Life and Style The Lanvin runway show at Paris Fashion Week

Fashion's all about evolution and revolution. Particularly in the pursuit of the new, and youthful. The Lanvin autumn/winter 2014 collection was both: at least, on paper. The styles referenced eighties new-wave, skinny models with partially-shaved hairstyles marching out in acid-bright varsity-jackets, skinny ties and giant trainers like characters from a Bret Easton Ellis novel.

The boys are back in town: London is once again the centre of the menswear universe

London fashion is booming. Statements such as this have been uttered since the mid-Nineties and that Vanity Fair 'Cool Britannia' cover, but by and large they have been directed at London's attention-grabbing womenswear scene.

Clockwise from top left: Carolina Herrera 212 Men Eau de Toilette £28.50, 020-7494 6220; Ultimate Brushless Shave Cream £15, Kiehl’s, kiehls.co.uk; Sport 4-in-1 Sportwash £16, from 16 May, Molton Brown, moltonbrown.co.uk; Skin Energy Q10 Double Action Balm £7.49, Nivea for Men, boots.com; All-in-one Face Treatment £22, Lab Series Pro LS, labseries.co.uk; Blu Mediterraneo Mirto di Panarea Perfumed Deodorant £25, Acqua di Parma, acquadiparma.com

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Symbolically, we all now know that blue isn’t just for boys, but when it comes to a spritz or splash, the hue represents clean, fresh masculinity better than any other – bringing to mind as it does the sea and the sky.

Team Americano: A group of fashionable Americans on location in Italy

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Gant helped to create the preppy look that’s the hallmark of American menswear and is just as popular over here. Now its offshoot, Gant Rugger, has opened its first UK store.

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Fashion: Evening, all

US men's fashion goes postal

Diffusion clothing lines have long been in vogue in the fashion world. But it is unusual when the thing doing the diffusing isn’t some proud fashion megalith but a postal service instead.

Jumpsuit, £290, Maje (net-a-porter.com; 020-7493 5530)

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Home-grown heroes: Refreshing stand-out menswear

A month of international menswear shows begins today in London and there’s plenty to get excited about

Romeo Beckham models Burberry, Vivienne Westwood and Burberry designer Christopher Bailey

Let's hear it for the boys, London

A fashion event for men only is long overdue, says Style Editor Harriet Walker

Designer Lou Dalton

Menswear maketh the woman: Meet Lou Dalton

Her sport-inspired, minimal aesthetic has secured Lou Dalton the coveted opening slot at next week's London Collections: Men, says Harriet Walker

Model wears: £270, Percival, 43 Berwick Street, London W1F 8SB; percivalclo.com

A permanent home for Percival

The stylish menswear brand has graduated from a series of pop-ups to its own store in Soho, says Rebecca Gonsalves

Club Monaco 'Made in the USA', prices start at £110, available from Anthem, 10-12 Calvert Avenue, London E2, anthemstore.co.uk

Welcome to the club

The preppy look never seems to go out of style; a new collaboration takes the concept – and production – back to its American roots, says Rebecca Gonsalves

The best of British

Tonight's fashion awards bring to a close an exciting year for style. Look at who will have their fingers crossed later

Grand designers: Inside the homes of Vivienne Westwood and Giorgio Armani

From the monochrome chic of Giorgio Armani to the blousy beauty of Vivienne Westwood, clothes have the power to delight us. But what of the houses that the fashion creators inhabit? They are, of course, as stylish and inspiring as you’d expect and, thanks to ‘The World of Interiors’, we can take a peek behind the front doors.

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