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Fashion Statement: Why we all appear to be heading in onesie direction

Everyone’s at it for winter. It’s comforting, it keeps you warm, it’s snuggly and it’s nice.  So why not go for it, in the privacy of our own homes? I’m talking about the ubiquitous trend for a onesie, of course – or for those less au fait with street parlance, an  all-in-one. A jumpsuit. A catsuit. Actually  a catsuit is a bit different, but it’s still part  of the all-in-one family.

Twinkle, twinkle: How to shine like a little star this Christmas party season

From top, clockwise: Extra dimension skinfinish in superb £21.50, MAC, available nationwide

Christmas gifts for the beauty queen

Main image: The Print Collection eau de parfum perfumes by Stella McCartney, 30ml, £34.20 each, John Lewis; frames, from £5, John Lewis

Clockwise from left: 1. Black boots with brown top £150, dune.co.uk; 2. Suede and leather boots£345, Russell and Bromley, 020 7629 6903; 3. Black leather boots £190, cosstores.com; 4. Suede foldover boots £100, asos.com; 5. Studded heel boots £110, topshop.co.uk

Fill your boots

Stock up on fitting footwear to fend off the chills

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Can the Kardashians sex up Dorothy Perkins? Fashion chain dragged into the 21st century by Kim and Kourtney

One is the grande dame of the high street, a reliable mainstay of the retail world that first opened its doors in 1909. The other is a family whose international fame began in 2007 when one of its members was featured in one of the most successful sex tapes of all time.

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Gap is in trouble after releasing a T-shirt with the slogan “Manifest Destiny”, a term associated with the belief that white Americans were entitled to expand across the Native Americans’ land

Terrible tees and the fools who make them

Gap is in trouble after releasing a T-shirt with the slogan "Manifest Destiny", a term associated with the belief that white Americans were entitled to expand across the Native Americans' land. Not clever, but Gap isn't alone in T-shirt insensitivity.

The 10 Best high-street handbags

Carry the latest trend on your arm day or night with this selection of bags - the only difficulty will be choosing just one

1. Longwear Lipglass in Forever Rose £15, MAC, available nationwide

Coming up roses

Your garden might have gone to sleep but your beauty regime doesn't need to, says Harriet Walker

Gold-heeled shoes £90, dune.co.uk; silver glitter- toe courts £45, Faith, debenhams.com; silk-printed courts £70, aldoshoes.com; pink sequin wedges £130, Carvela, kurtgeiger.com gold glitter £68, dune.co.uk; gold-heeled court shoes £55, asos.com

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

Life in bright colour

Louise Gray is known for her rainbow-hued designs – and her new line for Topshop is bright on trend

Buckling the trend

One, two, buckle your shoe: this season monk-strapped footwear isn't just for men. ,

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