UK Fashion

Guest of Honour Victoria Beckham Takes the Helm at Vogue Paris for the December Issue

Vogue.fr | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

We entrusted the editor's chair for this issue to a woman who revealed herself to be the absolute opposite of her public image while we were working together. Spontaneous and full of humor, she's modest, with a healthy dose of ambition. And like all those who are truly passionate about what they do, Victoria is a perfectionist.

Top Women's Gifts For Christmas 2013

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While every woman will often say it's the 'thought that counts', it usually helps to have the perfect gift for her underneath the tree, just in case. ...

Hottest Looks For 2013 Party Season

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 02.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Every fashionista worth her salt will know that this year has been dominated by daring designs and fabrics. Seriously strong floral prints have fil...

Men's Style: Five Tips for Choosing a Quality Wallet

Stephen Brister | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Brister

It's that time of year again, the nights are long, the temperature's dropped and the high streets are packed with shoppers. As the festive season begins a lot of people will be buying wallets and purses as presents. So, I thought this would be a good time to pass on a few tips on what to look for.

These Shoes Were Made for Walking

Elaine Benton | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

How the shoe industry must love us ladies, who generally own far more shoes than we need, and in a heartbeat will fall in love with a pair that are simply calling out our name. Due to my health, I had to unfortunately stop wearing high heeled shoes long ago.

Raising a Hat to Isabella Blow

Ravi Grewal | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ravi Grewal

Those who dismiss the fashion world as a vapid, ivory tower for people whose mouths are made for pouting and air-kissing (rather than eating) and models with cold dead eyes of sharks and the personality of a flannel, must visit the spectacular Somerset House exhibition, celebrating the late Isabella Blow.

From Frumpy Smocks to Elegant Frocks: The History of Maternity Wear

Tiffany London | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tiffany London

In the 80s there wasn't much on the market except for unflattering pieces, commonly referred to as 'tents'. They disguised the bump and the design tended to have a one-size-fits-all approach, which usually ended up adding 10 years and goodness knows how many pounds on even the slimmest and most youthful mum-to-be.

Autumn Must Haves

Kelly Simpkin | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Simpkin

It's that time of year again when we wake up and just don't know what to wear, the sun is shining but it has just poured like a monsoon. Winter is around the corner but summer just can't quite let go...

In Defence of ELLE Magazine and the Rebranding of Feminism

Hannah Ewens | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Hannah Ewens

When ELLE magazine launched their "Rebranding Feminism" project last month, there was an uproar among the feminist community.

For All it's worth: On Quantifying the Influence and Value of Emotions, Culture and Critical Thinking

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK
Joao Paulo Nunes

When you are a child and reach a certain age, your parents and other adults tell you that it's time to start going to school. It seems exciting that y...

Five Minutes with Brix Smith-Start

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jerrine M Lowe

Born in LA, Brix tells quite the tale of an adventurous youth; from edgy punk musician to stylist extraordinaire. Sat with a huge bottle of what can only be described as 'Detox Juice', she comes across as a centred, caring individual who exudes edgy glamour.

Is there a Beijing bubble?

Mark Oaten | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Mark Oaten

These economists argue that there is no need for GDP to run at seven plus percent. Instead, they want to invest in trying to create a workforce doing a more manageable week. A 9-5 working day is practically non-existent, as are holidays. For example, I've often met Government officials on a Sunday.

Weekend Shopping: Cold Snap Snazz and Winter Beauty

Sarah McGiven | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

As I write this I am sat by a radiator, covered in a blanket, wearing a thick jersey onesie, sheepskin-lined boots and this giant Monki scarf, and I am STILL COLD. So, it's handy I've been busying myself with finding new fashion pieces to root out this weekend.

Top Ten Accessories: The Animal Edit

Vogue.fr | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

From Dolce and Gabbana's big cat bike to bracelets that bite, we're thinking all things animal on the accessories front this fall. Spotted on the Fall/Winter 2013-2014 runways, we saw Burberry keep it classic while Versace gave stripes and spots a multicoloured make-over.

10 Of The Most Inspiring Gifts By Hobby From eBay (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you know that your loved one thinks about only one thing (apart from you, that is), then why not surprise them this Christmas with a gift based on ...

The Soft Body Is on the Rise!

Michael Edmondstone | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Edmondstone

The results of this survey shed a little optimism on all the gloom. They suggest that women generally have a healthy view of beauty and don't aspire to the super-slimline frames that verge on the unhealthy.

Fashion Faux Pas: US Elle Magazine Apologise For 'North Korea Chic' Trend Forecast

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Uh-oh, Elle Magazine have really put their peep-toe stiletto in it. The fashion giant have been forced to apologise after forecasting 'North Korea ...

Isabella Blow - a Life in Fashion

Stephanie Chase | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Chase

Isabella Blow lived her life with passion, flair and an impeccable eye for beauty. She didn't just wear clothes, she breathed life into them and transformed herself into a walking work of art for all to admire.

Fashion Meets Art at the New Tate Britain

Jane Burton | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jane Burton

Ever wondered what a JMW Turner seascape painting might taste like? Fishy, if you ask chef Rachel Khoo. Or how a Frances Bacon triptych might sound - dark and moodily rockin', if you ask the band Everything Everything. This might sound like some strange experiment in synaesthesia; in fact, its for a video series I've been making to mark the launch of the new Tate Britain...

Fashion Isn't Rubbish: The New London Scene That Is Going Green

Paul Drury | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Drury

There's a new trend in London's fashion scene, and it's going green. Has re-using, re-cycling and customising clothes ever been cooler?

Why Are We All Wearing White?

Alexandra Murphy | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Murphy

f you want to go all-out Isabel Marant style, invest in a white biker jacket and slip it over a white jumper, white shirt, white jeans and - yeah, you saw it coming - white wedge-heel trainers. The pieces themselves are casual, and effortlessly cool, but by combining them all in the same shade you create something instantly high-fashion.

Interview with Fashion Fringe Finalist Teija Eilola as She Shows Off at BCC Prague Gala

Erica Crompton | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Erica Crompton

Teija Eilola takes the business of fashion, like many of her peers, very seriously. And why shouldn't she - she boasts a background studying at the Royal College of Art. She also appeared on Fashion Fringe, as a finalist, in 2012. After, she spent summer being mentored by Burberry's Christopher Bailey.

Weekend Shopping: Under the Fashion Microscope with DEGEN

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Whilst DEGEN's cheeky clothing and its luxe grunge leanings may not be for everyone, the artistry and style DNA that goes into each piece is unquestionably laudable. I love how the witty, playful spirit of her work is balanced by the effortless cool of the DEGEN models...

Style With Substance: Fashion Goes Philanthropic

Vogue.fr | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

If there's one thing that never goes out of fashion, it's giving to a good cause. No wonder then that this autumn, designers from Paris to Milan, London to New York, have rolled up their sleeves to prove that not only has philanthropy never been so fashionable but that designer collaborations can have style and substance.

Tourista Exoricista - Try the Newest Remedy for Winter Blues

Ania Poullain-Majchrzak | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Ania Poullain-Majchrzak

Poland's youngest exorcist priest MichaƂ Olszewski offers to clean your bad spirits in a private session that lasts only few hours. His long catalogue of success stories includes Polish celebrities amongst the other plagued population on the path of sanity and well-being.