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How to Dress: Checks

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Checks are practical. Checks are flannel shirts and cheerful tablecloths, nursery soft furnishings and aprons. Checked sleeves are sleeves that are made to be rolled up. Except not this season, because the check has gone haute.

How To Dress: Tracksuits

Matching Track Suits

Fashion journalists, while keen to keep you bang up to date as to where Alexa Chung stands on Breton stripes and Miranda Kerr's current thinking vis‑a‑vis Aviator shades, sometimes let substantial shifts in the nitty-gritty of Clothes People Wear go entirely unreported.

Yes, It's Possible to Look Great in Swimwear

M&S Swim Suit

The weather is hardly inspiring us to consider beach-weather. And granted, excess winter podge looks it’s absolute ghastliest in winter. But as this season’s swimwear hits the shops, your choices are at their best now. Wait until the warm weather actually hits and you’ll be left with a picked-over selection.

Versace Brings UK Anarchy to Italy


Milan fashion week wouldn't be the same without Versace's unabashed high-voltage, rock-star glitz, and this season there was simply no stopping Donatella. For her new women's collection, she unleashed her latest look, which she has dubbed "vunk".


Round Up & Win

Honestly, we're not sure how they do it. But that's OK, because they do it. They have a new competition what feels like weekly, and they all rock.

A City Girl's Wish List

Surely everyone who works in the City has a wish list. I’m not talking a bucket list like Jack Nicholson. (I’m leaving you anytime soon.) A wish list is what keeps the City types going through the early mornings and the late nights when the rest of the world is sleeping or having fun.

Liberty Jack Russell Egg Cup

Give Me Liberty...

It started out innocently enough: a badger egg cup that caught our eye. Then suddenly we saw that Liberty has children's wear once again.