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"I'm not as fashionable as people think," says Solange. Read more: Photo courtesy of Billy Farrell Agency.

Birkenstocks are back in fashion? I was there first

I danced a lot in the late 70s and early 80s, meaning I spent a good deal of time in sweaty leotards, laddered leg warmers and the usual odd assortment of warming up and cooling down clothes favoured by the contemporary dance fraternity. I was never all that good, and what with terminal stage …

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is the Belle of the ball: Photo by Peter Ash Lee Photography, styled by Lindsey Frugier.

"My favorite thing about making dinner (or breakfast or lunch) is setting the table," says Sofia Coppola. Photo by Andrew Durham.

Met ball turns to high society, but can the high street cash in?

It is widely judged to be the fashion world's most extravagant night out, wielding huge influence over trends on the high street. This year's red carpet will be graced by a host of celebrities including Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Jessica Parker, Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian as well as industry VIPs …

Now onto one of my least favourite tasks: cleaning...

Now onto one of my least favourite tasks: cleaning makeup brushes. I bet Beyoncé doesn’t have to bother with mundane stuff like this!

“Well, it just happened that ‘Delevingne’ rhymes with ‘magazine,'" says Lily Allen.

Met Ball magic now on the blog. Who was your best...

Met Gala 2014: the talking points – in pictures

Erykah Badu appears to have stolen Pharrell's hat, Solange has lost her 'fro, Lily Allen stuck Cara Delevingne on a nappy changer and Selena Gomez made up with Taylor Swift. But who squeezed whose bum? What became of the streaker? And why did pigeons almost ruin everything?

Two 'detox' diets put to the test

<b>M:</b> Detox, detox, detox. It's all I hear about these days. If it's not master cleanses, it's Ayurvedic retreats. Everyone has detox tales to tell, E.<p><b>E:</b> Oh, yes. I love a tale of kale and bowel movement-based adversity. Actually, scratch that, I don't. Detox is all very well M, but does it actually …