Our round-up of fashion’s hottest news and best buys...
Embrace your inner glamour goth, like Katie Holmes at DKNY’s 30th Anniversary fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. For a bargain take on her sheer leather dress, try Love Label at Very’s Tulle Skirt Faux Leather Dress, reduced to £19.50 (www.very.co.uk).
Designer duo Peter Pilotto’s collection for US-budget chain Target is Net-a-porter.com’s fastest selling collaboration. During the first hour of the range going on sale, the site received a new order every second, with prices starting from just £17 for a pair of sunglasses. “Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos worked with Target on creating a collection that was totally identifiable yet different, and we knew this collaboration was going to be a hit from the beginning,” says Net-a-Porter.com president Alison Loehnis.
Swap your shopping bags for a designer tote. Giles Deacon has teamed up with Sainsbury’s to design stylish print shoppers for Sport Relief. Two bold colourways are available, priced £6 each, with £1.50 per bag going to the charity. Available from February 15 in 548 stores nationwide.
Cut For Evans is a ground-breaking new plus-sized fashion collection using winning designs from a fashion contest run by the chainstore with students at Kingston and Bournemouth Universities.
Look out for the bold, bright creations, designed to show that big can be beautiful and not everything has to be showcased on a size eight frame, later this year in stores and online.