Gallery: London Fashion Week round-up

London Fashion Week has showcased creations from the dazzling to the downright bizarre

handbag, bag, fashion

I’ve ditched my bag and discovered true liberation

Everyone should discover the freedom that comes with leaving their bag behind

Valentine’s Day presents that actually convey true love

Buy these presents for your beloved and your dignity will remain fully intact

Donald Trump, take note: every gentleman’s wardrobe needs a decent dressing gown

If the president doesn’t own a ‘bathrobe’, it’s a worrying sign

Aidan Hartley takes aim with a Holland & Holland

Shopping for a gun? Aim high

On the shooting range, grouse moor or in the African bush, there’s nothing so much fun as a bespoke rifle or shotgun, says Aidan Hartley

Rare books: a buyer’s guide

How to invest in rare and collectable books

The smartest suit trends for 2017

Double-breasted jackets and denim will lead the sartorial way this year

Forget tacky Christmas jumpers, go for a designer number this winter

The trend for Christmas jumpers has gone upmarket – here’s a guide to the best posh festive pullovers

Unusual jewels – and where to buy them

This Christmas there’s a whole of array of colourful and bold jewellery to hunt out

The real secret of Swiss watch craft: apprentices

Lots of people argue about what makes the Swiss watch business different. I think I’ve met the answer

One’s watch

Even queens wear Patek Philippe, says William Cook

Apple Watch with mother

Stuff your fancy earrings…this gift makes Caroline Bondy look cool to her kids

The Wish List

Timeless watches

Forget the fashion for flat shoes, high heels empower short women like me

51 per cent of women prefer flats, but heels are still vital to many

Georgie Lane-Godfrey edges past Camilla at the finish

Let’s throw kosher to the wind… and go veggie in Israel

Who needs meat when the alternative is so muscular?

Surrey’s new rich

What happened to the quiet, leafy county Daisy Dunn once knew?

The fight for Notting Hill

Some locals are determined to preserve its soul in the face of bankers, MPs and planners

The wish list

Stunning pearl jewellery

Taki with Joan Collins at El Morocco

The King of Clubs

El Morocco, lined in zebra-stripes and known as Elmo’s to New York insiders, was the ultimate in glamorous nightspots, says Taki

Stilettos, feminist? You’re fooling yourself

I have a pile of press cuttings about women who maim people with shoes; there have been 150 violent crimes…

The fox: Friend or foe?

When you see a fox, what do you feel? More than any other animal in Britain, the fox can elicit a…