"I couldn"t look at myself in a mirror": The 5ft 11in model who hated herself at 116lbs on how becoming plus-size changed her career

'I couldn't look at myself in a mirror': The 5ft 11in model who hated herself at 116lbs on how becoming plus-size changed her career | UPDATED: 19:26 GMT, 22 October 2012 Standing at five-foot-11-inches, model Karolin Wolter weighed 116lbs; 22lbs less than her natural body weight. After three years in New York being told to lose more weight, the pressure to be thin became overwhelming and the 22-year-old Hamburg native decided to re-brand herself as plus-size; finally finding peace with her body, even if the modelling industry hadn't.

"They"re a walking billboard of you": Manhattan mothers explain why they dress their toddlers in designer clothes worth thousands

'They're a walking billboard of you': Manhattan mothers justify dressing their toddlers in designer clothes worth thousands | UPDATED: 11:49 GMT, 13 August 2012 Juliet Sandler dresses in the latest $650 dresses and $400 shoes from Parisian fashion house Lanvin. Juliet is 3. Her mother, Dara Sandler, says she dresses her daughter in the latest fashions because Juliet is a reflection of her – even though her daughter can't spell the names of the designers, let alone pay for their clothes

New York City"s oldest model lands first modelling job aged 82

New York's oldest model lands first campaign aged 82… but glamorous senior looks like she's done it her whole life | UPDATED: 02:48 GMT, 30 July 2012 Standing 5ft9 tall with a hand on her hip, flower in her hair and head tilted back in a jaunty pose Jacquie 'Tajah' Murdock looks like a woman who’s been modelling all her life. In reality, the New Yorker has only just landed her first major modelling gig…

Pin your hopes on a brooch

Follow Kate's style: Pin your hopes on a brooch | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 14 June 2012 The Duchess of Cambridge’s Diamond Jubilee outfits have been endlessly analysed — from the daring scarlet hat she wore on the flotilla to her well-worn nude LK Bennett heels. Yet one subtle touch escaped notice, until now. As she boarded the royal barge, the Spirit Of Chartwell, Kate wore a tiny gold brooch of two dolphins pinned to her red Alexander McQueen dress

Speed read: How to wear a mini-bag

Speed read: How to wear a mini-bag | UPDATED: 00:27 GMT, 7 June 2012 Shoulders rejoice! After years of lugging around bags big enough to carry the kitchen sink, this season the fashion world has decided that there’s a new kind of ‘It’ bag in town — and it’s very, very small. The ‘mini-bag’ is basically a wallet-sized bag on a strap, and is so teeny-tiny you’ll be lucky if you can squeeze in your phone, your credit card and the key to your front door.

How Alexa Chung has made plimsolls super-cool

Speed read: How Alexa Chung has made plimsolls super-cool | UPDATED: 00:50 GMT, 17 May 2012 What's not to love about plimsolls They're machine washable, comfortable, long lasting (if bought wisely) and great for sudden bursts of speed. Alexa Chung has made them super-cool again by posing for Italian trainer brand Superga's spring/summer campaign. This month, too, sees all-American label Vans collaborate with Parisian fashion house Kenzo for some bright and breezy patterned sneakers.

Target gets a taste of Miami in new-concept fashion collaboration with designer boutique The Webster

Target gets a taste of Miami in new-concept fashion collaboration with designer boutique The Webster | UPDATED: 19:32 GMT, 6 April 2012 The Webster is a favourite shopping destination for any self-respecting member of Miami's style set. Now the boutique's high-end beach vibe is set to go nationwide, thanks to a new partnership with Target

Gwyneth Paltrow joins pregnant pal Beyonce on luxury yacht to celebrate her 30th birthday

All aboard the mothership! Pregnant Beyonce invites best friend Gwyneth Paltrow on luxury yacht 4:23 PM on 5th September 2011 Swapping notes Mother-of-two and close friend Gwyneth Paltrow joined Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z on a luxury yacht in Venice, Italy, today, as the singer continued to celebrate her 30th birthday Taking a moment: Earlier in the day Beyonce was spotted taking a moment to tenderly cradle her baby bump as she enjoyed a refreshing juice Ahoy there! The group are staying aboard this luxury boat Big surprise: Beyonc debutedher baby bump in an orange Lanvin gown and told the assembled press: “Ihave a surprise!” at the MTV Video Music Awards, late last month Happy together: Beyonc married rapper Jay-Z on September 4, 2008 in New York, both pictured here in May this year

Little Lanvin: Alber Elbaz creates new designer children"s collection

Petite Lanvin: Alber Elbaz creates new designer children”s collection 9:14 AM on 16th June 2011 Little princess: The range is due out in November and includes t-shirts, dresses and jewellery : ” Star status: Undoubtedly Victoria Beckham will be one of the first to get her hands on the collection, as she is due to give birth to a baby girl this year