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Accessories

Luxury handbags with collectable cachet

Handbags have come of age as highly prized collectors’ items, with rare pieces commanding record prices year-on-year at auction. Claudia Croft meets the Christie’s wunderkind masterminding the market. Portrait by Sebastian Boettcher
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A rare interview with Hubert de Givenchy

Hubert de Givenchy has died aged 91. In an interview last year he opened the doors of his French manor to Nick Foulkes and in a wide-ranging discussion talked about the golden age of haute couture and why he felt the time had come to sell his collection of treasured Giacomettis. Photography by Dylan Thomas
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