UK Style

If You Like Beards... You'll Love Beards With Flowers In Them

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing better than a man with a beard... except, perhaps, a man with a beard full of flowers. Not only us women love beards, but they also...

Butt Facials Are Now A Thing...

Barcroft Media | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In you want your face to have a glowing complexion you might consider indulging in a facial - but would you consider giving your butt the same treatme...

Colbie Caillat Speaks Out Against Photoshop In The Most Fabulous Way...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

First we fell in love with Beyoncé's feminist hit Pretty Hurts, now there's another singer speaking out against the unattainable images of beauty pus...

Maleficent's Magic...Making Childhood Influences a Reality

Alexandra Harper | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Harper

I never imagined that I would be approached by the very company that turned the well-thumbed fairy tales of my youth into feature films - so when I was asked to design inspired headwear for Disney UK earlier this year, I was honoured.

EMDA Finalists Announced for Toronto Mens Fashion Week

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Davies

Toronto Men's Fashion Week will have its debut this August in the Canadian city. TOM will host a number of homegrown and international menswear designers. Among them, the Emerging Menswear Designer Award will be award.

These Ads Want To Change How We Look At Beauty Forever

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wandered around Boots, filling your basket with more make-up, body buffers and miracle creams than you can carry, in the hope that maybe just may...

Haircare Heroes

Sarah McGiven | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

I recently had a deeply unpleasant experience with a Lush shampoo bar... What it left me with was hair that smelled like a stable and was so broken, dry and brittle that it tangled itself up, as if it was trying to get away from me, into a giant candyfloss-style dred.

'Argh, I've Had a Marecut'! - AKA When New Hair Cuts SUCK

Jody Thompson | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Jody Thompson

Your reflection in the mirror bears grimacing witness to your new but truly awful hairstyle, the exact opposite of what you asked for. Welcome to the realm of the 'marecut' my friends. An hirsute abomination of your very worst dreams, a hairy horror that style didn't just forget, but Google would happily erase all trace of...

The Student Problem: Ethical Fashion

Laura Maw | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Laura Maw

Unethically-produced clothing: it's a company's responsibility to refuse to sell it and the consumer's responsibility not to buy it. Right? Theoretically yes. But in practice, there are thousands of broke students all over Britain wanting the best deal on a new dress

Francis Leon: Live the Lo-Fi Lifestyle

Kate Lawson | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

"I started Francis Leon because I wanted to create the ultimate wardrobe staple - the perfect leather jacket," says label founder Jo Turner. "Now I'm using the leather jacket and the material in general as the focus and foundation of a luxury lifestyle brand."

Are You Dreading the Beach This Summer? Time to #Ditchthebikinidiet and #Banthefaketan

BritChick Paris | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

How to get a bikini-perfect body in just three weeks is one of the main headlines adorning the covers of women's magazines at this time of the year. Alongside is a picture of a young woman with the perfect body frolicking on a beach. The article will then go into all the daily exercises you need to do, foods you need ‎to avoid and alongside display incy-wincy bikinis that only Gisele Bundchen could wear...

Going Rustic: A Guide to Painting Old Wooden Furniture

Vicky Dean | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Dean

Old furniture comes in two categories: a shabby old piece you fell in love with at a second hand store that just needs a little bit of love, or, more likely, a piece you got ages ago when you were broke and is now a horrible eyesore in your home.

We Need More Disabled Models in Ad Campaigns

Jack Eyers | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jack Eyers

We filmed it at Scope's West Hampstead shop and had a great laugh making it. The other stars of the ad - the shop manager Cathy, volunteer Maureen and all the other people in the ad who react to my strip were great.

Michelle Launches Debut Fashion Collection

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Michelle Keegan has officially launched her first ever fashion collection, putting her days as the chavvy Tina McIntyre in ‘Coronation Street’ wel...

My Favourite Looks For: Living Rooms

Nikki Wright | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nikki Wright

We have just finished decorating our living room, so we are left with a shell to fill with personality, which in my opinion is by far the best bit.

Two Girls Tried The 'Spoon Facial' That Apparently Slims Your Face - Did It Work?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The spoon facial may have sinister undertones - last year we reported that a South Korean mother had been massaging her daughter's face with a spoon f...

Woman Who Was Bullied At School Nails Models1 Plus Size Competition

The Huffington Post UK Lifestyle | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When Models1 announced they'd be bringing back their plus size model competition for a second year in a row, we were pleased hear that one of the wor...

Posh Gets Her Wellies On

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Given her usual sense of style - and fashion line - we never had Victoria Beckham down as the gardening type. However, the former Spice Girl's new...

Style Confidence

Dr Carolyn Mair | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Carolyn Mair

Without doubt, the power of fashion lies in its strength to communicate. We can use this power to promote our identity and to reinvent ourselves as well as give us more confidence. Our appearance is the primary basis for others' opinions of us and what we wear can impact our cognitive abilities.

It's In the Detail

Caitlin Charles-Jones | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caitlin Charles-Jones

It's been about a week since I did my first blog post on here where I shared details of my latest collection, as well as some significantly down-played concerns about what on earth I'm going to do next with my shiny new MA qualification.

Make Up - It's Fake

Archie Damant | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Archie Damant

Makeup is the bane of any teenage girls life. It's made to seem like you'll gain confidence and become overall a better person. But really all it does is wreck your confidence and make you look a caked troll. Surely natural beauty is the way forward?

Kate Goes Curly In Coral (Try Saying That Quickly)

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

The Duchess of Cambridge has went walkabout at a primary school today and showed off a curly new hairstyle. Kate delighted children at Blessed Sac...

Suzy Menkes: Fashion's Most Esteemed Voice Comes to Vogue

Vogue.fr | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

In her new role as International Vogue Editor Suzy Menkes offers an exclusive insight into the world of fashion. An insider like no other, the British journalist and author holds a unique position in the world of fashion and is both respected and revered by designers, models, journalists, critics and fashion followers alike.

Weekend Shopping: Summer Denim

Sarah McGiven | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

From high end to high street, there are some great choices so step outside your jeans comfort zone and try some other denim styles. A shirt dress, these skate shoes and super hot denim heels are topping my wish list this weekend.

Wimbledon: Why Are Female Tennis Players Going Bra-Less?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you hear the word Wimbledon, you're likely to think of British summer time, strawberries, and tennis whites - and organisers are determined to k...