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Seven Things That Fashion School Can't Teach You

Flavilla Fongang | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Flavilla Fongang

The world is filled with young talented people who dream of making it in fashion. They want to be the next star designer like Alexander McQueen or the next star stylist such as Micaela Erlanger and dress fabulous celebrities. With the best will in the world, fashion school cannot teach you all the skills you need to be successful. Here is what you won't learn....but what you will need.

Taking Off My Fashion 'L Plates'

Caitlin Charles-Jones | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caitlin Charles-Jones

When I was choosing my GCSEs at school I remember thinking (very naively... naturally) "what can I choose that will help me get into the best fashion schools in the country?" That seemed to be the recurring question at every crossroads of my education and as I progressed the reality became more and more clear: this was going to be tough...

Dear 90s: Your Fashion Was 'Meh'.

Sophia Parsons | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophia Parsons

When Hadley Freeman, wordsmith at the end of the 'Ask Hadley' series on the Guardian, described the recent comeback of the 90s in fashion as an 'apocalypse', I was expecting to me met with exactly this. I was ready to be put in my place about the 90s hype that has been taking back over our wardrobes. Nope.

Kristina's Betting Slip Dress Causes A Right Royal Fuss

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kristina Rihanoff had an embarrassing moment at Royal Ascot yesterday after she was escorted away by security as her “unique” (that’s one word f...

The Beauty of the White Shirt (The Best Representation of Life)

Rebecca Stevens | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Stevens

Who doesn't own a white shirt? Smart or casual, a white shirt always does the trick. And that goes for women as well as men. It was the white shirt that gave me a weird epiphany on the way home today. Sitting opposite me was a girl, in a white blouse and black jeans. Fairly plain yes.

See inside Vogue Paris June/July 2014

Vogue.fr | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

"The water is calm and clear, the bodies laid out on the sand sparkle with seaspray. Sun-drenched fantasy? No, it's the summertime. Our special issue brings a completely new approach to savoring the sunny coda that we long for all year", writes Emmanuelle Alt, Vogue Paris editor-in-chief...

Brazilian Style Icon- Carmen Miranda 1909-1955

Millicent Binks | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Millicent Binks

The world cup has kicked off in Brazil, so no doubt fashion this summer will pull some influences from the flamboyant Brazilians. The biggest style icon to ever come out of Brazil is indisputably the singer and actress Carmen Miranda. There is no star in history that has ever had a stronger signature style of colour, frivolity and fun.

These Fashion Grandpas Dress Better Than You Do (Probably)

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you associate old aged men with orthopaedic shoes and high-waisted trousers, think again. Now there's a new breed of style-savvy grandpa taking the...

Meet The Real-Life Rapunzel And Her Baby Rapunzels

Barcroft Media | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What happened when Rapunzel left the tower? She got married, kept growing her hair and had three daughters following in their mother's footsteps. ...

The Launch of a Graduate Fashion Brand Unum Nulla

Katerina Zherebtsova | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katerina Zherebtsova

Marketing is both the holy grail and a nightmare of corporations and young designers alike, but especially the latter. Marketing puzzles most creative minds as an inconvenient afterthought, after the masterpiece has been produced and exhibited and much after the encouraging lights of the graduation shows have gone out.

Have You Taken A #RedLipstickSelfie Yet?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Women (and a few men) are taking social media armed with red lipstick and the hashtag #RedLipstickSelfie to raise awareness around lung cancer. The...

You Will NEVER Guess What These Dresses And Tuxedos Are Made From

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We've seen wedding dresses made out of bog roll and suits fashioned out of newspaper but this takes the Oscar for the most outstanding, crafty outfits...

PICS: Kim's Boobs Make A Break For It

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kim Kardashian’s cleavage was the talk of the town on Sunday after the newly married star was photographed in New York wearing a daring low-cut top....

PICS: Kendall Leaves Little To The Imagination...

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kendall Jenner left little to the imagination on Sunday night when she stepped out in a one of the most daring dresses we've ever seen. The ‘Kee...

Top Tips For Your Summer Holiday Beauty Look

Laura Pearson-Smith | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Pearson-Smith

Many people struggle with their Summer holiday beauty look. When you are lying by the pool, on or the beach in the sun, you want to feel comfortable and look flawless.

Poorna Bell

This Photographer Shot These Models Without Make-Up And Photoshop - Are They Still Beautiful?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Photoshop has been blamed for supercharging the unhealthy comparison that normal women make between themselves and the unearthly beauties featured in ...

The State of the Statement: What Do Your Clothes Say About You?

Madame Allsorts | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Madame Allsorts

Regardless of how stylish you are, or how stylish you wish to be, the undeniable need to wear clothing is apparent. We are in the era where nudity and nature's uniform is no longer acceptable - so we are forced to cover what our mother's gave us with at least one garment or another.

What Does Your Hair Say About You?

Charlotte Cave | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Cave

I've been a hairdresser for over twenty years and in that time, working across the TV and music business as well as magazines with the likes of Lady Gaga and Chris Martin, I have had the pleasure (usually) to run my hands through the hair of quite a few famous faces...or should I say heads!

Hats Off the the Racing Season - Millinery in the UK

Gemma A. Williams | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gemma A. Williams

To curate an exhibition of headwear is to capture moments in millinery history. The United Kingdom, with its formal dress occasions and historical class system, has a long and intriguing relationship with hats and headwear.

Father's Day Gift Guide

Sarah McGiven | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

If giving presents isn't your thing, you could take your Dad out for a drink or make him dinner, spend time with him by taking him out to the cinema or round of golf - just giving up that extra bit of your time will hopefully make for some great memories for both of you.

The Shoe Tattoo

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

I've sometimes toyed with the idea of getting a tattoo, but there's something about the permanency and probably the pain that stops me entering through those parlour doors. However, I recently came across Oliver Sweeney offering the option of getting a tattoo on their shoes, and this instantly seemed like a much more painless option.

Top Tips for Holiday Packing

Donna Ida Thornton | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Donna Ida Thornton

Now that Summer is upon us though so are a multitude of trips to the sun (it always strikes me as crazy that the minute the sun shines on London we're all desperado to leave) and a well packed bag is essential.

Calvin Klein Model Posts The Most Stunning Breastfeeding Picture

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Usually celeb selfies are seen as a bit self-indulgent - whether they are doing the downward dog on Table Mountain or Instagramming their holiday snap...

Technology Will Stop Fashion History Repeating Itself

Peder Stubert | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Tech
Peder Stubert

Just like history, fashion repeats itself. All fashion trends eventually return to vogue. Padded shoulders, flares and tracksuits. They've all been at points mocked and decried as fashion crimes so awful they could never possibly return to the mainstream ever again. Yet, return they do.

Regent Street: The Menswear Edit

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

One of my favourite shopping destinations, paired with one of my favourite events of the year: Regent Tweet 2014. The annual event sees bloggers from across the globe take to one of London's most famous shopping streets and make it their playground for one day only.