UK Fashion

The Obsession with Unretouched Images

Neely Reyes | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Neely Reyes

People put the popularity of the unretouched photograph down to different factors but for me personally I think it comes down to one thing and this is simply a comforting reminder that these people are human after all.

Why These Women Are Campaigning Against The Term 'Plus-Size'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

Women on social media are putting pressure on fashion brands and magazines to drop the term 'plus-size', which they deem to be 'harmful' and 'damaging...

The Cape Trend

Louise O'Reilly | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Louise O'Reilly

Today's post is all about taking a bite out of the current cape trend. I've decided to style it in two quite contrasting ways- one taps into some true lady like charm for the working girl, the other screams street style vibes.

Maternity Fashion: Styling Your Bump For Spring

Faye Jacobs | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style
Faye Jacobs

There have been some major changes occuring this week... The Uggs have been replaced with loafers (more so because I can no longer get them on), I am back to walking the 100 yards to Scarlett's nursery instead of shamelessly driving it, and last years daffodils have made a fresh appearance in my garden pots!

The Most Stylish Chancellor of the Past 50 Years

Oliver Tezcan | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style
Oliver Tezcan

It was a good look and quite easily put him in the running for best dressed Chancellor in the past 50 years. Admittedly the competition from Ken Clarke, John Major, and Alistair Darling isn't exactly that strong, and the only thing Gordon Brown wore well was a scowl.

The 'Kate Effect' Is As Strong As Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

The Duchess Of Cambridge has grown more confident in her maternity style during her second pregnancy and is sticking to styles she feels most comforta...

Watch How Korean Beauty Standards Have Changed In 100 Years

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

In another brilliant video from The Cut, we see how fashion and beauty standards have changed in the last 100 years. This time, the team focus on Kore...

'Gang Rape' Dolce & Gabbana Advert Causes More Controversy

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

Another day, another controversy surrounding Dolce & Gabbana. In the same week that designers Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce received criticism...

Fashion Internship Guide: Getting the Experience

Charlie Ward | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Charlie Ward

The fashion industry is no exception to the infamous paradox of needing experience to get a job and needing a job to get experience, but there are ways to fake it until you make it and today I'm going to share those tips with you...

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

As you enter the exhibition, you are met with the face of Alexander McQueen merging into his trademark skull, which for me signified the work and the person merging into the visionary he became. Known for his legendary catwalks and theatrical style, this has been translated into exhibition form.

Muslim Fashion Designer's Anti-Racism Stance: 'I'm Not A Terror Threat'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

Muslim fashion designer Frida Deguise has taken a stand - or, more accurately, a catwalk - against racism in the fashion industry. 'I'm a fashion t...

Twiggy On Ageism In Fashion: 'Of Course You Can Wear Leather At 65'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

Twiggy has made a rallying cry for women 'of a certain age' not to feel pressured into 'dressing for their age'. "I refuse to say women of certain...

Savage Beauty at V&A Is a McQueen Masterclass

Victoria Sadler | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Lee Alexander McQueen was a rare talent - he had that scarce combination of superb craftsmanship and extraordinary vision. And both of these pillars of his strength are on show in this stunning new exhibition of his work.

Kathy Griffin's Got a Point: Fashion Police's Brand of Criticism Deserves to Be in the Slammer

Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Rachel McGrath

Kathy Griffin's exit from E!'s Fashion Police, after just seven shows, may come as a shock, but the presenter's leaving statement makes more than a few pertinent points. Namely, that the days of poking fun and (often nastily) joking about women's style decisions are over. THANK GOD.

Women in Business: Nadja Swarovski On How She 'Charges Her Batteries'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Nadja Swarovski is a real gem. When she's not spending time with her family - the most important aspect of her life - she's growing the Swarovski e...

Why There Is Another Side to Fashion Than Perfect Beauty

BritChick Paris | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style
BritChick Paris

All the promises and commitments to giving girls a better future and empowering women to do more are thrown out the window when they are then used as clothes horses. What message does that send to our teen daughters!?

Larry Clark and J.W. Anderson Make an All-Star Team

Vogue.fr | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

What do Larry Clark and Jonathan Anderson have in common? Unique talent that pushes the limits of creativity and inspires others the world over. And when two original talents join forces, the result is sure to be sensational. Meet two creatives brought together over dissident youth culture.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Barbie Impression Scares Us

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's official, Barbie-mania has sent the fashion world potty. In a pink, plastic and 100% Barbie-themed photoshoot for Vogue Japan, Rosie Huntingto...

Black and Blue

Caragh Little | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

It's just one of those passing fashions: meta, almost, a passing fashion about a passing fashion: a stripy dress which will go out of style almost as quickly as people forget the online debate about what colour it looks in different kinds of light.

Just In Time For Mother's Day, D&G Pay Homage To Mums In Milan

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Dolce & Gabbana have long been known for their gorgeous family-centric campaigns. But their latest catwalk show was really something to behold. ...

Scarves Up To My Ears

Caitlin Charles-Jones | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK
Caitlin Charles-Jones

Since getting back in the studio I have been super motivated, I'm working on a range of men's socks for a brand - they're going to be simply fabulous so watch this space.

London Fashion Week is Not Just About Fashion

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

For me and many women and men, the fashion industry is an addiction. Its constant reinvention keeps us captivated and eager for more. Looking beyond the glitter, the flashing lights and the clinking glasses of champagne, London Fashion Week is more than just fashion.

Magazine Apologises For Image Of 'Unhealthily Thin' 16-Year-Old

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Danish magazine COVER has apologised for using an image of what many have called an "unhealthily thin" model in its latest issue. The picture of 16...

Fashion School Dropouts

Victoria Drysdale | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Drysdale

In the wake of London Fashion Week it is important to think about why it is that students are frequently too worried to study fashion. Look around fashion is everywhere and it is a big deal.

Nailing Your Fashion DNA

Julie Hurst | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Hurst

This 'between season' period of fashion limbo is the perfect time to work out who we are, sartorially speaking, so that we make sure we avoid those expensive mistakes we may have made in the past, both in terms of cost and style.