UK Fashion

PHOTOS: OBE For Designer Who Made Kate Middleton's Dress

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

The designer who rejuvenated the Alexander McQueen brand following the tragic death of its founder and created Kate Middleton's acclaimed wedding dres...

Prince Of Wales, King Of Style?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.06.2012 | UK

The Prince of Wales joked that he has become an "icon" of British fashion as he hosted a reception at St James's Palace to launch a new exhibition of ...

Trendy spending: Luxury, London's First Male Fashion Week, and Men

Sujata Bhatia | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Style
Sujata Bhatia

It's particularly interesting to note that it's younger men who are really embracing luxury fashion over older generations. Although they currently make up as small segment of the overall spend, Gen Y presents an interesting opportunity for the luxury fashion designers and houses, both in London and across the world.

The Silver Factory

Angela Scanlon | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Style
Angela Scanlon

The future of Irish fashion is safe. That is, if 16-year-old Cameron Cavaliere is anything to go by.

Scottish Fashion Awards 2012

Christina Miller | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Style
Christina Miller

The annual Scottish Fashion Awards were held on Monday at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow in association with InStyle, and the fashion elite attended in their finery to honour the achievements of the fashion industry's brightest stars.

Shoes Can Betray Your Personality, Suggests Research

Sarah O'Meara | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A study by researchers at the University of Kansas has found strangers can correctly judge a person's age, gender, income, political afflictions and '...

Matchy-Matchy Interiors Icons House of Hackney Spin Homeware Prints Into New Fashion Line

Sarah McGiven | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Maximalist hipster interior design visionaries House of Hackney are about to launch their signature print aesthetics on the fashion world with their first womenswear clothing line which debuts on 18 June.

That Leather Thing...

Sarah E. Williams | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Style
Sarah E. Williams

For as long as I can remember I have always looked on at the leather jacket in an awe-inspiring kind of way, it was a coat to be looked up to, respected and to be honest SO not anything I could wear, I simply wasn't cool enough.

What to Wear: To a Wedding

James Field | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
James Field

If the wedding dress code is morning suit and you're thinking shall I hire or buy, my advice is to buy. By all accounts if you hire you are looking at a bill of around £120 for the weekend. If you're hitting the age where weddings become part of a weekend regime during the summer months, you only need to go to two in order to justify the cost.

Does the Fashion Industry Need a Leveson Inquiry?

Esther Freeman | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK
Esther Freeman

Last week Anti Slavery International and SOMO released a report that claimed a factory producing clothing for M&S, Tescos and Mothercare were operating near slave like conditions

The Louboutin Legacy

Eleanor Doughty | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Style
Eleanor Doughty

Long before women were allowed to express themselves fully, the Marquis de Sade said that "the way to a woman's heart is along the path of torment". This was recently quoted in Claudia's Croft interview with Christian Louboutin who stated that, "a little discomfort is balanced by something else, which has to do with desire." Have the French spoken?

Weekend Shopping: Father's Day Gift Guide

Sarah McGiven | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Firstly, DON'T PANIC - Father's Day is NEXT Sunday (17th June), in the UK. This is just a heads up with a few ideas all available to buy online for anyone who doesn't want to run the rain gauntlet or waste any lesser spotted sunny spells trekking round the shops looking for presents.

Career Chat: How to Launch Your Own Online Fashion Magazine

Emma Gannon | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Gannon

This week I chatted to Hannah Rouch who started her career in fashion and beauty journalism at The Sunday Telegraph's Stella Magazine. She then went onto become the Fashion and Beauty Editor of Red Online. In October 2011 she launched her own online site StyleNest.

My Fantasy Fashion Dinner Party Guest List

Rachel Montague-Ebbs | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Style
Rachel Montague-Ebbs

This week I've done a bit of celebrating for a certain milestone birthday. A while ago I started thinking about the best way to celebrate said birthday...dinner at my favourite restaurant, drinks at a London bar, a themed birthday party. It got me thinking. If I was to organise a fantasy dinner party with my favourite people from the world of fashion...who would I invite?

Keds Sneakers on Sleigh Bells' Cover Art

Erica Crompton | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Style
Erica Crompton

In 1916, Keds created a shoe with a soft rubber sole. Today you can find that sneaker on the cover of the Sleigh Bells' loud, new album 'Reign of...

Today I'm Wearing

Vivian Ho | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Style
Vivian Ho

Vintage Chanel! This great piece was something I found in Paris during a trip a few months ago. The store "Scarlett" is a vintage place I make sure t...

Nike Control to Major Tom: Artist Sachs' Space Inspired Range

Sarah McGiven | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Nike really are smashing it at the moment. Never mind the Air Wovens, Flyknits or the mad Yeezy II hype, for me it's all about the understated, super tactile designs of NIKECraft, the new collaboration with bricolage sculpture artist Tom Sachs.

Reinventing the Blazer: Brioni and Royal College of Art Tailoring Project

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

The entries for this year's Tailoring Project competition organized between Italian menswear Brioni and London's Royal College of Art (RCA) were unveiled on 31 May 2012 at a runway show where the college's menswear and womenwear graduates also showed their final collections.

Shoe Designer Wins the Theo Paphitis Award

Zoe Yates | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK Style
Zoe Yates

Milly Jupp, from Hertfordshire is a woman who has many things on the go, though they all fuse together... Milly has recently been awarded the coveted Theo Paphitis Small Business Sunday Award for her original shoe sculptures and 'art to wear' shoes!

What to Wear: On a Date

James Field | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK Style
James Field

Job interviews, weddings, parties. What to wear for these occasions are all a walk in the park compared to deciding what to wear on a date. Rest assured both of you will be as anxious as each other to pitch it right. Easy. Right?

'Heatherwick Studio: Designing the Extraordinary' at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 29.07.2012 | Home
Joao Paulo Nunes

Try as you might, it is virtually impossible to avoid seeing or experiencing a product or building designed by Heatherwick Studio, particularly if you live (or have recently visited) London or other parts of the UK.

Weekend Shopping: Get Patriotic With Celebratory Jubilee Swag

Sarah McGiven | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Whether you're into the Royal family or not, four days straight off work is reason enough to celebrate in my book.

Lyrics4Lyrics Clothing S/S Collection 2012

Bwoywonder | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Style
Bwoywonder

LYRICS4LYRICS clothing S/S 2012 collection drops this bank holiday weekend for lovers of hot exclusive labels and LEGO!

Armani Advocation

Rebecca Stevens | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Style
Rebecca Stevens

I was very interested to read online yesterday and today about Giorgio Armani's global discussion and social media plans, following over 10 years of Armani retail success in China.

What to Wear: To an Interview

James Field | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Style
James Field

It takes a further ten impressions to make up for one bad impression. So, no surprise that the first impression you make on a potential employer is going to be the most important one.