Amanda Gorman

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Met Gala 2021: Billie Eilish went full princess with her Oscar de la Renta dress, which she wore on condition that the brand stop using fur. Photograph: Nina Westervelt/New York Times

The United States is a relatively young country, and this year’s American fashioned-themed Met Gala seemed, in many ways, like a nod to that fact. The(...)

“Jesus confronts the myth of scarcity which holds that there is not enough to go around so the rich stay rich, the poor stay poor.” Photograph: Getty Images

Donald Trump recently resumed his rallies with lots of excited supporters in attendance. But who is in charge: the former president, or the cheering c(...)

Amanda Gorman is Vogue US’s May cover star. Photograph: Kelia Anne

Amanda Gorman, the 23-year-old American poet who drew widespread acclaim for her reading at Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration, has revealed she ha(...)

 Lipika Pelham: “A queer person assumed to be straight or a light-skinned bi-racial person assumed to be white  will go along with his mislabelling, to gain social freedom . . . while internalising a deep sense of indignity and self-loathing.”

Recent controversy over who exactly is entitled to translate the work of American poet Amanda Gorman has left many people scratching their heads. Wri(...)

A tiny Ming bowl with the Chenghua six character mark in a double square is expected to fetch €20,000-€30,000 at Sheppard’s sale

Diamonds, dragons and a death mask feature in some of this week’s auction highlights. All sales are live, but in accordance with current Government Co(...)

The signing of Amanda Gorman is seen as a shrewd one by fashion insiders. Photograph: Kelia Anne

Amanda Gorman, whose performance of her poem The Hill We Climb during Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration drew widespread praise, has signed to(...)

  US president Joe Biden’s cabinet is more or less evenly divided on gender. One in five of his secretaries are black; one in 10 is of Asian descent; 15 per cent are Latina. Photograph: Al Drago/POOL/EPA

Five decades after the sexual revolution, who would have predicted that the inauguration of a 78-year-old white man – someone whose chief promise is t(...)

US president Joe Biden has signed 17 executive orders, designed to undo the major changes of the MAGA agenda. Photograph: Handout/Biden Inaugural Committee via Getty

It was not so much a torch that was passed from US president 45 to 46 but an incendiary device. By the time Donald Trump finally and reluctantly agree(...)

American poet Amanda Gorman reads her  poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the US Capitol in Washington DC. Photograph:  Patrick Semansky/AFP/ Getty Images

The inauguration of Joe Biden featured a slew of high-profile performers on Wednesday, but for many it was the lesser-known Amanda Gorman, the younges(...)