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The Kaiser shows he’s in charge of his kingdom: Karl Lagerfeld

Italian press releases love a “protagonist”. It’s a word applied to everything from chantilly lace to a bamboo-handled handbag. But surely the real protagonist of a fashion collection is the designer, the hand behind the clothes we see on the catwalk? They’re the most important characters in the whole thing, after all.

iStyle: Midi marvellous

Forget maxi-skirts and minis, this season’s hemline has gone mid-length says Emma Akbareian

A spring in your step

Forget the dregs of the winter sales and inject your wardrobe with some of the biggest trends of the pre-collections, says Gemma Hayward

Mistletoe and wine

Take inspiration from Sir Cliff for your beauty look this season, with berry lips that are as bold as you like, says Rebecca Gonsalves

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The 10 Best men's fragrances

Whether an old favourite, new launch or bestseller, these scents are sure to please even the most masculine of sensibilities

The 10 Best make-up bags

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