Who Doesn't Love A Bargain?

Jo Salter | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Salter

Ask yourself if you really love and need your bargain item. Ask yourself why it is cheap - is someone else paying the price? Ask yourself what's going to happen to it in the future. If you are happy with the answers you have given yourself then wahoooo - you've got yourself a bargain!

Woman Claims She Was Kicked Out Of A Homeware Store For Wearing This Outfit

Solent News | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A mother claims she was kicked out of a home and garden store for dressing “inappropriately”. Leanne Kennedy says she was left feeling “humiliat...

If Less Is More...

Caragh Little | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

2017 so far has made me think about what's important; what really doesn't matter and should be put aside. So I've been clearing my way gradually through cupboards, wardrobes and drawers. More than ever I've been wondering what on earth possesses me when I'm shopping... and how I've missed this when I've been tidying up before.

Six Ways To Fall In Love With Yourself And Your Style

Loulou Storey | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Style
Loulou Storey

1. Give yourself a compliment. I'm sure you are probably your best critic, so its about time you became your best cheerleader! However its not so easy to start switch that on so try starting your day with a compliment to yourself as you are getting dressed. B

The Road To House Of Khadi

Rima Sams | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Style
Rima Sams

Back in Anjuna I sifted my way through the bundles wrapped in yesterday's news. I matched fabrics and trimmings with my favourite items of clothing. Having grown up on Portobello Road, I had been collecting vintage clothes since I was thirteen. I hauled the huge bag to a local Nepali tailor and handed over my original pieces, explaining that I wanted them copied, but altered in quite radical ways.

The Five Shopping Fears. Which One Do You Have?

Loulou Storey | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Style
Loulou Storey

I believe we can all look and feel great in our clothes but we do have to get the shopping bit sussed so I challenge you to face your fear and start to recognise why you might be finding it so hard.

Ten Secrets To Eliminating That I Have Nothing To Wear Feeling

Loulou Storey | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Style
Loulou Storey

A lot of us wish that we dressed with more character, style and passaz and blame our clothes and lack of time as the trouble makers for our uninspired appearance. I am here to help you perk up your style and help you realise that there is a lot more excitement in your wardrobe than you give it credit for.

"A Girl Can't Read That Sort Of Thing Without Her Lipstick"; The Relationship Between Mental Health And Fashion

Steven Williams | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Style
Steven Williams

I can't easily control the fact my personality may be un-ideal, or that I have the wit of a manatee, and I certainly can't control the thought process of other people, I can however take control and even ownership of the superficial elements of my personal presentation, namely how I dress.

The Pink Tax

Samantha Simmonds | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Parents
Samantha Simmonds

So it turns out it costs almost £30,000 more to raise a girl than a boy. This latest research from Moneysupermarket will shock absolutely no one with boys and girls in their family. In fact I wouldn't be surprised if it's actually far more than that in the long run- and my daughter is only 3.

Internet Thread About How Often You Should Wash Clothes Divides Opinion

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People are debating how long it’s acceptable to go without washing clothes - and it’s causing some intense debate online. While some are daily wa...

Mum Is Unhappy With The Way Mothercare Are Advertising Children's Clothes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mother has questioned the way retailer Mothercare are advertising a children’s jacket on their website. Sydney Lanier Burke, who lives in Belfast,...

Join the Revolution!

Lucy Tammam | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Style
Lucy Tammam

The industry is changing, slowly, and at last consumers are starting to demand change - especially through glorious campaigns like #FashRev and #WhoMadeYourClothes. Really the only way to change the big bad industry is to talk through our purses. If we all start to consume more ethically, and less, then big businesses will have to take notice.

How To Reshape Your Favourite Shrunken Jumper

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing more soul destroying that pulling your favourite jumper out of the washing machine and finding that it now fits Barbie. But, lucki...

The Childrenswear Brand Making A Difference To Impoverished Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Parents

Picking out new clothes for you and your children is nothing out of the ordinary in the UK. But in Uganda second-hand garments passed down over man...

The Winter Coat

Arabella Noortman | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Style
Arabella Noortman

A Burberry trench tied at the waist leans on the sexier side of life, of course, accentuating the sinuous curves of the female form; but there is a coat for all moods, whether it be shearling, simply oversized, a cape, or military style.

The Fashionable Student: How to Make Your Clothes Actually Last

Natalie Turco-Williams | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Natalie Turco-Williams

Just being a little more conscious about how you wash, care and wear your clothes will not only save you from chucking out some of your fav items but also save you some of the rare spare cash you have.

Six Tips for Cultivating Confidence

Karen Pine | Posted 05.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Pine

I am currently conducting a survey into confidence and one of the things I'm interested in is the way a person's body is when they lack confidence. They tend to slump, they withdraw physically, their head drops and their eyes look away.

Law Student 'Sick' Of Being Criticised By 'Tracksuit Slobs' For Dressing Up To Attend Lectures

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A law student has hit out at "tracksuit slobs" who judge her for dressing up to go to lectures, saying people assume she's dumb because she "looks nic...

Being Boring's Best

Nick Abbot | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Style
Nick Abbot

Most things men buy to wear are appalling. This is particularly true of teenagers and men in their twenties, thirties, forties and fifties. After that, no man ever buys clothes again, they just put on whatever needs cleaning the least, regardless of whether it still fits because we know that we are never going to have sex again, so what difference does it make what we look like?

My Art Was Born From My Father's Jacket

Kaarina Kaikkonen | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Style
Kaarina Kaikkonen

I am an artist from Finland, using clothes as my main material. I often use old clothes that already had a previous life. Whether it's true or not, I feel that a little bit of the energy of the person who wore the garment remains there, absorbed in the cloth, and then becomes a part of my work, giving energy to the artwork.

Clothes From Kardashian Kids Collection Are Not What You'd Expect

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents

When Kim, Kourtney and Khloé announced they were launching the Kardashian Kids collection in February 2014, no one was really sure what to expect. ...

Parents Unknowingly Dress Kids In Clothes With Offensive Slogans

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents

Children as young as eight are wearing t-shirts covered in crude phrases and expletives because their parents are unable to read English, according to...

Headmistress At £28k A Year School Bans Girls Wearing Socks And Short Skirts To 'Keep Them Committed'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A headmistress at a £28,500-a-year boarding school has banned her female students from wearing short skirts and too much make-up so they can stay foc...

The 75 Year Old Green Goddess Says "Age Has Nothing to Do With How We Dress in 2015! "

Diana Moran | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

So when will retailers realise that whatever our age we women want to dress with style? When will they get the message that more and older women want artful clothes that which will fit their lifestyle and budget, and advice on the secret of how to pull together a look that's flattering?

Gift Unwanted Children's Clothes to Help End Clothing Waste

Trewin Restorick | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK
Trewin Restorick

'From a Mother to Another' is a new campaign that helps parents play a small part in creating a better future for their children. It makes it easy for parents to donate high quality unwanted baby and children's clothing to families in the UK who are most in need.