... hopefully, for all the right reasons. As the Christmas decorations go up, it’s time to glam up for the office party season. Claire Schofield has tips on how to stand out.

Fashion: Now it’s YOUR turn to shine at the office party ...

All clothes and accessories from John Lewis Leeds. 
Studio printed blouse, �90; Waven Anika regular high rise skinny, �54;
 Unreal fur pastoral ombr� jacket in champagne/midnight blue, �189; all by Loved & Found at John Lewis; Patricia chain crossbody grey, John Lewis, �95.

Styling: Stephanie Smith, Pictures by Simon Hulme, Location: Leeds Kirkgate Market, wiith thanks to R Bethell Fishmongers.

Fashion: John Lewis takes the party to the market

The Yorkshire Post teams up with the new John Lewis store in Leeds for an exclusive Christmas fashion shoot at Kirkgate Market. Words and styling by Stephanie Smith. Pictures by Simon Hulme.

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Fawn original covert coat, �445; house chack jacket, �435; waistcoat, �150; trousers, �175. All from Cordings in Harrogate and at

Fashion: When town meets country

City slickers turn country gents (and ladies) as heritage-inspired dressing brings office wear down to earth. Stephanie Smith takes a look at the trend.

Per Una gold sequin pencil skirt, �49.50; top, from a selection. All at Marks & Spencer.

Fashion: Shine time for the Christmas party season

Don’t let anyone tell you that high-shine and sequins are garish. Stephanie Smith has tips on glitz for the party season.

Havana collection Autograph top, �45; and M&S Collection trousers, �29.50.

Fashion: Time Mrs M&S opened her mind to more than just the £10 meal deals

As Marks & Spencer previews its all-important spring collections, Stephanie Smith gives her verdict on the new direction.

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Top of the tree? Who doesn't want a shiny angel dress this Christmas? Khloe Kardashian attends the Angel Ball benefitting Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Fashion: The 10 key looks to go for this Christmas

There’s no time to waste if you want to snap up the party season’s most-longed-for buys. Stephanie Smith looks to the stars to find out what to look out for.

From farm boy to male model

From farm boy to male model

A milk bar owner from Pudsey has shaken up the fashion world after winning a male modelling contest.

Cashmere Arran texture jumper, �299, from Johnstons of Elgin on

Fashion: The knit ‘It’ pieces

Knitwear goes high fashion for autumn / winter with standout pieces to take you anywhere. Stephanie Smith seeks out knits with the power to impress.

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Jaeger has launches its new autumn/winter collection, which features a luxurious pairing of wool tailoring with contemporary print. The dress is �175 and the coat is from a selection now in at the Harrogate store.

Fashion: I need a wear-with-everything perfect coat

Neither too insubstantial nor too heavy, too on-trend nor too fuddy-duddy. Stephanie Smith goes in search of the perfect coat.

Cara Delevingne arrives without broomstick for last month's Burberry Fashion Show in London. Ian West/PA Wire.

Fashion: Back to black

As the festivities approach, Stephanie Smith seeks out enchanting looks to take you all the way through winter and the party season.

Sparkle metallic faux fur scarf, �160; dress, from a selection, both

Fashion: All the fun of the fur (with no cruelty)

As faux fur dominates cosy autumn dressing, Stephanie Smith takes a look at the options for those who long to swathe themselves fashionably.

Pilcro high-rise palazzo jeans, �98; T-shirt from a selection, at Anthropologie.

Fashion: Temptation takes over as most-wanted brands launch at Victoria Gate

The wait is over as Victoria Gate finally opens this week. Stephanie Smith looks at the most-wanted brands making their Yorkshire debut.

Glen wears: Keverne black rollneck jumper, �119; Chelmsford purple velvet blazer, �349.

Fashion: How the mature man should dress - Glen Campbell wears Oliver Sweeney

Yorkshire fashion guru Glen Campbell is one very stylish man. And, as he tells Stephanie Smith, he has advice to help men of all ages look their very best.

Fluted sleeve sweater, �22; wide leg trousers, �28; bag �26; leopard print dolly shoes, �50. All at Next.

Fashion: Autumn ‘16 and the new colour scene

There’s a new sophistication coming for autumn, and colour is leading the way. Stephanie Smith explains what the new shades represent.

 Studded jacket, �188, white top under, �68.

Fashion: Anthropologie presents ... the world on your doorstep

As high fashion and home style shopping emporium Anthropologie prepares to open in Leeds, Stephanie Smith finds out what’s in store from managing director Gisela Garcia Escuela and womenswear buyer Gill McCulloch.

Roll neck, �15; check wrap, �20; bag, �39. All at M&Co.

Fashion: It’s a wrap (or maybe a cape, or a poncho)

Blanket wraps, ponchos and capes make cosy work of cold weather dressing. Stephanie Smith has advice on getting it right.


Purple jacket, �150, and trousers, �89.

Fashion: Be Cos we want to

Opening in Leeds later this month, H&M offshoot Cos has inspired a global following for its signature modern minimalism. Stephanie Smith finds out more from designers Karin Gustafsson and Martin Andersson.

Celebrity style princess Millie Mackintosh at McArthurglen York Designer Outlet launchingThe White Shirt bar, hosted in a refurbished six-wheeler American truck. It's a collaboration with legendary US shirt company Brooks Brothers and will be at York until October 9.

Fashion: The right white shirt

The white shirt is this season’s key wardrobe piece, to dress up and down endlessly. Stephanie Smith has advice on how to wear.

The Himalayan jacket. in navy snow tip sheepskin, �845, at

Fashion: Head for the coast

As the autumn short break beckons, Stephanie Smith finds the perfect pieces that blend cosy luxury with classic country style.

Charlotte Olympia Spring/ Summer 2017 London Fashion Week show at The Park Lane Hotel in London. Ian West/PA Wire

Fashion: London Fashion Week class of 2017

It’s London Fashion Week, when we find out what we’ll be wearing next year. Stephanie Smith takes a look at the approaching new trends.

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