UK Style

30 Snazzy Christmas Jumpers For Men And Women

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Nothing says Christmas like a good old festive knit. From Ron Weasley's monogrammed maroon number to Mark Darcy's reindeer roll neck in Bridget Jo...

Elsa Schiaparelli: A Life Well Lived

Ben Mirza | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Mirza

Described as being "modern and sleek as a skyscraper" Elsa Schiaparelli was a tour-de-force in her day. A fashion designer extraordinaire, who pioneered avant-garde fashion, from knitwear to couture, and collaborated with some of the greatest creative minds of the 20th century...

Should I Dust Off My Killer Heels?

Susan Leigh | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Reading that Belinda Earl, the style director of Marks and Spencer, says that women should ditch their uniform power dressing suits in favour of more comfortable attire has made me reflect on my penchant for comfortable footwear, shoes and sandals that enable me to move quickly from one place to the next. Perhaps I'm not so out of touch after all!

The Skinny: Jeans With Staying Power

Julie Hurst | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Hurst

For almost ten years now, skinny jeans have had a sartorial strangle hold on our wardrobes. Despite the fashion press declaring the style 'dead' on a regular basis, we continue to favour the skinny over all other styles. But given the fickle nature of fashion, why has this particular jean stood the test of time? What's the secret to its staying power?

Vogue Paris' Fall Fashion Guide

Vogue.fr | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

As the cold weather starts to bite it's easy to choose comfort over style and lose track of the season's trends. With fur-lined parkas, cosy knitted sweaters and chic rollnecks a-plenty, Vogue.fr have all the solutions to your winter wardrobe woes as we round up some of the hottest Fall fashions for 2014.

The Legacy of Laura Ashley Passed Down From My Mother to Me

Poorna Bell | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

So will Laura's legacy endure? Apparently so - the company has reported profits this year in home furnishings which shows that the brand isn't just beloved of my mother's generation but mine as well.

The Fashionable Student: How to Update Your Look Without Buying Anything

Natalie Turco-Williams | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Natalie Turco-Williams

Along with the cold, rain and wind - the halfway mark of first term also brings with it the somber student loan drought we've all come to hate. You might as well say goodbye to the high street, as the closest you'll actually get to shopping is your breath fogging up the window, as you press your nose up against the glass, drooling over garments you could have owned if you had enough money.

Knitwear From Chanel to Vivienne Westwood

Juliet Bernard | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Juliet Bernard

It celebrates the emergence of the technology to produce fine knitted fabrics or jerseys which revolutionised fashion; in the 1920s drape was essential to 'the look' and was achieved best by knitwear often in the very new man-made fibres...

#VogueEmpower in India: It Starts With You

Vogue.fr | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

A new social awareness initiative is igniting desire for change the world over, with a colourful campaign to encourage people to think, talk and act on issues surrounding women's empowerment in India. From inspiring real-life stories, to interviews with India's most powerful voices, it's not only raising awareness that's at at the core of Vogue India's mission.

Five Fashion Forward Apps

Georgie Barrat | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

They may use generic computer generated images of what style you should don, but just knowing that you'll need a light jacket with a scarf, brings you one step closer to answering the daily question of "WHAT SHALL I WEAR TODAY?"

You CAN Wear Leathers Over 50

Donna Ida Thornton | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Donna Ida Thornton

One sure-fire way to start a heated fashion debate is to discuss leather jeans. They are the marmite of the fashion world - you either love them or you hate them. I have heard many strong opinions on how women of a certain age shouldn't wear leather jeans.

Out Of Africa: Okunoren Twins

Bwoywonder | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Bwoywonder

Okunoren, the brothers well recognised brand, has since set high standards on the direction menswear should take by providing supreme quality in presentation and product. Over 12 years later, the brand continues to hold the number 1 spot as the top menswear brand in Africa with a clientele base of celebrities and business magnates.

Fashion Trends That Make Everyone Inexplicably Angry

Laura Maw | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Maw

People seem to get pretty angry about clothes. Did you know there are whole threads on online forums about people's irrational hatred of certain trends? If you're ever feeling miserable, a quick read through these is guaranteed to make you laugh. My favourite mini rants are documented here under 'People wear things and I don't like them'.

Weekend Shopping: American Eagle Outfitters Lands in London

Sarah McGiven | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

I am *so* excited about this. American Eagle Outfitters, heralded as 'America's favourite jeans brand' is opening its first UK outlets this month, starting this weekend with the launch of its flagship store at Westfield White City with brand ambassador and model, Daisy Lowe.

Topshop Fetishises Domestic Violence With Their New Jewellery Collection

Ending Victimisation and Blame | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ending Victimisation and Blame

The jewellery consists of gold and silver plated pendants and earrings in the shape of a woman in a foetal position, with her head in her hands. Azagury-Partridge, in an interview with the Independent, has suggested that this image is meant to represent "female empowerment". The image of a woman in a foetal position is anything but empowerment.

Seven Ways to be a Stylish Bride

Marina Licht | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

As the iconic French designer Yves Saint Laurent once said, 'Fashion fades, style endures...' His words couldn't be more true and should be applied not only to ever day fashion, but bridal fashion too.

Collecting Fine Watches

Patrick Van der Vorst | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Patrick Van der Vorst

The watch has become a quintessential item of style and functionality. A popular article of dress, antique and rare watches have come to be considered as collectible items of jewellery, for their ornamental value rather than just for their time-keeping function.

How to Wash Designer Jeans

Donna Ida Thornton | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Donna Ida Thornton

If you look after your jeans, they should be a great investment purchase and last for years. If you wash them as per the care instructions the shape should bounce back each time. If they do start to rip and distress through wear and tear, remember you can always have them patched as a simple denim alteration.

This Is NOT a Plus-Size Model Calvin Klein

Kate Leaver | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Leaver

Looking at this woman from any other perspective - from outside the strict, bizarre world of fashion - Myla Dalbesio isn't "plus-size". She is MODEL SIZE. Angular in places, soft in others, but with semi-protruding ribs and minimal body fat. She is stunning to look at, obviously. She's a beauty. But 'plus-size'? No.

Cool for Kids

Sarah McGiven | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

These three adult brands - Black Score, Jack Spade and Kate Spade New York (the latter two thanks to a new collaboration with GAP KIDS) - do brilliant clothing for children that means those of you who like to mini me with your kids can do so without looking weird. Well. Less weird, anyway.

This Size 14 Model Was Called Plus Size, The World Isn't Impressed

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

At a US size 10 (UK size 14), Myla Dalbesio doesn't look like the women who usually grace Calvin Klein's coveted underwear campaigns. (Her fellow mode...

Oops! Jen Laughs Off Wardrobe Malfunction

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

All eyes were on Jennifer Lawrence at the London premiere of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part One’ last night. SEE MORE: Celebs To Sue Goog...

Seven Reasons Why You Should Wear a Fluffy Coat This Winter

Vicki Lutas | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Lutas

I rock a pair of Nike Air Max, people tell me it's good I'm going to the gym. I wear a quilted skirt, people ask why I'm wearing half a sleeping bag. I buy a vintage jacket and people sing 'Climb Every Mountain' because apparently I look like I'm wearing the Sound of Music curtain outfit (the most offensive thing there being the weak song choice, of course).

Who Were The Best And Worst Dressed Stars At The EMAs?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Some of the biggest stars from the world of music descended on Glasgow on Sunday night, dressed in their finest for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2014. ...

A Long Time Between Drinks

Tina Arena | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tina Arena

I've always loved London. I feel it's time to reconnect with its culture and the people. And see my audience again after all this time. Personally, I think London has evolved more than most European cities, it's really one of, if not the most dynamic cities in the world.