Yay or Nay

Yay or Nay has been running on Catwalk Queen and its sister sites since around 2005, and has always been one of our favourite features. Come here on a Wednesday to vote in the latest fashion poll and leave a comment with your thoughts on the look, item or topic in question. With years of archives you can also look back in time and see if you still agree with previous results!

Yay or Nay? J.W Anderson's boys like they're girls

Designer J.W Anderson showed a unique approach to menswear at London Collections today, with a collection that, at first glance, looked like it belonged at a womenswear show. Male models took to the catwalk in silhouettes... Read more »


Yay or Nay: Amelia Lily's Forever Unique prom dress

It comes as no surprise that last week you decided Forever 21's vintage style sweaters (now completely sold out) were a Yay . It seems all it takes is a faded Lion King logo to make a boring jumper cool! Now for this week's... Read more »


Yay or Nay Wednesday: Vintage Disney sweaters

It was a close call last week with our celebrity-themed Yay or Nay . We asked what you thought of Victoria Beckham's leather legwarmers, and the results were almost 50/50. The Yay's just scraped through though...it seems you... Read more »

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Yay or Nay: Victoria Beckham's leather leg warmers

It was one of her first public appearances since giving birth to Harper Seven , and yes Victoria Beckham did leave quite an impression. The Spice-Girl-turned-designer turned up to the WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit this... Read more »


Yay or Nay: Missguided Quilted Gilet

It was a big resounding nay last week for By Malene Birger's sequin and lace party dress . One trend at once next time, perhaps? This week, it's the turn of Missguided's quilted gilet. Yes, apparently gilets are a thing... Read more »


Yay or Nay Wednesday: Sequins and Lace

It looks like Jonathan Saunders gets the thumbs up from you lot, as his Edition leather sleeved coat got a resounding Yay in last week's poll . This week, we want to know what you think of this festive dress from By Malene... Read more »


Yay or Nay Wednesday: Jonathan Saunders Edition Leather Sleeve Coat

The masses have spoken, and apparently last week's wallpaper-print 70s midi dress gets a resounding YAY with 54% of the votes. This week, we turn your attention to a tough trench coat from Jonathan Saunders' range for... Read more »


Yay or Nay: Peacocks by Design Belted Print Dress

Last week, Topshop's tiger print skirt narrowly secured a 'Yay' vote from you in our weekly poll. This week, we turn our attention to a rather retro-looking number... "I love the geometric print, it makes a bold... Read more »


Yay or Nay Wednesday: Topshop Tiger Skirt

The pencil skirt is one of the shapes of the season, but how do you feel about Topshop's rather over the top take on the trend ? Dressing the classic shape up with a rainbow leopard print definitely makes it a bit more fun,... Read more »

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X Factor Style-Off: Cheryl Cole in Zuhair Murad vs. Dannii Minogue in Project D

Ah, thank goodness X Factor is back! That means more fashion ogling of Cheryl Cole and Dannii Minogue as they go head-to-head not only in the singing competition but also in the style stakes. Week one of the live... Read more »


2010 Oscars Poll: Kristen Stewart in Monique Lhuillier - Yay or Nay?

Has Twilight 's Kristen Stewart taken the subject of vampires too far? That's what we want to know with our special Oscars reader poll. The young actress attended the awards ceremony, along with co-star Taylor Lautner,... Read more »


Yay or Nay? Sharon Stone's gangster-meets-cabaret Dior ensemble

Some are loving it and some are despising it. So who better to ask than you guys! Sharon Stone made quite the entrance at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's "An Enduring Vision" benefit in New York City on Monday. The... Read more »


Yay or Nay? Katy Perry's technicolour print Basso & Brooke suit

Never one to shy away from crazy clothes, Katy Perry turned heads once again this week for her unique fashion sense. The singer was spotted leaving her concert in New York in this technicolour Japanese-print suit from Basso... Read more »


Yay or Nay: Nicole Richie's tie-dye boho look at UNICEF event

Click image above to enlarge. [Photos: WENN] We all know that Nicole Richie is a big fan of the boho look. But has she taken it too far this time? The reality TV star and soon-to-be-mum-again co-hosted a... Read more »


Hot or Not: Katie Holmes' Christian Lacroix Haute Couture dress at the Brazilian premiere of 'Valkyrie'

[Image: WENN] Alison Yau writes... Katie Holmes ' fashion choices always seem to cause a bit of a stir whether she is wearing husband Tom Cruise's jeans or being the new face of the Miu Miu S/S 09 ad campaign .... Read more »


Hot or Not: Scarlett Johansson on Jay Leno

It seems the new darker locks (or perhaps married life) has caused something of a style shakeup for the always lovely Scarlett Johansson . Gone (for now anyway) are the skin-tight, cleavage-exposing frocks and incoming... Read more »


Yay or Nay: Jennifer Connelly at 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' NY premiere

Balenciaga devotee Jennifer Connelly stayed true to her fashion house when she stepped out in this sparkly aqua number at the premiere of her new film The Day the Earth Stood Still in New York last night. With long,... Read more »


Yay or Nay: Amy Adams' floral dress at the Gotham Independent Film Awards

We're huge fans of Amy Adams ' style here at Catwalk Queen . In fact, we all agree she just keeps getting better and better on the red carpet, faultlessly picking colours and styles which flatter and accentuate.... Read more »


Yay or Nay: Sienna Miller's lace-up back dress at Hollywood Domino launch

After the masses of press attention which has followed her around in recent months, things started to get quiet lately on the Sienna Miller front as she, quite sensibly, decided to lay low. Well, you can take the girl... Read more »


Yay or Nay: Gwyneth Paltrow's see-through dress at 'Two Lovers' Paris premiere

[Image: Sipa Press/Rex Features] Hands up who is loving the new risk-taking Gwyneth Paltrow ? I, for one, can't get enough of her vertiginous heels, thigh-skimming mini dresses and newfound confidence for treading... Read more »


Hot or Not: Mena Suvari at FEARnet's 2nd Anniversary Party

[Image: Amanda Schwab/Rex Features] Mena Suvari has been pushing the envelope lately when it comes to fashion choices and while some of her outfits may have been criticised as a little hit or miss, you can never fault... Read more »


Would you wear these? Anna Sui's Paillette-embellished shorts

Slightly reminiscent of Kylie's lame hot pants in her Spinning Around video (which I swore I would never attempt), these Anna Sui sequin shorts might have me changing my tune after I spotted them in Net-a-Porter's... Read more »


Yay or Nay: Oasis' satin strapless dress

There's a lot about this Oasis dress that I love. Firstly, the colour is fabulous. This shade of blue works on everyone (especially redheads - see Nikka Costa for proof ) and is perfect for drawing attention. I also... Read more »


Yay or Nay? Count Von Lagerfeld on your bag?!

When Karl Lagerfeld put his mug on t-shirts for his H&M collection, I thought he was nuts (and so did everyone else, judging by the ones I remember seeing on the sale racks). But then when Urban Outfitters brand 'Truly Madly... Read more »


Star style: Keira Knightley at 'The Duchess' premiere in London

Keira Knightley let her dress do all the talking at last night's premiere of her latest film The Duchess in London's Leicester Square. The cornflower blue dress from Alexis Mabille's Autumn 2008 Couture collection was... Read more »


Yay or Nay: Double layered dresses

More and more of these double-layered dresses and skirts are slowly appearing on the high street, which leads me to believe they're taking off in a big way. That said, I've yet to see anyone out and about wearing one, which... Read more »


Yay or Nay - Fake Fur

We've talked a lot in the past about real fur, and it's safe to say the topic always results in a great debate. But this time, I want to know what you think of the fakes. There'll be loads of faux fur jackets and coats in the... Read more »


Yay or Nay - The return of Ossie Clark

You were split on Celia Birtwell's latest collection for Topshop , but what about the label started by her late husband, Ossie Clark? It's back with Avsh Alom Gur at the helm, and My-Wardrobe.com have just taken delivery... Read more »


Yay or Nay - What do you think of the British Olympic team's uniforms?

If, like me, you have barely moved off the couch this weekend for fear of missing all the action from the Beijing Olympics , then you'll also probably have some thoughts on what you've seen so far fashion-wise.... Read more »