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Wednesday, Feb 21

21

Gucci shuns glamour and sex for philosophy and severed heads

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At Milan fashion week, ideas about post-humanism and ‘hybridisation’ coalesce into wonkiest Gucci show yet

14

Gay men are winning this year’s Winter Olympics – and making it a joy to watch

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Eric Radford is the first voluntarily out gay man to win a gold medal, while Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy have achieved other firsts on the slopes

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The Queen makes front row appearance at London fashion week – video

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Queen Elizabeth sits in the front row with Vogue editor-in-chief Dame Anna Wintour on Tuesday for Richard Quinn’s runway show during London fashion week. The Queen seemed to be enjoying herself, smiling as she talked to Wintour and watched…

Tuesday, Feb 20

21

Queen makes surprise appearance at London fashion week

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Monarch watches Richard Quinn’s show and then presents him with British design award

20

'So much purpose. So much talent': punk designer Judy Blame dies aged 58

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The designer, artist and iconoclast of 80s London died on Monday. His friend Paul Flynn remembers a warm, generous man with a huge talent

18

‘It’s not just about abusive photographers’: fashion and feminism in the world of #MeToo

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From street style to catwalk, fashion’s statements are often bold but rarely obvious. Could a visit to the London shows help to decode how feminist the industry really is?

From rainbow stripes to high-tide trousers: eight styles rules from London fashion week

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The twice-yearly celebration of style finishes today. Having taken in five days of catwalks, we outline everything you need to know about next season’s trends

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The best street style from London fashion week – in pictures

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London fashion week finishes on Tuesday. With the stars of street style heading to Milan, we take a look at some of the best dressed people from the capital, what they are wearing and why they all love Burberry

Monday, Feb 19

21

London fashion week storms the palace (and the galleries)

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Buckingham Palace showcases Commonwealth talent as Erdem portrays ruling-class glamour

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A field guide to spotting a good shag | Brief letters

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Shags versus mullets | Black dresses at the Baftas | Childhood books | Missing the moon? | Pensioners making a difference

Sunday, Feb 18

23

Baftas red carpet 2018: from Angelina Jolie to Lupita Nyong’o – in pictures

Actors and activists gathered at the Royal Albert Hall wearing all-black outfits in support of the Time’s Up movement sweeping the film industry

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Blackout on the red carpet: ‘best dressed’ a non-issue at Baftas

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Angelina Jolie was one of many actors who brought an activist as her date, while Saoirse Ronan and Salma Hayek were among those who wore black, as fashion became a vehicle for female solidarity

19

Philip Green considers selling Arcadia to Chinese textiles giant

Shandong Ruyi looks over books of retail group, thought likely to fetch half its £1bn valuation

17

Designer label Preen launches collection starting at just 65p

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Catwalk label’s postage stamp collection features Finella dress worn by Duchess of Cambridge

10

The big picture: London Fashion Week, February 1998

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With the 2018 event now in full swing, we revisit a telling Martin Parr shot from 20 years ago

02

Michael Halpern dazzles London Fashion Week with platforms and sequins

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The spotlight falls on the designer with a vision is to provide a moment of escapism in dark times

Christopher Bailey bows out from Burberry under a bold rainbow

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An adventurous last show from the form-breaking British designer who reinvented Burberry

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City limits: the pick of London Fashion Week – in pictures

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As LFW begins, we present Britain’s brightest designers

Saturday, Feb 17

10

The beauty bargains that beat the luxury brands | Sali Hughes

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From micellar water to liquid eyeliner, these top-quality products are a fraction of the price of luxury brands

Friday, Feb 16

19

Anti-fur protests set to fly as activists target London fashion week

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Animal rights campaigners plan largest demonstrations in decade as designers move away from fur

15

What I wore this week: a turtle neck

The polo neck can’t stay in fashion for ever, so prepare for the inevitable with this sleeker, sportier alternative

11

London fashion week: five shows to watch out for

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As the fashion world descends on the UK capital, Burberry and JW Anderson are among the eye-catching shows

09

Mullets we have loved: from George Clooney to Rihanna – in pictures

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As a small Australian town prepares to stage its inaugural Mullet Fest, we look back at some of the most celebrated versions of the classic hairstyle. Was Ziggy Stardust’s cut the coolest of them all? And do you know what Andre Agassi kept…

Thursday, Feb 15

19

With Carrie and Samantha’s spat, we finally get to watch the real Sex and the City 3

What if you want to be all feminist-y, yet Sarah Jessica Parker v Kim Cattrall is the only news story you care about?

16

The view from the front row: a history of the fashion show – photo essay

Once, photographers were banned from fashion shows, with designers suspecting they were spies. Today, fashion shows are a multimillion-dollar global business. As London fashion week begins, we cart the evolution of the fashion show, from…

07

Women urged to ditch low-cut gowns and heels at film festival

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German actor Anna Brüggemann launches #NobodysDoll in push for equalityon Berlin red carpet

Wednesday, Feb 14

19

New York fashion week autumn/winter 2018: 10 key shows – in pictures

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From the popcorn-covered catwalk at Calvin Klein to Bottega Veneta’s Manhattan loft, Observer fashion editor Jo Jones picks her 10 highlights from New York Fashion Week autumn/winter 2018

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Matty Bovan – fashion's great bright hope (who still lives with his parents)

British fashion’s most colourful new star ditched Paris and London to return to York and start his own studio. He explains how his work mixes sci-fi dystopia with kitchen sink craft

Take cover! The balaclava’s finest fashion moments – from Calvin Klein to Kanye West

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Raf Simons sent the politically charged headwear down the catwalk at New York fashion week – but he’s not the first to turn it into a style statement

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Are high heels back? No, it’s just London fashion week

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Heels were once de rigueur, but most women have grown wise to their sciatica-inducing folly – except, that is, for fashion editors