UK Fashion

Gustav Klimt's Influence on Autumn/Winter 2013 Collections

Jenny McFarlane | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jenny McFarlane

If you are anything like myself and many other art and design lovers, you may already be seduced by Gustav Klimt's sumptuous and romantic aesthetic. In fact, I am a little obsessed and have been ever since I was an impressionable teen.

Weekend Shopping: Things That Are Making Me Happy

Sarah McGiven | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

I've been away getting some winter sun for a little while (more on that later) and am currently at the mercy of my holiday souvenir - a nasty virus. So this week's post is a selection of things that have been making me smile despite my present grottiness.

Must-Have Travel Accessories for Rainy Autumn Getaways

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Elle-Rose Williams

If I learnt one lesson from travelling the world, it was just how unpredictable the weather can be. It didn't matter where we were either - the rain and thunder seemed to follow us around wherever we went.

Fashion Intentions

Yasmin Khatun | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Yasmin Khatun

As the thin piece of attire some Muslim women choose to cover their faces with (as part of religious principal) once again becomes a point of discussion here in Britain, it is today an important day to think about clothing.

Art Meets Fashion: BLK DNM x Gardar Eide Einarsson SS14

Kate Lawson | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

The SS14 collection for women and men continues its modern interpretation of key basics - denim, leather, knitwear and tailoring - but this time with the introduction of print in the form of graphic word art by Einarsson.

AW13 for Men

Harriet Williamson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Harriet Williamson

AW13 contains plenty of wearable trends that can be found at more pocket-friendly prices on the high street. Seek out faux-fur trims on coats, printed dinner jackets and slim-fit roll neck sweaters. This winter, it's all about keeping cosy while still looking sharp.

How Much Could Dr Martens Boots Be Sold For?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Dr Martens, the classic British boot brand, is poised to be sold to private equity firm Permira for around £300 million. The Griggs family, which ...

Spring/Summer 2014 Fashion Week Round-up

Vogue.fr | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

The Spring/Summer 2014 Fashion Weeks were full of treats, trends and timeless pieces. You might not have wanted to miss a minute, but it's easy to let a show or two slip through your fingers...

Why are we wearing flat shoes?

Alexandra Murphy | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Murphy

It feels like since the moment the sparkling catwalks of Paris closed for the season, all I've seen is long-legged style stars - those be-lashed gazelles renowned for sporting six-inch stilettos - wearing flat shoes.

Wife, Mum & Entrepreneur - a Crash Course for Tiffany London

Tiffany London | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tiffany London

It's hard for me now to imagine juggling two young children with a demanding home-business, but I guess I always had the bigger picture in my mind, which was the huge possibilities that lay ahead if I could get this to work. I looked permanently exhausted, but I didn't mind.

Are Care Instructions for Clothes Getting Wimpy?

Claire Lynch | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Lynch

WTF?! It's made from 100% Polyester - something I thought was easily washable?! If I'm paying £550 for for an item of clothing, surely a basic requirement is that it's able to be cleaned so it can be worn again?!

Post Fashion Week Pampering

Shona Wallace | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shona Wallace

Now that the Fashion Week fuss has mostly calmed down, and those pressing show reports are all but finished, it is time to relax, rejuvenate and revitalise. Though you may not have all the time in the world to spend on number one, an assortment of luxurious London spas are offering a little serenity in the city.

Fashion Hot Spots in Florence

Madame Allsorts | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Madame Allsorts

Florence possesses a whimsical romance that fashion lovers can fall in love with, quite rightly so as it's the birthplace of many of the large Italian houses! So here's a rundown of who runs this city!

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.