We all live in Mary Quant’s daring, colourful legacy
Every creative person’s dream is to live long enough to see an exhibition held in your honour at one of the world’s great museums. To see tens thousands of women learning to sew your designs is just the icing on the cake
The death of the crumpled work suit should make men more creative
I like jeans with a pin-stripe jacket and, thanks to a not-quite-dormant David Essex crush from circa 1974, I adore a man in jeans, shirt and a waistcoat, preferably tieless
Even in days of plenty, dining out proper posh is a Gatsbyesque treat
When I grew up in the 1970s, we never ate out at restaurants. But now that global cuisine is available everywhere, has eating out lost its magic?
Why are we letting British teens succumb to the scam of prom culture?
Kids are getting their parents to spend a fortune on gaudy dresses and helicopter rides. Instead of giving in to their increasingly lavish demands, why not chuck a dose of teenage-style emotional blackmail back at them by giving that money to charity instead?