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  • Oodie's top-rated wearable blanket is £30 off for Black Friday

    Cosy up this winter in a wearable blanket from Oodie - it's currently on sale too.

  • Unmissable M&S offers to check out before Christmas

    The best M&S offers to prepare you for the festive season.

  • Why the golden age of Gucci is over

    Alessandro Michele, the man who “rescued Gucci” is to leave after seven years as its star designer. The fact that you may not know his name, tells you everything about the fashion industry today and its thuggish churn through talent. If anything it’s an even more ruthless business than it was 30 years ago, when it first deified its pet designers and then, to varying degrees, destroyed them. Alexander McQueen, John Galliano and Marc Jacobs were all victims of that era, as a fascinating four-part

  • The cold hard truth of whether you’re better-looking bald

    “A man can be short, dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him,” said Mae West, in one of her lesser known but equally un-PC bon mots. Which is good news for Robert Downey Junior, who is neither short, nor dumpy, but has appeared with a fully bald head recently. It’s for a role – I’m sure he’s committing several transgressions by identifying as bald when he in fact has a full head of hair, cancel him immediately. But you have to admit he carries it off well.

  • The dress that suits everyone

    The word ‘flattering’ when applied to a garment means different things to different people. For some, it might be the illusion of a smaller waist or hips. For others, it could be a more bootylicious derriere. Suffice to say, that one woman’s flattering dress is not another’s. Unless you happen to be talking about Jasper Conran’s Blythe dress (from £200, jasperconran.com), which appears to suit every woman who tries it on.

  • The meaning behind the Princess of Wales’ jewellery during Ramaphosa’s state visit

    Nothing warrants a rifle through the royal jewellery vaults like a state occasion, and this week’s visit from Cyril Ramaphosa, the South African president, did not disappoint.