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Donald Trump, Kim Kardashian and Cecil the lion: the ultimate 2015 Halloween costumes

For a Halloween costume, try Zayn Malik, a sexy witch or Iris Apfel. Photograph: Getty Images/Alamy Unless you pricked your finger on a spindle and fell asleep in a tower for the past century, you will have noticed that Halloween is a pretty major deal these days. The days when autumnal party thrills meant catherine […]

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Autumn trousers: five of the best styles

Yep, they’re back. For real this time, and not just on the catwalks. Just about every high-street shop has them in abundance. From ribbed wool to jersey and super-wide, there’s a huge choice. Our favourite is this jean-trouser hybrid from Weekday. Flares, £55, weekday.com. Photograph: Weekday The tailored trouser This season, the tailored trouser is […]

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Bella Freud and Kate Moss charity jumper – buy of the day

Kate Moss models Bella Freud’s charity jumper. Photograph: Mary McCartney/ Save The Children Bella Freud for Save the Children Fund’s Fashion Saves Lives this Christmas at Matchesfashion.com, £365 Photograph: Matches Fashion To raise money for Save the Children, designer Bella Freud has created this long-sleeved T-shirt as part of the Fashion Saves Lives campaign. Christopher […]

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What I wore this week: glam geek

‘The glam geek look originated on the Gucci catwalk six months ago.’ Photograph: David Newby for the Guardian We haven’t got all that long so, in the interests of saving time, may I assume you’ve all had the Margot Tenenbaum memo? How Gwyneth Paltrow’s mink-clad, barrette-wearing, chain-smoking character is fashion’s muse of the season, etc. […]

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What I wore this week: 70s daytime dressing

‘You have this stuff in your wardrobe.’ Photograph: David Newby for the Guardian Ever noticed how in each decade the fashion clock seems to stop at a certain time of day? In 1950s fashion, it will always be 4pm, in a dress to be worn under an apron as the cakes are brought triumphantly to […]

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David Beckham’s new tattoo, designed by daughter Harper – stylewatch

David Beckham with plenty of tats Photograph: BFA.com/REX Shutterstock Raf Simons and Alber Elbaz are all very well, but the real power player this week in fashion is Harper Beckham. Harper, four, has revealed her latest play on Instagram, where her father, David, posted a picture of his hand complete with a new tattoo, designed […]

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It’s only rock’n’roll but they like it: Hedi Slimane’s Saint Laurent makes it simple

The look Slimane has created is best described as ‘dolorous groupie’. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA “Truly hideous.” “Ugliest collection in Paris.” “Insults fashion.” Those reviews of Yves Saint Laurent’s infamous Liberation collection in 1971 must make heartening reading for the house’s current designer, Hedi Slimane, a man who has himself become accustomed to feeling the pointy […]

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Strictly kosher: Jewish slogan tees become a cult fashion fascination

Jewish T-shirts Photograph: Neph & Becky Trejo Sam Wolfson It’s tough, when you’re a self-deprecating Jewish hipster of mid-level means, to find humourous Hanukkah presents (dreidel fillers?) for your like-minded friends. Or at least it was until the launch of Unkosher Market, a range of lolzy T-shirts that combine Yiddish expressions and Jewish culture with […]

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The weird world of men’s YouTube hair tutorials

Man bun, quiff and combover, as attempted by Dean Kissick Photograph: Dean Kissick I’ve never really known how to style my hair – honestly, I don’t think many men do. Most men’s styling products have an effect that is absolutely nothing like they’re intended to, and only make your hair a disgusting, gloopy mess. Or, […]

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Shoes inspired by Star Wars – buy of the day

R2D2 heels by Irregular Choice, £195. Photograph: PR company handout Hannah Marriott If you’re unconscionably excited about Star Wars: the Force Awakens – or if you simply harbour a desire to walk on an imperial stormtrooper’s head – this might be just be the fashion launch of the year. The Death Star boots, £275. Photograph: […]