iStyle: Mod operandi

Ben Sherman is celebrating five decades of innovation with a collection inspired by the Sixties Jazz scene. Lee Holmes looks back at the British brand’s rich history

My Secret Life: Claire Sweeney, 41, actress

My parents were... great role models, especially my mum – she was my best friend. My dad really helped push my career, to the extent of taking me to gigs in the back of his meat van.

From Paris, with love

Lace, pearls and chaste chiffon gave the spring collections a girlish lightness of touch, says Susannah Frankel

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The 50 best menswear

Looking to update your wardrobe? Stylist Lee Holmes selects the styles that will keep you on trend this season

New directions: Inspiration for Autumn

Tomboys, vamps and foil-clad dolly birds...Take inspiration from the catwalk, says Susannah Frankel, and an autumn season that is brilliantly diverse