The Fashion Audit: Lady Love, Waltzing Matilda and the 'Fifty Shades' phenomenon

What we love, we're not sure about, we're buying and can't wait for...

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We love: Slip of a thing

Who needs a glass slipper from a handsome prince to make them feel like a fairytale princess? The Fashion Audit would rather have a pair of these bright satin beauties any day.


We're not sure about: The 'Fifty Shades' phenomenon

That Christian Grey sure knows how to dominate – a conversation that is. We've heard about nothing else for weeks and now you can declare your love for the man in your life with these personalised prints.

We're buying: Silver lining

These delicate, sterling-silver stacking rings are part of Whistles' newly launched Limited Collection. Inspired by the metallics of the Art Deco Twenties, the three shades complement each other while the softly beaten finish creates a mosaic-like texture.


We can't wait for: Lady Love

Whatever would the Dowager Duchess say if she could see Lady Sybil from Downton Abbey styled in gothic splendour by editor in chief Katie Grand for the new issue of LOVE? The must-have guide to the new season also gets up close and personal with Thomas the Footman.

LOVE 8 'A Costume Drama' Autumn/Winter 12 is on sale 30 July,

We're warming to: Waltzing Matilda

It's mid-July and it's probably not a jinx to declare the summer a washout. So it's a good thing that the autumn/winter collections are beginning to arrive – and with them a host of new brands. Luxurious cashmere pieces from Banjo & Matilda combine the two – how very efficient.