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The fashion audit: Topman stylists, Bimba Y Lola swimwear, GHD's blow dry, Lancome's mascara


We’re visiting…Man cave

Forget sweaty fitting rooms and unflattering lighting, for a more civilised shopping experience Topman’s Oxford Circus store has opened a new personal shopping suite. Relax in the comfort of your own oversized changing room while a stylist caters to your every shopping need. topman.com


We love… Blow dry Perfection

A launch from GHD is a cause for considerable excitement; following its much-loved straighteners, the GHD Aura is no ordinary hairdryer. New technology allows for greater styling control, more shine and added volume.  £145, ghdhair.com



We’re not sure about… Filthy fashion

It’s dirty work, shopping. Research by King’s College found Oxford Street to be the most toxic shopping district in the world. So shield your skin with the Streetwise collection from Orico designed as a defence to pollution.

From £13, oricolondon.co.uk

Spanish retailer Bimba Y Lola's new swimwear collection

We’re buying… Senorita swim

Spanish retailer Bimba Y Lola is well known for its playful aesthetic. Good news for those who are after some fun in the sun because the brand has just launched a debut swimwear collection.

From £60, bimbaylola.com

Lancome's new mascara, Grandiose


We can’t wait for… Grand lashes

Mascara hazards include poked eyes and splodges. Lancome is attempting to resolve wand ergonomics with its new mascara, Grandiose. A swan-neck brush allows for better manoeuvring and more precise application.  £24.50, selfridges.com