Fashion galleries

Take a trend to shul

By Jan Shure, September 12, 2011

Possibly excepting "fetish", most of the season's key trends are perfectly adaptable for anyone buying for autumn with a view to Rosh Hashanah dressing.

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School gate style for mums

By Jan Shure, September 5, 2011

Am I alone in finding the whole celebrity yummy mummy thing an intolerable tyranny?

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Rous Iland: The Soho House of style

By Jan Shure, August 31, 2011

In about a decade, when the High Street - and even Bond Street and Sloane Street - exist merely as showrooms to try on clothing that we will then go home and buy on the internet, the non-virtual fashion businesses which will remain will be the ones like Rous Iland.

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Check, mate

By Jan Shure, August 22, 2011

Unlike womenswear trends, which change so fast it is hard to keep up, menswear trends tend to evolve gradually, which means similar looks are often reworked from season to season.

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Open the doors on fresh style

By Jan Shure, August 16, 2011

North London style hounds will be in fashion heaven with the latest shops opening this summer at Brent Cross Shopping Centre in NW4.

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Bumps on the road to style

By Jan Shure, August 10, 2011

When it comes to buying maternity clothes, the holy trinity of affordability, practicality and comfort are invariably invoked.

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Going on vacation? We're on the case

By Jan Shure, July 25, 2011

In my perfect life there would be a Packing Fairy. She would possess the exquisite taste of a Tom Ford and the ruthlessness of a Mary Portas. She would tip-toe through the window the night before a holiday and as I slept, she would carefully extract all the pieces I need for a perfectly co-ordinated vacation wardrobe together with all the essential toiletries, hair-care, sun-preps and cosmetics.

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How to invest in style

July 18, 2011

It will not be news to you, dear reader, that we are well into the summer sales.

Nor is it news that there are some very fabulous bargains to be had due to a combination of the economic downturn and our utterly ludicrous climate, affording us 90-degree heat in April and Februaryesque temperatures in June.

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Plunge into the past for poolside chic

By Jan Shure, July 11, 2011

At the risk of annoying a reader who emailed the JC Letters page in April to enquire whether I was in the pay of the BBC press department because of my frequent mentions of Mad Men, I am forced to refer to That Programme once again. (In mitigation, m'lud, I haven't mentioned it since April!).

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Feel the power of print

By Jan Shure, June 27, 2011

Prints and patterns of all kinds tend, metaphorically speaking, to bring me out in a bit of a rash. But since last year, when flower prints were having a moment -thanks largely to the genius of London-based Erdem - the florals have been joined by fruit, birds, animals, fish, butterflies and geometrics across every kind of garment at every price point.

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