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Prince George stayed in the warm as the Royal Family attended their traditional Christmas Day church service.

Fashion: The raw and the buffed

Variety was the key at London Fashion Week. Young designers got the attention, but big names held their own.

Oriental Style cuts a dash in East End

SHELLEY FOX, winner of the first Jerwood Fashion Prize, showed her autumn/winter collection at London Fashion Week yesterday.

McQueen creates a village for new show

ALEXANDER McQUEEN transported his audience to an imaginary turn- of-the-century French village at his haute couture collection for the Givenchy show in Paris yesterday.

Fashion: Style Police: In a lather over black leather (again)

There are some trends that are timeless, and the BLJ is one of them. But don't think sweaty; bikers, think Gucci and Prada, says James Sherwood

Fashion: Chain Reaction

First there was Alexander McQueen's chunky chain-mail armour, then there was Donatella Versace's pounds 6,825 mesh-sleeved dress (shown here). Now you can buy silky metallic slips, square-necked tunics, gowns with fluted sleeves - a whole medieval wardrobe, in fact

Fashion: The glitter band

Time was when Swarovski's crystals were just for your granny. But now they are the decoration of choice for designers such as Alexander McQueen and Philip Treacy. By Melanie Rickey. Styling by Sophia Neophitou. Photographs by Karena Perronet-Miller

Alternative Fashion Awards

Nice try

Fashion: Juicy fruits

In this season of high camp, choosing a wardrobe for next summer requires a careful eye

50 GREAT BRITISH FASHION MOMENTS

With London Fashion Week opening on Friday, The Information asked its expert panel to choose their 50 top British fashion moments. Holly Wood took notes as our pundits waxed lyrical, analytical and nostalgic over fashion's great figures, from Galliano and McQueen, to Chanel and Hartnell

Fashion: Are you being served?

This autumn, British fashion is red-hot. And nowhere more than in ultra-cool New York, where some of our best designers are pulling in the most discerning Fifth Avenue shoppers.

Open Eye: Opening Doors To New Careers Summer Bites

Summer Bites looks at popular jobs in fashion, film, music and sport in four two-part specials on BBC2's Learning Zone.

Fashion breaks the last taboo

Style magazines don't often change the way we think.

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Fashion: French kissing

Topolino is the make-up artist Alexander McQueen and co turn to when they want the face to be as extravagant and pace-setting as the clothes. Tamsin Blanchard watches Marseilles' finest craft his creations backstage for hat-maker Philip Treacy. Photographs by Derek Santini

Go western, young woman

There's no call to go over the top with this cowgirl thang, but a little touch of fringing won't go amiss this spring
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