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How to Become a Successful Fashion Designer?

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

Fashion is a fascinating business, one so versatile that it can collaborate with any type of industry. In the past I worked with Suzuki cars to create a colour psychology car test to help their clients identify the car that suited them best based on their colour preferences.

What's Next in Unrealistic Expectations of Women?

Annaliese Watkins | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annaliese Watkins

Today, we're looking at a society of females prepared to go to extreme lengths to comply with the so-called ideal - an ideal which is realistically unobtainable for most. Alba's tight-lacing routine was a response not-only to the pressure desire to achieve an hourglass figure, but also to trim down to her pre-baby weight in record speed.

'Alexander McQueen Is My Fashion Idol': David C Wigley Talks Toronto Mens Fashion Week

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Davies

Toronto fashion designer David C Wigley talks to The Leake about fashion idols, his collection for Toronto Mens Fashion Week and the one accessory he never takes off...

30 Fascinating Facts About Fashion Psychology

Karen Pine | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Pine

What you wear affects you psychologically. It can profoundly alter your mood. It also influences how others respond to you. And the visual illusion created by cut and fabric dramatically changes the appearance of your body. Your clothes can affect your job prospects, your love life and even your self-image.

Move Aside Penis Pouch, Here's The Loom Band Bikini

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Since a dress made from loom bands reached bids of £170,000 on eBay it seems like everyone's trying to make a quick buck from clothing made out of th...

Fashion & Music... So Happy Together

Shannon Edwards | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shannon Edwards

Who doesn't want to be a rockstar? Dressing like one is the first step. But it goes even deeper to the music itself which can help us imagine any fashion choice as possible... even those funky trainers in no way appropriate for my feet.

Posing Like You Have Toothache Is A Thing Now

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're used to seeing bizarre trends in the world of fashion and this one is certainly no exception. The latest trend in Japan is posing with your ...

Vogue Paris' Designer Fitness Guide

Vogue.fr | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

Keep fit and stay stylish this summer: whether you surf, swim, box or ride, your sport of choice has a designer accessory to go with it.

Gents: What to Wear this Summer

Zahra Razavi | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

From well-known high streets brands through to brand new independent boutiques and labels, there's a lot of great male fashion on offer this summer. If you need a little inspiration for a wardrobe refresh this season, check out my men's fashion highlights for this August below.

You Can't Be 'Miss England' and Be a Good Mother

Katrina Simpson | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katrina Simpson

Having been Miss England in 2009, and now being a mother I personally feel that the two roles cannot coincide. Until you actually carry out the role of Miss England, you cannot possibly appreciated how much time is spent on the road, travelling from one place, or even country to another - it's all well and good saying but it's your choice etc but it would not be fair on a child.

Danielle Tyler Wasn't Banned From 'Miss England', She Was Never Eligible to Enter

Angie Beasley | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Angie Beasley

Danielle Tyler from Derbyshire is not eligible to enter Miss England, she was never banned . The criteria is set out in advance for anyone entering. She chose not to read the rules of entry. She was never eligible to enter...

Breast Slapping And Butt Punching: All The Bizarre Beauty Treatments People Have Tried Over A Year

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here at HuffPost UK Lifestyle, we're well aware that the beauty and diet industry can be a little crazy. Like the mate who insists she's not stalking ...

This Is Literally The Best Instagram Account On Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Want to see gloriously ripped men gallivanting about on an Australian beach but can't afford a flight to Australia? Fear not, men’s swimwear and ...

Do We Really Need Rib-Jutting Mannequins, Primark?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You'd be forgiven for assuming that after the bikini bridge and thigh gap backlash, retailers must have realised the general public do not find these ...

Getcha Street On

Sarah McGiven | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

These three collections take street influences, from classic 90's hip hop style, Kawaii and the gritty London realness that is the Tube, and turn them into super cool, easy to wear, edgy fashion for men and women, that references London, New York and Tokyo style.

We Have A Massive Crush On The Pirelli Calendar's First Plus Size Model

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Pirelli Calendar will be back in November with its 2015 edition - 'why should we care?' we hear you ask. Well, dear reader, this year's Pirelli...

Three Reasons Why Londoners Dress Better Than Parisians

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

Fashion consistently reinvents itself. Fashion is about individuality, creativity and pushing the boundaries. This is why London is still the fashion capital and the Parisian street fashion of this century has become boring.

Loom Band Unisex Thong Goes On Sale On eBay (Unsurprisingly, It Has No Bids)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Like football stickers and Pokemon cards, the loom band craze is sweeping through school playgrounds at an unstoppable force. But it turns out the ...

Win These Sk:n Clinics Products Worth Over £150!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sk:n clinics, the nation’s trusted, responsible network of reputable skin care experts, are excited to be offering 10 lucky HuffPost UK readers the ...

The Gentleman's Guide to Surviving the Central Line in a Suit

Thomas Church | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Church

Suit tailoring is an old business and we talk in yards and ounces. The weight of a cloth - it's thickness, heaviness - is measured as ounces per square yard (a yard is three by three feet). Or, for the metric readers, it can be measured as grams per square metre.

Blood Brother: AW14 Collection

Bwoywonder | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Bwoywonder

Blood Brother seemingly gives a nod to the fashion of 80's movie Back To The Future 2, which coincidently was set in 2015. Stylist Max Clark solidifies my claim by using a model with a similar look to the films antagonist Biff Tannan.<

The Power Dressing Code For Women With Authority!

Michaela Jedinak | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michaela Jedinak

I believe every woman is different and has her own personal style DNA and therefore needs individual, personalised advice on how to create visual balance. I have always been passionate about giving women the relevant advice and the tools to dress themselves in the best way, to create a streamlined look using a woman's individual body shape and colouring.

Try the Tassel Trend

Sarah McGiven | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

It's a bold High Summer look that's currently populating high street stores and designer boutiques alike, particularly in the form of holiday kimonos, but choose your weapons wisely and the pieces you pick up now will see you through next season too.

Instagram Has Made Calvin Klein Cool Again

Victoria Drysdale | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Drysdale

Here I am, trying to purchase an athletic looking CK bra, like the ones all the rage in the 90s. This is day three of my hunt, the shop was sold out and so far I am having little luck online. I will not admit defeat though as Calvin Klein Underwear is currently 'cooler than cool'.

Inside Vogue Paris August 2014

Vogue.fr | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

March 2014. Chanel shows in a high fashion supermarket, recreated by Karl Lagerfeld in the Grand Palais for the Fall/Winter 2014-2015 collection. It was a flash of inspiration that defined the season and certainly caught our attention.