UK Style

Try the Tassel Trend

Sarah McGiven | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

It's a bold High Summer look that's currently populating high street stores and designer boutiques alike, particularly in the form of holiday kimonos, but choose your weapons wisely and the pieces you pick up now will see you through next season too.

Instagram Has Made Calvin Klein Cool Again

Victoria Drysdale | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Drysdale

Here I am, trying to purchase an athletic looking CK bra, like the ones all the rage in the 90s. This is day three of my hunt, the shop was sold out and so far I am having little luck online. I will not admit defeat though as Calvin Klein Underwear is currently 'cooler than cool'.

Inside Vogue Paris August 2014

Vogue.fr | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

March 2014. Chanel shows in a high fashion supermarket, recreated by Karl Lagerfeld in the Grand Palais for the Fall/Winter 2014-2015 collection. It was a flash of inspiration that defined the season and certainly caught our attention.

The Power of Dressing Well

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

People who wear colourful clothes tend to have colourful, outgoing personalities. Black is a safe option, but does not say too much about your character. Blue gives the impression of trust and is used by a lot of business people. A scruffy outfit can be indicative of a scruffy/disorganised mind, and in the business world, you may repell clients rather than attracting them.

New Trends in Tokyo

Charlotte Cave | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Cave

Just landed back from shooting four issues of autumn winter fashion in Tokyo. When you go all that way, no point just doing one story when there is so much to say - what a world. What an experience. Misty, humid and hot - as a hair stylist, one could worry about the hair but luckily we are all about 90's grunge: neon wigs, plaits and fifties quiffs; damp air couldn't touch us.

Weekend Shopping: Accessories From Sporty to Sleepy

Sarah McGiven | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

All you summer lovers out there seem to be taking over the city with your outdoor sports. Whether it's the Olympic legacy, part of holiday fitness plans or just fun with friends, everyone seems to be taking advantage of London's parks, lidos and streets to get out and get into something sporty.

Couture Top Ten

Vogue.fr | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

With flamboyant designs from Maison Martin Margiela to Jean Paul Gaultier's gothic collection and Dior's white gowns, the most respected couture houses in the business once again pulled out all the stops, expertly hand-crafting every intricate detail for a truly spectacular haute couture week.

Fashion Nostalgia: How Soon Is Too Soon?

Annaliese Watkins | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annaliese Watkins

So, with the fashion lifecycle going pedal to the metal, what does this mean for future trends? How long will it be before we look back on the early 2000's and pine for asymmetrical skirts and velour sweat suits?

This Model Covered His Face In Tattoos To Get More Work

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's hard not to say 'why God, why' when you realise aspiring model ...

How to Dress For Success

Michaela Jedinak | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michaela Jedinak

My mission is to empower all women to dress for success by encouraging them to dress towards their body strengths rather than weaknesses and stop comparing themselves to others and playing the daily guessing game " does that look good on me".

Vintage Shopping For the Plus Size Gal

Becky Barnes | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Barnes

The nations interest in all things vintage is on the up, the popularity of shows like Dawn O'Porter's This Old Thing prove our love does not seem to be waining. From shabby chic furniture, to 40s style tea parties and the ever popular burlesque movement, it would seem us brits are yearning to be taken back to a simpler time.

Lucy Sherriff

Meet The 15-Year-Old Juggling Running His Own Clothing Brand With His GCSEs

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Most young teenagers have a hard enough time cramming for their GCSEs, but one 15-year-old has a little more on his plate - running a business at the ...

You Will Never Guess How Much This Loom Band Dress Sold For

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For every generation of kids, there's a trend that appears and out nowhere and takes over the playground - yours may have been yo-yos, scooby-dos or P...

Lupita Nyong'o Faces Fear Of Snakes For Her Vogue Cover Shoot - What A Woman!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lupita Nyong'o is fast becoming the world's sweetheart. Not only have we fallen for her incredible style (see her best outfits below), but we're sucke...

Poorna Bell

Why These Women Are Refusing To Wax Or Shave Their Legs

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

First came the armpit hair rebellion, followed by the bush administration against bikini waxing and now there is...the Hairy Legs Club Movement which ...

If You Like Beards... You'll Love Beards With Flowers In Them

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing better than a man with a beard... except, perhaps, a man with a beard full of flowers. Not only us women love beards, but they also...

Butt Facials Are Now A Thing...

Barcroft Media | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In you want your face to have a glowing complexion you might consider indulging in a facial - but would you consider giving your butt the same treatme...

Colbie Caillat Speaks Out Against Photoshop In The Most Fabulous Way...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

First we fell in love with Beyoncé's feminist hit Pretty Hurts, now there's another singer speaking out against the unattainable images of beauty pus...

Maleficent's Magic...Making Childhood Influences a Reality

Alexandra Harper | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Harper

I never imagined that I would be approached by the very company that turned the well-thumbed fairy tales of my youth into feature films - so when I was asked to design inspired headwear for Disney UK earlier this year, I was honoured.

EMDA Finalists Announced for Toronto Mens Fashion Week

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Davies

Toronto Men's Fashion Week will have its debut this August in the Canadian city. TOM will host a number of homegrown and international menswear designers. Among them, the Emerging Menswear Designer Award will be award.

These Ads Want To Change How We Look At Beauty Forever

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wandered around Boots, filling your basket with more make-up, body buffers and miracle creams than you can carry, in the hope that maybe just may...

Haircare Heroes

Sarah McGiven | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

I recently had a deeply unpleasant experience with a Lush shampoo bar... What it left me with was hair that smelled like a stable and was so broken, dry and brittle that it tangled itself up, as if it was trying to get away from me, into a giant candyfloss-style dred.

'Argh, I've Had a Marecut'! - AKA When New Hair Cuts SUCK

Jody Thompson | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Jody Thompson

Your reflection in the mirror bears grimacing witness to your new but truly awful hairstyle, the exact opposite of what you asked for. Welcome to the realm of the 'marecut' my friends. An hirsute abomination of your very worst dreams, a hairy horror that style didn't just forget, but Google would happily erase all trace of...

The Student Problem: Ethical Fashion

Laura Maw | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Laura Maw

Unethically-produced clothing: it's a company's responsibility to refuse to sell it and the consumer's responsibility not to buy it. Right? Theoretically yes. But in practice, there are thousands of broke students all over Britain wanting the best deal on a new dress

Francis Leon: Live the Lo-Fi Lifestyle

Kate Lawson | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

"I started Francis Leon because I wanted to create the ultimate wardrobe staple - the perfect leather jacket," says label founder Jo Turner. "Now I'm using the leather jacket and the material in general as the focus and foundation of a luxury lifestyle brand."