Fashion

Spring's cutest kidswear

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The classic kids' trends are hitting the high street for spring and summer this year. Nautical themes run through almost every collection, alongside fun prints, ruffles and a little boho thrown in for good measure.

Clash in on spring's hot hues

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What colour clothing are you wearing right now? If the answer is black, blue or grey, you're in good company, as 23% of Brits are most likely to wear monochrome on a daily basis.

Earring the changes…

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Economic uncertainty has been linked to the rise and fall of hemlines ever since the Great Depression, and now Brexit has been blamed for this season's biggest jewellery trend.

Get carried away…

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With more and more collections landing in stores every week, now's the time to start excitedly compiling those new season fashion wish lists - and on the accessories front, the spring/summer trends offer some seriously desirable bags.

Lights, camera, fashion!

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Thanks to that little mix-up with a couple of envelopes at the Oscars, awards season 2017 is destined to be remembered for all the wrong reasons (well, one very awkward reason).

Fresh from the front row...

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The second stop on the global fashion month train brought the style set to London, a five-day extravaganza of designers revealing their autumn/winter collections - clothes that'll also heavily influence what the high street produces later this year.

In with the new

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Sometimes, the spring collections offer us a fashion overhaul; a tectonic shift in sartorial landscape.

Time to knit pick

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Hate to break it to you, but even though the shops are pushing spring trends already, we've still got a hefty whack of dreary weather to get through.

Just a little something...

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Most of the time, underwear shopping is a bit of a chore, but in the run up to February 14 it's a lot more fun, as we let loose and ignore the practical in favour of the playful.

Wipe the slate green

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Quite the departure from last year's muted rose quartz and 'serenity' blue duo, 'Greenery' has been declared Colour of the Year for 2017.

Twisted tradition

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'Modern heritage' may sound like a contradiction in terms, but that's exactly what so many of the autumn/winter catwalks served up: Timeless British fabrics and prints reimagined for today, bringing country casuals onto the city streets.

Snuggle up in style

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Cold days, long nights and the post-Christmas slump create the perfect storm right about now, and make spending nights and weekends snuggled up on the sofa more appealing than ever.

New year, new kit

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'New Year, new you' might be a hackneyed cliche - and, in fact, experts agree that trying to overhaul every area of your life at once is pretty much guaranteed to end in failure - but using that new-start motivation to propel your lazy bones off the sofa is no bad thing.

Pamper and preen like a pro

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When it comes to your wardrobe and beauty cabinet, it's all too easy to fall back on the familiar. So make 2017 your year to mix it up and try something new, and set yourself a fashion or beauty resolution that gives you your mojo back.

'Tis the season to be matchy

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When it comes to finishing touches, you can't get more polished than a mani that matches your outfit. The matchy-matchy trend may be subtle, but wearing tips the exact same shade as your clutch bag takes accessorising to a whole new level.

Find your festive finishing touch

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While fashion has gone to the max this season with crushed velvet, shimmering materials and embroidery galore, in the jewellery department, it's all feeling decidedly more minimalist.

Embrace the Eighties

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Where Hedi Slimane goes, the fash pack follows, so when the designer delved deep into the Eighties for his final Saint Laurent show earlier this year, it was only a matter of time before retailers followed suit (or should that be cocktail dress?).

Get shorty

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Once the barometer rises, so too do hemlines. But forget skirts and dresses that come with the risk of a Marilyn Monroe-style flash - shorts are 'the' practical solution for summer leg exposure.