STYLE FILE : LIFE OF MARGARET THATCHER IN PICTURES

Margaret Thatcher was not necessarily considered a  fashion icon during her time her at 10 Downing street, she was  famed for her sartorial Staples-  a string of pearls given to her by her husband Denis, pussy bow blouses, an Asprey handbag and a seemingly endless supply of fitted skirt suits in every shade of blue from royal to navy.

But her inimitable look has come to define the era. That favourite Asprey bag, which became synonymous with her conservative but feminine style, sold at Christie's for £25,000 in June 2011.
"I hope the highest bidder knows if he's into handbagging, he's got a weapon with quite a track record," said Thatcher daughter, Carol at the sale.

Looking back into her most famous fashion moment in her life....LIFE IN PICTURES

CHINA NAMED NO.1 SOURCE OF IMITATION PRODUCT-WWD

Counterfeit fashion apparel and products have been intercepted by officials, which is worth up to $133 million of fake apparel goods that is about £87.3 million in 2012 according to a report by US customs released last week.

Additionally the US customs seized $511.2 million (£321.8 million ) worth of fake handbags and wallet, counterfeit watches and jewellery worth $186.9 million (£117.7 million ) and $103.3 million (£65 million ) worth of footwear- with China name as the the number one source of imitation products, WWD reported.

" As online commerce continue to expand, we are seeing more of online criminal organisations exploiting cyberspace to further their criminal enterprise, " said Lev Kubiak, director of the Intellectual Property Right Centre. " Website are increasingly the front end or entry point for consumers, businesses and organisation to the international supply chain.

A total of 697 websites facilitating the sale of counterfeit goods were taken down over the last 12 months.

KIM FLAUNT HER BODY FOR ARAB MONEY

The reality show princess takes sexy photo shoot with a luxury lifestyle magazine for affluent Arab women, Hia magazine. if you are wondering why? It's because Kim is touring the middle east to promote the 'millions of milkshakes'. This is what you do if you are a kardashian and you have nothing to do for the weekend. Watch the promo here....



ELIE SAAB CAST AN UNBREAKABLE SPELL ON CELEBRITY A-LIST

ELIE SAAB is a name synonymous  with red carpet dressing, it leaves us speechless every Award season.
The Lebanese has dressed everyone from Nicole Kidman to Halle Berry and Jennifer Lopez with his elegantly refined red carpet ready gowns. Elie Saab just became a house hold name about a decade ago, when Halle Berry wore one of his creations to pick up 'Best Actress' award at the 2002 Oscar for her role in Monster Ball's.
And since then the designer have cast an unbreakable spell on most A-list celebrities.You can't go to the red-carpet soiree without Elie Saab creation stealing an appearance.
Here are some of our exclusive picks.

TOM FORD BRINGS IT ON WITH SEXY SIMPLICITY SPRING/SUMMER 2013

Tom ford is really going for it this year. The designer has been prone to keeping things on the down  low in the past , but the fact that he his shunning his traditional small scale presentation and going for an epic catwalk show at London Fashion Week, next month shows that he is kicking things up. New year, New start.

The aforementioned new start is already reflected in the newest set of ad campaign for the Tom Ford Spring/summer 2013 collection. Even though the traditional Tom Ford is still very much apparent in the ads starring Karlina Kate , Cuane and Simon van Meerven, you can see a hint of the wow factor.

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