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Before the week is out... wear this

THE A-LIST may be queuing up for the latest Versace boots (which have allegedly sold out before they've even reached the shops), but frankly it hardly seems worth the bother when you can get the next best thing round the corner. Karen Millen has launched a footwear range. The collection stretches from urban to evening and includes biker-influenced ankle boots, bowling shoes with a red-piped sole and jet-beaded spiked sandals. What are you waiting for?

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Style Police: They come with strings attached

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Fashion: Turn out your toes

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Mail Order Listing 15 Of The Best

APC - 00 331 49 87 04 04. France-based APC offers a sharp collection of hip urban basics, such as a pale blue shirt dress, pounds 67, and Cuban shirt, pounds 30. Don't forget to check out the eclectic CD discography, the Tunisian extra-virgin olive oil or the camouflage tape - great for wrapping presents.

STYLE POLICE: Sole mates

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Wear these

OH THE dilemma. It's too chilly to wear your Birkenstocks with naked feet, but normal socks are just too ... normal. But here's the answer! Toe socks. Although the provenance of these socks is rather medical (the Japanese wear them for arthritis - the toe bits increase circulation) they are the only, only thing to wear with sandals. YMC originally made them to be worn with their foot-shaped sandals, but found they were being snapped up by people to stuff into their activity sandals. Although they take a moment longer to put on than your usual sock, so not for hungover mornings, once on they mould to your feet and warm them up nicely. Fashionable but cosy too. It's possible. AB

Flat Earth: Babylon rocks

ELVIS lives - even in the long-dead languages of the world. Don't step on my esir kus za-gin, says Jukka Ammondt, a Finnish professor who plans to record some of Elvis Presley's songs in Sumerian, writes Fiona Bell

Working Life: Looking out for Number Two

It's a jungle out there, and your boss has probably already noticed that. Time to learn how to reverse the order

Praise Be! It's Thora Hird

Our favourite dame loves Beverly Hills but won't live there. `There's no corner shop. You know what I mean, don't yer luv?' The Lancashire vowels are still raw and, at 87, she is beyond political correctness.

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Lifelong passion to perform

A Week in the Life Clara Ramona, Flamenco Dancer

Crown for a student prince

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