No.54 in a limited series. He'd always been more of a tea than a coffee man, but when in Milan it was rude not too. He'd been told he should never take more than two minutes and remain standing..
Grow yourself a little piece of style by taking a look at this pretty little editorial growing in our press cuttings archive.
Scarlett's kissable lips are not only the face of Dolce & Gabbana's new make-up line. She's also set to sing a Jeff Buckley cover for the soundtrack of forthcoming film - He’s Just Not That Into You.
Not only has the island inspired iconic director Roberto Rossellini but fast forward to today and it's Dolce & Gabbana's colour inspiration for their latest NEW project...we think it's time to shout about it Stromboli.
Dolce & Gabbana create a glamorous crew fit for the French Riviera and there's just time for a sail-by cruise in the USA.
No.53 in a limited edition - sometimes it's important to take a wardrobe risk.
Whilst in a v.important (obviously) meeting today I discovered the office code for SHUT-UP, SAY NO MORE...
Unleash the voyeur in yourself and see what the rest of world was up to - when you were at home watching DVD re-runs.
No.52 in a limited edition - Could she survive a weekend in the dark?
We're thrilled to see Dita looking a doll in the new Dolce & Gabbana SS09 collection plus we reveal what Dita is up to next and why she's heading to Paris.
Welcome to the most savage and serene fitness experience on the planet. We don't know whether to laugh or cry.
Dove? Glove? Shove (off)? Our Swide stylist refused to put any of these things into our Dolce & Gabbana Valentine's day selection for the man in your life. Just as well really.
When an office award arrives - we practice our Oscar speeches and lovers, therapists and plastic surgeons are revealed...
Although at Swide we share your fears about Valentine's day we do believe that in life it's vital to fall in love with SOMETHING. Click on our top blogs to fall in love with...
"Hold Me Tight" is the current track from these little musicians. Together with their parents they make music a family affair - check out the video now.
We introduce you to our new favourite art blog - who killed bambi?
We've found a new must-have that we'd forsake our sunday lie-in for.
David Gandy with a quiff and only a coat to keep warm. Is this all we need to survive the freezing winter?
No. 51 in a limited series - share a bike, not your wardrobe.
Finding love in these uncertain times does not always involve having a social life (thank god as fashion job=life) and so hurrah for Facebook and its in-box action.
The actress will be the voice of Artemis in the upcoming animation movie of our favourite superheroine.
London's newest luxury hotel is for rock-stars only.
i-D foresees a star-gazing future - and a strange affair between a woman and two men.
Our Swide stylist has dug deep in the Dolce & Gabbana garden to unearth the new spring pieces that will make anyone smile on February 14th. Be a petal and take a look.
No. 50 in a limited series - Size can be deceiving
Or is it? The question I keep asking myself in Italy is, when is it appropriate to kiss one's colleagues?
Yes, you may have seen the pics of Fergie on her wedding day looking fabulous - but the really exclusive part always happens in private. Take a peek at her dress fitting with designers Dolce & Gabbana in our unique photogallery.
Despite the world's obsession with what Michelle Obama was wearing on that historical day - we discover what the other ladies decided to wear for inauguration night.
This weekend I've found myself in a very surprisingly place - the kitchen.
No. 48 in a limited series - A weekend of style
No. 47 in a limited series - When it's time to escape the city ensure no-one knows your destination
No. 46 in a limited series - Fame in the taxi queue. For most people waiting for a taxi was a bore - to them it was the perfect excuse to show off their outfits.
Drinker, drug user, early riser, exerciser, nap taker, night owl, procrastinator, or smoker? What category would you fit into if you were to describe your daily routine?
Not only have I been struck down by an unattractive virus but I've received 3 consecutive emails from friends who are opting out of the fashion world.
To quote my alter ego Dolly Parton, the only thing that's getting me through today is "a cup of ambition" and perhaps even something a little stronger.
Nominated for a BAFTA for Best Newcomer we caught up with the very lovely Toby Kebbell backstage at the Dolce & Gabbana FW10 show to discover a bit more about the rumours swirling around him, and Ridley Scott's new Robin Hood film, Nottingham.
No.45 in a limited series - Therapy that works.
Straight from the backstage at the D&G FW10 show we interviewed the world's leading male models and asked them how they think the current economic crisis could be resolved.
Hot off the D&G catwalk and your D&G FW09 must-have is the military jacket. Add an element of power to your usual laid-back style.
If there is one - I'm 100% convinced I don't know want to know what it is.
No.43 in a limited series. Superstar style.
Is this world too big for human beings? Have humans built a world too complicated for themselves? It's Tuesday and we say yes to all of the above.
Imagine the scene - Saturday evening and a football match. Nothing to get too excited about you may think - that is however until the two Davids are mentioned in the same sentence.
No.42 in a limited series - Ever felt the city has copied your look?
“Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught” (Oscar Wilde). Figure out yourself what's likely to be 2010's hot new trend from the clues inside. We promise we won't teach you anything.
We all know Victoria Beckham - as an international style icon and celebrity yet in this revealing post Stefano Gabbana reveals unique insights into Victoria's past, present and the future.
The pitfalls of working with (young) male models.
The Dolce & Gabbana hand-made jacket is FW 2010's must have. Despite the work involved in each jacket - we assure you this is not a look you'll need to work hard on - to achieve.
In their latest issue - Vogue U.K advises us to make a fresh start for SS09. We couldn't agree more. When even cashmere is starting to bore us it's time move on with the seasons.
Over-shadowed by other fashion capitals for too long, we've decided Milan needs to fight back. With the help of our Milanese friend, Stefano Gabbana we've put together his exclusive city guide.
Showcasing the SS09 suit collections - this shoot appears to have forgotten one thing - shirts.
No.41 in a limited series - How to get the table you want on a Friday night. It's not easy having a city at your disposal but we prove it's possible. Read on for how...
French Vogue showcases 2009's new focal point - the shoulders.
Hot on the heels of the Obama inauguration and directly from the Dolce & Gabbana FW 2010 show - we bring you the story of what the the world's leading models would do - if they were President for the day.
Take your environmental tips from some extraordinary species.
No.40 in a limited series - international style. He may be in Tokyo but his Italian style was the ultimate conversation starter.
The FW 2010 menswear fashion week starts today in Milan - and if like us you're after a real insiders view of what goes on - read our post on the hottest blogs to give you the real inside scoop.
No.39 in a limited series - The urban myth
Losing yourself in the bathroom is so eighties if you know what I mean - but yesterday I managed to lose myself - literally speaking of course in the the loo for 20 minutes. Let me tell you how...
Mr Dolce and Mr Gabbana - bridal superheroes that came to Fergie's rescue.
Elle U.K. introduces us to, "the days of covetable, collectable days and the best of SS09". Take a peek at Dolce & Gabbana's entry.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita - on view for the first time in the U.S is an exhibition showcasing two original volumes of Federico Fellini's, "The Book of Dreams."
Look 38 in a limited series - For once in her life she had someone to love
In the fashion industry the word OK is rarely, if ever, uttered. Those in fashion tend to prefer, NO - until that is they're out of the office and then of course they say YES a lot and to everything.
So they we were making all kinds of New Year's resolutions about how we intended to stay fit when we spotted Obama playing basketball. It was then, the penny dropped.
Want to find the office around 5pm? Try the company's bolt-hole - the Vogue cupboard.
Find out what niggling little requests have been stuffed into our oversized post-Christmas mailbag this week.
Look 38 in a limited series - She let people believe that she was only arm candy when in actual fact she had an MBA from Columbia - and a nice handbag.
Even if your toes can't stop tapping to Florence and the Machine, remember you’re not actually at that teenage party with your hormones racing - no you've already had that wonderful first kiss (or so we hope).
Why we ask ourselves, is the rest of the world still wearing Timberland boots when they could be wearing Dr.Martens. Thank-you Mr.Sprouse for showing me the way.
Is it just us or does this little electric car look a bit like a London cab? The Reva not only looks good - but now its European owners can turn them into lithium battery powered machines.
As the social scene becomes increasingly hidden behind closed doors - start the conversation before people get through the door.
Avoid cutsy Hallmark cards with a greeting card that can say anything and everything.
If you think fashion's vocabulary consists solely of "fabulous, fantastic, and last season" think again.
Yes, we've got our hats on in the office in celebration of singer, Fergie who got married on Sunday. Does the pic give you a hint as to who designed the dress?
Who said that celebrity parties were dull? Whilst the cynical may whinge that fashion parties have turned into solely photo op's - Interview magazine's feature on Domenico Dolce's 50th birthday reveals quite the opposite...
Look 37 in a limited series - don't be put off. He was in Barcelona, he had a new outfit and was determined to have a good time.
The gypsy goes chic - and indeed we are in love with this bohemian beauty and her velvet D&G dress.
Dolce & Gabbana's SS04 collection took it's floral energy from an unlikely source - the cyberage.
According to our new fashion (and love) crush, Alexander Wang, "anyone can get all dressed up and glamorous but it's how people dress on their off days that's more intriguing. We couldn't agree more.
The 2009 diaries have arrived - and the secret trading starts. If you weren't aware of the black market for these type of things - let me fill you in.
Look 36 in a limited series - dress to suit the decor. She was aware of her decadent house, so chose to dress down rather than up.
In life - it's far better not to let things get to you. Rise above with them with elegance in SS09's D&G must-have - the supersized wedges.
San Francisco's most ambitious celebration of music, art and film returns on Feb 24th - March 1st 2009. We reveal this year's line-up.
Beyonce or Sasha Fierce - models next season's Dolce & Gabbana's SS09 silk brocade sculpted top.
Look 35 in a limited series - Below zero. Despite the fact it was freezing outside she couldn't help but preview her new wardrobe.
We discover a new way to get high from Franz Ferdinand - An exclusive first peek at them, and of course their new single Ulysses, from new album Tonight.
Eject guests that overstay their welcome with this new B-52 Ejection chair from Motoart.
Look 34 in a limited series - life post break-up. Aside from the obvious excuse to shop he also decided to eat well.
With nothing better to do in January than think of summer - we were thankful for Vogue Italia's new Feb issue and their pre-collection SS09 trends supplement.
Seductive with a puritan twist - just how we like it in this elegant shoot with a Santorini backdrop. We reveal where to stay when you're there with your lace dress.
The Hoshinoya Spa, a Japanese hideaway where nobody will find you until you look fabulous again.
I'm all for a Gwyneth type detox - but only whilst on a Carribean beach. Admit it - the concept just doesn't work in January, when broke, or pre-fashion week. I decided - quite sensibly instead that evenings will be done in "moderation". Seems however I haven't yet got my head around the concept.
Look 33 in a limited series - the layers of communication. They liked to find the most obscure after work drinking spots possible.
If you're still waiting for Obama to call and invite you to the ball - we reveal the other Washington hotspots where you can see in "the time for change" including ticket details for Jay Z's exclusive inaugural concert.
Describing himself as the Naomi Campbell of the fashion world, Terence Koh's latest work titled "The Station," features our new favourite facebook quote - "When life gives you lemons, add vodka". Coming next for the asianpunkboy is...
How to avoid the stresses of airport security.
Cover girl Lindsay Lohan shows us how it's done in a shoot by Terry Richardson.
They'll actually be nights you remember if you try swigging this bottle rather than your usual magnum.
Straight from Milan, we bring you the Mei-Tai, not a cocktail - but a chic baby sling.
Going to work may be one of the only legitimate reasons for buying and of course wearing heels. Pity then the snow has stopped everything.
As the Beckhams head to Dubai's highest dining venue, The Observatory for an AC Milan dinner, we take a closer look at Victoria's headwear and SS09's hottest accessory trend.
Occasionally our in-boxes unearth secrets of the most unbelievable kind.
I'm not ashamed to admit I'm a big believer in size - expense accounts, handbags, and of course what nature intended, but when it comes to a large in-box, well quite frankly it leaves me cold, cold cold.
Top contemporary Chinese artist Mao Yanyang questions the media's coverage of world affairs in his first solo exhibition at Shanghai's Art Scene Warehouse.
Geejam, is an über luxury insider escape with a difference. We'll let the words of Grace Jones describe the rest - “I came, I saw, you conquered me!”
Forget apres-ski, the new trend is pre-ski with the world's first sauna in a ski lift. Now you can enjoy a little nakedness before you get on the piste.
During the credit crunch, we've put our rocks away for a bit - this new jewellery line from Japanese store Q-Pot is blowing our minds instead.
Words you never thought you’d hear - live at the Mandarin Oriental, Turks and Caicos.
How to update your SS09 outfit in one easy step? D&G's SS09 foulard worn inside shirts, tops and jackets.
Artist Shira Sela gives us something other than Perez Hilton to obsess over.
Our new electrobsession is Brit girl Ellie Jackson. We reveal her forthcoming tour dates - get her on your playlist now.
Look 51 in a limited series - a lifestyle change. The houseboat was a good investment as was his wardrobe.
Our in-box has swelled this week with new supermodels, anonymous helpers and a Dolce & Gabbana fan wanting presents...
Swide catches Roisin Murphy backstage at the SS09 Dolce & Gabbana show to find out why she describes herself as an old English school teacher from Suffolk.
A weekend house that can be forgotten about on Monday morning.
If you've never heard of the eighties cult classic, "99 red balloons" you're missing a trick. With the track in our minds we've found an outstanding Japanese designed lamp that matches our soundtrack
Luxury in a rough part of London - for travellers who want to experience the unconventional
Light your own fire with this unique 2009 calendar.
If you’re like us, you can never decide between a country or a sea view, WeeHouses may be the answer. These contemporary designs can be delivered to the post-code of your choice.
Background music is a confusing genre. It reeks of middle-agedom and yet it's vital. If you want friends to think you are kooky, quirky and cool (phew) - April March's latest album could be it.
You may treat your hair with the occasional blow-dry but when was the last time you accessoried it? Show it some attention - Dolce & Gabbana's SS09 must-have is the hair decoration.
Wake up in the Arctic and let your eyes absorb the deep blue of the sky and the white of the horizon.
New songstress GoldieLocks is a girl after our own heart - her track "Dolla Dolla" on new EP "Locked On" - underlines our theory that shopping does really make you high.
Look 50 in a limited series - The book-shop. She was supposed to be shopping for French books as part of her New Year's resolution but kept getting distracted in the trashy novel section.
Headlining the 2009 Snowbombing Festival are Fat Boy Slim, Dizzee Rascal and Grandmaster Flash. We reveal the dates...
The beginning of the year is always the time to contemplate the world around us. If you want something chic and under the radar for 2009, pop this E.P from Antony & The Johnsons on.
Italians do it better with a new album of cult retro film scores.
We'd like to be shipwecked with the Six Senses Hideaway in Samui, Thailand anytime soon.
Look 49 in a limited series - Moscow down-time. The reality was it was freezing but Russia was giving her a new-found love for adventure of the retail kind.
Take the lead as we investigate park-life of a different nature
Who else to ask for advice on the world's top travel spots but a supermodel? Swide caught up with Eva backstage at the SS09 Dolce & Gabbana show.
If cooking leaves you cold - get in on the action with these silicon gloves that allow you to actually wrestle with your ingredients.
We understand January is always St. Bart's, but perhaps this year consider sun and a fitness routine rather than a sun and a pink cocktail.
For travellers who prefer the do not disturb sign.
Lobster safaris are optional at Sweden’s first floating hotel, that offers a unique experience for the jaded traveller.
Look 47 in a limited series - A caffeine rush. After the non-stop partying could he survive cocktail hour with in a cafe?
Welcome to Yogo Cameron, an ex-model who offers both mind and body therapy. Start planning your 2009 life overhaul now
Steven Klein does a little people watching from his deckchair.
She's young, cool, Japanese and very talented. It's time to download a jazz soundtrack that doesn't scream middle-aged.
Opening this month - the new Rocksresort is located next to Laax, Switzerland's leading freestyle winter resort. If fondue and cow-bells leave you cold, this new design hotel is for you.
Look 46 in a limited series - Getting away from it all. It was time to head for the country and a life without heels.