Milan Fashion Week in Crisis?

Christine Babington Smith | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Style
Christine Babington Smith

The Milan Fashion Week schedule is an impressive list of powerhouse labels from Armani, Prada, Fendi, Cavalli, Versace and Gucci. Italian luxury brands also appear impervious to the economic crisis thanks to demand from wealthy consumers in the Far East. So why is the Italian fashion establishment worried?

A Private Fashionable Affair

Nickee Todd | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Style
Nickee Todd

So there I was, in the bosom of style greatness, surrounded by aesthetic alumni and fashion royalty. I was in the new spiritual home of the highly successful designer fashion retailer, Matches.

London Fashion Week

Claire Ashcroft | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Style
Claire Ashcroft

As New York Fashion Week is closing and the London fashionistas are eagerly awaiting their five minutes of fame on the fashion stage, there has never been a better time to take an interest in the direction our fashion industry is taking.

London Fashion Week - Are You Cool Enough?

Scottee | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Style

It's London Fashion Week - #LFW is trending on twitter, the BBC are pretending to have a clue what 'on the bias' means, everyone who's anyone is in the front row of something or other and I'm at home listening to Radio 4.

Foods That Are Good (And Bad) For Your Skin

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The winter months aren't particularly kind to our skin. Bitter winds and cranked up central heating systems leave us with chapped lips, dry faces and ...

Moody Dressing?

Paula Fry | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Style
Paula Fry

Imagine the scene. It's Monday morning. You're late for work. You had a stinking fight with your partner the night before and the cat has taken a dump in your gym bag. What will you wear? It's got to be head to toe black.

Lingerie - Why Do Women Get It So Wrong?

Ruth Harrison Roberts | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Style
Ruth Harrison Roberts

As the role of women in society has changed, so has the underwear. Is it not time to ditch the baggy, grey cotton briefs and start dressing like the power players we are today?

Suvi Koponen Covers Vogue Paris March Issue | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Style

Finnish model Suvi Koponen covers Vogue Paris for the first time this month, shot by Mert & Marcus for our March 2013 avant-garde issue, available 22 February.

Spring Wardrobe Ideas

Zahra Razavi | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Style
Zahra Razavi

It might still be freezing cold outside but spring is on its way. If you're anything like me, with the changing of the seasons comes the desire to give your clothing collection a makeover to match. Here are a selection of my favourite fashion picks for this year's springtime.

Seeing Neon Green - How to Properly Invest in Spring Trends

Shannon Edwards | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Style
Shannon Edwards

As a proud child of the 80s, the bursts of neon and pastel in the shops right now send me back to a time where my favourite items were a pastel, fruit...

Maison 2013: Interior Trends to Watch Out for This Year

Kelly Hoppen | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Hoppen

This is the perfect time to spend a little bit of money in new throws, bedding, and cushion covers. Textured pieces I love this season include sheep skin throws on the floor, cashmere covers for hot water bottles and items with mixed textures such as satin mixed with wool or linen mixed with boiled wool.

Nicholas Kirkwood Takes BFA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award 2013 | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Style

Known for his ultra modern, architectural design, footwear designer Nicolas Kirkwood won the British Fashion Council's BFA/Vogue Fashion Fund prize fo...


Eleanor Doughty | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Style
Eleanor Doughty

In this era of peacock dressing, where designers must display the very pinnacle of creativity or be doomed for the sample sale rail, the shoe has risen to the challenge.

Confessions Of My Spare Room

Paula Fry | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Style
Paula Fry

I want you to know that I don't wear vintage every day. No sir! I am actually a little bit of a designer whore on the side... Give me access to Net-a-Porter, a juicy Malbec (see my bio) and a flexible friend (Monsieur's Visa or Amex, I'm not fussy) and you can keep me quiet for hours.

India Circus: Lost Beauty Rediscovered

Ben Mirza | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Style
Ben Mirza

India Circus, an idea conceived in 2011 by the acclaimed designer Krsna Mehta, has attempted to make sense of this diverse culture through design.

Fashion x Music: From the Club to the Catwalk at The V&A

Kate Lawson | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Style
Kate Lawson

Oh the 80s, the era that kept neon light manufacturers in business, rhinestone cameo brooches sparkling against our spiked glasses of Sodastream and Italian dance diva Spagna's spiky mane burning tiny holes in our eyes - aww, I remember it well.

2013 Style Resolutions

Rachel Montague-Ebbs | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Style
Rachel Montague-Ebbs

I don't often make New Years resolutions. I find that they tend to get lost in every day life by about March. Always good intentions, never seen thro...

Galliano Deserves a Second Chance

Jan Shure | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Style
Jan Shure

I hope this extraordinarily talented designer has healed and that this gentle re-immersion into the frenetic world of fashion at Oscar de la Renta proves the first step in a total rehabilitation, personal and professional.

Call Me Second Hand Rose....

Paula Fry | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Style
Paula Fry

I was first bitten by the vintage bug in 1983, borrowing my grandma's 60s kitten heeled sling backs - they had toes so pointed you could have impaled anyone you kicked. I carefully borrowed a few of grannie's pieces - mostly shoes, jewellery and handbags to add to my puff ball skirts, explosive hair and wrist to elbow silver slave bangles.

How to Look Great in Awards Season

Tanesha Westcarr | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Style
Tanesha Westcarr

With awards season coming up, many celebrities will be running to designers in the hope of looking their best. Speeches are secondary. Your outfit says what your words can't. London Fashion week in February is also a prime time for people to don their best outfits and get noticed.

Emerging Shoe Designers - Meet The YGen

Zoe Yates | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Style
Zoe Yates

As a girl, I am always on the look out for new and exciting shoes; shoes that are a little different from the mainstream and shoes I'm unlikely to see...

Surviving Fashion Week

Gareth Johnson | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK Style
Gareth Johnson

This was the first time I'd been Berlin Fashion Week - I was nervous and excited. I'd rented an apartment for the week in Mitte, central and good tra...

Milla Jovovich Graces the Cover of Vogue Paris February 2013: New York Special | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Style

With the Manhattan skyline rising behind her, Ukranian model Milla Jovovich covers the magazine's New York special, set to hit newsstands 23 January. ...

A Few Fashion Predictions for 2013

Zoe Yates | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Style
Zoe Yates

2013 looks like we could see some strange and interesting trends again so I thought I would share my thoughts on some of them, along with other predictions for 2013. Some are serious, some are silly and others are further proof that fashion continues to break down barriers.

My Guy: The London Collections that WILL be worn

Rebecca Stevens | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Style
Rebecca Stevens

Today was a good day for the fashion savvy man. In pursuit of the London Collections that happened yesterday, a host of genius displays took centre stage today, with many a wearable outfit on show.