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2022 has been the zenith of Taylor Swift's career, says SYLVIA PATTERSON

It's 2013 and 23-year-old Taylor Swift (pictured) is the most successful young pop star. Almost ten years on and 33, her achievements as a songwriter, businesswoman and music industry gamechanger dwarf those of her younger self. Sylvia Patterson speaks to the fabulous singer songwriter about her career and life in the spotlights and how she has remained true to herself


It's even colder when I step out of the Land Rover and the light has gone completely. My breath smokes in the air. We had a mild, wet autumn, even up here in the Highlands.

Christie's New York auctioned a private collection by Microsoft co-founder for more than £1.3 billion. Veronica Scarpati, a specialist in 20th- and 21st-century art, invited YOU behind the scenes

LIZ HOGGARD shares the secrets of successful dating when the two of you are older

Liz Hoggard met her partner when she was 57 and he was 59 in 2020. UK-based writer explains the essential truths she's learnt dating in later life. From, using sounds of the 70s to make up after an argument, to not needing to be a step-parent for their children

Six celebration looks, 59 standout pieces

Six celebration looks, 59 standout pieces: pick from fashion director Shelly Vella's festive selection. Top picks include cocktail dresses, blazers and pink numbers

From wall sconces to floor lamps, we shed light on the season's brightest (and best value) new buys.

The rich are very much alive and spending. But the wealthy have troubles, too.They're running out of Moët which has been flying off the shelves after the 'pent-up demand' from the pandemic.

At 14 skateboarding prodigy Sky Brown is one of the sport's biggest talents. As Team GB's youngest-ever summer competitor she took home Bronze.

I might have found the perfect reason to don my pinafore again. I'd wear mine with a slimline rollneck jumper underneath in a complementary colour.

Estimated to grow globally three times faster than traditional retail by 2026, the preloved fashion market is booming.

Rosie Green: In my handful of post-marriage relationships there has always come a time, a few months in, where one of us will initiate what the kids call a DMC - deep meaningful conversation

Stocking thrillers: Fill them with these special little somethings, all for £10 or under. A bee salt and pepper set and candle set are included in the selection.

Joanne Hegarty says that she often gets asked for advice on what to wear on Christmas day. The UK-based fashion expert explains that in some ways it can be one of the trickiest outfits of the year

EDWINA INGS-CHAMBERS: I wouldn't normally start a facial having just blubbed with my beauty therapist. But then, Joanna Ellner's Signature Facial isn't any ordinary facial.

Glam tidings: Hold the scented candle - this is what she really wants for Christmas. Morphe brushes and Gucci Flora Gorgeous Jasmine Eau de Parfum are included in the selection.

This week, Jessica Carroll asks the question: How sustainable is subscription service Cocoon?

This week Shelly Vella is looking at winter florals. She says that there is something comforting about a seasonal colour palette especially warm earthy tones on a decadent devore fabric

Jennifer Aniston revealed that she secretly struggled to have a baby through IVF. Joanne Hegarty comments that Aniston speaks her mind and won't be knocked.

SIMON MILLS: But despite - or maybe because of - my chaotic present-buying MO, I am a big fan of the detailed Christmas list. Don't just give me the product - give me the colour and serial number.

2022 is looking like the saddest year since records began and anxiety is high. The joyful coach Sophie Cliff details what you can do to feel joy every day

Stacey Heale lost her husband Greg to terminal bowel cancer when he was 44. She had given up her career as a fashion academic to spend time with him, when he was told he would die

JOANNE HEGARTY: Good gift pickers are as rare as a smile from Prince Harry. Oh, spare me another awful present! I can count on one hand the great gifts I have received in my lifetime...

Party season is fast approaching, and we've got a few Christmases to make up for! So why not try something different this year?'

Laura Haddock, 37, has appeared in everything from Transformers and Guardians of the Galaxy blockbusters to the latest Downton Abbey movie.

At the moment air fryers are Britons top appliance obsession. It costs on average £55.71 a year to run, while an electric cooker is £335.57. And you don't need far in air fryer, just hot air

Sarah is thinking about clothes during the festive season especially shapewear. UK-based writer says that shapewear has come a long way since Bridget Jones

Barbara Sallick reveals how you can elevate your bathroom innovatively with simple tricks such as painting the walls a darker shade than the ceiling to create a cocooning atmosphere

Joy to the world: Well, to the tots and tweens in your life - and with luck, peace for you! Selections include an Earth Heroes Book Set and an 183-piece artist set.

During the past year, as global events have grown ever more tumultuous, my husband has become increasingly obsessed with entering a 'survival world'.

LIZ JONES: Sunday afternoon. I get an email. It's from him. White Pepper Guy. My heart sank. You know, the man who last time I saw him meant I was stuck with a £150 dinner bill...

One of my favourite expressions from the world of fashion - or Confusing Planet Fashion, as my son calls it - is the term 'personal style signifier'.

ROSIE GREEN: I found there were points of tension surrounding the 'big day' within all of my relationships - partner, parents, in-laws, kids. Everyone has their own ideas...

LIZ HOGGARD: Welcome to the magical mystery tour that is car-booting. Every other Sunday morning, my partner Mike and I head for the Peckham Carboot, held in a school playground.

At the start of lockdown, Beth Cullen Kerridge found herself asking the same question over and over again: 'Why do I have to do all of it?' When I ask what 'it' means exactly, she quickly recites a list

Food and family have been central to actor Stanley Tucci's  life from the start. In 2017, Tucci was diagnosed with tongue cancer and nearly lost his taste.

Everyone is talking about family feuds. With the Beckham's eldest son Brooklyn, and his 27-year-old actress wife, Nicola Peltz Beckham. Nicola admitted to The Times there had been issues

This week Shelly Vella is looking at a mixture of blue tones. She says this combination is easy on the eye but at the same time, looks classy and expensive. She opts for a classic navy coat

An anonymous woman found out that her husband had been cheating on her for three years. She was mortified after she had helped him through cancer and through his brother's diagnosis

Yoga is having a bit of an identity crisis with non-inclusive, expensive classes. Then there's been an explosion in specialist clothing and misuse of terms

Rosie Green opens up about breaking stigmas when it comes to 'tweakments'. The journalist, at 48 years old, says she feels she's in her best shape ever.

Vice president of Meta's global business group in New York Nicola Mendelsohn has done very well. Especially considering the 51-year-old has spent six years living incurable cancer

Described as the world's first private members' club for seniors requiring care, Loveday's residences cost from £3,000 a week. Marion McGilvary visited the Kensington branch

Meaning 'rancher's eggs' in Spanish, this is a humble dish traditionally eaten on farms in Mexico. It makes a brilliant brunch or simple supper

Gabby Logan says that her favourite drink has always been chocolate milk. The sports presenter recalls how she once found herself at dinner with Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow

Edwina Ings-Chambers has chosen the best classic fragrances on the market. UK-based beauty editor says that the classics are all too often overlooked

The actress talks to Tom Parker Bowles about starry late-night dinner companions, different ends of the on-set catering spectrum and nostalgia for baguettes

Without fail, every November the sequin brigade come out selling sparkles. Joanne Hegarty says the notion of wearing sequins makes her feel very anxious.

Miranda Thompson delves into YOU's archive to uncover who appeared first in the pages of the magazine. YOU magazine turns 40 this month and has featured the likes of Helen Bonham Carter

Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush, £19, has been a TikTok sensation. The brand, founded by Selena Gomez, has over 222 million views on TikTok.

Gogglebox's Mary Killen and Giles Wood say that they don't have house rules. They say their guests risk their health by staying the night in their 'hovel'

YOU's beauty director Edwina Ings-Chambers is thinking about her beauty staples this week. She loves Eucerin UreaRepair Plus 5% Urea Hand Cream (£6.75,

These £299 Ray-Ban Stories, made in conjunction with Meta, are the latest addition to the 'wearable tech' market. The wearables industry expects to sell 370 million of them this year

Sophia Money-Coutts bought her Crystal Palace flat in September 2020. The UK-based journalist started work last May, a mere 20 months after moving in

Interior designer Abi Ward snapped up a electricity substation tower in St Ives. Abi and her husband Morv bought the Cornish three-storey doer-upper in 2019

It's true that breast cancer treatment has come a long way, with survival rates doubling over the past 40 years. But people still die of breast cancer: 32 people in the UK every day.

This week, Jessica Carroll asks the question: How sustainable are Veja trainers? Paris-based trainer brand Veja was launched in 2005 by François-Ghislain Morillion and Sebastien Kopp.

An anonymous woman has revealed that her son, 39, met a Brazilian girl on Tinder. She explains that they share a child together, which her son has barely seen. The mother keeps him away

The discovery of the body of Richard III in a Leicester council car park in 2012 made headline news around the world. Now a major new film tells the story.

A few new launches are definitely worth highlighting here. L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Clinical Pure 12% Vitamin C Serum offers a really good percentage of the active ingredient.

Introduced to the world in 2004, Sainsbury's affordable-fashion brand Tu is now the sixth-largest UK clothes retailer in terms of items produced.

We all know the therapeutic benefits of some beauty indulgence - for me, there's nothing like a good old soak in the tub to blow away life's woes.

Gary Barlow said his favourite drink as a child was a blue Slush Puppie. That was always the bribe for him to behave myself during an Asda shop, so he'd get a slush on the way out.

This week, Jessica Carroll asks the question: How sustainable is Ebay's Saint Laurent Boots?