Zara Phillips dresses down in shorts as she takes a stroll in the sunshine in Oz – with a Miu Miu handbag

Zara Phillips dresses down in shorts as she takes a stroll in the sunshine in Oz (but she DOES have a designer handbag, of course) | UPDATED: 14:40 GMT, 20 November 2012 She has been spotted out and about in her racing day finest of late as she took part in a shoot for an Australian horse racing event. But yesterday, Zara Philips allowed herself a spot of down time, swapping the tailored dresses of her last public appearance for a pair of shorts and fine knit sweater for a relaxed stroll in the sunshine and a coffee with friends.

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.

Paint the town red: Add a splash of rouge turn heads

Paint the town red: Add a splash of rouge to turn heads on a night out | UPDATED: 00:20 GMT, 18 October 2012 Red longsleeved maxi dress, 60, wallis.co.uk. Metallic sandals, 149, hobbs.co.uk LEFT: Red and nude dress, 189, reiss.com. Nude pointed sandals, 80, dune.co.uk RIGHT: Coat, 195, coast-stores.com

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

How to wear cool blues at any age Whether you’re looking to add a splash of colour to an everyday outfit or colour-blocking top to toe, the shade to try this summer is blue. From classic navy to cobalt, this casual hue can be dressed up or down . . . By Barbara Mcmillan PUBLISHED: 22:48 GMT, 22 August 2012 | UPDATED: 22:48 GMT, 22 August 2012 TWENTIES, LEFT: Jumper, 125, reissonline.com, sunglasses,16, topshop.com, Carven skirt, 240, my-wardrobe.com, ankle-strap shoes, 49.99, zara.com THIRTIES, RIGHT: Top, 4.99, hm.com, By Malene Birger skirt, 210, net-a-porter.com, shoes, 85, dune.co.uk, Anton Heunis earrings, 123, my-wardrobe.com FORTIES, LEFT: Red Herring skirt, 30, and shoes, 45, all Debenhams 0844 800 8877, top, 12.90, uniqlo.com, sunglasses, 6.99, hm.com FIFTIES, RIGHT: Shift dress, 220, jaeger.co.uk, statement necklace, 85, stelladot.co.uk, patent court shoes, 30, Debenhams, 08445 616 161 SIXTIES, LEFT: Episode dress, 99, House of Fraser, 0845 602 1073, bag, 110, reissonline.com, bow shoes, 79, Hobbs, 0845 313 313 SEVENTIES, RIGHT: Top, 59, Hobbs, 0845 313 3130, trousers, 145, By Malene Birger, 020 7486 4000, earrings, 25.68, shop.nordstrom.com, shoes, 95, net-a-porter.com

Fly the fashion flag in red, white and blue this summer

Fly the fashion flag in red, white and blue this summer Our pick of the best patriotic fashions to help you celebrate the 2012 London Olympic games in style this season | UPDATED: 00:38 GMT, 30 July 2012 Flying the flag: Milly printed dress, 185, julesb.co.uk, tan court shoes, 40, Reissonline.com (left) and Hunters & Gatherers floral peplum dress, 135, amazon.com, Carvela bow front shoes, 59, Kurtgeiger.com Out on the town: Red top, 22, houseoffraser.co.uk, necklace, 85, stelladot.co.uk, gold trousers, 80, hobbs.co.uk, navy court shoes, 165, russellandbromley.com (left) and blue pleated dress, 35, Fennwrightmanson.com, beige pointed shoes, 85, Dune.co.uk, red chain belt, 17.99, zara.com Crimson tide: Red dress, 220, jaeger.co.uk, blue & gold sandals, 225, Lkbennett.co.uk (left) and Holly Willoughby red maxi dress, 69, very.co.uk, gold wedges, 55, Lkbennett.co.uk and blue ribbon worn as belt, 4, johnlewis.com Hair and make-up: NINA PACH using KIEHLS and BARE MINERALS Fashion assistant: BARBARA McMILLAN. Model: SILJE at MILK

She"s one racy lady! Zara"s fourth day at Cheltenham – and yet another stunning hat

She's one racy lady! Zara's fourth day at Cheltenham – and yet another stunning hatQueen's granddaughter attends with Princess Anne, who wore a green coat worn last Christmas at Sandringham | UPDATED: 19:30 GMT, 16 March 2012 Zara Phillips attended Cheltenham Festival for the fourth day in a row today as she arrived at the Gloucestershire course to celebrate the last day of racing. The Queen's granddaughter, a keen horsewoman herself, attended every single day of the National Hunt meet, and every appearance was accompanied by a stunning outfit – and topped with an eye-catching hat

Accessorise all areas: Three perfect party outfits

ACCESSORISE ALL AREASThree perfect party outfits FLAPPER STYLE Layer a feather bolero over this Twenties-style dress Dress, 195, French Connection, exclusive to harrods.com Feather jacket, 95, reissonline.com Shoes, 49.99, zara.com Clutch, 54.90, massimodutti.com Ring, 5, Freedom at Topshop, 01277 844 186 WELL SUITED Team simple black trousers with an embellished top and blazer Sequin jacket, 89.99, zara.comGlitter top, 60, wallis.co.uk Black trousers, 95, reissonline.com Wedges, 70, topshop.com Marano clutch, 350, anyahindmarch.comBangle, 30, whistles.co.uk ON TREND Follow the styles on the catwalk with this D&G-inspired star print beaded dress Star print dress, 115, next.co.ukGlitter heels, 60, Topshop.comClutch bag, 60, coast-stores.comCocktail ring, 8, Debenhams.com

Kate Middleton and Prince William get into Christmas spirit at Buckingham Palace lunch

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge get into the Christmas spirit as they attend lunch at Buckingham Palace The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge kicked off the Christmas festivities with a lunch at Buckingham Palace today. The Royal couple, among the close relatives invited to the event hosted by the Queen, were all smiles as they were spotted on their way. Kate looked radiant in the passenger seat while her husband eschewed a driver and took to the wheel.