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Those wearing their trousers two inches below their waist could face jail

Coco Chanel’s intact Paris apartment to be revealed by Fifty Shades of Grey filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson

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High street giant Zara launches new tagging technology to make fashion even faster

Expect speedy stock in stores with the Spanish retailers new electronic tagging system

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The craze has risen to a new level: loom band clothes

Penelope Cruz directs another sexy film for Agent Provocateur lingerie – with the hope this one won’t be banned

The Spanish actress stars, in red lingerie, alongside Spanish model Jon Kortajarena who appears helpless in the middle of the dessert

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Loom bands dress 'sells for £170,000' on eBay

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Lottie Moss follows Kate’s footsteps as the new face of iconic Calvin Klein

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Global knitters taking part in the event include Italian hat designer Woolly Wormhead, Scottish pattern designer Ysolda Teague and Knitty.com editor Amy Singer
Red is seen as a sensual colour by both sexes

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Researchers found that women wearing red were perceived negatively by other females

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The Homeland actor adds to his repertoire with a new fashion campaign

L'Oreal cuts ties with Belgium supporter Axelle Despiegelaere after hunting trip photographs

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Loom bands: Bids for dress made from colourful rubber pass £170,000 on eBay

The loom band craze is reaching new heights as eBay bids for a dress made out of the colourful bands reach £153,900.

The vanity sizing: J Crew introduces triple zero size to meet the Asia market demand

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