New and Noted: August 09

Last updated 14:15 09/08/2012

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Hillary Clinton wore the American flag to the presidential debates Best & worst dressed celebrities of the week Best & worst dressed: The Real Housewives of Auckland Michelle Obama dazzles in Versace for final State Dinner at the White House Bright spark designers claim World of WearableArt People's Choice award for light-up dress Fashion designer dreams of empire Australia now has a modelling agency for Baby Boomers promoting age positive fashion Len Lye Centre to host its first fashion show with Kiwi designer Miss Crabb Win: Topshop or Topman Wellington all to yourself Experts say New Zealand H&M and Zara stores are 'a good thing'

WHAT'S HOT Current winter sales are the perfect chance to stock up on warm clothing for those cold days, for prices that are a steal.

WHAT'S NOT Jewellery that costs a fortune, such as this Bottega Veneta enamelled oxidised-silver necklace from, with a price tag of $8600-plus.

BEST FOOT FORWARD Dress your feet in orange, like these wedge rust suede heels from Mi Piaci, which cost $290.

ACCESSORY OF THE WEEK says burgundy is the hottest hue of the season - and it couldn't be more correct. Available at Witchery for $249.90, this berry leather bag will go with anything.

ONSHORE A portrait of the former editor of Vogue and Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland, screens during the NZ International Film Festival in Wellington this weekend. The Eye Has To Travel takes you into the extraordinary world of one of the most influential women in 20th century fashion. Sponsored by Harry's boutique, see it at The Embassy, Saturday at 12pm or Sunday at 1.15pm.

OFFSHORE Style guru Sarah Jessica Parker will make an onscreen cameo as a Vogue writer in the next series of US TV programme Glee, dressed by Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour herself. Yes, it's deja vu: Parker played a Vogue freelancer for years as Sex And The City's lead Carrie Bradshaw.

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