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Coach turns to the ‘magician of colour’ for its autumn season

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Once the site of the New York Stock Exchange, 86 Trinity Place played host to a different kind of American institution on Tuesday afternoon. Fashion brand Coach, founded in 1941, used the venue to showcase its autumn/winter 2019 collection at ...

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Beauty tips: swing back to 60s lashes

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A nod to the 60s, yes, but being Prada, there’s a subversive twist: bleached eyebrows and trompe l’oeil eyeshadow. But let’s just talk lashes. Prep them with a primer – it helps avoids a clumpy finish. Layer mascara on lower ...

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We love… six fashion fixes for the week ahead

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Circus fever, a menswear love-in and covetable bags for season ahead

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Dress to express replaces statement frocks at the Baftas

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A year on from 2018’s Baftas blackout, this year’s red carpet was remarkable for not being remarkable, with black, white – and occasionally black and white – the dominant trends on an otherwise trendless evening. It was perhaps intentional. Since ...

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Baftas 2019: red carpet fashion – in pictures

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From haute couture hot off the runway to the biggest of bows, see the style from the steps of the Royal Albert Hall • Baftas red carpet, the ceremony and the winners – as it happened • Full list of ...

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The best full coverage concealers | Sali Hughes

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Full-coverage foundations are huge right now, but I’m broadly averse. Unless your complexion is as problematic as you believe (unlikely), serious cover-up comes best from heavy-duty concealer, since this can be applied judiciously only to the areas in extra need, ...

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Skin deep: why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s beauty regime split the internet

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Last week, towards the end of her first month in office, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez posted a five-page Instagram story on her skin routine and it split the internet. It wasn’t the use of retinol that sent critics into a spin. Ocasio-Cortez’s ...

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Washington hair stylists proved independent contractors can’t be cut

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One thing is obvious to anyone who’s ever visited a hair stylist: this is an industry that relies on independent contractors, many of whom rent out space from existing salons to work their craft. Which is why, according to the ...

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Which one is the Burberry?

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On encountering a female friend sporting a hat and scarf in distinctive Burberry plaid, a socially aware chap I know berated her for wearing a bourgeois status symbol. “You might as well.” was the climax of his reproaches, “pull a ...

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Brighton exhibition showcases 40 years of hats by Stephen Jones

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As far as dinner parties go, it doesn’t get much more eclectic than Rihanna, the Duchess of Sussex, Joan Collins, Boy George and Skepta. They are just a handful of the 26 famous faces who have been brought together by ...

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