Fashion’s new anti-social media

As the excitement of London Fashion Week descended once more onto the capital, social media networks were abuzz with tweeters, viners and instagrammers documenting every minute of the spectacle. Through them, we were given an insight into backstage preparations, every look sent down the runway and, of course, the post-show parties. Outfits were captured both […]

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New York Fashion Week exposes the insanity of fashion

From the wealth of reports covering this autumn’s New York Fashion Week, the word crazy is a recurring theme. Schedules are insane, the amount of food models eat seen as mad (quite rightly) and the designs on show must push the boundaries of sense to have an impact. Yet when designer Thom Browne sent his […]

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The Beauty Spot: Top Ten Beauty Myths, Banished

How many times have you heard that eating your crusts makes your hair curly, or that eating a surplus of carrots will give you a healthy looking tan? Although there might be some scientific truth in the latter, the beauty industry bombards us with incorrect ‘facts’ about our appearance and how to fix it, many of which […]

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Bronzing blues: why tanning is causing us troubles

Summer. Bikinis. Tan. Oh no. We all know that on the beach, you’re never fully dressed (or undressed) without a tan. They give you that healthy, sun-kissed shimmer that is impossible to imitate – but that doesn’t stop us from trying our hardest to. We can’t deny that a tan is beautiful, but it sometimes […]

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