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Students revolt over newly imposed conservative dress code

Style police: Here kitty kitty

Fashion editors know best - and the last word on the summer shoe is the kitten heel. So why are you still wearing your wedgies?

5 Ways To Wear: Men's wide trousers

FASHION: Finishing Touches

FASHION: CHILD'S PLAY

ASK ANY parents of young children what their kids like to wear best, and odds are they'll say that their little girls want fairy-princess frocks and tiaras, while their little boys are only happy wearing a pair of tatty-but-comfy sweatpants with holes in both knees. The harrassed or weak-minded among them (in other words, the majority) will admit that they long ago decided it was easier not to do battle every morning at getting-dressed time. As a result, when they go out, they have eccentric- looking small people in tow - rather than model children togged out in crisp, mini-adult outfits.

Design: Design Inspirations

EMMA HOPE, SHOE DESIGNER

Joys Of Modern Life: 1. velcro sandals

FOR the past 20 years I haven't worn shoes. Where do I go, that I need shoes? I wore trainers, always plain white, whether going to the Groucho Club, while living in London, or walking up Grasmoor, while living in Lakeland. In really nasty weather, I might put on some wellies, but mainly I lived in trainers.

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These shoes were made for walking

Fashion: Pick 'n' mix

Ever get the feeling that the shops on the high street are all interchangeable? The trick is to look for special pieces that work as well on their own as jumbled together. Styling by Sophia Neophitou. Photographs by Mauricio Guillen

Yes please... The Riviera runs through it

The ubiquitous pedal pusher, always desirable and now affordable too from high-street hopeful Wallis

...No thank you ... but not as far as the British male

At the first sign of sun, our boys run for their shorts. Why can't they learn from the Continentals that showing a leg isn't everything?

Short and sweet; yes please...

So you're petite. That doesn't mean you have to wear a long, flowing dress with a waistline that skims your knees

Fifties come up roses

Perfect for sauntering along French boulevards, try this little red number on for size (but make sure it's not too tight)

SHOCK TACTIC

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In Thing: Sole soothers

At last, some clever designer has realised that we want to wear flip- flops, but need a reason other than the distinctly unfashionable advantage of comfort. Flip-flops conjure visions of flourescent toe thongs and thick black plastic soles, but this image is banished by Okabashi sandals. They are designed to stimulate the pressure points on your feet with "massage beads". Good for stress relief, it means you can still pound the streets, but rushing to work can be beneficial because at the same time your aches, pains and tensions are magically kneaded away. These also keep to the first requirement of style, which is that they are designed to attract attention they come in Luscious Lime, Bahama Blue, Lemon Drop, Outrageous Orange and Raging Raspberry. Ideal for clubbing, swimming, and any antics on an average night out for the type of person who would wear flourescent shoes in the first place.

Style counsel: Draw your own conclusions

Style counsel:

You're never alone with a boa

Get the look and get it right: Where would we be without the feather boa? You can wear practically anything, a pounds 1,000 dress, an old rag from What She Wants, but coil a feather boa around your neck and the world is your friend and you take on the coquettish qualities of a young Barbara Windsor. Accessories are fabulous things: for not that much you can play away to your heart's content and dress up a rather tired old outfit. I'm not even going to give you my usual 'Don't over do it on the accessories'
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The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all included in top 50 hidden spots in the UK

A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery

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Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

How a disease that has claimed fewer than 2,000 victims in its history has earned a place in the darkest corner of the public's imagination
Chris Pratt: From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

He was homeless in Hawaii when he got his big break. Now the comic actor Chris Pratt is Hollywood's new favourite action star
How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

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Broadcasting plays and exhibitions to cinemas is a sure-fire box office smash
Shipping container hotels: Pop-up hotels filling a niche

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Spending the night in a shipping container doesn't sound appealing, but these mobile crash pads are popping up at the summer's biggest events
Native American headdresses are not fashion accessories

Feather dust-up

A Canadian festival has banned Native American headwear. Haven't we been here before?
Boris Johnson's war on diesel

Boris Johnson's war on diesel

11m cars here run on diesel. It's seen as a greener alternative to unleaded petrol. So why is London's mayor on a crusade against the black pump?
5 best waterproof cameras

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Don't let water stop you taking snaps with one of these machines that will take you from the sand to meters deep
Louis van Gaal interview: Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era

Louis van Gaal interview

Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era
Will Gore: The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series

Will Gore: Outside Edge

The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series
The children were playing in the street with toy guns. The air strikes were tragically real

The air strikes were tragically real

The children were playing in the street with toy guns
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – The British, as others see us

Britain as others see us

Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite
How did our legends really begin?

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Watch out: Lambrusco is back on the menu

Lambrusco is back on the menu

Naff Seventies corner-shop staple is this year's Aperol Spritz