How to wear stripes at any age: Discover how you can wear the trend, whatever your age and style…

How to wear stripes at any age This easy-to-wear wardrobe staple has remained a firm favourite over the past few years. From vertical to horizontal, classic navy to bold and bright, there are many ways to experiment with this style… | UPDATED: 22:04 GMT, 24 October 2012 TWENTIES, LEFT: Dress, 60, topshop.com.

Mono magic: Make a statement in bold black and white styles this season

Mono magic: Make a statement in bold black and white styles this season | UPDATED: 07:14 GMT, 8 October 2012 From houndstooth coats and animal print shoes, to pleated trousers and leathers tops, our pick of the best monochrome fashion on the High Street. Jacket with leather frill, 89.99, zara.com. Black T-shirt, 25, hobbs.

Kate Middleton: "Duchess Effect" deemed most powerful fashion buzzword of the year

Kate strikes again! 'Duchess Effect' deemed most powerful fashion buzzword of the year (and Pippa's bottom makes the list too) Kate has topped the list of fashion buzzwords for two year's running – the first person in history to do so The Duchess of Cambridge has become the first person to top a list of the most powerful fashion 'buzzwords' for two years running. Last year when the list was issued, Kate Middleton, as the duchess was known then, took the top spot. And this year, Kate has taken first place on the annual Fashion Buzzword List poll yet again – this time thanks to the popularity of the term 'the Duchess Effect.'The list is compiled using a combination of data collected from an analysis of words mentioned on the Internet, in the blogosphere, and from the top 75,000 print and electronic global media outlets, as well as from new media sources as they emerge.

Kate Middleton style: Christopher Kane offers Duchess of Cambridge fashion advice

‘It’s a shame she doesn’t wear more designers’: Christopher Kane offers Duchess of Cambridge style advice The Duchess of Cambridge, wearing Reiss, is a fan of the High Street Designer Christopher Kane, pictured with Samantha Cameron, would prefer to see Kate wearing more designer labels

Zara Phillips royal wedding: Kate Middleton recycles Diane Von Furstenberg dress

Kate the royal recycler strikes again as she breaks out her favourite Diane Von Furstenberg dress for Zara”s pre-wedding party 2:27 PM on 30th July 2011 Royal recycler: Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, opted for a green Diane Von Furstenberg dress for Zara Phillips” pre-wedding party last night which she had previously worn to an event in Los Angeles this month Stylish: The green silk “Maja” dress featured a low V back and brushed gold buttons along the seam Something blue: Kate at The Duke of Edinburgh”s 90th Birthday service in June, and, right, wearing the same coat dress in 2009 Monochrome: Kate wore this black and white dress to a friend”s wedding in June, after wearing it previously on a night out at a London nightclub back in 2007

Liz Jones Summer office dressing: No exposed armpits and no espadrilles

2:17 AM on 4th July 2011 No no: Liz Jones says that exposed armpits are one of the office summer fasion faux pas LIZ”S EIGHT RULES FOR DRESSING FOR SUCCESS Military feel and fluoro: Reiss” 159 dress will make colleagues do what you say and Banana Republic”s silk t-shirt in fluoro pink, 45 will make sure you stand out

Lucy Speed: I"ve been the same size since I was 14-years-old

Lucy Speed: I”ve been the same size since I was 14-years-old 8:41 PM on 29th June 2011 Stylish: Lucy Speed teams a dress with her favourite Aldo wedges Elegant choices, from left: Reiss dress, Theory coat and Angelina Colarusso wedding dress Casual chic, from left: Zadig and Voltaire bag, Office Girl shoes and Citizens of Humanity jeans LUCY”S WARDROBE FAVOURITES

Tesco replica of Kate Middleton"s sold-out Reiss dress on sale for 30

Cut-price princess: Tesco”s replica of Kate”s sell-out Reiss dress goes on sale – for just 30 5:25 PM on 8th June 2011 High street queen: The 175 Reiss dress Kate wore to meet the Obamas has proved so popular that Tesco has made its own 30 version, on sale next week Copy Kate: The Reiss Shola bandage dress, left, was such a hit with shoppers that it has now spawned a 30 replica by supermarket giant Tesco, right Enlarge