Looking down at your feet in a new pair of shoes is a delight all of its own.
Ask any woman and she'll confirm: it's the accessories that make an outfit. This is true to a lesser extent with guys, but it's the case with them, too.
If you can't beat them, buy them!
Marking her 49th birthday this week, Michelle Obama – ever the giver – celebrated by gifting the world two things: another Twitter account (now four days old, it already has over 60,000 followers) and a new hairstyle.
Selfridges invites you to experience the calming power of shopping in the serenity of a de-branded world. (No irony intended.)
Undoubtedly the best player of 2012 and fast becoming the best of all time. Although the Argentine may also be the worst dressed after showing up in a polka-dot suit that made him look like a postmodern optical illusion.
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.
Photographer Kevin Davies has chronicled the milliner's work for 20 years.
Fashion, as Coco said, does not happen in a vacuum but reflects the times in which we live. In other words: you can't blame fashion for the onesie. In fact, fashion holds you responsible.
When I was a child, there was nothing as fun as going shopping with my father for my mother's gift on Christmas Eve Day. Invariably, we'd end up at the handbag or fine jewellery counter at Burdine's ('the Florida store').
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Whatever you think about her legacy, there's little doubt Margaret Thatcher – or her advisers anyway – knew how to work a look.
“You have to suffer to be stylish,” my Irish great-grandmother used to declare in her County Clare-born brogue – before the days of more practical yet smart looking shoe options.
What a week. Following on Monday's stock market bloodbath and Tuesday's emergency Fed Intervention comes yesterday's tale of $7.1 billion lost by a rogue trader. Come on people! We've got better ways to spend it.
The Italian navy is set to order thousands of British-developed hi-tech garments, which give unprecedented 'next-to-skin' protection and performance in action.
With only 20 shopping days to go until Christmas - and £1.2bn wasted on unwanted gifts last year - even the most seasoned shoppers can find it a bit tricky to buy the perfect gift for their guys. Here's our pick of the most perfect pressies...
It is the behemoth virtual shopping centre to end all shopping centres – and it's open 24 hours a day.
Women swap skyscraper shoes for brogues and pumps as designers and style icons alike reject the agony of high heels
Our thoughts turn to Valentine's Day, and in a pleasant diversion from red-foil-wrapped chocolate hearts, it is turning out to be a good week for men in pants.
I'm not the best person to advise you on holiday chic.
The final gold medal for Team GB's outstanding showing at the Olympics has been awarded fashionably late. Stella McCartney, who created the kit worn by Great Britain's record-breaking team this summer, has been crowned designer of the year at the British fashion industry's most prestigious awards ceremony.