The Fondation Maeght is perched on the top of a hill in a thickly wooded forest outside the medieval Provençal town of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, and unless you’re one of the lucky few on holiday at one of the luxury hotels dotted nearby, visiting involves a bus ride from...

At first glance, designer to the stars Stella McCartney and six-time world champion surfer Stephanie Gilmore might seem an unlikely pair - but a shared passion for the great outdoors and stylish sportswear has led to a cross-continental friendship between this high achieving duo. In...

To step into Peter Schlesinger’s iconic photographs from the 1960s and 70s is to enter another world – a decadent, responsibility-free utopia populated with some of the 20th century’s most significant creative figures. There are long, wine-soaked lunches in the Provence sun with Ossie Clark...

Over nearly three decades, Dries Van Noten has earned a reputation as fashion’s master of bold, playful print. So while the scrawled, abstract patterns of his A/W18 collection might appear to be business as usual – think swirling palm fronds and Catherine wheels streaked with...

It’s been said that every stitch tells a story, but it’s rare that your new shirt comes with a tag explaining its provenance. The fabrics repurposed to make New York label Bode’s impeccably cut wardrobe staples could be anything from a rare kimono silk, to...

The South Korean design sensibility is as unconventional as its infamous K-beauty grooming methods, where products are formulated from snail slime and pig placenta. So it feels appropriate that the extraterrestrial backdrop for the daily parade of street style stars at Seoul Fashion Week is the...

I was first due to talk to Eddie Peake on the day after his opening, until a bad case of flu saw him bed-bound for five days. It’s a strangely appropriate reminder that even the most outré performance artist is human too: fallible, vulnerable, subject...

The t-shirt is arguably fashion’s greatest leveller: the most popular and affordable item of clothing on the planet, it offers comfort and utility across all genders, classes and cultures. But at what point did the humble t-shirt become the Trojan horse of style: a vessel...

The story behind maverick design duo Symonds Pearmain is one of serendipity: Max Pearmain, editor of Arena Homme+ and stylist for the likes of Burberry and Calvin Klein, stumbled across an image of Kate Moss wearing an Anthony Symonds t-shirt and determined to track down...