UK Fashion

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!

Poorna Bell

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.

'Women Fashion Power' Exhibition at Design Museum Does Not Always Get Balance Right

Victoria Sadler | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The Design Museum's new exhibition Women Fashion Power examines how female fashion has changed in line with emancipation and showcases examples of how powerful women have used fashion to define and enhance their position in the world. But by including the word 'power' in their exhibition title, I can't help but feel the Museum has set itself up for a fall.

Lucy Sherriff

Faith Feminism And Fashion: The Christian Women's Magazine Breaking Every Stereotype

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Faith, feminism and fashion; three words you don't usually hear in the same sentence - and a perception the newly launched bi-annual Magnify magazine ...

Why Not Going to University Was the Best Decision I Ever Made

Natasha Colyer | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Natasha Colyer

If I could offer someone on the cusp of their twenties any advice, I would say don't just go with a generic life plan because it 'looks right' or because it's 'what everyone else is doing.' Take time to think about what you want to achieve and how you are going to get there... Sometimes you have to sidestep the safe option and take a risk.

Top Tips for Dressing for a Winter Wedding...

Simon Glazin | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Glazin

It's always a tricky thing, dressing for winter weddings, you never know how many layers to actually throw on, but it's definitely time to have a bit of fun too.