From left, Miriam Gonzáles Durántez’s red Zara dress (2013); white Vivienne Westwood dress belonging to Shami Chakrabarti; Anne Hidalgo’s black wool Rech Paris suit with white silk blouse and wool scarf, worn the night she was elected mayor of Paris; Camila Batmanghelidjh’s Magbule Mulla cotton dress; Princess Charlene of Monaco’s racing car dress and dove-grey evening dress, both designed by Akris

What do the world’s most powerful women have in common? It’s not necessarily their acumen or intelligence. Often, it’s a distinct physical signifie(...)

 Elisabetta (L) and Francesca Grillo (R),  arrive at Isleworth Crown Court in London today. Photograph: Tal Cohen/EPA

The jury in the trial of two sisters accused of defrauding Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson has been sent out to consider its verdicts.Francesca Gri(...)

Nigella Lawson leaves Isleworth Crown Court in London after a  second day of  giving evidence in the trial of two former assistants who face charges of fraud. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA.

Nigella Lawson has told a court “if you want to put me on trial, put me on trial” as she repeatedly denied being a “regular cocaine user”. The celebri(...)

Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson leaves Isleworth Crown Court in west London this evening. Photograph: Luke Macgregor/Reuters.

Nigella Lawson accused her ex-husband, Charles Saatchi, of threatening to “destroy” her as she gave evidence today in the trial of their former person(...)

Charles Saatchi arrives today at Isleworth Crown Court in west London. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Charles Saatchi still “adores” his former wife Nigella Lawson, and does not believe she was “so off her head and addled with drugs” that she allowed t(...)

Corina Gaffey

The capsule wardrobe has become fashion’s great myth: we think that all true fashion “experts” are choosing from a minimal wardrobe of classic pieces,(...)

Left to right: Saskia dress (€130) at Bow & Pearl, Ranelagh; mint green dress (€230, was €289), at Fran & Jane; multicoloured print dress (€1,450), by Peter Pilotto at Brown Thomas

In many ways, it seems as if a time before Sex and the City has never existed. References to the hit HBO series pepper conversations with men and wome(...)