The 5 items that will get you through this lion-lamb weather

Well, that was fun while it lasted. For a moment – a brief moment – we were inclined wantonly to cast away our socks and bare an ankle. Or even a knee. Out came the arms, the shoulders and, in... Read more

Make no mistake, lots of fashion brands are still size shaming women like me

Jigsaw was quick to respond, with a spokesperson stating that “due to the size of our range, we don’t always display all sizes in all styles on the shop floor. That is not to say we only put smaller sizes... Read more

The five fashion pieces which will lift your wardrobe (and your mood) this spring

This spring I want to dress more like David Hockney. The maestro of swimming pools, sleeping dachshunds and bounteous blossoming trees has always been a fantastic dresser. I was reminded of this just the other day when his forthcoming show... Read more

I lost my identity after having a baby… but one fashion item helped me find my way back

Before her birth, I spent many a lockdown-and-pregnant evening naively reading feminist literature around juggling careers and babies, but once my daughter was born I realised the rhethoric can be a bit dangerous, as it glosses over a balancing act... Read more

What to wear for every kind of Valentine’s Day date – even if you aren’t celebrating

Trench Coat, £645, Farfetch; Suede Leather bag, £360, By Far; Faded Blue Jeans, £180, The Kooples; White Topaz earrings, £150, Otiumberg; Cashmere Roll neck, £145, COS; Recycled plastic and polyester trainers, £175, Axel Arigato   Weekend away The dream Valentine’s... Read more

Ageing millennials be warned – low-rise jeans are back (but this time a little belly fat is okay) 

Looking back a decade later, women asked themselves why they did it. “Low-rise pants are walking billboards for extreme thinness and androgynous frames, but high-rise styles can conform to bodies of all shapes and sizes,” said Rachel Syme, writing in... Read more

16 brilliant happy-making fashion buys

Today is Blue Monday, which has been marked as the gloomiest day of the year as Christmas fades away and we look ahead to more cold weather and dark evenings. Never fear!  We have found the best and brightest pieces... Read more

Fashion is about to get more expensive – but by just how much?

The pricing shift – which commentators are calling the most extreme in decades – can already be seen in the January sales. Or the lack of them. Usually brands offer huge discounts at this time of year across nearly all... Read more

The affordable travel trend that’s shining a new light on city breaks

When it comes to retail therapy, there is surely no greater joy than that of unearthing a rare find tucked away on a rail in a thrift shop; wondering what previous life, or lives, it led, revelling in the simple... Read more

What to wear for a dialled-down New Year’s Eve

“Not getting covid in the 10 days before Christmas is our nation’s Squid Game,” read the meme that was shared on several friends’ social media feeds in the run-up to Christmas. With the Omicron variant still just as prevalent now,... Read more

The 19 chicest Christmas jumpers to buy now

Typically, novelty fashion and good taste don’t belong in the same sentence. Remember piano neckties and toe socks? Hideous. Christmas jumpers are no exception; I once almost ended things with a boyfriend when he turned up to dinner one December... Read more

45 of the best online fashion websites that offer home delivery

Shop this effortlessly cool Scandi brand online and find affordable fashion across womenswear, kidswear, lingerie and cosmetics. With great picks across dresses, jumpsuits and knitwear in particular, Lindex is intent on being sustainable and ethical in its manufacturing, respecting both... Read more

45 of the best online fashion websites that offer home delivery for autumn winter 2021 shopping

Shop this effortlessly cool Scandi brand online and find affordable fashion across womenswear, kidswear, lingerie and cosmetics. With great picks across dresses, jumpsuits and knitwear in particular, Lindex is intent on being sustainable and ethical in its manufacturing, respecting both... Read more

How a transatlantic commute gave me my big fashion idea

I lived in New York City for seven years, and sometimes it felt like a dream. My apartment was in Chelsea, in a building overlooking the High Line. Every morning, I would leave my building, grab a coffee from the... Read more

43 of the best online fashion sites that offer home delivery  

J Crew’s stores only offer a small percentage of it stock. The website on the other hand has the full array as well as a great permanent sale section (NB always filter by size first!). The imagery on the site... Read more