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Harper's Bazaar UK March 2018

One of the world's most influential fashion titles, Harper's Bazaar has always been famous for its ability to blend inspiring fashion with intelligent features. Harper's Bazaar is for the sophisticated, discerning woman, bringing her a perfect mix of stunning fashion stories, informed arts coverage, informative beauty pages and strong, intelligent features every month.

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12 Issues


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songs of courage

a 1930s Bazaar cover from ‘Crest of a wave’ (page 286).Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wears Valentino (page 214).Sam Rollinson in Alexander McQueen at Great Dixter (page 228)As I write this, in the wake of the demonstrations of female solidarity at the Golden Globes, and at a time when we are celebrating the centenary of women first winning the right to vote, it seems to me that there is a growing chorus of voices who are calling for a fairer world, as well as a commitment to uncovering injustice, secrets and lies. In an era of fake news, speaking the truth becomes ever more important, yet we also need to cherish hope. As Oprah Winfrey declared in her powerful speech at the Golden Globes: ‘I’ve interviewed and portrayed people who’ve withstood some of…

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(PHOTOGRAPHS: AGATA POSPIESZYNSKA, © DERUJINSKY 2017)TESSA HADLEYIn ‘Sous les ponts de Paris’ (page 282), the acclaimed author and professor of creative writing recalls her mother’s innate sense of style and talent for couture dressmaking. Hadley has written six novels and three collections of short stories. Her most recent anthology, Bad Dreams and Other Stories, is out now, and a new edition of Antonia White’s Frost in May, for which she has written the introduction, is published in May.Something that should never go out of fashion ‘Reading novels, to learn how to live.’Your most fashionable friend ‘My best friend Shelagh. She just puts clothes together like an audacious artist and she has the natural elegance to pull it off.’Your most treasured possession ‘To be irreplaceable, it has to have associations from…

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at work   bazaar live

SHOULDER TO SHOULDER‘Courage calls to courage everywhere, and its voice cannot be denied…’ A century since women first won the right to vote, the words of the suffragist Millicent Fawcett still echo in today’s calls for equality. In celebration of Fawcett’s enduring legacy, join Bazaar At Work on International Women’s Day for an exclusive gala evening, with inspirational speakers including Gillian Wearing (right), the Turner Prizewinning artist and creator of the Fawcett statue in Parliament Square; the campaigner Caroline Criado Perez (above left); and Detective Superintendent Tor Garnett, co-founder of Police Now. The event will be hosted by Bazaar’s editor-in- chief Justine Picardie on 8 March at the Hotel Café Royal, 68 Regent Street, LondonW1, and will include a Laurent- Perrier Champagne reception with canapés, and a three-course dinner with…

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10 things we love

1 DENIM REDUXAfter years of luxe sportswear, the lady is back – but pair kitten heels and a top-handle bag with tailored denim for a modern take on femininity.Crystal earrings, £600 Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello. Calf-skin bag, £2,495 ChanelANYA HOLDSTOCKSilk jumpsuit, £2,600 Ralph Lauren Collection2 SUPERSIZE EARRINGSCould there be an easier route to über-glamour? Remember : more is more, the bigger and glitzier the better.3 THE BOILERSUITNot the structured jumpsuit we’ve grown to love, but rather an insouciant, slightly oversize version.ANYA HOLDSTOCKFleece beret, £540; pearl earrings, £320, both Dior (SEE STOCKISTS FOR DETAILS)4 THE BERET…because if Maria Grazia Chiuri sends it down the catwalk, you know we’re all going to want it sooner or later.5 THE WHITE JACKETNew year, new you. Nothing says ‘spring fresh’ like Dior’s immaculate tailleur.Cotton…

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my moodboard

Two decades after Gianni Versace’s death, Donatella paid tribute to her brother in her S/S 18 collection. ‘I didn’t want it to be nostalgic or retrospective – quite the opposite,’ she says. ‘Gianni lived his life every day with a smile on his face, and I wanted to create something joyful and full of the same energy and creativity.’ The collection looked in particular to five of Gianni’s most iconic prints (Donatella’s favourites), including Butterflies, Trésor de la Mer and Pop, which references Andy Warhol’s famous Marilyn series, itself a homage to fame and loss. Donatella had previously steered clear of her brother’s archive, but decided to celebrate his memory in this anniversary year. ‘It’s quite difficult to express with words what these inspirations mean tome, because they are so…

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the trench

No 1 a fresh approachBalance directional denim with a simple coat.NO 2 turn up the volumeA billowing cape back for a dramatic effect.cotton trench, £895, Sportmax. Gold earrings, £1,900, Links of LondonNO 3 soft, sleek and subtleAdd sophistication by mixing tactile textures in complementary tones.nylon trench, £170, Donna Karan. Cashmere jumper, £139, Marks & Spencer. Fil coupé skirt, £426, Fabiana Filippi. Leather bag, £1,100, Tod’s. Pearl earrings, £880,Mikimoto. Rings, both as beforeNO 4 the finishing touchSwitch to a wide leather belt for an instant wardrobe update.ANYA HOLDSTOCKcotton trench, £89,Marks & Spencer. Leather belt, from a selection, Michael Kors. Gold, diamond and pearl earrings, £4,300, Boodles. From top: gold ring, £1,285, Cassandra Goad. Gold and citrine ring, £1,500, Kiki McDonough.NO 5 laid - back eleganceA contemporary take on a timeless classic: the waist-bag brings this piece…