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Warehouse launch the 'Modular' capsule collection online & in London

It's all about the limited edition, online-only and 'capsule' collections on the high street at the moment. From celeb-designed ranges to special ranges of 'key' pieces, they're all intent on building a buzz around a... Read more »


Etsy. Catwalk Queen's new eBay (sort of)

I'm constantly amazed by the creativity and talent of young designers, dressmakers and vintage specialists. Now that eBay is flooded with cheap copies and Primark resellers, it makes sense to look elsewhere for unique... Read more »


Rockabilly babes and wannabe bombshells - Vivien Of Holloway is no longer your best kept secret!

Bombshell-inspired clothing has always been a favourite of mine, but the difficulty in getting hold of labels like Stop Staring and Bettie Page in the UK means it's not often I can indulge my inner Marilyn. Luckily,... Read more »


CQ Preview: The goodies on offer at Chanel, Dover Street Market

There was no doubt about it, from the tweed jackets to the Amy Winehouse beehives, Karl Lagerfeld's Metiers d'Arts Paris-Londres collection was English to the max. Now he has harnessed those Brit-centric... Read more »


Patricia Field at Selfridges today for diet Coke bottle launch

For all of those die-hard SATC fans, your favourite celebrity stylist, Patricia Field , is going to be making a special appearance today at Selfridges . Fields is not only in town to celebrate the world premiere of... Read more »


CQ goes mad for Polyvore!

Inspired by recent entries to our Style This feature, I've spent the afternoon rediscovering Polyvore , the community for creating outfits online. Back when I first started playing around with it the site was in its... Read more »


Autumn / Winter 2008 - 9 press day preview: H&M

We've been hitting the press days left, right and centre over the last few weeks, getting a sneaky peek at what's in store for Autumn / Winter 2008 - 9. Now the sun is finally shining in London it's even more difficult to... Read more »


Is a London black cab the latest must-have fashion accessory?

Have I missed a memo or better yet... the latest issue of Grazia ? Because it appears that I have skipped out on a new, rather strange emerging trend - the black cab. Kate Moss has got one, so you can bet your last... Read more »


CQ Discovers: Stella McCartney launches first online store

While she continues to develop her business on the ground , Stella McCartney also wants her presence on the web known. The British designer has just launched her first online store , but for us UK fans we'll have... Read more »


If anyone asks, I'm a web editor...

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Preview: H&M's Tribute to Marimekko collection

Last November, we told you that H&M had collaborated with Marimekko to create a 50-piece summer '08 collection. In its tribute to the Finnish textiles company, H&M has fused prints from the Marimekko archive to... Read more »


Nothing says 'I love you' quite like Louis Vuitton roses

Nothing can escape the branding of Louis Vuitton , not even roses it would seem. The French label have come up with their own monogrammed white roses in time for White Day on March 14th. Never heard of White Day?... Read more »


Psst... Is Rihanna next in queue to launch a clothing range?

Celebrity clothing ranges are so overdone these days, I can't help but yawn when I hear who is next in queue to launch their own collection. Fresh from Paris Fashion Week, Rihanna recently told The Mirror that... Read more »


Social shopping, outfit picks and fashion spaces - our pick of the most fashionable web 2.0 sites

What is better than shopping? How about shopping and then telling people about it? Or shopping with other people? Or showing off what you've bought to other people? Or putting outfits together before you buy them, just to... Read more »


Twenty8Twelve by Sienna and Savannah Miller. It's quite good, actually.

At a recent press day, I remember being surprised how many of the clothes I picked off the rails for a closer look came from the Twenty8Twelve line by Savannah and Sienna Miller. I'd always thought loving this line was... Read more »


March must-haves from Catwalk Queen

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Why We Love 'How To Look Good Naked'

I try to stay clear of TV makeover shows because I find myself shouting at the screen in disgust, but when I stumbled across Channel 4's 'How To Look Good Naked', I was pleasantly surprised. While so many tv makeover... Read more »