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Ooh la la Mattemoiselle

Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder gives her verdict on the new Fenty products

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“Fenty Beauty on the brain”

SOS, please, someone help me. It’s not healthy for me to feel this way! Let’s talk about Fenty Beauty by Rihanna. As if 12 American…

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Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

The stunning special effects and fantastic imagination needed to make this film more than compensates for its shaky narrative

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The art of the cover and Ne-Yo’s insult to it

Ben Lomax on the singer’s not so sick ‘HUMBLE.’ bumble

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Back to basics: Untailoured, unprinted and unrestricted

Tarun Daryanani explores how basics are an ongoing trend on the catwalks, and the best essentials to stock in the fashion savvy wardrobe

Roy Lichtenstein, Stretcher Frame with Vertical Bars III (1968). Photo: rocor @Flickr

Top 5: Double-sided Paintings

With a double-sided Picasso set to sell for £60 million, we take an eclectic look at paintings that speak to us behind their backs

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Are you fur real?

With faux fur being a star trend this winter, Kathryn Murray asks why people still insist on buying
the real thing

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Androgynous antithesis

Natalie Thompson takes a look at a genderbending trend

Craving & Saving

Anna Sopel reveals what she is craving and saving this week

Attack of the Tack

Tack is the marmite of the fashion world, yet is becoming ever more prevalent. Joanna Dryden discusses our love/hate relationship


Oh na-na, what’s the point? Rihanna’s collection hits a bum note

Halee Wells reviews Rihanna’s new collaboration with River Island


Spring Forward: SS13

Resurrect your wardrobe in time for Easter with Aimée Grant Cumberbatch’s top Spring trends