Striped wide brim cotton fedora - Giverney €160 (right) Wide brim pink and blue checked panama fedora - Zapano wide brim - € 160  Photograph: Johnny McMillan

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Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) walk the runway at the Valentino show at the Espace Ephémere Tuileries during Paris Fashion Week. Photograph: Pascal le Segretain/Getty Images

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Karl Lagerfeld and models take to the catwalk after presenting the spring-summer 2015 ready-to-wear collection for Chanel during Paris Fashion Week. Photograph: Christophe Karaba/EPA

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 The new Apple Watch. Photograph: EPA/Apple

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At Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld (above, with model Cara Delevingne) had the Grand Palais mocked up to look like a French hypermarket. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

When one thinks of high fashion, one imagines a world of luxury, excess and a beauty that could reduce the most stony-faced person to sobs. For the(...)

Cara Delevingne during the Chanel show as part of Paris Fashion Week: Haute Couture last week. Photograph: Pascal le Segretain/Getty Images

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Models at yesterday’s Chanel show as part of the Paris Fashion Week. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

This year marks Karl Lagerfeld’s 80th birthday and 30 years at the helm of Chanel where he is as inextricably linked to the global French brand as its(...)