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Search results for "waistcoat"

Evans' Black Pussybow Waistcoat

For a truly multitasking item, look no further than Evans' pussybow waistcoat. It's simultaneously cute and formal, yet can edge up those trendy frothy floral tea dresses. The pussy bow gives a unique twist on a well-worn... Read more »

Less-than-boring basic: The deconstructed waistcoat

It may look fairly dull and innocuous at first glance, but the deconstructed waistcoat from River Island (£29.99) is exactly the kind of item that you buy as a basic and end up wearing to death. Less of a waistcoat and... Read more »

Haute Couture Fashion Week Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal A/W 09

Maison Martin Margiela 's Artisanal collection is shown at the same time at the couture shows but it always feels like more of a sketchpad for their main collection. Inventive as always, there were waistcoats made from false... Read more »

Shrugs, capelets and harnesses

Waistcoat-love reached its zenith around the time of the first Kate Moss for Topshop collection, who didn't want her black and yellow striped vest? Now that waistcoats have been off the radar for sometime we're... Read more »

Play the thrilling game of 'Imagine Those Are Martin Margiela's Actual Hands'®

There was a lot of 'ooh'ing and 'aah'ing at the DIY fashion tutorials featured in the Observer Woman this weekend. We love nothing more than getting our hands dirty in the name of fashion, and you can make a Jade Jagger... Read more »

Chrissie Hynde shows us how to do rock chick at Cornbury Festival

Along with Patti Smith, Chrissie Hynde is one of the original rock chicks, and she gave the lastest slew of popstrels a run for their money at the Cornbury Festival in Oxfordshire this weekend. We love her... Read more »

The fine dotted line: signing on to signature items

Kate Moss has her waistcoats, Amy Winehouse has her microminis, and Zooey Deschanel champions the black opaques. They're all signature items that are nothing to do with trends, although they can sometimes create them: that... Read more »

Sasha Baron Cohen marches into Leicester Square for Brüno premiere

The Brüno circus marched into town last night in a camp display of cropped waistcoats, bearskin hats and leather hotpants. Sasha Baron Cohen's Austrian alter ego led a parade of eurodancing scantily-clad men in... Read more »

Get The Look: the female tuxedo

The tuxedo is enjoying a bit of a revival at the moment, but one that's taking place almost entirely in the womenswear section. Waistcoats, tuxedo dresses and frock coats are big again, as are the dandyish accessories that... Read more »

Home & Away: how to wear hotpants on holiday and at home!

It's time to continue Catwalk Queen's series showing you how to make your holiday wardrobe a bit more versatile when you're at home. I've shown you a sneaky way to make a bold maxi dress work even in the rain , and now I'm... Read more »