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Party pieces: what to wear

Forget about a festive frock — this season the smart set are celebrating in chic separates

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Got the glitter bug?

Don’t be a sartorial Scrooge. It’s time to surrender to sparkle

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The politics of the Christmas woolly pully

Your sweater should be seasonal yet sober: think two parts Sarah Lund from ‘The Killing’, one part Santa Claus

Made in Japan: Dior’s Raf Simons

The creative director describes the inspiration for his Esprit Dior show and his debt to Tokyo

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The best performance wear

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That Seventies show

The decade that style was supposed to forget is having a revival — again. Why are we still feeling groovy?

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Man meets moisturiser

Male skincare is a booming business. But can avowed soap-and-water man Sam Leith be persuaded to switch to serums?

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When Chanel went to Salzburg

Jo Ellison finds myth and marvel at the Tyrolean-inspired Chanel Métiers d’Art show in Austria

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So faux so good

Great fake fur — from Cookie Monster coats to cartoon clutches

Divine inspiration

Thai boxing, diamond-dust exfoliators and lashings of lip gloss — find out more about the art of looking like a Victoria’s Secret angel