UK Style

How To Add Boutique Hotel Style To Your Home

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you’ve just returned from a coastal retreat or sleek city break, nothing signals the end of a holiday quite like swapping that boutique bolt...

Win Paperchase Goodies Worth Over £300

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Love Paperchase? Win this spectacular stash of stylish prizes and a £100 voucher by entering our competition! With a value of over £300, this im...

Mane 'N Tail Gallops Past L'Oreal To Be The Most Popular Shampoo For Humans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's not exactly the kind of bottle you'd have on display in your bathroom when your mates come round, but apparently Mane 'n Tail Shampoo has seen a ...

Five Plus Size Bloggers You Might Not Know About But Should

Debz Aiken | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Debz Aiken

There is no shortage of lists online that can give you recommendations of blogs to read and bloggers to pay attention to. These lists always contain my favourite bloggers and it's great to see other people enjoying them too!

The Ups and Downs of Being a Fashion Intern

Victoria Drysdale | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Victoria Drysdale

The days were long, tedious and rather tiring and I quickly learnt that everything I had heard about being a fashion intern was frighteningly true. The lows are lower than low, but the highs are pretty darn great... "If I can do this and still love this industry, than this is the industry for me."

US Vogue Features First Non-White, Non-Celeb Model On September Cover In 25 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Bethann Hardison's diversity campaign has highlighted the lack of racial diversity in the fashion industry and it looks like US Vogue may have finally...

Myleene Gets Wild In Leopard Print

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Myleene Klass has stripped down to her underwear for a brand new photoshoot to promote her latest lingerie collection for Littlewoods. In the newly...

The Tomboy Woman Is the New Sexy

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

The Tomboy style is often misunderstood and negatively viewed. This style is often perceived as a symbol of feminism, violence or characterised women with different sexual orientation. However, I discovered a brand, Wildfang, who made the tomboy attitude looks so sexy and cool.

#ChestHairBikinis Are This Season's Must-Have Accessory

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Step aside flower beards, now there's a new male grooming trend sweeping social media: the #chesthairbikini. In case the words 'chest hair' + 'bik...

Benji WZW: My Designs Are For Anyone Who Breathes Bad Dreams

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Davies

The Leake catches up with the designer who creates for "anyone who breathes bad dreams" ahead of his runway show at Toronto Mens Fashion Week. Welcome to the world of Benji WZW...

Exploitation in the Modelling Industry Is Still Very Real

Neely Reyes | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Neely Reyes

But it's the one or two that do take advantage of the wannabees that ruin the reputation of the industry for the rest of us. It doesn't take much for the media to make the modelling industry public enemy number one and sadly the negative stories will always get more exposure than the many honest people working in the industry that are helping to secure their models a good working wage.

How To Treat Blisters Caused By Those Damn Strappy Sandals

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Your favourite pair of shoes may be off limits for a while if it causes you a blister, but with the right treatment you'll be off the Birkenstocks in ...

#Fatkini Trend Sticks Two Fingers Up At The Idea Of Bikini Body

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here at HuffPost UK Lifestyle we're not fans of the phrase bikini body - it implies that all women have to conform to one body type in order to look h...

The Kimono: One Top Three Looks

Louise O'Reilly | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise O'Reilly

Kimonos have been a popular number this year, one that I have underestimated in the past in terms of versatility. It works from day to night, whether you're in the city or escaping on a holiday of sun, sand and cocktails. A big factor to working a kimono is choosing the right style, one which you feel you can work into your wardrobe easily.

Win Elemis Skin Products Worth £175

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the multi-award-winning Frangipani Monoi range, August sees the launch of Elemis' new Frangipani Monoi Body Cream...

Kim 'Keeps Up' On The Teen Choice Red Carpet

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kim Kardashian enjoyed a night out with her two younger sisters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner on Sunday night, as they posed together on the red carpet at...

Fashion Internships: Not the Devil Wears Prada Edition

Madalina Ciobanu | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Madalina Ciobanu

People were friendly and joked around, no one snapped at colleagues or interns, everyone said 'please' and 'thank you'. I was given articles to write and each of them was published on the website, with my byline. The online editor would take time to go through each article with me, explaining what I did right and what I could improve on, as well as teaching me how to use the CMS, Google Analytics etc.

Running a Boutique Model Agency

Neely Reyes | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Neely Reyes

There are 3 potential solutions to the presbyopia problem - multifocal contact lenses, monovision (One contact lens for distance vision and one for reading), or a combination of single vision distance contact lenses with reading spectacles.

Heat Wave Style Observations: The Good, the Bad and the Bang on Trend

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daisy May Sitch

Having an actual British summertime is amazing. On the matter of style, it's all too easy to throw everything up in the air and opt for something cool and comfortable - I get this, I really do - but in the last few weeks I've seen some real no-nos.

Do You Really Need To Resort To Sexy Schoolgirls To Sell Clothes American Apparel?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Time and time again we see retailers resorting to shock tactics in the bid for our attention - and controversial brand American Apparel is perhaps on...

To Pocket or Not to Pocket...

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tarun Sakhrani

To be honest, I never even really thought about my shirts. It's a shirt, it serves a purpose, which is to not show up at the office naked... If I liked the color and it fit, consider it bought... Of course it had to be comfortable too. But a pocket? Really?

How to Become a Successful Fashion Designer?

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

Fashion is a fascinating business, one so versatile that it can collaborate with any type of industry. In the past I worked with Suzuki cars to create a colour psychology car test to help their clients identify the car that suited them best based on their colour preferences.

What's Next in Unrealistic Expectations of Women?

Annaliese Watkins | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annaliese Watkins

Today, we're looking at a society of females prepared to go to extreme lengths to comply with the so-called ideal - an ideal which is realistically unobtainable for most. Alba's tight-lacing routine was a response not-only to the pressure desire to achieve an hourglass figure, but also to trim down to her pre-baby weight in record speed.

'Alexander McQueen Is My Fashion Idol': David C Wigley Talks Toronto Mens Fashion Week

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Davies

Toronto fashion designer David C Wigley talks to The Leake about fashion idols, his collection for Toronto Mens Fashion Week and the one accessory he never takes off...

30 Fascinating Facts About Fashion Psychology

Karen Pine | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Pine

What you wear affects you psychologically. It can profoundly alter your mood. It also influences how others respond to you. And the visual illusion created by cut and fabric dramatically changes the appearance of your body. Your clothes can affect your job prospects, your love life and even your self-image.