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Thursday 03 January 2013
At the time, it seemed tempting to doubt the form. After all, the runners had splashed over a course that might sooner have staged a regatta than a Grade One bumper. As things have turned out, however, the last two horses still afloat in the straight at Punchestown in April have amply confirmed their calibre since switching to hurdles. This weekend, both seek a place towards the top of different novice divisions either side of the Irish Sea. Champagne Fever, the winner, steps up to two and a half miles at Naas on Sunday; while Melodic Rendezvous contests a Grade One over two miles at Sandown on Saturday.
Saturday 29 December 2012
Draw inspiration from the spring collections of fashion's biggest names...
Thursday 13 December 2012
Whether a new phone or tablet tops your wish list this Christmas, a stylish case will keep it safe, says Gemma Hayward
Monday 10 December 2012
After what felt like aeons of idle and increasingly self-important industry speculation over who would take the top jobs at Dior and Yves Saint Laurent last year, thank goodness for Balenciaga's classy alacrity in announcing designer Nicolas Ghesquière's replacement last week.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Barack Obama is thinking of offering his biggest backer a new career as an ambassador
Sunday 02 December 2012
Just because you’re draped in a blanket doesn’t mean you can’t look smart – as these sets of PJs (and more) prove
Sunday 02 December 2012
1. Cashmere-lined leather gloves £90, J Crew, mrporter.com
Monday 26 November 2012
Whether Christmas will be spent in your own home or someone else’s make sure you’re well dressed when Santa pops in
Monday 05 November 2012
Closure of Aubin & Wills is another sign that shoppers have tired of high-end collegewear
Wednesday 31 October 2012
If you hate having your picture taken, you're in good company - supermodel Kate Moss does as well.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Whether they have chunky heels, spindly stilettos or are sober flats, this season shoes are adorned with straps galore, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Monday 15 October 2012
Layer as many patterns as possible to make the ultimate statement this season. Here's how to do it on the high street, says Charlotte Owen
Sunday 14 October 2012
Fashion: You have to hand it to 'em
Saturday 06 October 2012
Marks & Spencer launched a huge, up-to-half-price sale earlier this week, which discounts selected items both in-store and online. The sale includes free delivery to more than 450 M&S stores in the UK, with many of the best buys available in the men's, women's and children's fashion departments. Outside of clothing there are some good offers on M&S homeware. Pay particular attention to the glassware section, where a floral bubble jug has been reduced from £22.50 to £15, and Marcel Wanders Martini glasses are available for just £5.
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