UK Style

Out Of Africa: Okunoren Twins

Bwoywonder | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Bwoywonder

Okunoren, the brothers well recognised brand, has since set high standards on the direction menswear should take by providing supreme quality in presentation and product. Over 12 years later, the brand continues to hold the number 1 spot as the top menswear brand in Africa with a clientele base of celebrities and business magnates.

Fashion Trends That Make Everyone Inexplicably Angry

Laura Maw | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Maw

People seem to get pretty angry about clothes. Did you know there are whole threads on online forums about people's irrational hatred of certain trends? If you're ever feeling miserable, a quick read through these is guaranteed to make you laugh. My favourite mini rants are documented here under 'People wear things and I don't like them'.

Weekend Shopping: American Eagle Outfitters Lands in London

Sarah McGiven | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

I am *so* excited about this. American Eagle Outfitters, heralded as 'America's favourite jeans brand' is opening its first UK outlets this month, starting this weekend with the launch of its flagship store at Westfield White City with brand ambassador and model, Daisy Lowe.

Topshop Fetishises Domestic Violence With Their New Jewellery Collection

Ending Victimisation and Blame | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ending Victimisation and Blame

The jewellery consists of gold and silver plated pendants and earrings in the shape of a woman in a foetal position, with her head in her hands. Azagury-Partridge, in an interview with the Independent, has suggested that this image is meant to represent "female empowerment". The image of a woman in a foetal position is anything but empowerment.

Seven Ways to be a Stylish Bride

Marina Licht | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

As the iconic French designer Yves Saint Laurent once said, 'Fashion fades, style endures...' His words couldn't be more true and should be applied not only to ever day fashion, but bridal fashion too.

Collecting Fine Watches

Patrick Van der Vorst | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Patrick Van der Vorst

The watch has become a quintessential item of style and functionality. A popular article of dress, antique and rare watches have come to be considered as collectible items of jewellery, for their ornamental value rather than just for their time-keeping function.

How to Wash Designer Jeans

Donna Ida Thornton | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Donna Ida Thornton

If you look after your jeans, they should be a great investment purchase and last for years. If you wash them as per the care instructions the shape should bounce back each time. If they do start to rip and distress through wear and tear, remember you can always have them patched as a simple denim alteration.

This Is NOT a Plus-Size Model Calvin Klein

Kate Leaver | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Leaver

Looking at this woman from any other perspective - from outside the strict, bizarre world of fashion - Myla Dalbesio isn't "plus-size". She is MODEL SIZE. Angular in places, soft in others, but with semi-protruding ribs and minimal body fat. She is stunning to look at, obviously. She's a beauty. But 'plus-size'? No.

Cool for Kids

Sarah McGiven | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

These three adult brands - Black Score, Jack Spade and Kate Spade New York (the latter two thanks to a new collaboration with GAP KIDS) - do brilliant clothing for children that means those of you who like to mini me with your kids can do so without looking weird. Well. Less weird, anyway.

This Size 14 Model Was Called Plus Size, The World Isn't Impressed

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

At a US size 10 (UK size 14), Myla Dalbesio doesn't look like the women who usually grace Calvin Klein's coveted underwear campaigns. (Her fellow mode...

Oops! Jen Laughs Off Wardrobe Malfunction

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

All eyes were on Jennifer Lawrence at the London premiere of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part One’ last night. SEE MORE: Celebs To Sue Goog...

Seven Reasons Why You Should Wear a Fluffy Coat This Winter

Vicki Lutas | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Lutas

I rock a pair of Nike Air Max, people tell me it's good I'm going to the gym. I wear a quilted skirt, people ask why I'm wearing half a sleeping bag. I buy a vintage jacket and people sing 'Climb Every Mountain' because apparently I look like I'm wearing the Sound of Music curtain outfit (the most offensive thing there being the weak song choice, of course).

Who Were The Best And Worst Dressed Stars At The EMAs?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Some of the biggest stars from the world of music descended on Glasgow on Sunday night, dressed in their finest for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2014. ...

A Long Time Between Drinks

Tina Arena | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tina Arena

I've always loved London. I feel it's time to reconnect with its culture and the people. And see my audience again after all this time. Personally, I think London has evolved more than most European cities, it's really one of, if not the most dynamic cities in the world.

Alluring Anorexic? Beautifully Bulimic?

Becky Hopper | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Hopper

You walk into Topshop and this mannequin is the first thing you see - the ONLY representation of the female body throughout the store. Do you think, 'I'm thin but I'm not that thin - is this how I should look like?' Possibly, yes.

'Models Of Colour Might Be Underrepresented, But They Still Exist'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After years of not being able to find skin-toned underwear to suit her complexion, Ade Hassan embarked on a mission to redefine "nude" and empower wom...

Man Of The Hour: Matthew Williamson On How He Made It

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Matthew Williamson is not like other male fashion designers. While that may sound like a back-handed stab at his peers, it isn't. The son of an op...

Why a Cap on Immigration Would Damage our Creative Industries

Neely Reyes | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Politics
Neely Reyes

The whole argument for and against immigration is way too complex for any one person to discuss in a single article but there is one area that I haven't heard people talk about in the debate and that's the creative industries.

Our Favourite Shop: John Simons, the Tale Of a London Stylist

Jason Holmes | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Simons is also the man who named the iconic Harrington jacket. Originally known as the G9 jacket as sold by the Baracuta brand, John sold it in his shop as the 'Harrington' after Rodney Harrington, the character played by Ryan O'Neal in the TV soap opera Peyton Place.

Charlotte Olympia's Leather Handbags for the Leading Lady

Vogue.fr | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

Having already conquered the clutch and mastered the art of the high heel, Charlotte Olympia is now channeling her trademark retro flair and signature British wit into a collection of leather handbags for Fall 2014.

Gender Neutral Underwear Does Away With Need For Granny Pants

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Introducing the world's first line of gender neutral undies - for women who secretly steal or buy men's undies because they're far more comfortable th...

The Two Wardrobe Generation

John C. Parkin | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John C. Parkin

In that moment, I realized I have two wardrobes: the one that fits me now. And the one that will hopefully fit again in a few weeks / months. Maybe you have the same. Funny, I'm not remotely a follower of fashion, and am thus not remotely interested in whether The Second Wardrobe as I will from now on call it, will drift out of fashion in the months (or years) that it is (not literally) mothballed.

Romeo Beckham Stars In Burberry Xmas Ad

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Burberry have unveiled their 2015 ‘From London With Love’ Christmas campaign, starring Victoria and David Beckham’s son Romeo Beckham. The 1...

Colourful Autumn Collections for Men and Women

Sarah McGiven | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

The following collections - some for women, some for men, some for both - are extreme examples of how you can introduce a bit of colour into your outfits this season. If you absolutely will not be parted from your darker styles, why not try wearing them with a pair of amazing, colourful kicks like these Mary Katrantzou x adidas Originals designs?

Deadly Denim - The Darker Side of Firetrap

Mik Scarlet | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

A story on fashion is not my usual Huffington fair, but I actually started my writing career working for an alternative fashion magazine called Sinzine and studied fashion at college back in my New Romantic youth.