THE SLIP DRESS – HOW COURTNEY LOVE WOULD WEAR IT

From bad gal muses Kate Moss to Courtney Love, I'm channeling my inner bad bitch and embracing the 90s slip dress with wholehearted abandon.

THE ALESSANDRO MICHELE EFFECT

Librarians are the new it-girls, says Alessandro Michele, Gucci's new creative director. The Alessandro Michele Effect has trickled down into the high-street and infiltrated our collective sartorial consciousness and the new style maven is much more Velma than Daphne, more Meg than Mila. And as long as I can wear hairbands with horses and not feel like I’m in fancy dress, I’m happy. Long may it last.

BALMAINATION: BALMAIN X H&M

Check out my top picks of the new Balmain x H&M high street/designer collaboration.

ALEXA CHUNG X AG JEANS DUNGAREES

Everybody wants to be in Alexa Chung's girl gang so when she announced a collaboration with AG Jeans, the fashion-pack rejoiced. Oh, Alexa how do we love thee? I can think of 300 or so ways my bank balance loves her!

THIGH HIGH BOOTS – HIT OR MISS

How to wear thigh high boots without looking like a Pretty Woman throwback. Unless, of course, you're moving to Amsterdam for a career in the sex industry.

FIVE THINGS I HATE ABOUT MONDAYS

Fear and loathing in Drimnagh of a Sunday evening; it's as inevitable as your imminent death (there I go again). Here's five truly awful things I hate about Mondays. As if you didn't have enough reason to pull a sickie.

RAF SIMONS IS LEAVING DIOR

The darling of Dior for such a short period, Raf Simons has announced he will leave the storied maison, sparking frenzied speculation in his wake.

WHY BOUCHRA JARRAR’S APPOINTMENT AT LANVIN IS BITTERSWEET

The names Alber Elbaz and Lanvin have almost become interchangeable for many years so it is with mixed feelings the fashion world embraces Bouchra Jarrar as the new creative director of Lanvin.

FASHION’S BIG SHAKE-UP: ALBER ELBAZ LEAVES LANVIN

After fourteen years at the helm, Alber Elbaz has announced his immediate departure at Lanvin, causing mild consternation among fans.
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