THE A-LIST may be queuing up for the latest Versace boots (which have allegedly sold out before they've even reached the shops), but frankly it hardly seems worth the bother when you can get the next best thing round the corner. Karen Millen has launched a footwear range. The collection stretches from urban to evening and includes biker-influenced ankle boots, bowling shoes with a red-piped sole and jet-beaded spiked sandals. What are you waiting for?

Lime-green mid-calf boot, pounds 170. Available nationwide (tel: 01622 664 032).