THE YEAR OF THE REAR
It’s been hard not to notice – bums are everywhere. From Kylie to catwalk, it’s clear they have become the new focus of our attention. Forget boobs, even the cleavage we’re now after is below the waistline. Christa D’Souza looks at what’s behind this obsession and asks why the bottom is a top priority in 2003.
PAT MCGRATH, BEAUTY QUEEN
The New Yorker called her “the most important black woman in fashion who isn’t a model”.A legend in her field, she is in constant demand by the fashion world. Christa D’Souza snatched some time with British make-up artist Pat McGrath,backstage at the Paris shows.
SO HAD MY CANCER SPREAD PART 2
Concluding an account of her breast cancer diagnosis, Christa D'Souza describes the agonising moment when a surgeon revealed the results of her biopsy, and how, after seeking a second medical opinion in the US, she had to choose between a harrowing course of treatment or letting nature take its course…