Shoes for summer events
I ’ve just come back from my first outdoor summer event of the year, and my mules sunk into the grass. What should I wear instead? Please don’t say espadrilles.
How to look classic — but not staid
I like to dress in a relatively classic style but am worried I end up looking staid and old fashioned. Have you any tips?
How to match tops to trousers with flair
Trousers come in a variety of shapes and lengths these days and the tops I wear with my skinny jeans don’t look as good with wide-leg trousers. Can you advise on the best tops to wear with different shapes of trousers?
How to bring personality to a corporate wardrobe
I have a portfolio career but my roles require very different things. In one I am working in a corporate environment and in the other I am in the art world working alongside other creatives. How do I look appropriate for both? I am very creative naturally and don’t want to lose my sense of self in the corporate world.
Do I have to go back into heels?
During the pandemic, I have almost entirely rid my wardrobe of heels. This has worked fine except for evening events and weddings: my suits and dresses — especially the midi dresses — look terrible. Do you have any recommendations?
Go on, stick your neck out (or not)
If you are anything like me I will imagine you are all too well aware of what gets in the way when it comes to the theoretically straightforward act of finding clothes that suit you. You probably think it’s something to do with the size of your bottom or the length of your legs, your lack of waist or your amplitude of bosom. Perhaps it is
Meet Anna Berkeley. She could just be the best £300 you ever spend
I’ve been intrigued by Anna Berkeley ever since fashion colleagues raved about her nononsense advice and precise instructions. You see Berkeley, who spent 23 years merchandising and buying for high street and designer brands, from Wallis to Prada, knows about outfit building.
How to clear our your wardrobe in 9 easy steps
Are your drawers overflowing, but you still can’t find anything to wear? Spring is the perfect time for a wardrobe detox, but where do you start? This is how to take the stress out of decluttering
Can a styling service sort your party look?
You might think the Stella fashion team would have their festive outfits at the ready, but even pros can get stuck in a rut. We sent them to see if some personal styling could work Christmas miracles
Goodbye, skinny trousers. Hello, Hepburn pants
If you’ve ever suspected that most fashion trends are exclusively for the very tall and very thin, I’m afraid the street-style set’s new favourite look will do little to persuade you otherwise. The vogue among the A-list and the Insta pack is for a style of high-waisted, wide-leg slacks known among fashion editors as “Hepburn trousers”, after their most famous wearer (Katharine, not Audrey).
A boilersuit is the new casual fashion essential
Forget all those mechanic connotations. It’s really just a simple jumpsuit
Are you ready for the new power dressing? It’s beige
From Meghan Markle to Melania Trump, the elite are swathing themselves in a bland classic, says Harriet Walker
Summer’s hot colour? Say hello to yellow
If millennial pink didn’t suit you, fear not — yellow will, says Harriet Walker
How to find your perfect denim
From the holy grail of jeans to the new denim trends – and everything in-between
The big wardrobe workshop!
We talk to a host of experts to help curate and cleanse your closet space (yes, that includes those bags under the bed). Whether you’re a hoarder or a minimalist, here’s your need-to-know…
From A-lines to V-necks — how to dress for your shape
Whether you’re a triangle or an hourglass, these new rules will change the way you shop
Woman & Home
10 tricks for dressing with confidence
Anna Murphy reveals how some clever clothing choices can make you feel like the best possible you…
Everything you need to know about buying the perfect trousers
Spend, spend, spend, know your shape and make friends with a tailor — the fashion director’s rules for smart shopping
Have you mastered the French tuck? These people have
Anyone who’s anyone now tucks a bit of their top in at the front and lets it hang loose at the back
What to wear on a first date
Whether you’re still looking or back on the market, the politics of getting dressed for a date are complex. Charlie Gowans-Eglinton seeks advice