Fashion: Diamonds on the soles of her shoes
Anger at leaked details of extravagant shopping in midst of bloodshed
Home athletes on the podium will earn riches beyond their wildest dreams from sponsors, TV shows and a host of other deals
Prepare to queue for glimpses of finery created by top designers
As Tamara Mellon quits Jimmy Choo, Harriet Walker wonders whether women will kick their addiction to expensive heels
When Christian Louboutin sued Yves Saint Laurent for trademark infringement last month in a legal tussle over a pair of shoes, it was clear the accused, one of the grandest labels in France, would not take the slur lying down.
Move over minimalism – this summer fashion is as kitsch and as camp as they come, says Alex Fury. And the renaissance of the look is not confined to the catwalk
Designer Raphael Young has discovered style's holy grail: a comfortable high heel. Naomi Attwood meets him
Christian Louboutin's vertiginous designs have been spotted on the feet of Oprah Winfrey, Carla Bruni, Renée Zellweger and Beyoncé Knowles. How do we know? Because whenever a starlet takes a step, she reveals a trademark flash of scarlet lacquer on the sole of her shoes.
As Selfridges opens its new shoes galleries, styling manager Kirsty Attwood talks Carola Long through the best shoes and boots for the season's trends
Screen beauty Gemma Arterton was at the height of fashion today as she showed off some towering heels - as big as her.
As if a general strike weren't enough to snarl Paris traffic, a hoard of fashionistas brought it to a crawl as they turned out en masse for the City of Light's edition of Fashion's Night Out, a Champagne-drenched nocturnal shopping extravaganza.
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