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Buy it now: Lacoste’s pimped-up polo



I’ve gotta say I loved Christophe Lemaire’s luxe sporty aesthetic at Lacoste so I’m glad the new look isn’t that far removed. It has got a leetle bit more of a fashion flourish though, dare I say it’s a teeny bit Carven-ish? Anyway, this pimped-up Lacoste polo is doing it for me from the new Live womenswear line. I would wear it with cropped MIH jeans and my COS coat. But it now on Asos.



Buy it now: spring things



A Mary Katrantzou lantern-print bag, Chanel’s peachy nail colour called ‘June’, and Haider Ackermann’s two-way shoe…



ABOVE LEFT TO RIGHT:
Valextra iPad case £340; Chanel nail polish, £17.50; Miu Miu star-print jeans, £330
Carven shirt, £335; Mary Katrantzou for Longchamp bag, £94; Stella McCartney top, £445
Tom Binns necklace, £880; Acne unisex sunglasses£240; Haider Ackermann shoes, £534



London Fashion Week AW12: more highlights



More snippets from LFW…
London Fashion Week is famous for its surprises and its mix of commercial shows by Paul Smith, Nicole Farhi and Jasper Conran are nicely balanced by the interactive, multi-sensory theatre of other designers. Richard Nicoll chose to present a hybrid of showroom, shoot and show while McQ by McQueen’s theatrical show had an element of audience participation at the end. (more…)



Introducing Topshop’s New Gen tees




Topshop is celebrating ten years of its BFC NEWGEN sponsorship scheme to support emerging British fashion by releasing 20 Tshirts exclusively designed by our most exciting young talent. The T-shirts retail for £30 and will go on sale in stores nationwide and online at Topshop.com, as well as at a pop-up shop in Selfridges and at Somerset House (all profits go to Centrepoint). (more…)