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Weekend Shopping: Accessories From Sporty to Sleepy

Sarah McGiven | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

All you summer lovers out there seem to be taking over the city with your outdoor sports. Whether it's the Olympic legacy, part of holiday fitness plans or just fun with friends, everyone seems to be taking advantage of London's parks, lidos and streets to get out and get into something sporty.

Couture Top Ten

Vogue.fr | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

With flamboyant designs from Maison Martin Margiela to Jean Paul Gaultier's gothic collection and Dior's white gowns, the most respected couture houses in the business once again pulled out all the stops, expertly hand-crafting every intricate detail for a truly spectacular haute couture week.

Fashion Nostalgia: How Soon Is Too Soon?

Annaliese Watkins | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annaliese Watkins

So, with the fashion lifecycle going pedal to the metal, what does this mean for future trends? How long will it be before we look back on the early 2000's and pine for asymmetrical skirts and velour sweat suits?

This Model Covered His Face In Tattoos To Get More Work

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's hard not to say 'why God, why' when you realise aspiring model ...

How to Dress For Success

Michaela Jedinak | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michaela Jedinak

My mission is to empower all women to dress for success by encouraging them to dress towards their body strengths rather than weaknesses and stop comparing themselves to others and playing the daily guessing game " does that look good on me".

Vintage Shopping For the Plus Size Gal

Becky Barnes | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Barnes

The nations interest in all things vintage is on the up, the popularity of shows like Dawn O'Porter's This Old Thing prove our love does not seem to be waining. From shabby chic furniture, to 40s style tea parties and the ever popular burlesque movement, it would seem us brits are yearning to be taken back to a simpler time.

Lucy Sherriff

Meet The 15-Year-Old Juggling Running His Own Clothing Brand With His GCSEs

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Most young teenagers have a hard enough time cramming for their GCSEs, but one 15-year-old has a little more on his plate - running a business at the ...

You Will Never Guess How Much This Loom Band Dress Sold For

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For every generation of kids, there's a trend that appears and out nowhere and takes over the playground - yours may have been yo-yos, scooby-dos or P...

Lupita Nyong'o Faces Fear Of Snakes For Her Vogue Cover Shoot - What A Woman!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lupita Nyong'o is fast becoming the world's sweetheart. Not only have we fallen for her incredible style (see her best outfits below), but we're sucke...

Poorna Bell

Why These Women Are Refusing To Wax Or Shave Their Legs

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

First came the armpit hair rebellion, followed by the bush administration against bikini waxing and now there is...the Hairy Legs Club Movement which ...

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 13.09.2014 | 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 10.09.2014 | 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 07.09.2014 | 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 07.09.2014 | 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 03.09.2014 | 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 05.09.2014 | 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 03.09.2014 | 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 02.09.2014 | 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 03.09.2014 | 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 01.09.2014 | 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.