UK Style

Fitness Goal Goodies and Gym Bag Beauty Treats

Sarah McGiven | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

After the Easter scoff-fest, and as magazines begin to herald the latest way to get a 'Beach Ready Body' for Summer, minds may well be turning back to those abandoned gym resolutions. Here's my selection of gym bag beauty treats and all other manner of exercise carrots to help you get back on track with those fitness resolutions.

Ugly Flat Shoes Are the New Statement Handbag

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daisy May Sitch

The sheer beauty and practicality of Sophie Hulme's structured leather tote will forever play on my mind but there's no denying that ugly flats are the new statement handbag this season. On my watch they're the kale of footwear, the trophy item, 2014's show piece.

Kate Middleton's New Regal Style for the New Zealand/Australia Royal Tour

Joanne Nye | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Nye

Kate is no ordinary young woman, she is the Duchess of Cambridge, a future Queen; let's bring on the glamorous 'show-stoppers' and maybe an updo for a change, although full marks for the pony-tail by the way!

How Often Do You Change Your Toothbrush? (Probably Not Often Enough)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many items that we use every day are simply crawling with bacteria. Crawling. From toothbrushes (that share a room with your toilet) to loofahs (th...

Easter Shopping: Bunnies and Chocolate and Chicks, Oh My!

Sarah McGiven | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

For those of you who don't plan on stuffing your face with chocolate eggs this Easter Bank Holiday weekend (truly the worst time of year after Christmas to be on a diet), here's a bunch of non-fattening, fun suggestions for Easter gifts to indulge in - and a few sweet treats too.

Practical Fashion: My Casual Spring Get-Up

Faye Jacobs | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

This week, I have discovered some style must-haves that are essential for fashion conscious mums who need to keep practicality at the forefront of their wardrobe decisions.

Manolo's Welcome Party

Christina Miller | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Miller

For me, it's shoes. High heels that are precious to me, sartorially speaking. They are so special; they make you feel different! Beautiful heels are fun and exciting and romantic - it's the Cinderella effect, I suppose.

Campus Style: Plymouth University

Gabriella Thomas | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gabriella Thomas

The Campus Style Team at Plymouth University have rounded up some of the best dressed students on campus during first and second term...

eBay Truths

Sarah Kwong | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech
Sarah Kwong

I used to be an eBay addict. It sounds laughable, but when you're receiving poorly-packaged parcel after parcel at your office, and you don't have a clue what it's going to be, it's troubling (and kind of like Christmas! Mystery gifts to unwrap! But back to being sinister...)

My Feelings for My Underwear - Who Knew?

Sadie Brown | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sadie Brown

As I touch the different fabrics a sea of memories transport me to a sentimental zone that nothing else in my room has, even photographs. Each garment is a piece of me at different times in my life, all the sides of a woman concealed silently in a draw and I instantly feel fiercely protective of all of them.

Five Easy Steps to Turn a Dull Urban Yard into a Colourful Party Space

Sian Astley | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Astley

I want to introduce colour and fun to brighten up a bit of a dull space and am very much looking forward to surprising the couple who live there with some unexpected items and do it all on an affordable & realistic budget. It's going to be done in five easy steps so watch this space!

Interior Design in the Recession

Laura Schwormstedt | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Schwormstedt

My mother who has a diploma in Interior Design is my constant source of inspiration and her success has given me a real passion for property and interiors. In the past few years I have had the opportunity to start my own journey into property and, after the success of our first renovation, my partner and I have moved onto our second property.

The Most Common Home Design Challenges

Jen Stanbrook | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jen Stanbrook

I have always loved home interiors. Ever since I had my first home, I've been making moodboards, collecting cuttings from magazines and hunting down my favourite trends of the season. Creating Love Chic Living was an amazing way to collate all those ideas into one resource, showcasing my love of interior design and finding others who love it too.

Weekend Shopping: Jewellery Gems

Sarah McGiven | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

I love my accessories and am so into jewellery at the moment, particularly stackable stuff - rings, bracelets, layered necklaces - all piled high, the more, the merrier.

The Secret to Adding Light to a Room

Fritha Strickland | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fritha Strickland

One of the biggest challenges (but most rewarding) we faced when doing our home was the galway kitchen, as we now own a Victorian home as we had to create a bright, open area with limited space and budget. Therefore, my three top tips for lighting a room (especially a small space!) would be...

The Spring Bride Guide

Vogue.fr | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

Wedding season is approaching fast, with brides planning for Spring weddings full of sunshine and charm. To add a little inspiration to the preparation process, Vogue.fr has compiled a virtual moodboard for the modern classic, boho and vintage bride-to-be.

How I Wear My Wardrobe

Hanna Suhonen | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hanna Suhonen

Wearing something different every day, but with my ever-growing wardrobe that certainly is a mission. In this post I wanted to show you an example of how I choose my outfits, and hope you get some tips to wearing more of your wardrobe.

Poorna Bell

How A Piece Of Nike Activewear Is Made From Start To Finish

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the second installment of our review and interviews with fitspiration brands, we caught up with Nike's Julie Igarashi. SEE ALSO: Fitness Cl...

Confessions of an Australian Republican With a Kate Middleton Style Crush

Jamila Rizvi | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jamila Rizvi

I fell down the deep, dark internet rabbit hole of gazing at seemingly endless photographs of Kate Middleton's outfits. And who could blame me, really? The woman's mix of high end fashion and chain store bargains is something to be marvelled at... But here's where the real problem lies: I'm an Australian republican.

Being Jean Paul Gaultier

Iain R Webb | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Iain R Webb

At the opening reception for the The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaulter: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, the designer related how he and his team had been working on the exhibition for over a year. It shows.

Are These Models From Yves Saint Laurent Too Thin?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For all the progress we are making with diversification of body images, there are still fashion shoots featuring impossibly thin models promoting a lo...

Fashion Victims and Australia's First H&M Store

Xavier Toby | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

So, the first H&M store has just opened in Australia. In Melbourne of course, as Melbourne hits that magical sweet spot between up itself enough to prioritise fashion over everything but football, and cold enough that people need clothes all year round.

Greatest Capes: Prog Rock Style

William Higham | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
William Higham

Prog style was a visual reflection of the music. An eclectic, over-the-top, mind-expanding mix of historical and future influences, it blended science fiction/fantasy, surrealist art and the penetrative psychiatry of R D Laing.

Gaultier! Gautier! Gaultier!

Victoria Sadler | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Sadler

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier is the first comprehensive exhibition of the work of this celebrated enfant terrible of fashion. And it is a vast, extraordinary exhibition full of iconic celebrity pieces and sexually provocative fashion.

Faisana Fashion Weekend: Celebrating Indo-Pakistani Design

Ben Mirza | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Mirza

The majority of these designers at the Faisana Fashion Weekend have been working in the industry for over 20 years; they have been instrumental in kick starting the rise of South Asian fashion on the global stage.