Fashion Trends

A Beginner's Guide To Fast Fashion

Raquel Wallace | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Style
Raquel Wallace

So what does this mean for our planet? Well, what happens to all these garments once they're old news? Do they sit at the back of our wardrobe inevitably disposed of during a "spring clean"? Or maybe we send them off to a charity shop?

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.

Phoebe English's Collection Sparks A Conversation Of Unity, But Where Are My Hijab-Wearing Sisters At London Fashion Week?

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

My closing thoughts rest on the rising global voices in fashion that originate from vastly different cultures and belief systems, and that speak on behalf of under-represented groups. I want to sit at shows and presentations alongside men and women representing all colours, faiths and styles

FashTech: The New Fashion Week

Noelle Reno | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Style
Noelle Reno

I dipped my toe back into Fashion Week this season after a 3 year hiatus. The small toe. Cimone Lady Victoria Hervey and I In my twenties, I was...

Diversity Progress In Fashion Is A Step Forward But There's No Time To Be Complacent

Denise Hatton | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Style
Denise Hatton

banner While there's nothing wrong with being naturally slim and tall, it's not representative of what our society looks like, leading to greater anxiety and fear among people of not being able to live up to what's considered beautiful.

Seven Things That Change When Women Wear 'Men's' Clothes

Lisa Honan | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Style
Lisa Honan

Women wearing men's clothes is fast becoming more widespread than ever before. Around 64% of women have worn men's clothes before. But what are the things that change for women shopping the men's section? As a fan of wearing 'mens' clothes, I've noticed a number of things...

Do Social Norms Determine What You Wear?

Rachel Turone | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Style
Rachel Turone

I was beginning to feel that way with this faux leather skirt. I live in a small Welsh countryside town where the majority wear jeans each day and that is very much the norm and generally the done thing.

What Not To Wear This Valentine's Day

Danae Varangis | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Style
Danae Varangis

It's almost Valentine's Day, which means there's plenty of love in the air and many of us will already be thinking of what to wear. Whether you're heading out on a first date in the evening or spending a chilled out day with your loved one, it's a welcome opportunity to dress to impress.

The Rise And The Fjällräven

Sarah Adams | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Style
Sarah Adams

Trends come and go, fads pass, and top knots die out (praise the lord!). I think your average folk only see a 'hip and happening' product at its peak...

Hot Trends For Tired 'Mombies'

Sophia Walker | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

Returning to work from maternity leave was the final boost I needed to start putting myself first again. Inspired to make more of an effort during nine-to-five, I started to research and test products that would revive or disguise the daily grind of being a parent.

SIBLING Plunders Lady Di And Babs Windsor For London Fashion Week Show

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

Community is a concept generating a huge amount of buzz in digital terms in the fashion industry, where brands engage customers online and build brand loyalty with the aim of learning more about them and increasing commercial success.

Why The Hell Do People Care What I Wear?

Dawn Cutler | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Style
Dawn Cutler

For fear of judgement from others, older women tend to play it safe fashion-wise, sticking to a handful of brands that we see our peers wearing and giving up on anything that we perceive to represent 'young fashion'. In truth, many women my age feel that they've lost the right to wear what they want. But, as I've said many times before, and will continue to do so - fashion is ageless!

Fashion As A Tool For Expressing Identity And Sexuality - Art School Gets Personal At London Fashion Week Men

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

Thoughts about how this fashion presentation may look in the future woke me up this morning - way too early - after writing this article last night. It occurs to me that there will be other relationships to consider if art imitates life.

Introducing 'Fearne On Fashion'

Fearne Cotton | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Style
Fearne Cotton

fearne on fashion This series was a complete dream as I got to dive head first into the most exquisite, diverse and compelling wardrobe you've set eyes on. Interviewing designers, collectors, bloggers, fanatics and shoppers, as well as trying on some of the most divine pieces out there. I delved, I learned and I may have done a bit of shopping along the way. I mean... what did you expect? I hope you enjoy this series as much as i did making it.

Key Menswear Essentials For AW16

Prince Cassius | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Style
Prince Cassius

Don't be fooled by the mild autumn. Winter is coming. Which means you need a wardrobe overhaul, to counter rougher weather and fashion's fickleness, the usual suspects return to your wardrobe: a warmer coat, blazer, warm shoes. The chill brings a new world of layering that is, arguably, better looking than our summer lovin' months

Fyodor Golan's 3D Simulated Fashion Presentation Heralds The Symbiosis Of Fashion Design And Tech

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

These are some of the words I frantically tapped into my iPhone notes during Fyodor Golan's stunning London Fashion Week presentation: 'tender, ferocious, glitchy, primal, diverse'. The words hit me in digital waves

London Fashion Week Street Style

Prince Cassius | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Style
Prince Cassius

It's pretty clear that the phenomenon of street style is here to stay. This Fashion Week I was out on the streets of London to scout for the best style, trends and why is the capital the most fashionable in the world. London Fashion Week might have ended but what a busy week it was.

Makers House: What Point Is Burberry Trying To Make?

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

I spoke with Rose de Borman about her hand-painted silk screen prints as she worked away, blending paints inspired by a nearby pots of flowers she had collected from her garden and brought in as colour inspiration for her prints.

Do We Have a Responsibility Towards Sustainable Living?

Natasha Henson | Posted 31.07.2016 | UK Style
Natasha Henson

We need to start shopping better to make the fashion industry listen. There are some really simple ways to start choosing sustainable fashion over the mass-produced. Here's a quick look at two niche sectors that are growing considerably in sustainable options...

Why You Need to Know About Adaptogens

Jodie Brandman | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jodie Brandman

Let it be known that adaptogens are coming to the UK big time. Their popularity is going to be bigger than spirulina... bigger than kale even, because ancient herbal wisdom is back in business baby!

11 Things You Need to Know About Man Bags

Tom Cridland | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Style
Tom Cridland

No-one has yet designed a bag that does it all. You can, however, boil your collection down to around 3 styles, budget permitting and leaving aside performance equipment or functional stuff like rolling luggage...

London Technology Week Showcases the Best of British Fashion Tech

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

'Fashion tech' and wearables are often described as solutions looking for a problem. The fashion industry is, paradoxically, resistant to change, while science and technology exist to pose and answer questions and catalyse change.

Tom Cridland's Five Top Wardrobe Choices

Tom Cridland | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Style
Tom Cridland

I like dressing flamboyantly and in bold colours that make me happy. I apply a buy less, buy better attitude to fashion and accessories, and I love collecting things and wearing them again and again. The two collections of mine that I am most proud of are of shoes and sunglasses.

Ten Style Secrets Every Student Should Know

Tasha Okeke | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Tasha Okeke

Invest in staple pieces - Your winter coat, jeans and a blazer (for job interviews, internships, etc.) are never going to be things you'd regret buying and you're probably going to keep for a couple of years.

The Truth About 'Fast' Fashion in 2016

George Taylor | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Style
George Taylor

When it comes to fashion and technology, how fast is too fast? You only have to look at Instagram to realise that taking photos of every waking move is now deemed as 'normal.' But what is 'normal?' And does normal mean good? Not necessarily.