Customers resent having to wade through duds on the rails to get to the good stuff

The saga of the Marks & Spencer suede skirt is one for the “hero products” marketing textbook, and not necessarily in a good way. Is this much-her(...)

Marks & Spencer:  while other retailers may struggle, shoppers have been clamouring for a 1970s-inspired beige suede skirt from its Limited Edition range. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

In the fickle business of fashion it’s all about calling the right trends. But even getting the ranges right doesn’t always guarantee a boost to the b(...)

Converse are a little oversubscribed, but still a classic (especially when battered and grubby).

This week we offer inspiration to put a spring in your step in time for that extra hour of daylight on Sunday 29th Gingham If prints had pe(...)

 A model with a  Mulberry handbag during London Fashion Week.  Photograph:  Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Mulberry has parted company with its chief executive less than two months after the maker of luxury leather handbags issued a profits warning. (...)

The vogue for love-heart prints is fast becoming a street-fashion favourite, and it will lift the spirits in these dreary February days. In the(...)

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

The shock piece at Paris Fashion Week: Haute Couture did not come from the collection of revived surrealist Elsa Schiaparelli, nor from Donatella Vers(...)

Mukluk sheepskin-lined boots, €215 by FitFlop; purple suede ankle boots, €260 by Violavinca at Style-Ikon.com; beaded collar jumper (€25), coloured skinny jeans (€20), link-chain shoulder bag (€15), fringe detail boots (€20), all at Heatons; grey coat (€149), white lace top (€79.95), white jeans with embroidery, (€79.95), beaded belt (€39.95), fringed boots (€199), all by Isabel Marant for H&M

It’s unlikely that Nancy Sinatra’s These Boots are Made for Walkin’ would do quite as well today as it did in the year of its release, 1966, if the bo(...)

Clockwise from main: Marina & the Diamonds sporting Natalie B Coleman designs; Turkish-born designer Umit Kutluk; Dublin styling powerhouse Grace Moore

Angela Scanlon. Her documentary Oi Ginger is top of the RTÉ Player charts at time of writing, and her own star is in the ascendant – she has been prof(...)

 Alexa Chung: ‘People who don’t know who The Cure is shouldn’t be allowed out’. Photograph: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images
How to be Alexa Chung
  • Fashion
  • September 10, 2013, 00:00

For those who missed it, Monday was #Alexaday. Alexa Chung, model, TV presenter and all-round fashion icon, took over vogue.co.uk and used it to conce(...)