UK Shopping

High Street Shops Cover Up Mirrors To Make Shoppers 'More Comfortable' With Their Bodies

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Style

A series of UK shopping centres have covered up changing room mirrors in a bid to make customers "less body conscious". Oh, and to boost their sales -...

Aldi Has Had Multiple Food Ads Banned For Being 'Unfair'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK

Three ads for Aldi claiming customers could make significant savings compared with the “big four” supermarkets have been banned for being unfair a...

This Amazing 10p Food Shop Is Taking Dover By Storm

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK

A pop-up shop selling food for just 10p has become a runaway success in Kent. A weekly shop could cost just £3 at Niftie's in Dover, which has sold s...

Robotic Trolley Could Help Elderly And Disabled People At The Supermarket

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Tech

A Scottish schoolboy is the brains behind a robotic shopping trolley, which could help thousands of elderly and disabled customers with their weekly s...

Brexit Could Make Zara More Expensive

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Style

As if today couldn't get any worse for those who didn't want to leave our friends in the EU, another horrifying realisation has come upon us. Zara. Co...

16 Reasons Why Summer Sales Are The Absolute Worst

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Style

Unless you are a glutton for punishment and terrible discounts, everyone knows that summer sales are the worst. The crowds, the squabbles, the constan...

How Different Supermarket Shoppers Will Vote In The EU Referendum

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK

A poll of British shoppers has revealed how those who frequent some of the nation's most popular supermarkets are likely to vote in the EU referendum....

Here's Where To Buy Caroline Flack's 'Perfect' Summer Dress

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Style

Caroline Flack gave us all summer style goals when she shared her latest purchase on Instagram "Topshop's PERFECT lil summer dresses are everything to...

19 Instagram-Worthy Bikinis To Slay In This Summer

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK Style

With all the swimwear hashtags, sun-boosting filters and beach-side selfie sticks about, you could be forgiven for wanting a bikini to look as good on...

Behind the Design

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

The new designs see four subjects that might be seen as twee, transformed into a much more contemporary reincarnation - the same vision as five years ago. This time I opened up the brief to both country and city life, choosing two icons from each - a bird, deer, red telephone box and black cab.

Stop What You're Doing And Look At These Unicorn Shoes

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Style

Sometimes the fashion gods bestow upon us footwear that could actually have been plucked straight out of our most whimsical fantasies. Today was one o...

27 Primark Sandals To Update Your Summer Wardrobe

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Style

The temperature is rising (seriously, 27 degrees in early May?) and it's time to set your feet free - shed those tights, socks, and heavy boots in fav...

6 Budget Fitnesswear Brands You Can Actually Afford

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Style

So, it's three weeks before payday and you're already down to the dregs of your bank balance - but that gym membership is calling. We can't all afford...

Here Are All The May Day Bank Holiday Opening Hours You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK

Although May Day itself is on 1 May, the bank holiday in 2016 will be held on Monday, May 2. Many people will be making the most of the long weekend b...

Here Are All The May Day Bank Holiday Opening Hours You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 30.04.2016 | UK

Although May Day itself is on 1 May, the bank holiday in 2016 will be held on Monday, May 2. Many people will be making the most of the long weekend b...

Primark Festival Clothing To Pack This Summer

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Style

Festival season is almost upon us in the UK - and with all the celeb style on show at Coachella, it's safe to say we're pretty excited. But with festi...

The Fashion Brands Committed To Knowing Who Made Their Clothes

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Style

Shoppers are increasingly turning to clothing labels for more than just size information. Designers and shops are being asked to increase the transpar...

See Every Piece In Alexa Chung's New M&S Collection

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Style

Fashion fans have been waiting with bated breath for Alexa Chung's collaboration with Marks & Spencer, and we've just recieved all the photos. Chung h...

A Quick Guide To Marrakech

Chloe Gunning | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

Dusty, hot, chaotic, overwhelming and unfriendly. That's what I was expecting Morocco's 'red city' Marrakech to be like. From descriptions by friends, I didn't think I would like it, but hey - it would be an 'experience'.

Mum And Baby Locked In Mothercare After Staff Leave For The Night

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mother who was feeding her baby in a Mothercare store, was horrified when she was plunged into darkness and she realised staff had locked up for the...

The Surprising Truth About London Shoppers: Shopaholic Men, Digital Women and Leisure Lovers

Alex McCulloch | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK
Alex McCulloch

As the spring sun slowly crawls up the Thames and warms up London's cold streets, people are emerging from their winter cocoons to embark on some springtime shopping. The longer, brighter and warmer days all make for happier and more comfortable trips to Oxford Street, Brick Lane and Westfield.

Mixed Retail-ality: How AR and VR Are Changing the Future of Retail

Vanessa Whiteside | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Tech
Vanessa Whiteside

You touch the screen of your device to feel the fabric. You turn your head to access your real closet to see if that belt you bought last month matches the jacket. It does, and you like it, so you buy it instantly, no cash, no cards, and a couple hours later a drone delivers it to your doorstep.

13 Best Prom Dresses On The High Street

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Style

Prom season is almost upon us and with it comes a flurry of pastel hued occasion dresses brightening up the UK shops. If you're spoiled for choice by ...

Plus Size Fashion - Diversity in the Market Place

Rivkie Baum | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Style
Rivkie Baum

Whatever you think about the current state of the plus size fashion market, no one can deny that we have come along way. I remember when SLiNK began just five years ago I could count the number of plus size brands I knew on both hands and the idea that the likes of River Island and Boohoo would've launched trend focussed plus size lines a mere and lofty dream.

'Unidentified Item in the Bagging Area' - Shopping With a Toddler

Nick King | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Parents
Nick King

The checkouts are busy. No, they are overwhelmed. So despite having a full trolly we go for the self service check outs. In the style of a Hannah Barberra cartoon, where a mini devil sits on one of the character's shoulders while a mini angel sits on the other, voices debate in my head as I make this choice.