So the days are getting colder and the nights are getting longer. But don’t rule out dresses just yet Velvet midi dress, £79.99, zara.com. Printed dress, £30, monki.com. Denim shirt dress, £55, weekday.com. Stripe dress, £89, toa.st. Drawstring hem dress, £89,cosstores.com. 70’s style dress, £72, by Sister Jane, from topshop.com.Read More →

1. Gucci on the high street If you’ve seen any of the following in Zara or Topshop – shaggy faux-fur coats, pussybow blouses or floral dresses that look like 1970s upholstery – then you’ve already spotted the beginnings of the Guccification of the high street. This is all thanks toRead More →

There are small but crucial differences between fashion and the real world. Here’s one: in fashion, flowers for the kitchen table are not something that you buy on impulse from the stall by the station as an it’s-Friday treat. They are as much of a style statement – and asRead More →

A writer has claimed a small victory in a plagiarism battle with the fashion designer Vivienne Westwood – but has pledged that his legal fight is not over. Paul Gorman alleges that Westwood filled her autobiography with sections lifted from his 2001 book The Look: Adventures in Rock and PopRead More →