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    Her Majesty the Queen

    Legendary designer Dame Vivienne Westwood has created a hand-stitched cover and case for Taschen's limited-edition tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. Featuring portraits by Cecil Beaton, Lord Snowdon and Annie Leibovitz, plus a signed print by photographer Harry Benson, this is a piece of modern history. Out April

    The Off-Duty Update:

    Opulent Flats

    Add a flourish to your weekend look with chic flats. Whether sequined, studded or embellished, a touch of adornment gives a luxe lift – just add cropped pants and tanned ankles.

    Cecil Beaton's photograph of Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace, 1955

    The Edit

    Words: Natalie Rigg; Jessica Jonzen. Photograph: © Cecil Beaton, Courtesy of Victoria & Albert Museum, London

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