UK Fashion

Nine Trends in Mobile That You Should Know

Nathalie Gaveau | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Tech
Nathalie Gaveau

Statistically, people are crazy about fashion and shopping so it's naturally going to extend to their mobile interests. What are the key trends at the moment? I'm a data person and here is a combination of facts and figures and my thoughts on the future of mobile.

Revamp Your Wardrobe - Live in the Present

Maggie Currie | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

Change how you feel about yourself with the practical task of revamping your wardrobe. Begin to live in the present moment, really think about the contents of your wardrobe.

Mind What You Wear: It Can Change Your Life

Karen Pine | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Pine

It is easy to think of clothing as mere covering, or the means by which we project our image to other people. But studies have shown that clothes really can change how we think and feel.

If the Recession Is Over, It's Time to Applaud the Great British Fashion Industry

Sara McCorquodale | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sara McCorquodale

While everyone would probably agree life would be better if the bubble hadn't burst, the way the fashion industry has grown and evolved in the face of reduced investment and spend is truly extraordinary.

The Top 10 Greatest T.V Shows of All Time

Rob Blakeman | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rob Blakeman

I realise this list is purely subjective (although I am right about the choices here) and that you will all have different opinions (although mine is the definitive one) and so anyway, before we get to the list, which is in no particular order (even I'm not that pedantic!) we need a few ground rules for inclusion.

Seven Business Lessons from Yves Saint Laurent

Maite Baron | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK
Maite Baron

It was Saturday, cold for the time of year, so at the last minute I changed my mind about going to Borough Market and decided to go to the picture...

This Documentary Featuring Glamorous Older Women Singlehandedly Redefines Old Age

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Growing old gracefully, yep that sounds fine - but growing old glamorously ....now that really does sound like fun. One photographer and blogger ca...

Model Body Shamed After Posting 'Skeleton' Picture On Instagram

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Body shaming comes in all shapes - not just a plus size. Proof of this are the comments that followed a picture posted by model Erin Wasson, which, ha...

To Wash or Not to Wash?

Sophia Parsons | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophia Parsons

It entered mine one wild Saturday night when I sat staring at the reddish spaghetti stain that had appeared on my favourite pair of denim pipes... and that is how you should actually wash your jeans?

MET Costume Institute Gala 2014: The Vogue Paris Top 20

Vogue.fr | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

In honour of the MET's upcoming Charles James: Beyond Fashion exhibition celebrating the work of the visionary US designer, the dress code for the gala heralded elegant evening gowns from the world's greatest couturiers. Actresses and models graced the red carpet in looks by Prada, Chanel, Dior and Givenchy to name but a few.

The Fashion Dilemma...

Malcolm Levene | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Malcolm Levene

Your body shape is such that the latest hip-hugging pants don't suit your frame. Or, the newest shorter length jackets don't flatter your body shape. Perhaps this season's colours don't complement your skin tone, or current wardrobe.

Dragão Fashion Brasil: 15 Years Celebrating Creativity as a Regenerative Social Force

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joao Paulo Nunes

Organised every year since 1999 in Fortaleza (the capital city of the north-eastern Brazilian state of Ceará), Dragão Fashion Brasil is a platform for new and established fashion designers to show their creations...

Hollow Legs

Ash Halliburton | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ash Halliburton

When I was 15 I was scouted by Storm model agency. I didn't quit understand. I was trying to force my friend into a 'shout' magazine modelling competition, a random guy with a belly and a clip board told me to enter. I couldn't even smile then as my mouth wasn't wide enough to embrace my braces, you could say; I would have difficulty however. I was absolutely terrified.

China's Billion Dollar Game-Changing M-Commerce Industry

Jessica Anuna | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Tech
Jessica Anuna

By the end of Q4 of this year, m-commerce will grow by 91.1 per cent in China, exceeding $50bn in revenue. One company in particular are leading the business of m-commerce. The Alibaba Group (who is also preparing for one of world's biggest ever IPOs) are the single dominant force of both e-commerce and m-commerce in China.

Teaching Design for Better Lives for All

Nigel Carrington | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Nigel Carrington

On the first anniversary of the collapse, fashion students from University of the Arts London marched along Oxford Street urging shoppers to think about the question "who made your clothes?". It was not just a protest but a statement of intent; the young people who will be tomorrow's fashion industry leaders plan to do things differently.

Pool Side Style: The Brighter the Better!

Faye Jacobs | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

Holiday is booked and the shopping has commenced! The girls are kitted out head to toe H&M, is there actually a better shop for children!? Most of their dresses cost less than £3 which means I won't be getting heart failure each time they pour chocolate milkshake down the front of them.

Very Little Glamour on Show in V&A's Italian Fashion Exhibition

Victoria Sadler | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Sadler

The pieces on show are also not exciting. There's a couple that catch the eye at the start of the exhibition, such as Aztec-print beachwear from Pucci's first collection and some very elegant evening dresses in lace and ruffles from early pacesetters such as Simonetta and the Fontana Sisters, but it all peters out very quickly after the promising start.

The Feminine Touch: Do Women Make Better Bosses?

Savannah Miller | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK
Savannah Miller

You need a bit of steel to go with the creativity but it is important to be a good boss as well as a good designer. Having Sienna in the business was obviously an amazing help because of the profile she has. We made a good team as she has incredible style and we share a fashion sensibility.

Kate Middleton: The Ultimate 'Slut Antidote'?

Rosie Waterland | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Waterland

Women aren't one-dimensional. No woman is either a madonna or a whore. But our habit of putting famous people into easily identifiable boxes means celebrity women often come off this way. The way famous women represent themselves and their brand... does tend to make them figureheads for a certain 'kind of woman'.

In Pictures: London Fashion Students' Incredible Creations For Fashion Revolution Day

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The University of West London (UWL) joined forces with TRAID, a fashion reuse charity, for a unique project to mark Fashion Revolution Day on 24 April...

The Fashion Revolution

Yasmin Khatun | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Yasmin Khatun

The grounds upon which the eight storey commercial building collapsed were swampy and the cracks on its walls were large. Garment workers were forced to go back to work knowing that this building was unsafe to work in.

Flea Market Shopping: The Ultimate Guide

Vicky Dean | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Dean

Don't ignore the items that look a little unloved. If an item is very cheap and needs a little work, upcycling an old piece will give you a completely unique piece of furniture that doesn't cost too much.

An Average Person's Guide to Fashion Revolution Day 2014 - It's Not Primark's Fault, It's Yours

Shaheen Sattar | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Shaheen Sattar

MADE in Europe's campaign 'Every Garment has a Name' seeks to campaign for the rights of workers on campaigning days like these. They aim to humanise the high street by changing attitudes of clothing retailers in the long run, and looking for long term solutions of lacking development through education. Check them out, and get involved!

This Season's Swim Suitors

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Bikinis, tankinis, one piece swimsuits (horrifically also now being referred to as 'monokini's - ugh), whatever your bathing preference, and whether you're looking for performance or just poolside posing, there's a style to suit.

6 British Stateside Flops Primark Will Hope To Do Better Than

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK

Primark is coming to America, with US fashionistas preparing to snap up their budget items at the chain's first store, set to open in Boston, Massachu...