Carmen Freschetti

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Marks & Spencer v Primark: what do their latest sales figures tell us?

Primark has left M&S in its wake, with sales outstripping those of the mid-market high-street favourite. What's the key to Primark's success? And can M&S's longer-term strategy pay off?<p>Primark's and Marks & Spencer's announcements of their financial results on the same day neatly provides us with …

Terry O'Neill's Hollywood Memories

The brightest photographer in the Swinging 60s remembers meeting the Beatles and catching Audrey Hepburn being chucked into a swimming pool<p>“It …

Audrey Hepburn

The Knowledge: Carine Roitfeld on how to find your fashion personality

Fashion editor and stylist Carine Roitfeld gives tips on developing a unique sense of style<p><i>Exhibit your individuality</i><br>Amidst globalisation, trends are becoming worldwide, so it's important to take a unique approach to what fashion has to offer. Be yourself in the middle of it all; fashion shouldn't …

Azzedine Alaïa

Take It As Red

<i>Red lips? You’re having a laugh. Well, no, I’m not actually. Forget the tricky-to-apply, lip-shrinking, get-it-on-your-teeth efforts of yesteryear –</i> …

Makeup

How to grow old in style: what I learned at a surprisingly stimulating conference

Mirror Mirror at the London College of Fashion showed that current attitudes to ageing cannot go on being ignored<p>To announce you're attending a conference generally elicits expressions of sympathy: "There's a day you won't get back again." There should be a support group for women who have to …

Competitive 'interestingness': the new social disease?

We’re all constantly trying to 'out-interesting’ each other – at dinner parties, on social media, in our careers. Polly Vernon asks, when did being normal stop being OK?<p>At a recent drinks party, I met a man who said he was chive-phobic. “You’re afraid of chives?” I said. “Yes.” “The herb?” “I have …

Iain Duncan Smith

The glamour of Italian fashion at the V&A - in pictures

The V&A Museum's spring exhibition will be the first major show to examine Italy's rich and influential contribution to fashion from the end of the second world war to the present. Take a look at some of the key pieces on display. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014, sponsored by Bulgari, runs …