It may be less exciting to shop for the basics, but they are those faithful items that make great companions and we never want to throw out. Here are 7 basics that’s a necessity to every wardrobe.
"What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing." Oscar Wilde's famous quote keeps coming back to me at the moment.
Take a good look at the jeans Emma Fox is wearing.
Versace's relaunched Versus line debuted in New York on Wednesday, with a razzle-dazzle event at the city's Lexington Avenue Armory, showcasing its first collection with JW Anderson.
As I write, there is a hint of sunshine outside, heralded as ever by British wags on Twitter saying funny things like: "What's that ball of fire in the sky? We're all going to die." And since this column is pretty optimistic, I'm going to take a chance and discuss sunglasses.
Ottavio Missoni, who has died aged 92, was the co-founder of the Italian fashion brand Missoni and the patriarch of a dynasty.
Cowboys, pilots, bikers, rock stars… thanks to these guys, leather became the ultimate sexy fashion statement for bad boys and bad girls the world over.
Hans Christian Andersen's tale of the emperor's new clothes is often used to mock the artifice of fashion.
How to wear your accessories in the right way.
As Matthew Crawley in Downton Abbey, Dan Stevens was always impeccably turned out. But his off-screen style is equally admirable, according to sartorial experts. The actor has been named Britain's best-dressed man, beating perennial favourite David Beckham, Bradley Wiggins and the Prince of Wales to come top of GQ magazine's annual list.
Over drinks the other day, we got together and counted how many of our friends had been laid off in the past two years. A scary sixty percent. Then we looked at what they went on to do. One, in particular, stood out.
Never mind the fact this video was created for people considering an MBA. It should be required viewing for anyone shopping the well-trampled high street.
I hope you're having a sparkling winter, truly I do. I pray that you're visibly delighted by the prospect of the freezing months ahead, skipping through the snow, pausing at your white-topped front gate to French a beautiful lady before dancing off into the three hours of natural light the day affords you, like Bill Murray at the end of 'Groundhog Day'.
Dig out your stetson: Topman Design, the catwalk collection of the high-street brand, showed a western-themed spring/summer 2014 collection on Sunday as part of London Collections: Men, the flourishing men's fashion week.
Having just landed on my outfit for a wedding this weekend, I was totally in the mood to read how other women get ready for big events.
Three years ago, facial serums were about as sophisticated and spendy as beauty got. Nowadays, they've replaced toner as a more useful skincare basic (cleanser for clarity, serum for problem-solving, SPF moisturiser for comfort and protection – the rest is detail), and something you can pick up in the nappy and toothpaste aisle of Asda.
After a while away, I got to shop King's Road. It was so good.
The long necklace can be a tricky thing. On the right person, it can finish an outfit. On the wrong person, it can, well, totally finish an outfit.
Believe it or not, summer is on. Now, I love summer in the City as much as the next Global Warmer, but I've always preferred Autumn/Winter fashion when it comes to the sweaty Tube/air-conditioned office conundrum.
Banish dark circles the easy way
If a bill passed by the Ugandan parliament in December becomes law, women wearing miniskirts in public will face arrest – and some commentators believe this is just the start of a wholesale erosion of women's rights in the country
Women swap skyscraper shoes for brogues and pumps as designers and style icons alike reject the agony of high heels