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Must Read: Retail therapy - with Carole Ann Rice.

Must for Him What's the coolest thing a cool dude about town can do? Order his new underwear to be delivered to his door, no matter where he chooses to wake up in the morning. is the first 3D online retailer to specialise in menis underwear and you get to see the garment from every angle, as a real life model spins round through 360 degrees.

Choose from Converse, Hom, Hanro and Moschino with prices from pounds 10 to pounds 40 with gift-wrapping on request. So you don't have to be a dirty stop out - providing you order your pants in advance!

Must Buy The inscrutable designer John Rocha is back for a second season at Debenhams with his exclusive collection Rocha.John Rocha featuring wool, silk and denim pieces in lilac, camel and sky blue. There are some classic black suiting, a gold sequinned knee length skirt and a bronze shantung silk suit for evening. Fulfil your designer dreams at Debenhams.

Must for Her You don't have to limit your love tokens to Valentine's Day as these silver necklaces, which are inspired by the famous Tiffany's trinkets, can be worn or given the year round. Holly Golightlys on a budget can get theirs at just pounds 4.97 from Asda and still have money over for breakfast too.

Must for Style Stoop, sag and slouch no more. You can now find the perfect fitting bra or your money back, says Contessa, the bra fitting lingerie expert. Pop along to your local store and choose from Passionata, Playtex, Lepel and Triumph, as well as their own collections from sizes 30AA to 46H, and give your bust the best.

Style featured is the Midnight Rose lace bra in aquamarine pounds 22 and briefs pounds 12.

Must Try Just when you thought it was safe to walk past a greetings card shop Mother's Day beckons. YSL have packaged some fragrance classics just for the occasion and made special gift packs for that very special woman. Prices start from pounds 24 and are on counter from February 24.

Retail Details Smythson, the people who don't leave stationery standing still have launched their spring/summer 2001 collection of make-up bags, wallets, luggage labels and bijou organisers in stunning citrus orange and gold calf leather. Simply divine!

Top make-up experts are saying that the new Colour With Confidence collection from Marks & Spencer is top stuff and worthy of cult status. Designed by cosmetics guru and celebrity make-up artist John Gustafson who has broken the colours down into warm and cool groups as well as natural and dramatic to help make it easier to buy the correct shade of foundation, lipstick or eye colour. There are 200 colours to choose from and certain stores nationwide will soon be opening special Beauty Shops where the range will be laid out on bespoke counters with a trained consultant on hand to help you choose the perfect hue.

Asking a woman to travel light is like asking her to split the atom. No need to bother now thanks to Timberland which has come up with a packable footwear range for spring 2001. Designed with the traveller in mind these men's and women's shoes incorporates compact, compressible footwear that packs easily yet still gives you comfort and support. Available in lace-up or slip-on versions you may not look like a supermodel but you will have room in the case for that little sequined number.

Prices start from pounds 60.


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Date:Feb 21, 2001
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