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The most unlikely fashion icons of 2014

Silicon Valley chic Sounds like an oxymoron, right? But in 2014, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Tommy Krul (AKA Scarf Guy from Apple) unintentionally took the Cupertino look centre stage in fashion. With wash-and-go hair, denim and ...

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The people who secretly influenced your style this year

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Thought you were modelling your look on Cara? Alexa? Amal? You wish. Here’s the – much-scarier list – of the people who influenced your wardrobe without your knowledge or consent. Nigel Farage It’s all in the jacket – Nigel Farage ...

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Why you should never, ever wash your jeans (unless you really, really have to)

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Most clothes come with simple washing instructions – which I’d hazard most men interpret as “pick quickest setting, use same for everything, hope for best”. Raw denim on the other hand comes with much starker diktats. For anyone who’s invested ...

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Beauty: super serums

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‘Serum is the metaphorical Nurofen to help fix your tummy ache.’ Photograph: Rui Faria/The Guardian I am frequently asked to explain the difference between serum and moisturiser. Think of when you feel a bit poorly: serum is the metaphorical Nurofen ...

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Sali Hughes’s 25 top fixes to keep you looking young – without surgery

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I will be 40 in 18 months. When I was a child, this landmark birthday meant the start of life with a white cauliflower hairdo and sensible shoes ordered from a Sunday supplement; it meant the end of makeup. This seems ...

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Stone Island: the return of the 90s fashion label

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Every brand revival can be charted back to a moment in history, pop cultural or otherwise. With Italian label Stone Island, which is currently fielding a new wave of interest, that moment arguably came with Drake. Drake’s Stone Island X ...

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We all love Marks & Spencer – but not enough to buy its clothes

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One of Margaret Thatcher’s great heroes was Lord Sieff, the last of the Marks Spencer dynasty. These days, MS is perceived as being in trouble. Its Christmas sales results will be anxiously analysed. Its share price will ricochet up and ...

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From Kanye West to The X Factor: the rise of the longline sweater

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Kanye West’s love of fashion has seen him become a regular on the front row at catwalk shows. But it’s also had an effect that is perhaps less predictable: West has become the standout style icon for young men in ...

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L’Wren Scott: the mysterious suicide of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend

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She didn’t leave a note. Three months after the fashion designer L’Wren Scott‘s suicide, this has been one of the hardest things for her friends to bear. Partly it just seems so out of character. Those who knew her describe ...

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Fashion quiz 2014: normal or normcore?

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Are these celebrities taking a fashion sabbatical or channelling 2014’s most talked-about trend, normcore? • Fashion or fancy dress? Take our quiz• Who wore this? Take our quiz

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