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Black and white check picks: Topshop, Ashish and Marc Jacobs

Click image to enlarge, product details after the jump Checks are all over the high street, but you don't have to go for tartan. A monochrome check looks chic and from grunger flannel to luxe houndstooth there's... Read more »

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Additions Direct bring us budget takes on Catwalk trends

I must confess it's been a long time since I've looked at any catalogue besides the Ikea one, but a quick browse of the Additions Direct website (like Littlewoods but inexplicably cheaper) bought up a fair few clever takes... Read more »

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Take Two: jacquard party dresses from Topshop and Primark

Come the Christmas party season, we're going to be seeing a lot more of these babies. The prom dress continues to be a big trend as we head well and truly into Autumn / Winter, and these heave jacquard versions are a more... Read more »

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Trendwatch Gallery! The Fashion Weeks get a touch of the blues

Along with the peach we spotted early on , one other colour has reigned supreme at the four major fashion weeks. Blue . All hues, from turquoise to indigo have appeared on catwalk across the globe, but the stand-out shade is... Read more »

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Darimeya do Autumn / Winter's Harlequin trend

Jumping on the Harlequin / Pierrot bandwagon, perrennial celebrity favourite Darimeya will bring us a new collection of their trademark boho tunic dresses for Autumn / Winter, reworked in circus colours with playing card... Read more »

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Fashion Week Trendwatch: The Cold Shoulder

The one-shoulder silhouette continues to be popular across the catwalks this season (and continues to be wrongly dubbed 'off the shoulder', which actually refers to items like this ). From micro mini dresses at Balmain to... Read more »

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Fashion Week Trendwatch: Jumpsuits

You're laughing and shaking your head now, but trust me, come Spring 2009, you'll be contemplating the jumpsuit. You'll be looking at a quirky one-piece in a slouch fabric and wondering 'could I get away with it'. Shown on... Read more »

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New York Fashion Week: Trendwatch! Everything is peachy keen

We're only a few days into New York Fashion Week, and already obvious trends are emerging. Most of these surround colour, which is no surprise considering trend predictors have been tipping folk off for months about what... Read more »

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Sarah Chalke shows us how to wear the high waist

One of the questions that CQ is most frequently asked is 'how do I wear a high waist'? Because of that, I'm constantly on the lookout for good examples of the trend. Last night, when I finally got round to watching *that*... Read more »

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Warehouse bring us gothic romance with their smocked Victoriana leather jacket

I'm forever going on about 'toughening up' outfits with a good leather jacket. I'm not usually a fan of 'mixing genres' (kudos if you can name that quote!) but I think this is a look that really works, especially considering... Read more »

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CQ Gallery: Ten of the best - tartan, check and plaid!

Last week we showed you how celebs have been tackling the trend for tartan, check and plaid clothing . Now it's your turn to get in on the act. Here are ten of the best items available now (or soon) on the UK high street that... Read more »

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Industry Interview: Disney Rollergirl

This week's Industry Interview is Disney Rollergirl , fashion industry blogger extraordinaire who has taken time out from her busy schedule to tell us a little bit about her day job: I'm a freelance stylist, journalist... Read more »

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Katie Holmes: a fan of Karla's Closet?

Click image to enlarge It seems that everyone is going mad for Katie Holmes' turned-up jeans , the voluminous look has been spotted on everyone from SJP (who wore them to promote her Bitten range and in the Gap... Read more »

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CQ Gallery: Celebs keeping it in check (and plaid and tartan!)

Mags and fashionistas are talking about how check and tartan are 'so hot right now', but we've seen the burgeoning trend bubbling away for ages. If you want a bit of inspiration as to how you can wear this look, try on our... Read more »

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Perfect Pick: the bird trend on dresses, swimwear and skirts

Click image to enlarge Instead of an Outfit Pick today I've decided to compile some of the best bird-themed clothing and accessories. A bird necklace or badge adds a whimsical touch to an outfit and bird-prints are a... Read more »

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Take your fashion inspiration from the guys

Isabelle O'Carroll writes: When I'm not writing for Catwalk Queen I'm also the editor of Brandish , our menswear site. I've learnt a lot from menswear and it's time for me to share my secrets. Right now has never... Read more »

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Katie Holmes' pegged jeans belong to Tom Cruise

Still trying to get your head around Katie Holmes' pegged jeans look (pictured far, left)? Me, I don't mind them, but I've found that few others share my humble opinion. Nevertheless, you might be interested to know that... Read more »

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Trends: pleated and cropped trousers

Click image to enlarge Pleated and cropped trousers are a great alternative to skirts or full-length trousers in this temperamental weather. The carrot-leg silhouette is big news for autumn and with a pair of mid-heel... Read more »

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Get some deep space chic with Josh Goot's dresses at Browns

Click image to enlarge Whenever I see Josh Goot 's otherworldy printed dresses I'm reminded of one of my friend's artworks from university. Using computer printer ink he made nebulous prints that looked like... Read more »

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Katie Holmes still loving the rolled-up mum jeans look

Click image to enlarge. [Rex Features] While attending rehearsals for the Broadway play, All My Sons , Katie Holmes has been sticking to one style formula - the rolled-up mum jeans look. The actress has been... Read more »

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Molly Ringwald has wardrobe regrets over 'The Breakfast Club' - we don't!

If you weren't a kid (or a fan) of the '80s, then you'd probably find most of what Molly Ringwald wore in her hit teen flicks pretty unforgivable. And why wouldn't you? Looking back now, it was merciless what the poor... Read more »

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Grey summer dresses

Click to enlarge image Grey is an unexpected colour to wear in the summer months but looks great teamed with white canvas pumps or sandals and a tan. It also makes a good transition colour so you wont look like... Read more »

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Barbie gets an S&M makeover - fashionable or worth all the fuss?

Kimberley Foster writes... My, my, my... Even after all the years that Barbie has been around (how old is she now, like 50?) she is still making headlines. Let's face it, she is like the Paris Hilton of toy land,... Read more »

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Laura Ashley bring Land Girls to the noughties with their Wartime Memories collection

Laura Ashley's 'Wartime Memories' collection is absolute perfection for 40s vintage lovers like me. Giving the 'Land Girl' look a modern makeover, it's rural glamour at its best. As always with the label, the best... Read more »

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Top Picks - Daisy, Daisy...

It's not deliberately 'Daisy day' on CQ today, but talking about Ms Lowe earlier in the day got me thinking about daisy inspired fashion and accessories, and - 20 minutes on Polyvore later - I came up with this, a... Read more »

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Viktor and Rolf-esque bib collar and cuffs from Forever 21

If you can't make it to the awe-inspiring Viktor and Rolf show at the Barbican order this bib collar and cuff set from Forever 21's trendier offshoot, Twelve by Twelve . It's reduced to a bargainous $8.99 and will add an... Read more »

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Cuteness ahoy! Nautical swimsuit from FablesbyBarrie

How adorable is this swimsuit? I love the multi-layered halterneck bandeau top, and vintage style cut. At first glance it looks hard to wear, but actually the dark blue is slimming across the tummy, the low cut is... Read more »

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Everyone's talking about... Agyness Deyn the hairdo queen!

For anyone that lives in London, you only have to wander the streets and you will soon spot a peroxide cropped girl (or boy) pounding the pavement, a.k.a. Agyness Deyn style. Call it Agy overdose, or simply summer... Read more »