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In September 2008, Wonderland talked to the late, great, Alexander McQueen for our “On the Record” section. Read his thoughts about fashion, talent and his personal life below.

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Christian Lacroix – couturier, fashion historian, carnation-lover and all-time hero of Edina from Absolutely Fabulous – takes Louise Brealey on an alphabetical trip through his life in la mode…

Mat Collishaw was at the epicentre of the Young British Artist explosion. While his former Goldsmiths’ classmate Damien Hirst and his ex-girlfriend Tracey Emin revel in their superstar status, Collishaw…

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