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Chanels Karl Lagerfeld cheered and jeered for feminist fashion statement

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Chanels Karl Lagerfeld cheered and jeered for feminist fashion statement
Fashion press hails catwalk models mock demo but critics accuse designer of co-opting feminism to sell costly clothesOn Tuesday 30 September 2014 the unthinkable happened: feminism entered the realm of high fashion. In the finale to the most anticipated show of Paris fashion week, Chanel models strutted down the catwalk brandishing placards demanding womens rights, in a faux protest that was simultaneously hailed as a breakthrough for a new wave of feminism and decried as consumerist claptrap.Under the soaring roof ... more

Live well with 50p less: Sainsburys sales strategy slip up

published about 11 hours ago
Live well with 50p less: Sainsburys sales strategy slip up
The supermarket is exhorting staff to get shoppers to spend an extra 50p on every visit but it accidentally made the plan publicWould you like a crusty poppy seed baton with that? How about a delicious scotch egg or a pair of parsnips? This could be the new mantra at Sainsburys checkouts after a secret new strategy to boost sales was accidentally revealed by a member of staff at the grocers Romford branch.The supermarket is exhorting its staff to get ... more

Win tickets for you and a friend to one of our Masterclasses

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Win tickets for you and a friend to one of our Masterclasses
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Suddenly there is this beyond weird like THING in our kitchen

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Suddenly there is this beyond weird like THING in our kitchen
How the prime ministers wife might have reacted to being introduced to Jim MessinaWell we sent Danny round with a scented candle then Dave rang & the queen admitted he HAD actually heard a strange sound? Except it was not exactly a purr? So Dave was like I hope you can forgive me your majesty for disclosing our private talks which I find so tremendously stimulating etc etc. She was like, we entirely blame ourself Mr Cameron, we should not fall ... more

I cant afford house prices in the capital but I dont want to be a post-Londoner

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I cant afford house prices in the capital but I dont want to be a post-Londoner
Why not set up a miniature London in the middle of nowhere, sell each other overpriced cocktails in jam jars and put on retrospectives of obscure artists in the village hall? Soon the house prices will go through the roof and we can all move backWith a pregnant wife and a job that doesnt pay me in truckloads of gold bullion, I currently find myself faced with a stark property choice: I can either move out of London to raise ... more