Life and Style

(Clockwise from top) 1. Fall in Rose Lipstick, £21, lancome.co.uk

Hit & Run: Not an heir out of place

As a couple, Brangelina are worth far, far more than the sum of their parts. So what do you get when you factor in their travelling caravan of six children? Well, it may not be the most scandalous paparazzo shot, but to celebrity watchers, the shot you see here is worth lingering over. It's not often that you get to see the whole clan, in the same place, so unguarded. But yesterday, as they made their way through Tokyo's Narita Airport, none of the Pitt-Jolies had been left with the nannies. It gives us an opportunity to learn a little about looking effortlessly cooler than anyone else in the world ever.

Memphis belle: Ginnifer Goodwin on how to dress like a film star

Designer Tom Ford has cast her in his first film and she's the 'Face of the Future' for superbrand MaxMara. As fast-rising Southern actress Ginnifer Goodwin proves, it helps to be fashion-savvy if you want to star in Hollywood

Make me a mogul: Can celebrities succeed behind the camera

Fashion designer Tom Ford is about to start work on his latest creation – a Hollywood movie. But can celebrities from other fields ever really succeed behind the camera?

The big easy: Milan menswear shows

Low-cut shirts and pyjama-style trousers – designers were in a relaxed mood at the Milan menswear shows. From his front-row seat, Jefferson Hack introduces the week's themes

Editor-At-Large: A Good Friday bet is the oddest way yet to erase child poverty

The Government is big on ideas such as freedom and choice, but these have only pushed the working classes further into debt

ExxonMobil pumps out $39bn annual profit

ExxonMobil brought in the biggest annual profit ever by a US company in 2006, thanks to record-breaking oil prices.

Album: Squarepusher

Ultravisitor, Warp

Real shopping: Style Police - Men in black

You can blame Tom Ford at Gucci for the fact that colours are taboo in this autumn's wardrobe for the well-dressed male, says JAMES SHERWOOD

Fashion: Man in black

Adored from Milan to Hollywood, Tom Ford is the designer who put the glamour back into Gucci

Fashion: A bigger splash

Gucci has turned its back on monochrome and come bursting into vibrant colour. Susannah Frankel talks to chief designer Tom Ford about his latest reinvention of the label. Styling by Sophia Neophitou. Photographs by Julie Sleaford

Fashion: Check your coat

Your new winter coat doesn't have to outlive you - so why not just buy one for fun?

Fashion: I would go to the ball, if only I could afford the shoes

What you need is a Prince Charming, says Tony Glenville

People in fashion: Talking off the cuff

He started his career armed with 100 silver motorcycle brooches to flog down the King's Road. The brooches sold. Now suave accessories designer Simon Carter stocks his upmarket ties, cufflinks, watches and sunglasses everywhere from Next to Barneys

erogenous zones

The right cut can have practically any body part fizzing in a moment. Photographs by Donna Trope. Styling by Sophia Neophitou

City slickers

Pinstripe tailoring has burst out of the bank manager's wardrobe. The new looks for spring are slick, sexy and power-conscious. Styling by Liz Thody. Photographs by Damon Heath
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A new Russian revolution: Cracks start to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc

A new Russian revolution

Cracks start to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Eugene de Kock: Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

The debate rages in South Africa over whether Eugene de Kock should ever be released from jail
Standing my ground: If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?

Standing my ground

If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?
Commonwealth Games 2014: Dai Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Welsh hurdler was World, European and Commonwealth champion, but then the injuries crept in
Israel-Gaza conflict: Secret report helps Israelis to hide facts

Patrick Cockburn: Secret report helps Israel to hide facts

The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by pollster Frank Luntz
The man who dared to go on holiday

The man who dared to go on holiday

New York's mayor has taken a vacation - in a nation that has still to enforce paid leave, it caused quite a stir, reports Rupert Cornwell
Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business, from Sarah Millican to Marcus Brigstocke

Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business

For all those wanting to know how stand-ups keep standing, here are some of the best moments
The Guest List 2014: Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks

The Guest List 2014

Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks
Jokes on Hollywood: 'With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on'

Jokes on Hollywood

With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on
It's the best of British art... but not all is on display

It's the best of British art... but not all is on display

Voted for by the British public, the artworks on Art Everywhere posters may be the only place where they can be seen
Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

Blanche Marvin reveals how Tennessee Williams used her name and an off-the-cuff remark to create an iconic character
Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

Websites offering your ebooks for nothing is only the latest disrespect the modern writer is subjected to, says DJ Taylor
Edinburgh Fringe 2014: The comedy highlights, from Bridget Christie to Jack Dee

Edinburgh Fringe 2014

The comedy highlights, from Bridget Christie to Jack Dee
Dame Jenny Abramsky: 'We have to rethink. If not, museums and parks will close'

Dame Jenny Abramsky: 'We have to rethink. If not, museums and parks will close'

The woman stepping down as chair of the Heritage Lottery Fund is worried