UK Style

Underground Fashion From Roundel

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Love or loathe the tube, there's no denying the fact that London Underground has a truly iconic aesthetic. The world's first city subway is awash with classic design, from Harry Beck's topological Tube Map to the station signage and typography.

Mango - Where Does Straight Size Finish and Plus Size Start?

Rivkie Baum | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rivkie Baum

So distraught were people at the mere idea that a 12 could be called something as offensive and damaging as plus that papers were filled with vitriol at the brand for such blatant irresponsibility. Well I hate to break it to you but I'm not hugely disappointed, angry or shocked at Mango for this.

2014: Embracing the Fashion/Sport Mash-Up Trend

Emilie Riis | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emilie Riis

The fashion industry has artfully latched onto our fitness obsession. It all started in 2004 when Stella McCartney designed her first collection for Adidas. Her collection was soon after followed by a collaboration between Puma and Alexander McQueen.

Pain-free New Year Pick-me-ups

Vogue.fr | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

New Year, new resolutions? You don't need to feel punished to brighten your outlook and put spring in your step this January. Forget strict eating plans and complicated exercise regimens, at Vogue Paris we've been celebrating the New Year with a rejuvenating and thoroughly luxurious line-up of products and health tips.

Lena Dunham Vogue Cover: The Body Politics Of 'Playing It Safe' With A Head Shot

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lena Dunham's Vogue cover was unveiled earlier this week. And hot on its heels came accusations that the fashion magazine was 'sizeist' and had de...

Is Style Going Out of Fashion?

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Holmes

So London man, by tradition, owns a mind as sharp as the crease in his trousers. But of late, tradition is being challenged by a conspicuous interloper of indeterminate persuasions.

Happy 40th Kate Moss

Rachel Braier | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Braier

Happy birthday Kate. I, along with the great British High Street are waiting with bated breath, to see what you'll be wearing for your big 4-0, and one thing's guaranteed - a knock down version of said outfit, will be on my back by spring.

Exclusive: British Design Duo Vin + Omi to Showcase AW14 Collection at London Fashion Week

Kate Lawson | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

Vin + Omi are undoubtedly innovative visual pioneers, unafraid to experiment and create their own unique design codes, opting out of the currency of hype surrounding industry trends.

Exhibition: Isabella Blow - Fashion Galore! at Somerset House

Victoria Sadler | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Sadler

Another lovely touch was the inclusion - without apology - of Isabella's more damaged items such as her scuffed Givenchy mules and the McQueen coat complete with cigarette burns. It's a lovely reminder that what Isabella loved, she wore. And wore and wore and wore. Nothing was saved for special occasions in her wardrobe.

An Open Letter to My Bras

Sarah Kwong | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Kwong

Man, what a rollercoaster. You've known me since I was a kid, desperate to fill out a cup, any cup. ('Does an AAAA exist?') You were there, in your soft, first bra material, noble and strong, even when I was forcing tissue paper into your lungs, believing you weren't enough.

With Another Fall at M&S, It's All About Timing Mr Bolland

Jan Shure | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jan Shure

Get a grip, Mr Bolland, because even if your merchandise is perfect, if it isn't available when the consumer wants to consume it, you might just as well put it straight in the sales bins...

Hitting the Slopes in Style!

Kelly Simpkin | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Simpkin

I don't know about you but for me skiing is as much about the outfit as it is about the snow! When I'm gliding down the mountain I want to look good doing so and when I stop for a Vin Chaud I want to look the part!

Fashion Technology London 2014- Part Two

Chloe Watts | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech
Chloe Watts

Consumers are all constantly bombarded with thousands of products and brands but sometimes less is more. rufflr allows users to separate the wheat from the chaff, helping them to find amazing products through amazing people.

Meet the Next Generation of Modeling Stars in Vogue Paris February

Vogue.fr | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

First, we spotted them on the runway. Then we called in some of the biggest photographers in the business to shoot them for the glossy pages of the magazine. Meet the next generation of modeling stars in the February issue, out 22 January

New Beginnings... All About the Vibe for a New Millinery studio

Alexandra Harper | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Harper

In a world that is rapidly losing artisan craft and bespoke manufacturing, the process of creating a product is often as fascinating as the product itself. The intense and personal procedures behind handcrafting that result in a piece of couture, artwork or a hat for example, are the very essence of what is an inherently exceptional end product.

WATCH: You Won't Believe What These Celebrities Looked Like Before And After Photoshop

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Hands up if you're sick to the back teeth of being force fed photoshopped images of (mostly female) celebrities and models. Guess what? You're not ...

Urban Outfitters Removes 'Depression' T-Shirt

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Urban Outfitters have made (another) fashion faux pas this week, after featuring a 'Depression' T-shirt on their site. Accused of trivialising ment...

Best of 2013 Part Two: Fashioning A Better Future

Christine de Leon | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christine de Leon

After the Rana Plaza disaster last April, consumers could see first hand how their appetite for cheap clothes fuels exploitative working conditions amongst the poorest people on Earth. 2013 became the year that the industry were forced to reevaluate the efficacy of their corporate social responsibility policies.

Brogan Driscoll

Whether Plus Size, Skinny Or In Between - We Are All Real Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

According to the fashion and media powers that be, there are two types of women in this world: the super slim and the super size. The former cut a ...

Top Denim and Jeans Trends for SS14 - Ripped Jeans

Donna Ida Thornton | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Donna Ida Thornton

If you're the scruffy type the good news is you are totally on trend without having to do anything. If you're not and you want to start getting your SS14 look ready then you HAVE to have a pair of ripped jeans.

Diary of a Fashion Design Intern

Bryony Moss | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Bryony Moss

People have varying opinions of internships. I think people love to hear the horror stories of an intern but sometimes they aren't that horrific. After graduating with a degree in Fashion Design, the prospect of someone handing me my perfect job on a plate were starting to fade so I began applying for jobs.

Top 10 Sale Picks for AW13

Donna Ida Thornton | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Donna Ida Thornton

It's here! Yes, my favourite time of year second only to the new season coming in - SALE. This Christmas has seen confirmation of what we could all see happening bit by bit - the very sensible practice adopted by our retail cousins in the USA of going into sale before Christmas.

Best of 2013 Part One: Funding Ethical Fashion Democratically

Christine de Leon | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christine de Leon

There are hundreds of fashion projects on both of the major crowdfund platforms that are leveraging online financial support from friends, family and total strangers. Included in the mix are a small but significant number of social entrepreneurs who are using crowdfunding as a way to marry up fashion creativity with sustainable and ethical projects.

Standing at the Crossroads of Fashion's Future - See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me

Benjamin Males | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech
Benjamin Males

Set a hundred years from now: is a world where everything in our environment is connected. Our skins have become a medium for digital content: the body a satellite, our flesh a host for streaming media.

The Art of Footwear: Finnish Brand FINSK

Kate Lawson | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

A graduate of London's Royal College of Art, Finnish-born Julia Lundsten is known for her experimental and avant-garde creative vision, most commonly associated with her high-end footwear brand, FINSK.