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Men's Style: Five Tips for Choosing a Quality Wallet

Stephen Brister | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Brister

It's that time of year again, the nights are long, the temperature's dropped and the high streets are packed with shoppers. As the festive season begins a lot of people will be buying wallets and purses as presents. So, I thought this would be a good time to pass on a few tips on what to look for.

These Shoes Were Made for Walking

Elaine Benton | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

How the shoe industry must love us ladies, who generally own far more shoes than we need, and in a heartbeat will fall in love with a pair that are simply calling out our name. Due to my health, I had to unfortunately stop wearing high heeled shoes long ago.

Raising a Hat to Isabella Blow

Ravi Grewal | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ravi Grewal

Those who dismiss the fashion world as a vapid, ivory tower for people whose mouths are made for pouting and air-kissing (rather than eating) and models with cold dead eyes of sharks and the personality of a flannel, must visit the spectacular Somerset House exhibition, celebrating the late Isabella Blow.

From Frumpy Smocks to Elegant Frocks: The History of Maternity Wear

Tiffany London | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tiffany London

In the 80s there wasn't much on the market except for unflattering pieces, commonly referred to as 'tents'. They disguised the bump and the design tended to have a one-size-fits-all approach, which usually ended up adding 10 years and goodness knows how many pounds on even the slimmest and most youthful mum-to-be.

Autumn Must Haves

Kelly Simpkin | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Simpkin

It's that time of year again when we wake up and just don't know what to wear, the sun is shining but it has just poured like a monsoon. Winter is around the corner but summer just can't quite let go...

Five Minutes with Brix Smith-Start

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jerrine M Lowe

Born in LA, Brix tells quite the tale of an adventurous youth; from edgy punk musician to stylist extraordinaire. Sat with a huge bottle of what can only be described as 'Detox Juice', she comes across as a centred, caring individual who exudes edgy glamour.

Weekend Shopping: Cold Snap Snazz and Winter Beauty

Sarah McGiven | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

As I write this I am sat by a radiator, covered in a blanket, wearing a thick jersey onesie, sheepskin-lined boots and this giant Monki scarf, and I am STILL COLD. So, it's handy I've been busying myself with finding new fashion pieces to root out this weekend.

Top Ten Accessories: The Animal Edit

Vogue.fr | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

From Dolce and Gabbana's big cat bike to bracelets that bite, we're thinking all things animal on the accessories front this fall. Spotted on the Fall/Winter 2013-2014 runways, we saw Burberry keep it classic while Versace gave stripes and spots a multicoloured make-over.

No Provocative Nudes In The Pirelli Calendar This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Feminists may have a touchy relationship with women-only calendars, but here at HuffPost UK Lifestyle, we've always had a soft spot for Pirelli calend...

Woman Gets $3,000 Eye Jewellery Procedure

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you thought vajazzles were a step too far along the road to Bling City, think again. Bedazzled lady gardens are so last season... now women are...

Fashion Faux Pas: US Elle Magazine Apologise For 'North Korea Chic' Trend Forecast

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Uh-oh, Elle Magazine have really put their peep-toe stiletto in it. The fashion giant have been forced to apologise after forecasting 'North Korea ...

Isabella Blow - a Life in Fashion

Stephanie Chase | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Chase

Isabella Blow lived her life with passion, flair and an impeccable eye for beauty. She didn't just wear clothes, she breathed life into them and transformed herself into a walking work of art for all to admire.

Fashion Meets Art at the New Tate Britain

Jane Burton | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jane Burton

Ever wondered what a JMW Turner seascape painting might taste like? Fishy, if you ask chef Rachel Khoo. Or how a Frances Bacon triptych might sound - dark and moodily rockin', if you ask the band Everything Everything. This might sound like some strange experiment in synaesthesia; in fact, its for a video series I've been making to mark the launch of the new Tate Britain...

Fashion Isn't Rubbish: The New London Scene That Is Going Green

Paul Drury | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Drury

There's a new trend in London's fashion scene, and it's going green. Has re-using, re-cycling and customising clothes ever been cooler?

Why Are We All Wearing White?

Alexandra Murphy | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Murphy

f you want to go all-out Isabel Marant style, invest in a white biker jacket and slip it over a white jumper, white shirt, white jeans and - yeah, you saw it coming - white wedge-heel trainers. The pieces themselves are casual, and effortlessly cool, but by combining them all in the same shade you create something instantly high-fashion.

Interview with Fashion Fringe Finalist Teija Eilola as She Shows Off at BCC Prague Gala

Erica Crompton | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Erica Crompton

Teija Eilola takes the business of fashion, like many of her peers, very seriously. And why shouldn't she - she boasts a background studying at the Royal College of Art. She also appeared on Fashion Fringe, as a finalist, in 2012. After, she spent summer being mentored by Burberry's Christopher Bailey.

Style With Substance: Fashion Goes Philanthropic

Vogue.fr | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

If there's one thing that never goes out of fashion, it's giving to a good cause. No wonder then that this autumn, designers from Paris to Milan, London to New York, have rolled up their sleeves to prove that not only has philanthropy never been so fashionable but that designer collaborations can have style and substance.

Forty and Fabulous: Mature Mums on the Rise

Tiffany London | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tiffany London

Recently some stats were released showing that the number of new mums in their 40s is on the rise, with numbers increasing fourfold in the last 30 years. Surprising to some, but it's certainly a change I've also noticed over recent years.

Style Soapbox: Bear-Faced Cheek

Alexandra Murphy | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Murphy

Did you notice, a couple of weeks ago, on Tuesday 9th November, a whole host of women in your workplace - or on your train, or on your walk home - looking a little paler than normal? A little less defined, a little less 'glowy'?

The Alexander Technique, Not Just for Christmas

Susanna Scouller | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Scouller

Christmas is an exciting time to dress up, and whether to impress colleagues at the office party, or to wow friends and family, it's important to ensure that you're looking and feeling good - not only for December but right through to next year.

Decent Headphones - Don't Fly Without Them

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

A few months ago on a red eye flight from New York to London, I made the schoolgirl error of flying without headphones. Never. Again. This is why...

Wardrobe Malfuction: Define

Nickee Todd | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nickee Todd

I think we all suspect, WM's are not accidental. In fact, if I was an insurer I would look at such an accident and think; Was this avoidable? Was a third party involved? Should they lose their no claims bonus? Are they entitled to a courtesy car?

Those Boots Were Never Made For Walking

Kate Lawson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

When Oprah first endorsed the boot-to-be-seen-in back in 2000, as everyone from Paris Hilton (in her pink version), Britney (in her studded style), Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, Gwyneth Paltrow and Sarah Jessica Parker were papped crossing the street in them - the Ugg became the ultimate 'power boot'.

10 Must Have Jeans

Donna Ida Thornton | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Donna Ida Thornton

For the perfect denim wardrobe you really do need some great basics, a couple of luxe fashion pieces that will stand the test of time, and one or two things that will give a nod to the season so everyone knows you're a cool fashion girl and you love being up to the minute.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia Spring/Summer 2014

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joao Paulo Nunes

As guests gathered in central Moscow to attend the first show of the latest edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia on 25 October 2013, their conversations generally included comments about how the unusually warm and sunny weather was a good omen for the Spring/Summer 2014 collections that 50 Russian fashion designers were to present over the following seven days.