Category: Fame

Generally, I’m not a big one for individual style icons; I tend to prefer examining the features of specific historical periods or trends when it comes to dressing. Michael Caine…

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Pitti Uomo is one of the most salivating experiences for internet-trawling fashionistas and the sartorially savvy. I won’t insult the intelligence of readers by explaining, for the 96th time, exactly…

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It must be hard being David Gandy. Not only is the British male model the most in-demand in the men’s fashion industry, he’s also one of the most-gushed about guys…

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Last week I bought the DVD of the recently released Baz Luhrmann adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, the film that caused such a stir earlier this year.…

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I recently spent an enjoyable sojourn on the Ionian Sea, on the island of Lefkada, just south of Corfu and north of Kefalonia. While, culturally, the island is bereft of…

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Emperor Akihito is the 125th Emperor of Japan. His ancient line have, according to legendary manuscripts, been on the Chrysanthemum Throne since 660BC, making the Japanese imperial family the oldest…

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Of all the Pitti Peacocks, Manuel Vanni is one of the most resplendent, and certainly one of the most controversial. His plumage is outrageous, fearless and full of contradiction; mad…

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Next month sees the release of ‘Skyfall’, the 23rd installment of the James Bond series. It will also be the third film to star Daniel Craig as 007 which, in…

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