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Covid Lockdown easing: London is open! Our big night out on the town

From dining out to an IRL shopping recce, getting a trim and a return to the gym, life is back. Our writers report


5 iconic fashion designers on the dresses that define them

Glamour, style and substance, why these dresses epitomise London's top designers

ES Magazine

How Hikari Yokoyama gets dressed for the exhibition FROW

How do the art set look so cool? Carolyn Asome spends the day with Hikari Yokoyama, the stylish half of London’s most creative power couple, to find out

ES Magazine

Mother of Pearl fashion designer Amy Powney is a star on the rise

Amy Powney has taken fashion label Mother of Pearl from cult hit to major player — and she’s just 31. Carolyn Asome meets a star on the rise 

ES Magazine

What really goes into making a Chanel handbag?

What really goes into making the world’s most famous handbag? Carolyn Asome visits Chanel’s top-secret Parisian workshop to find out

ES Magazine

Charlotte Olympia:the style set's favourite shoemaker

Shoe designer Charlotte Dellal has built a global business, an army of A-list fans and had three children — all by the age of 34. She tells Carolyn Asome why becoming a British luxury ambassador is the next step

ES Magazine

Meet the girl squad keeping Coco Chanel's spirit alive

As the Saatchi Gallery unveils a glittering new exhibition dedicated to Chanel’s haute couture and fine jewellery, Carolyn Asome meets the girl squad keeping Coco’s spirit alive

ES Magazine

Will the $40bn fur industry ever shrug off controversy?

Once it was taboo, now fur is flying high - on the catwalks and in London’s most glamorous wardrobes. But will it ever shrug off controversy? Carolyn Asome reports