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Milliner Monique Lee, 32 from Longbridge, Birmingham, with her couture LED lighting-up hats.

Birmingham designer's quirky hats are making heads turn

After marrying an Englishman, Monique Lee discovered Britain's love of quirky hats, something completely different to the culture she grew up with in Taiwan. Zoe Chamberlain reports.

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Warwickshire County Cricketer Laurie Evans
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Style: Cool out of Iceland

Greenhouse in Iceland where EGF is cultivated, BIOEFFECT EGF Serum is available from Selfridges
Plane passengers flying over Iceland have been known to spot an unusual landmark glowing in the dark down below.

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Milliner Monique Lee, 32 from Longbridge, Birmingham, with her couture LED lighting-up hats.

Birmingham designer's quirky hats are making heads turn

After marrying an Englishman, Monique Lee discovered Britain's love of quirky hats, something completely different to the culture she grew up with in Taiwan. Zoe Chamberlain reports.

Warwickshire County Cricketer Laurie Evans

Laurie Evans: Good care helps me play out of my skin

We know men moisturise these days but how far do they go when it comes to skin care? Alison Jones talks personal grooming with sportsman Laurie Evans

Greenhouse in Iceland where EGF is cultivated, BIOEFFECT EGF Serum is available from Selfridges

Style: Cool out of Iceland

Plane passengers flying over Iceland have been known to spot an unusual landmark glowing in the dark down below.

Nigella Lawson

Emma Johnson: FHM's Sexiest 100 list has given me food for thought

Jennifer Lawrence tops the tree but digging down the list reveals some interesting points

An artist's impression of the new frontage at Selfridges, which is being refurbished with a £20 million investment, and will start having similar window dressing as the Oxford Street store in London exclusive

£20m overhaul for Selfridges Birmingham

The department store giant is investing £20 million in a major refit at its landmark shop, bringing in a host of new brands and creating about 70 jobs over two years

Emma and mum on way to a Vogue fashion night

Emma Johnson: Mum's the last word in style for me

As Mother’s Day approaches, it got me thinking about my own mum’s wardrobe

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Emma Johnson: Girls need guiding to loving their own looks

This week Girlguiding announced it is launching a badge in body confidence

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Emma Johnson: It's time to spring into some new season shopping action

There's already some fantastic ranges around to help you look hot this summer

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Hot property: WIN the stunning Next summer fashion range

Puerto Rican supermodel Joan Smalls smoulders in Next’s new summer collection

VIDEO: We try out Bar Refaeli and Kim Kardashian's favourite cosmetic procedure, the 'vampire' facial

It’s the gruesome-sounding beauty treatment beloved by a host of celebrities from Kim Kardashian to supermodel Bar Refaeli. Clemmie Moodie  puts the vampire facial to the test

Lupita Nyong'o, winner of the award for best actress in a supporting role for

Oscars 2014 style special: Full length and fabulous Oscars style special (GALLERY)

Stylist Joanne Watkinson casts her eye over the red carpet looks from the 86th Academy Awards

Amy Adams arrives at the 85th Academy Awards

Emma Johnson: I expect big frocks but few shocks at this year's Oscars

For some people it is the FA Cup final, for others it is the Ashes, or the Olympics, while there are those who count the sleeps until the  Eurovision Song Contest.

Jasmine sequin top front split maxi dress £25

GALLERY: Oscars fashion - finest frocks ahead of the 86th Academy Awards

Hollywood’s elite will be donning their finest frocks tomorrow for the 86th Academy Awards. EMMA JOHNSON picks out some Oscar-worthy gowns for your big night out

Jerry Hall

Emma Johnson: We think it's Hall over ... it is wow!

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Kardashian Kollection for Lipsy: Kim wears clinging white dress £65

Kardashian Kollection keeping it in the family

Babies... break-ups... nothing holds the Kardashian clan back, writes EMMA JOHNSON

Coco Rocha attending the Noor by Noor fashion show, held at the Lincoln Centre in New York, during Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week 2014

Emma Johnson on why frost bite's the fashion week in the Big Apple

Latest fashion news from around the globe

Utah Raasch jersey dress ¿119 from Peter Hahn (www.peterhahn.co.uk)

Jersey girls never go out of style

Latest fashions to add to your wardrobe

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In with the new - Spring/summer fashion from Top Shop

From the pretty pastels of its “kiss me Margate” trend to the casual denim and sweats look of “skate away” and the sexy, striking dresses for night time, Topshop has got next season covered. EMMA JOHNSON finds out more

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With all eyes on Kylie and Beyoncé's, Emma Johnson tries to get to the bottom of her big obsession

Is bigger now not better all of a sudden?

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Shape up in style with sportswear fashion

Get physical and fashionable

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Property of the week: Live like an Earl in £475,000 Bretby Hall

Vanley Burke's flat. Picture: Vanley Burke

£17,000 appeal to move Birmingham photographer Vanley Burke's flat to Ikon Gallery

Artworks by Imbue

Artist Imbue - The Banksy of Brighton - to exhibit works at Custard Factory

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