UK Style

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.

Christmas Party Essentials: The Vogue Paris Guide

Vogue.fr | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

The festive period is upon us, and with it comes a wealth of parties and events, requiring sharp dressing and glamorous looks. From dinner with friends, to work drinks and the all-important Christmas day outfit...

Parlez-Vous Fashion: Introducing Caslazur

Eleanor Doughty | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Eleanor Doughty

Last year I had an Australian landlord. He was laid back, always asking me 'how're you going?' and never concerned about anything but the Ashes. Caslazur has the same vibe; her girl is cool and calm. She turns heads, not because she looks a million dollars, but because her clothes have it all worked out.

Christmas Time: Larsson & Jennings AW13 Collection

Bwoywonder | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Bwoywonder

Still stuck for gift ideas for your loved ones this Christmas? Running out of time? Then Swiss-made watchmakers Larsson & Jennings may be just the brand to look for.

Can You Tell The Difference Between Fashion Or Porn?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When NSS Magazine challenged the internet to spot the difference between fashion and porn images, we were quietly confident that we'd nail it (no pun ...

The Black Tie Ball

Kelly Simpkin | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Simpkin

There is something about winter that just reminds me of black tie events. Dressing up in your most beautiful gown and risking it out in the freezing air to go to a grand event at the most amazing venue. Why do they all seem to happen in the winter?

All I Want for Christmas...

Paula Fry | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paula Fry

I might not be sure what I want for Christmas, I can, however, tell you what I don't want.... This may or may not be a list of presents I have received in the past. Husband, Mother, Mother in Law, Friends. Look. Away. Now.

Dressing for the Office Christmas Party, Take a Reality Check

Jan Shure | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jan Shure

Hands up anyone who has bought a full-on, sequins, lace or sheer party frock to wear for the so-called "party season". No, thought not. Because, let's be totally honest here, despite all the magazine articles... very few women actually wear a full-blown party frock for the office "do".

Jennifer Lawrence Photoshop GIF Reignites The Debate Around Body Image

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar winner and all-round good egg, has hit headlines after a GIF of a magazine cover shot in 2011 depicting the completely unnece...