Style classics: Louboutin

Style classics: Louboutin | UPDATED: 23:50 GMT, 21 November 2012 This year’s retrospective of Christian Louboutin’s shoes at the Design Museum has been named its most popular exhibition of all time. Perhaps the most recognisable element of his designs are the crimson soles — easily as iconic as his elegant uppers, which have been decorated with everything from Swarovski crystals to lethal-looking studs. The furniture maker’s son was born in Paris in 1964, and became a dapper presence in chic circles in the late Seventies and early Eighties.

As she meets her idol Donny Osmond in Las Vegas, Susan Boyle says she may have conquered her demons but now she"s terrified it may all disappear

As she meets her idol Donny Osmond in Las Vegas, Susan Boyle says she may have conquered her demons but now she's terrified it may all disappear | UPDATED: 22:47 GMT, 16 November 2012 We’ve only just met and Susan Boyle has already whipped off her heels and shown me the results of some recent pampering – a pedicure inlaid with Swarovski crystals.

All I want for Christmas… is a card? The $5,000 paper greeting decorated with 23-carat gold, diamonds and emeralds

All I want for Christmas… is a card The $5,000 paper greeting decorated with 23-carat gold, diamonds and emeralds | UPDATED: 16:27 GMT, 13 November 2012 A luxury greeting card company that uses archival papers, 23-carat gold, as well as precious and semi-precious stones, is selling a Christmas card for $5,000.

Nicole Scherzinger makes technology sexy as she wows in the UK"s first ever Twitter dress at 4G launch

A tweet to remember: Nicole Scherzinger makes technology sexy as she wows in the UK's first ever Twitter dress at 4G launch | UPDATED: 22:30 GMT, 1 November 2012 She's impressed on the fashion front week after week during her stint on The X Factor so far. So it's no wonder Nicole Scherzinger was asked to model the UK's first Twitter dress at the launch of EE – the new 4G mobile network

Iconic Playboy ears, cuffs and corset brought up to date with hundreds of Swarovski crystals

Bunny girl goes Baroque: Iconic Playboy ears, cuffs and corset brought up to date with hundreds of Swarovski crystals to match new lounge inside Playboy Club Designed by Nina Naustdal who follows in footsteps of Roberto Cavalli and Marchesa in reworking the outfit UK's top 'Bunny Sara' the only bunny allowed to wear unique costume 500 Swarovski crystals make extravagant corset worth 10,000Weighs 4.4lbs (2kg) | UPDATED: 22:27 GMT, 5 October 2012 A glittering new Bunny Girl outfit has been unveiled to celebrate the launch of a new bar at London's Playboy club. Norwegian womenswear designer Nina Naustdal created the one-off Swarovski Bunny outfit in collaboration with the Playboy Club to coincide with the opening of Baroque, a bar masterminded by the entrepreneur behind the Hoxton Pony

Queen"s Diamond Jubilee 2012: Majestic Queen looking mint in crystal-studded coat and dress designed by long-serving couturier Angela Kelly

Majestic Queen looking mint in crystal-studded coat and dress designed by long-serving couturier Angela Kelly | UPDATED: 15:19 GMT, 5 June 2012 The Queen looked utterly majestic this morning as she arrived at St Paul's for her thanksgiving service to the sound of pealing cathedral bells and a sea of waving Union flags. Looking delighted by the scenes, beaming as she waved at the sea of smiling faces. With Prince Philip in hospital received Met by the Lord Mayor, the Queen ascended the steps of the cathedral alone.

Queen shines in white crystal-studded coat and dress for stunning royal pageant

Our Diamond Queen! Monarch shines in white crystal-studded coat and dress handmade by loyal couturier Angela Kelly for royal pageantOutfit handmade by the Queen's in-house couturier Angela KellySwarovski crystal-studded outfit was a year in the making | UPDATED: 18:18 GMT, 3 June 2012 Billions of people across the world will be focused on the Queen today as she celebrates her Diamond Jubilee with a majestic 1,000-strong river pageant. As the star of today's spectacular, the Queen made sure to live up to the expectations of her loyal subjects and fans as she stepped on to the Britannia launch today to take her to the royal barge wearing a stunning silver and white coat and hat trimmed with dozens of Swarovski crystals.

Irina Shayk attends Jeffrey Fashion Cares fundraiser in VERY fitted blue dress

Looks like it was painted on! Irina Shayk attends fashion fundraiser in VERY fitted blue dress | UPDATED: 09:19 GMT, 27 March 2012 She clearly had to go all out, knowing there was going to be another Sports Illustrated model there. And Irina Shayk chose the perfect dress for the Jeffrey Fashion Cares event in new York. The 26-year-old's blue number was so tight, it looked as though it had been painted on.