Style

FASHION MEETS OCEANOGRAPHY

Applied Fashion: trends may ebb and trends may flow. Rebecca Willis stands back from the tides of change to take the long view read more »
  • ROCKS AND ROLLS

    My Madeleine: on childhood holidays on the Baltic coast, Benjamin Markovits found a sense of belonging at the breakfast table read more »
  • DEPRAVITY HOLDS ALL THE CARDS

    A Game, a Gadget and an App: Tom Standage plays a card game for "horrible people", tries out the best e-reader yet, and finds an interactive book that beats a chemistry set   read more »
  • MINE EYES DAZZLE

    The Line of Beauty: they may not do so well if you run them through the washing machine, but for glamour-per-inch, you can’t beat a sequin. Matthew Sweet sews them all on himself read more »
  • THROUGH THE PALM-OIL LAYER

    My Madeleine: decades after leaving Nigeria, Marion Coutts still likes to conjure up its national dish read more »
  • CAR-MAKING MEETS CUTLERY

    Built to Last: for the second in our series pinpointing what makes a durable design, Simon Willis looks at the maths behind Aston Martin read more »
  • TWO STRAPS ARE BETTER THAN ONE

    A Matter of Taste: backpacks are getting smaller and lower-slung. Kassia St Clair picks the best of the bunch read more »