With everything from beauty must-haves to fashion hotspots, and must-see films to one-off events, we take you through the A to Z of What's Hot this February...
2. Best Beauty Buys
B is for… Best Beauty Buys
The Oscars of the beauty industry, from best hairdryer to best under-eye concealer and everything in between, InStyle's Best Beauty Buys is the definitive list of tried and tested must-have hero products as voted for by 151 industry experts. See this year’s highlights HERE and pick up your March issue of InStyle today for the full winners list.
3. Cara Delevigne for Burberry Beauty
4. Drool over Christian Louboutin’s anniversary collection
5. Elizabeth Olsen in Martha Marcy May Marlene
6. Fashion Week
F is for… Fashion Week
While we’re all thinking of spring pastels and summer dresses, the fashion industry will be swooning over autumn winter essentials when New York Fashion Week kicks off the season’s shows on 9 March. Let the fashion frenzy begin!
7. Gelishious Indulgence
G is for… Gelishious Indulgence
Pink champagne, scrumptious macaroons and a manicure, could it get any better? We don’t think so, and that’s why we’ll be heading to The Athenaeum hotel’s spa to sip champagne while sampling the Gelish treatment. New and exclusive, the treatment involves curing gel lacquers to the nail with an LED lamp so that your manicure stays chip free and gloriously glossy for up to three weeks!
9. It’s here!
I is for… It’s here!
Taking over the swanky Sloane Street windows and forging a place in the fashion destination that is the First Floor, Victoria, Victoria Beckham has landed in London’s Harvey Nichols. Peruse the fab collection while delighting in the uber-cute “kitty-cat” installation.
11. Kiss It Better
K is for… Kiss It Better with Clinique
Brilliant beauty brand Clinique has teamed up with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity on the exclusive limited edition lip set, Kiss It Better, which will see 50% of the RRP going to the appeal. What better reason to get your lips in kissable condition?
Buy online at Clinique.co.uk or in House of Fraser stores nationwide
12. Lucian Freud Portraits at The National Portrait Gallery
13. Markus Lupfer for Shu Uemura
M is for… Markus Lupfer for Shu Uemura
The coolest designer collaboration in beauty, London’s very own Markus Lupfer has teamed up with Shu Uemura to produce a super-cool collection of limited edition palettes. Buy yours when they launch on 19 February.
14. New Fragrances
N is for… New Fragrances
Fancy a new scent for spring? With Tom Ford, Diane Von Furstenberg, Calvin Klein and Vivienne Westwood all launching new fragrances, you’re spoilt for choice!
Diane by Diane Von Furstenberg EDT 50ml, £63.50, The Perfume Shop
Calvin Klein Sheer Beauty EDT 30ml, £31.50, The Perfume Shop
Tom Ford Private Blend Lavender Palm coming soon to Harrods
Vivienne Westwood Cheeky Alice EDT 30ml, £31.50, The Perfume Shop
15. The Oscars
O is for… The Oscars
Cue glorious gowns, gushing speeches and red carpet glamour when film’s finest hit The Oscars on 26 February. Come back for all of the highlights right her on InStyle.co.uk.
16. Picasso and Britain at Tate Britain
P is for… Picasso and Britain at Tate Britain
An opportunity not to be missed, make sure you head to Tate Britain when 60 of Picasso’s finest paintings will be exhibited alongside the work of seven of his greatest British admirers, including Francis Bacon and David Hockney, in Picasso and Modern British Art.
17. Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton at V&A
Q is for… Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton at V&A
Kick start your Diamond Jubilee celebrations with a visit to the V&A and their stunning exhibition of portraits of Queen Elizabeth II by royal photographer Cecil Beaton.
18. Reese Witherspoon in This Means War
R is for… Reese Witherspoon in This Means War
Starring as a sexy siren that has not one, but two CIA operatives fighting over her in the action rom-com This Means War, see Reese Witherspoon like never before when the film hits cinemas on 14 February.
19. Spring Beauty Essentials
S is for Spring beauty essentials
From Givenchy’s mouth-watering Bucolic Blossoms to Bobbi Brown’s new Extra Repair Foundation, we round up the new spring summer beauty buys you need in your make-up bag in New Beauty Buys.
20. To My Valentine...
T is for… To My Valentine…
Whether it’s with your husband, boyfriend or a new office crush, throw some hints as to what your wishing for with our Valentine's Gift Guide.
U is for… Underwear
With a whole host of underwear campaigns for Emporio Armani under his belt already, there could have been no one better than David Beckham to model his eagerly awaited Bodywear range with H&M. The collection’s in store NOW!
22. Vault Festival
V is for… Vault Festival
Head down into the Old Vic’s tunnels to experience the myriad of entertainment that’s scheduled for The Vault Festival. Theatre, opera, cinema and more will all be encompassed so don’t miss it!
23. The Woman In Black
W is for… The Woman In Black
Daniel Radcliffe has taken on the theatre epic, The Woman In Black, and to great acclaim. See him for yourself when it hits a cinema near you on 10 February.
24. Xtra day!
X is for… Xtra day!
With so much to see and do this month, it’s lucky 2012 is a leap year!
25. Young Adult
Y is for… Young Adult
Oscar winner Charlize Theron takes on comedy in the hilarious new movie, Young Adult. See her play this totally unique character from 3 February.
Z is for… Zumba
So January was a write off, but February we really are going to start our get fit regime! And we can’t think of a better way than by combining fitness and fun in the latest gym craze, Zumba!