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Main image: ombre circle perspex bangle, £63, and ombre rings, £3 each, both by Kitty Joseph from Bengt; frames, from £5, John Lewis

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Upmarket jeweller Astley Clarke - worn by celebrities including Michelle Obama - is planning a rapid global expansion.

Embroidered wool coat, £,3250, and tulle skirt, £2,480, both by Nina Ricci, from Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1, 020-7730 1234; Shirt dress, £405, by Richard Nicoll,; tights, £12, by house of holland for pretty polly,; Crystal heel boots, £1,000, by Chanel, 26 Old Bond Street, London SW1, 020-7493 5040

Her dark materials: Lace and leather - a beautifully gothic romance

Styling: Gemma Hayward

Lagerfeld: 'I love what I do. That's the best motivation there is'

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Yesterday was a big day for Karl Lagerfeld. Not only did he present his spring 2013 collection for Chanel, he also announced the opening of a new own-line boutique in Paris next February.

Gold-heeled shoes £90,; silver glitter- toe courts £45, Faith,; silk-printed courts £70,; pink sequin wedges £130, Carvela, gold glitter £68,; gold-heeled court shoes £55,

Stay on your toes

Sculptural, sparkly or downright sensible – there's a shoe to suit every taste this season, says Gemma Hayward, so put your best foot forward

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We love: Flying colours - From Hayworth to Fairclough the name Rita conjures up a lady of distinctive style. Acne's shearling flying jacket - updated in acid brights for the new season - certainly meets the criteria of the moniker. Acne, (pictured £1,400)

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Structured top, from a selection, by Celine from Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1, 020-7318 3144

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Stash your slap, lotions and potions in a style that suits you with one of these colourful cosmetics purses

The 10 Best sundresses

Find a frock that will make you shine, whether you have weddings and garden parties or picnics in the park in mind

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