• The Final Touch:

    A Pair of Midi-
    heeled Pumps

    When a high-heel devotee such as Pierre Hardy brings his cult platforms and sculptural wedges back down to earth, it’s a sign that the midi-heel is having a moment. We’ve fallen for designs by Hardy and Gianvito Rossi – sleek, classic styles elegant enough to wear from office to out.

    Modern Muse:

    Cate Blanchett

    The Australian actress has long been fashion’s darling, supporting cutting-edge designers on the red carpet, the front row and in their campaigns. Her enduring appeal lies in her ability to transform trend-led pieces into elegant looks that are as timeless as she is – see her sleek white Givenchy gown and architectural heels for proof.


    The Edit

    Words: Kay Barron; Natalie Rigg. Photograph: Rex Features

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