UK Fashion

Christian Louboutin 'Nude' Shoe Range... Because Shoes Aren't Just For White People

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In case anyone hadn't noticed, everyone (men and women included) looks different in the buff. We vary in lots of ways: height, shape, the size of ...

A Man For All Seasons (Or How to Dress For British Weather)

Ravi Grewal | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

The well-dressed man on the street increasingly needs a versatile wardrobe that can cope with everything the British weather system can throw at him. Days like that one in March, where we had blazing sunshine, which turned to hail, and then to snow.

Schott to the Heart

Ravi Grewal | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

The Schott brand has been around for a while, 100 years, to be precise. In recent years, however, the label has sunk below the radar.

From Fast Fashion to Slow Style

Fiona McPhillips | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona McPhillips

So workers are suffering because of low wages and dangerous working conditions, consumers are suffering thanks to poor quality clothing that doesn't last and the environment is suffering due to the overproduction of clothes and a complete lack of regard for sustainability. The clothes may be cheap but we are all paying for them one way or another.

Bristol Fashion Update: 'bakedd.' Big Boys, Big Ideas

Spencer Turner | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Spencer Turner

The dynamic of 'bakedd.' which has made the brand notable around the university campus is its plans for the future. It's 'in vest in art' concept is genuinely exciting and ambitious, especially for a 'start up' company...

My Inspirational Women and Why We Need to Empower One Another

Sarah Curran | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Curran

Something I've been really passionate about is the next up-and-coming generation of female entrepreneurs and I truly believe that it's about empowerment. It's about confidence and self-belief... and the younger you can empower a woman the more confident she'll be when she goes into business.

Nordic Poetry: Turning Old into Gold

Ben Mirza | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Mirza

Nordic Poetry, a vintage brand launching their first flagship store in Boxpark this month, takes the concept of vintage and fashions it into an art form. The story of Nordic Poetry began with one simple idea, as its founder Ameli explains...

London Fashion Week in a Nutshell

Serena Guen | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Serena Guen

It is easy to lose track during Fashion Week, so here is our LFW breakdown. From the soundtrack to the sandals, this is London Fashion Week in a nutshell...

Is This the Longest Fashion FROW in the UK?

Rachel Montague-Ebbs | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Montague-Ebbs

With a Cathedral Catwalk show to have UK's longest indoor Front Rowon Friday 1st November. The catwalk is along the Nave of the cathedral. It will certainly be stunning and memorable.

Does Size Matter? Should Tall Girls Wear Heels?

Nicole Smallwood | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nicole Smallwood

Is it socially acceptable to tower over your man these days, do you get funny looks in the street? You don't see it very often but I'm always the first one to comment. Is it the men or women or just me that has an Issue ? Do men feel less masculine?

Made in Great Britain

Alexander Bowden | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK Politics
Alexander Bowden

Over the past few decades the situation of British Manufacturing has routinely come up for heated discussion in parliament, workplaces and our homes, and with very good reason. Manufacturing provides jobs, money and status for the people of our country.

Shoe Dilemmas for Larger Feet- Light at the End of the Tunnel

Nicole Smallwood | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nicole Smallwood

After finding it mission impossible for so many years to come across fashionable ladies shoes, I jumped at the chance when bespoke shoe company Upper Street approached me to design a ready to wear collection for them, focusing on size 40-44.

Meadham Kirchhoff Spring/Summer 2014: A Magical Palimpsest of Staggering Sartorial Genius

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Joao Paulo Nunes

I feel that I should start this review with a warning: I openly admit that, at the end of watching Meadham Kirchhoff's Spring/Summer 2014 women's wear fashion show... I joined those who stood up to fervently and emotionally applaud what we had just witnessed.

Surviving a Fashion Show at London Fashion Week

Chanel de Yong | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chanel de Yong

Fashion's shows are like run ways for goddess giants from another planet. You get invited the view the latest collection, but you leave feeling ugly, fashion conscious, and scared you look a hobbit.

London Fashion Week Highlights

Ashleigh Houlton | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ashleigh Houlton

London Fashion Week commenced with a catwalk show displaying Bora Aksu's Spring/Summer 14 collection. Striking use of texture, layering and feminine tailoring took centre stage, setting the precedent for the remaining few days.

Shoe Dilemmas for Larger Feet

Nicole Smallwood | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nicole Smallwood

Having spent 10 years working for Marie Claire magazine and 3 as a freelancer, I thought it was about time I did something to solve this long standing problem.. On the 1st October I'm launching my collaboration- Upper Street by Nicole Smallwood .

Personal Style Will Win Them All

Laura Collinson | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Collinson

Without an encouraged interest in personal style, we are at risk of becoming permanent hipsters who have little awareness of where our clothes came from.

The Perils of a Private Members Club

Matthew Tucker | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Tucker

"Excuse me sir, your jacket..." a club manager says, interrupting our group, a hint of an elegant french accent. "Oh, you're closing the cloakroom? You want me to collect my coat?" I offer politely, trying to finish the man's sentence. "No..." he replied...

L4L Clothing Lookbook: The Black & White Collection

Bwoywonder | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Bwoywonder

Myself & Lyrics4Lyrics Clothing have been releasing images from our collaborative Autumn/Winter '13 Lookbook throughout our respective social media outlets.

Retail Speak - How to Talk Fashion

Donna Ida Thornton | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Donna Ida Thornton

When I first started in fashion retail I carried Denis Thatcher with me everywhere I went. His famous line was in my head: "better to keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool than open it and remove all doubt". So when I first started going to buying appointments they went something like this...

What Will You be Wearing Next Spring?

Sach Kukadia | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sach Kukadia

That new berry coloured jumper and leather bomber jacket you've just bought, didn't end up on the high street by accident. Both trends were planned out by trend forecasters years ago and wowed on the catwalks back at the start of this year. So, with that in mind, here's a sneak peek at what you'll be wearing next spring.

#LFW Dominated by the Niqab

Yasmin Khatun | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Politics
Yasmin Khatun

We're not always going to understand everything straight away and we don't always need to, celebrate difference and appreciate the fact that it exists in Britain. To live in a tolerant society is not to stamp down but it's to be able to accept those exact things when they're not harming you.

London Fashion Week and a UK Growth Industry to Be Proud Of

Ed Vaizey | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Politics
Ed Vaizey

The UK fashion industry is one of the most vibrant and creative business sectors in this country, with show-stopping talent, craft and ingenuity... But too often the economic impact of fashion isn't recognised and it's time we appreciated the industry not just for its creativity and vibrancy but for the huge role it plays in our economy too.

I Can't Stand the Rain

Ravi Grewal | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

There are but three things one can be certain of in life - death, taxes and British rain. I won't dwell on the former two, but writing today the third sticks firmly in my mind... And this set me to thinking, what are the best clothes to wear in the inclement British Autumn?

Do You Realize It?

Esha Tewari | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Esha Tewari

No, I didn't realize until 2011, when I met with a car accident which changed my life... I was a girl with full of life, love, creativity & happiness. A girl who was just like a kid & who never thought of any bad thing can ever happen to her or to anyone in her family.