The Timeless 50 – Fashion

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  • The Timeless 50 - Fashion

    Fashion

    What are the essential timeless items every woman needs? We´ve got them all wrapped up in our mix of six key pieces to make up the backbone of your working wardrobe. From the transitional trench to the tailored white shirt, click on the discussion link below and tell us the closet basics you swear by. Plus, vote for your must-have timeless item and be in with a chance of winning one of £100 vouchers to spend at Selfridges or an amazing £500 shopping spree at Selfridges. See which style fairs best in our popularity chart (right).

    • Little Black Dress

      Made famous by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany´s, when the Hollywood darling wore a design by Givenchy, the LBD remains every woman´s failsafe fashion choice for black-tie events and cocktail parties.


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    • Clutch Bag

      THE bag of choice for autumn/winter ´09, the hottest look across the catwalks was the oversized clutch bag


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    • The Trench Coat

      The ideal transitional cover-up, trench coats bridge that in-between season gap with ease. Typically worn in khaki shades, in recent seasons the high street has updated the trench, offering an array of shades and shapes. ´My Zara mid-thigh trench is my spring and autumn staple,´ says marieclaire.co.uk assistant editor Kate Matharu.


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    • Skinny Jeans

      Blame Kate Moss for the skinny jean effect that´s taken the fashion world by storm – they´re the ideal way to show off your slim-line silhouette.


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    • The White Shirt

      An essential for every woman´s wardrobe, find your perfect white shirt and you´ve found your style best friend. Choose an oversized shape, belted and teamed with leggings for dressed-down chic or go ultra smart with a slim-fit cut and pencil skirt.


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    • The Pencil Skirt

      Providing the best way to work that sexy secretary trend that returns season after season, the pencil skirt is a must-have style classic. Worn by style mavens from Dita Von Teese to Victoria Beckham, this is an eternal classic that never goes out of fashion.


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