UK Style

Art Meets Fashion: BLK DNM x Gardar Eide Einarsson SS14

Kate Lawson | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

The SS14 collection for women and men continues its modern interpretation of key basics - denim, leather, knitwear and tailoring - but this time with the introduction of print in the form of graphic word art by Einarsson.

AW13 for Men

Harriet Williamson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Harriet Williamson

AW13 contains plenty of wearable trends that can be found at more pocket-friendly prices on the high street. Seek out faux-fur trims on coats, printed dinner jackets and slim-fit roll neck sweaters. This winter, it's all about keeping cosy while still looking sharp.

Glamour in the Clouds?

Georgia LA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Georgia LA

There's a reason why fashion catwalks are called runways. And couture doesn't get more advanced than flying glamour pusses and ear-popping averse air stewards looking swaggy despite the altitude.

Start Preparing Your Festive Wardrobe

Ravi Grewal | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

A good pair of jeans are a must for any gent's wardrobe, and with the festive season fast approaching, now's as good a time as any to start thinking about a wardrobe refresh before the parties start.

When It Comes to Fur, Choose Compassion

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

Disgraced former MP Mark Oaten attempts to justify the unjustifiable - the cruel killing of animals for their fur - by calling the decision to purchase fur a "personal choice". Some things, of course, are a matter of choice - I still listen to 80s music - some things, however, are simply right or wrong.

Spring/Summer 2014 Fashion Week Round-up

Vogue.fr | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

The Spring/Summer 2014 Fashion Weeks were full of treats, trends and timeless pieces. You might not have wanted to miss a minute, but it's easy to let a show or two slip through your fingers...

Why are we wearing flat shoes?

Alexandra Murphy | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Murphy

It feels like since the moment the sparkling catwalks of Paris closed for the season, all I've seen is long-legged style stars - those be-lashed gazelles renowned for sporting six-inch stilettos - wearing flat shoes.

Tale of the Tape: George Dyer, Tailor, One of South London's Finest

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Holmes

Nip around the corner from the Elephant & Castle and walk on farther south where the air's a little calmer, and before you know it, you'll have arrived at the Threadneedleman, an unassuming shop caught in the crook of the road's arm.

If the Dress Could Speak: Reminiscences of Couturier David Sassoon

Graciela Fairclough | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Graciela Fairclough

Although not part of the exhibition, Mr. Sassoon, spoke of the debutante dress designed for the eighteen year old Camilla Shand, now the Duchess of Cornwall- second wife of Prince Charles.

Are Care Instructions for Clothes Getting Wimpy?

Claire Lynch | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Lynch

WTF?! It's made from 100% Polyester - something I thought was easily washable?! If I'm paying £550 for for an item of clothing, surely a basic requirement is that it's able to be cleaned so it can be worn again?!

Suneet Varma: All Things Bright and Beautiful

Ben Mirza | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Mirza

Whoever said that fashion is not an art form clearly hasn't seen the work of Indian designer Suneet Varma. For over 25 years Suneet has been the driving force behind Indian fashions rise on the world stage.

A Simple Guide to Successful Buying - and Breaking News... It's Not Raining

Laura Tenison MBE | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Tenison MBE

Brand building effectively in a new territory needs to be achieved in a considered and patient manner. We don't want to sell to just anyone. We need to be discerning about who and how we represent the product.

Fighting for Consumer Choice

Mark Oaten | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Oaten

It's not just here in the UK that we see a chipping away of personal freedom. The USA has always been proud to consider itself the land of the free, so it is ironic that customer choice seems to have suffered a significant blow in West Hollywood of all places.

How to Look Good in Every Photo

Realbuzz.com | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

Fed up of being tagged looking terrible? Check out our tips for mastering the perfect pose and start looking your best in every shot.

Post Fashion Week Pampering

Shona Wallace | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shona Wallace

Now that the Fashion Week fuss has mostly calmed down, and those pressing show reports are all but finished, it is time to relax, rejuvenate and revitalise. Though you may not have all the time in the world to spend on number one, an assortment of luxurious London spas are offering a little serenity in the city.

The Women Who Have Inspired Me

Gemma Cairney | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gemma Cairney

I absolutely love women and I feel lucky to have come across, as far as I'm concerned, some of the best... I also have a core group of five girls who I absolutely wouldn't be able to live or breath without. And I especially wouldn't have been able to get through certain times of my life without.

Toronto: Sky Scrapers, Down and Outs and Dog Bowls

Laura Tenison MBE | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Tenison MBE

The JoJo showroom has been painted company blue and is luxuriously spacious. We will be shipping over some more fixtures without delay. It's humbling to see the collection on display in this great location. I can't tell you how proud I am that we have got this far.

Fashion Hot Spots in Florence

Madame Allsorts | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Madame Allsorts

Florence possesses a whimsical romance that fashion lovers can fall in love with, quite rightly so as it's the birthplace of many of the large Italian houses! So here's a rundown of who runs this city!

Digital Fashion Love Disruptive Technologies

Chloe Watts | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Tech
Chloe Watts

In the beginning, fashion and technology were two separate concepts. Then - boom - we were born into shoes that lit up, wearable music players and screens that magically followed the direction they were flipped. Of course, it didn't just all happen at once.

Christian Louboutin 'Nude' Shoe Range... Because Shoes Aren't Just For White People

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In case anyone hadn't noticed, everyone (men and women included) looks different in the buff. We vary in lots of ways: height, shape, the size of ...

A Man For All Seasons (Or How to Dress For British Weather)

Ravi Grewal | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

The well-dressed man on the street increasingly needs a versatile wardrobe that can cope with everything the British weather system can throw at him. Days like that one in March, where we had blazing sunshine, which turned to hail, and then to snow.

Schott to the Heart

Ravi Grewal | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ravi Grewal

The Schott brand has been around for a while, 100 years, to be precise. In recent years, however, the label has sunk below the radar.

From Fast Fashion to Slow Style

Fiona McPhillips | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona McPhillips

So workers are suffering because of low wages and dangerous working conditions, consumers are suffering thanks to poor quality clothing that doesn't last and the environment is suffering due to the overproduction of clothes and a complete lack of regard for sustainability. The clothes may be cheap but we are all paying for them one way or another.

The Art of Dressing Taller

Stephen Brister | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Brister

Last week I met up with a friend who recently moved to Norway. At 5ft 8" he'd never considered himself short, but since moving his height has become an issue. In a country where the average man stands over 6ft, that's understandable.

London's Latest Creative Import: Adri Murguia

Nik Thakkar | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nik Thakkar

Adri co-pioneered the web series Slutever back in April last year - setting not only the tone for her visual identity as a director, but her expertise in creating branded content that truly satisfies both the consumer/viewer and the agenda of the brand.