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LDNY - Levelling the Playing Field Through Fashion

June Sarpong | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Style
June Sarpong

There's old theory in the villages of Ghana, which is no self respecting village girl should marry a man who can not afford to buy her a Singer sewing machine. There are a lot of married village girls in Ghana, armed with this data I decided fashion and manufacturing was probably the route to take and thus the LDNY Foundation was born.

Why Are People (Including Stella McCartney) Wearing Their Clothes Inside Out?

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Style

Social media has been swamped with images of people wearing their clothes inside out - and no they didn't all get dressed in the dark this morning. ...

The Plus Size Debate Is Collapsing Into Farce

Neely Reyes | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Style
Neely Reyes

First we wanted more representation for plus size women in modelling. Then we had plus size women 'reclaiming' the term. Then we had a nineties pop star say she disapproved of stores selling clothes in 'unhealthy' dress sizes. Now finally we have people saying we should drop the term 'plus size' altogether. Where will it all end?

Bounce: History of the Sports Bra

Alison Walker | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Style
Alison Walker

I've learned a lot about boobs in the last four months. There are no muscles in that area. I thought wearing a sports bra would make the breast dependent and weaken them - but not so. There is no natural support and without support the Coopers Ligaments in the breasts are stretched.

Trainer Porn For Women: What's Your Fetish?

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Style

Does the sight of a beautifully crafted pair of trainers turn your head? If so, boy do we have a treat for you... Ever since Celine's creative dire...

Andreja Pejic: 'People Told Me It's Better To Be Androgynous Than A Tranny'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Transgender model, Andreja Pejic, has offered a troubling insight into what some of the fashion industry really think about trans people. In a cove...

I Tried The #KylieJennerChallenge So You Don't Have To

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

I have a confession to make, I'm a little bit in love with Kylie Jenner. I love the blue hair, the fabulous sheer all-in-one she wore to Coachella,...

Armani Is Facing One Hell Of A Backlash After Telling Gay Men How To Dress

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Style

Giorgio Armani has said gay men "do not need to dress homosexual". The 80-year-old fashion designer made the controversial comment during an interv...

The No Poo Movement: How and Why I Stopped Using Shampoo

Sarah Theeboom | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Style
Sarah Theeboom

As I stopped stripping away all of my natural oils, my hair became silkier and healthier. Even my hairdresser commented on what great condition my locks were in... It's now been six years of water-washing, and no one has ever suspected that I don't use shampoo.

Stylish Sportswear For Plus-Size Women

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Women everywhere are facing something of a crisis: we're avoiding exercise for fear of being judged. And it's got to stop. As if this isn't bad eno...

Which Sports Bra Should You Buy? We Put Them To The Test

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Style

Not being able to find the right sports bra deters one in five women from taking part in sport or exercise, according to a study by the University of ...

You Need This BFF Emoji Pin In Your Life Right Now

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Style

Now you can be #twinning every time you get dressed, as one of the most popular emojis has been turned into a cute pin. Wear it on your jacket, bag...

A Dapper Chapper Guide to Wearing a Suit

Adam Tanous | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Style
Adam Tanous

I live by the 'sometimes, always, never' rule which is what you need to remember when it comes to your jacket. Sometimes do up your top button, always do up your middle button & NEVER do up your top button.

This Is The Last Time We'll See Gisele Bündchen's Catwalk Strut

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Style

Gisele Bündchen has bid a fond farewell to the catwalk. The Brazilian supermodel has retired from the runway at the grand old age of 34 - after a ...

Model Chrissy Teigen Proves Stretch Marks Are Beautiful

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Models: we think of them as impossibly beautiful glamazons with perfect lives, and airbrushed photos do little to persuade us otherwise. So all ha...

How To Navigate The Hot, Sweaty Mess That Is Between-Season Dressing

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Style

As much as we love the onset of summer, dressing to suit the transitional season is hell. We're either too hot or too blimmin' cold - so how can you g...

Rebel Wilson Is Our Favourite Victoria's Secret Angel To Date

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

All hail Rebel Wilson. The superstar made a powerful body image statement this weekend, when she walked on stage at the annual MTV Movie Awards dre...

This T-Shirt Worn At Coachella Is Beyond The Pale

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You know when you see something that makes you genuinely rub your eyes in disbelief? This is one of those moments. A man at Coachella has s...

Are Eyelash Extensions Evil?

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Style

For those who hanker after the Zooey Deschanel doe-eyed look, eyelash extensions are a tempting beauty treatment, as they hold the potential to give y...

Which Historic Make-Up Trend Is Due A Revival?

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Style

Beauty trends are cyclical: In the 1980s Brooke Shields brought bold eyebrows into fashion; in the nineties Kate Moss set a trend for wearing them sup...

Couldn't Make Your Mind Up, Kylie?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Kylie Minogue clearly couldn’t make up her mind when she was getting dressed over the weekend, as she opted to wear a rather bizarre two dresses-in-...

Festival Fashion Inspiration: Beyoncé Sets The Bar At Coachella

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Style

Beyoncé has set the bar for festival fashion in 2015. The second she touched down at Coachella Queen Bey shared a gif with her Instagram followers...

Woman Wears Same Outfit Everyday For Three Years - Here's Why

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Style

Weekday mornings are stressful. From the shrill of your alarm clock at an ungodly hour to realising you've run out of milk, by the time we've made it ...

Who Were The Best And Worst Dressed Stars At The 2015 MTV Movie Awards?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Stars of the film and music worlds were out in force on Sunday night, for the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles. Jessie J, Jennifer Lopez and Robert ...

As She Gears Up To Marry Murray, We Chart Kim Sears' Style Evolution

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If there's one thing we've learned over the past few years, it's that Kim Sears is not just a talented artist or the most supportive girlfriend of all...