UK Fashion

A New Venture

Caitlin Charles-Jones | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caitlin Charles-Jones

It's been a while since my last blog post and a lot has changed over the last few months. My previous posts were all about being a graduate and how I was coping with the shock of the real world. Well, I'm still coping with the shock of the real world but as it's 2015 and indeed a good six months since I graduated, I think I must officially call myself a grown up...

Style Edit: The Great Outdoors

Faye Jacobs | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

Each year, I watch the glamour walkers in their DuBarry boots, Moncler jackets and oversized shades and then rush home feeling totally inspired to see what bargains I can pick up online in time for my next walk. Here are my "must have" picks to look super stylish for the Great Outdoors.

When Healthy Competition Becomes Bullying

Neely Reyes | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK
Neely Reyes

We have good relationships with several agencies in London, and there is often a feeling that the industry is big enough to sustain us all. But, occasionally, I meet people who seem to go out of their way to destroy our small agency.

Urban Outfitters, Your Controversial Pictures Aren't Cool, They're 'Irresponsible'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With a depression t-shirt and a blood-stained 'Kent State shooting' hoodie as previous mistakes, you'd think Urban Outfitters would learn to steer cle...

What 'One Size Fits All' Clothing Looks Like On Different Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Bodies come in all shapes and sizes, so why so many "one size fits all" clothes shops for women are popping up in America we have no idea. The team...

15 Ridiculous Things Fashion Designers Expect Us To Wear In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Fashion! As David Bowie once said. Yes, a new is upon us - so it's time to look at the style trends that are going to be hot this year. And we don'...

How to Become Sophisticated (and Sexy!) by Establishing Your Personal Bodyline

Martina Keens-Betts | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martina Keens-Betts

An individual could be curved or straight all over, or could be a combination of both. The bottom line is that if we reflect our facial and bodylines in our clothing lines, we will look more congruent and comfortable.

Screen Culture - Why Retailers Need to Understand How Customers Use Different Devices to Shop

Peder Stubert | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK
Peder Stubert

Shoppers these days are as likely to get blisters on their thumbs from swiping a screen or clicking a mouse as they are to get them on their heels from traipsing around crowded streets.

Are You Wearing Dog Skin?

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

Take a peek inside your wardrobe. Do you have any leather gloves or belts? Leather handbags or wallets? Unless you are a long-time vegan, you probably have something made of leather. If so, then now may be the time to bury that dead skin. As a new investigation has revealed, those leather accessories might have been made from man's best friend.

There's Always Tomorrow

Baukjen de Swaan Arons | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Baukjen de Swaan Arons

I'm a firm believer that being positive is always a bigger win, personally and professionally, than being negative. Looking on the bright side, seeing the glass half full, trusting that every cloud has a silver lining - they may well feel like clichés but they fundamentally lie at the heart of the way I choose to live.

Life as a FAD finalist

Katarina Lindell | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Katarina Lindell

When our course leader presented this year's FAD brief to us, I didn't hesitate to enter as I know what a great opportunity it can be for fashion students to show their work - as finalists, we get to showcase our mini collections at London Fashion Week in February. That's also when I'll find out if I've won!

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Vogue UK And Harper's Bazaar Didn't Use A Single Model Of Colour In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As we compile our end of year lists, there are a few big debates - gender pay gap, everyday sexism - that we find utterly shocking and unsettling that...

Made In Chelsea Review Series Eight Episode Nine

Francesca Newman-Young | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Francesca Newman-Young

After upsetting Binky, I was ostracised from the girl group and felt like I had no one to turn to other than Alex and Jamie for advice. It wasn't a malicious action. It wasn't a back-stabbing or two-faced decision. When Alex and Binky were together I was disgusted at the way he behaved.

Lizzy Clothing: #GetLizzy Collection

Bwoywonder | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Style
Bwoywonder

LIZZY is a street wear brand that carries the mantra, aspire to inspire, a fundamental part of its design and represents its place of conception, Lon...

'Made in Chelsea' Review - Series Eight Episode Eight

Francesca Newman-Young | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Francesca Newman-Young

Well last night got heated! Not one, not two, but three people crying (and I'm not a pretty crier). So why did I stay in Sam's bed that night? I didn't think it was a problem as I thought Sam and I were good enough friends and I didn't know about Tiff. In hindsight, it wasn't the best idea. Time machine anyone?

There's No Such Thing as 'Ethical Fur'

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

The fur trade is one of the most violent and bloody industries on the planet, and the duplicitous 'Origin Assured' labelling programme is nothing more than a misleading marketing tactic to mask the true atrocities of the industry.

Can I Be a Feminist and a Fashion-Lover?

Daisy Lindlar | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Daisy Lindlar

Being a 21st Century feminist can come with many contradictions. I'm a feminist, but I love Gossip Girl, the main storyline of which is an essentially abusive relationship (Chuck and Blair). I'm a feminist, but I listen to Childish Gambino. I'm a feminist, but if I choose to get married, I want my father to walk me down the aisle.

More Than a Label: Championing a Cause Not Becoming the Cause

Anne-Marie Kruk | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Anne-Marie Kruk

Christmas is without a doubt my favourite time of year. I love the Christmas lights and the spectacular window displays. Let's face it; it is the one time a year when we have an excuse to be a kid again!

Are Plus Size Magazines Really Needed In 2014?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For years, plus size women have fought a losing battle with the world of fashion, whose preconceptions of womanhood are often far from realistic. S...

A Street Style Journey: What Defines British Youth Style..?

Paul Drury | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Drury

89:14 has been curated by youth archivist Tony Turk to celebrate 25-years of iconic British streetwear brand Boxfresh and runs from December 4th to 7th. The exhibition will document the real reasons people chose a certain look and how trends can connect and mutate; creating tribes from the catwalk to the street.

Outdated and Unreliable: Cosmetic Testing on Animals

Harriet Williamson | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harriet Williamson

I'll start with a disclaimer: I love makeup. I love it, but I can't justify buying a product that isn't essential to my life, that has been developed by companies responsible for the suffering and death of animals, regardless of how good the discount is or whether Kate Moss appears in the advert.

Pampered Pooch: Addresses and accessories for your dog

Vogue.fr | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

With accessories from Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren and Gucci, celebrity trainers on Instagram, food and grooming tips on Pinterest and chic city hotspots promising five-star treatment, it is safe to say our dogs have never been so fashionable.

It's Harder Being a Man, Right?

Philip T. Wylonis | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Philip T. Wylonis

Men are supposed to take 10 seconds to get ready. Why? Because everything goes together: shirts, jumpers and skinny jeans or chinos - et voila: the professional Scandinavian late-twenties hipster reincarnated.

It May Not Be Catwalk But It's Still Designer

Rebecca Glenapp | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Glenapp

In a brief hiatus from the gorgeous spectacle of fashion month, it's also worth looking at those designers who might never show on the catwalk and what their role is in fashion industry. I'm talking about the kind of designer classed as 'independent' or 'boutique'.

Inspired by Women, Fashion, Power

Antonia O'Brien | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Antonia O'Brien

On arrival you move through corsets, shoes and dresses that map the story of fashion: from Cleopatra to Michelle Obama via Twiggy and Marlene Dietrich.