary figure within the…

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Designs on Daphne

She is one of the most recognisable style icons of today, inspiring the creations of countless designers. But Daphne Guinness has over the years proven she is much more than a mere clothes horse, trying her hand at fashion design, perfume, and film. This year the trained opera singer also embarks on her first musical…

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Jewel Purpose

The last few years have seen jewellery becoming the statement accessory. More so, in fact, than the ubiquitous ‘it’ bags and statement shoes. Bold eye-catching baubles regularly crop up in front rows at fashion shows, on fashionistas and celebrities. The right piece can dress up an outfit and cement your style, and it can say…

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