• Versace men's spring/summer 2020: putting a match to traditional modes of dressing
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    The Telegraph

    Versace men's spring/summer 2020: putting a match to traditional modes of dressing

    Pink crab apple blossom rustles in the early evening breeze, the catwalk is rose-tinted and frou frou poufs fill the elegant courtyard of Palazzo Versace. The only improvement on this vision of Italianate-chic-meets-Barbara-Cartland campery could be a coral-hued Campari Spritz in one's hand.

  • Are you ready for the 'male twinset'?
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    The Telegraph

    Are you ready for the 'male twinset'?

    In the teeth of the UK’s temperamental weather, it might seem a tad early to be recognising one of the key summer trends, but the arrival of the blouson into even the most risk-averse male wardrobe is a multi-layered moment, both figuratively and practically.

  • Why New Yorkers are lining up to climb a stairway to nowhere and see inside Frida Kahlo’s closet
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    The Telegraph

    Why New Yorkers are lining up to climb a stairway to nowhere and see inside Frida Kahlo’s closet

    This Friday’s opening of Vessel, a maze-like ‘park’ at the nucleus of the Hudson Yards development, is spring’s hottest ticket. Thomas Heatherwick’s design rivals the High Line for Manhattan promenading, and while it may not feel cool to climb the 2,500 stairs (154 flights!) around its 80 landings in NYC’s summer heat, the waiting list is long.

  • From flat shoes to beautiful acrobatics, five talking points from the Dior couture show
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    The Telegraph

    From flat shoes to beautiful acrobatics, five talking points from the Dior couture show

    Next week, the largest Dior retrospective ever mounted in Britain opens in London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. 'Dior, Designer of Dreams' is set to be a cultural highlight of 2019. Pity Dior’s incumbent designer, Maria Grazia Chiuri, who has to compete with the shock and awe of Dior’s 1947 New Look and make current Dior seem equally as exciting and glamorous.