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In the frame: how I learned to love glasses

The eye of the beholder: this season’s chic glasses. Illustration: Kate Copeland It was 1990 and I couldn’t choose which colour frames to have, so I had them all. All the colours. A pair of very large, very round, very rainbowed spectacles, through which nine-year-old me saw a world that, perhaps inevitably, was mainly laughing […]

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Lily-Rose Depp is the new face of Chanel – stylewatch

Lily-Rose Depp in her debut campaign for Chanel. Photograph: Handout Guardian fashion Lily-Rose Depp has practically been brought up in Chanel finishing school – her mother, Vanessa Paradis, has been an ambassador for the brand since 1990, and she has already worn tweed skirt-suits to two Chanel shows. Now, inevitably, the 16-year-old has become an […]

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The Converse All Star has been rebooted – not that you’d know it

The Converse All Star II. Photograph: PR Lauren Cochrane Question: how do you relaunch a sneaker right now? Answer: without changing much at all. Converse have unveiled the Chuck Taylor All Star II to great fanfare this week but, at first glance, it’s barely changed. Anyone looking at the new design would be hard pushed […]