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Oceans and tropical shores offer light relief at Paul Smith

The first model in the Paul Smith fashion show in Paris on Sunday afternoon wore a sharp suit. It was teamed with a tie covered in fish. This combination, of the classic and the playful, is one that Smith could almost patent. It continued throughout... Lire la suite ›

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SPENDING ON WEDDING DRESSES PLUMMETS AS BRIDES-TO-BE BAULK AT PAYING THOUSANDS

For many brides, the wedding day is all about the dress (after marrying the love of your life, of course). But what a bride-to-be wants and what she can afford are often two very different things. With the average cost of weddings now standing at... Lire la suite ›

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As the undisputed bible of all things fashion, style-conscious women all over the globe look to Vogue for guidance on what to wear, but its latest counsel is more than a little baffling. Declaring its ‘new basics of 2017’, Vogue is insisting we... Lire la suite ›

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Google Shares the Most-Searched Fashion Questions of 2016

Google Shares the Most-Searched Fashion Questions of 2016

Have you been Googling fashion how-tos this year? Well, if you have, you're not alone. As part of Google's end-of-year trend report, we've been searching everything from DIY projects to modeling, fashion terms and retro trends alike. In... Lire la suite ›

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Mai Atafo, Tiwa Savage, Jidenna, Noble Igwe up for continental fashion awards

Mai Atafo, Tiwa Savage, Jidenna, Noble Igwe up for continental fashion awards

Nigerian fashion designers, stylists, fashionistas, and artistes are in contention to win on Friday at the 2016 edition of Abryanz Style & Fashion Awards. Jennifer Obayuwana and Mai Atafo were nominated in the continental style... Lire la suite ›

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How digital is ‘devaluing’ luxury fashion brands and what marketers can do about it

How digital is ‘devaluing’ luxury fashion brands and what marketers can do about it

Once a mysterious entity shrouded in secrets, luxury fashion brands have been forced to adapt for the digital age by overhauling their season-based approach to selling, and making goods available immediately via an online click. However,... Lire la suite ›

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Why leopard print is this season’s fiercest trend

Why leopard print is this season’s fiercest trend

From Jean Harlow in the 1930s to modern day muses like Kate Moss, Anna Wintour and Michelle Obama, big-cat style spans the ages. Once you bypass the Bet Lynch connotations, like wearing a red lip, it looks good with almost anything and is... Lire la suite ›

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Shear delight: How to master this season’s shearling trend

Shear delight: How to master this season’s shearling trend

It’s weighty, rugged and a dead cert at keeping out the cold but up until now, Shearling was something you were more likely to associate with the nation’s favourite wheeler-dealer, Del Boy, rather than up-to-the-minute high fashion.... Lire la suite ›

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Vulgarity: The Spice Of Fashion Life

Vulgarity: The Spice Of Fashion Life

Vivienne Westwood’s print of bared bosoms, Chanel’s supermarket shoppers in sneakers, Galliano’s padded hips, and Manolo’s thigh-high boots for Rihanna - can high fashion sink much lower? All that is missing in this line-up of... Lire la suite ›

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Now-stalgia: why fashion is obsessed with looking back

Now-stalgia: why fashion is obsessed with looking back

The two most memorable shows of London fashion week had a common theme: memories. Ryan Lo’s fantasia collection of clothes (ruffles and balloon trousers in sweet-shop colours) recalled Pierrot. The rainbow wave was helped along by a... Lire la suite ›

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Beauty: The Best Of Victoria Beckham’s Estée Lauder Makeup Line

Beauty: The Best Of Victoria Beckham’s Estée Lauder Makeup Line

Few beauty launches have been as carefully and strictly orchestrated as Victoria Beckham’s limited-edition makeup line for Estée Lauder. Before the unveiling, I had to sign two legally binding agreements not to share with a soul what... Lire la suite ›

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How To Style Menswear’s Transitional Must-have

How To Style Menswear’s Transitional Must-have

Vexed is rather an apt word for describing how a handful of us begin to feel about our outwear as we hit late summer. As the evenings begin to draw in and we're left to the mercy of the mercurial British weather, any alfresco dining we... Lire la suite ›

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Smoke Out: How To Create This Season’s Smoky Eye

Smoke Out: How To Create This Season’s Smoky Eye

The smoky eye is much like the little black dress; categorically part of our beauty furniture and timelessly seductive. It can seem like a tricky art to master with the risk of turning out more panda-like than polished but creating a smoky... Lire la suite ›

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How The Fashion Police Control What We wear

How The Fashion Police Control What We wear

They wear backward baseball caps, have Instagram accounts and eat TV dinners off their laps (probably). The royal family is a thoroughly modern institution, isn’t it? Well, not when it comes to kilts. A news report on Tuesday revealed... Lire la suite ›

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How to Wear Off The Shoulder Tops

How to Wear Off The Shoulder Tops

To say that off-the-shoulder tops are just a trend is a big understatement. Their undeniable presence on the runway, red carpet and streets, has turned this style into a 2016 wardrobe must-have.  Whether they’re worn casually with jeans... Lire la suite ›

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Your Summer Style Survival Kit

Your Summer Style Survival Kit

Now that it is finally summer (albeit a slightly less intense one than it was three days ago), I think we’re all entitled to carry around our summer SOS kit.  I’ll deal with the superficialities first. In the heat, a dress is the only... Lire la suite ›

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Shoulder-to-shoulder: how the Bardot neckline became status-wear

Shoulder-to-shoulder: how the Bardot neckline became status-wear

And finally, Kate Middleton went off-the-shoulder. On home turf, at the Natural History Museum, the royal wore an expensive (over £1500) Barbara Casasola dress to present an art prize. It was a difficult dress, being cream, panelled and... Lire la suite ›

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Theresa May is proof that female politicians don’t have to be afraid of fashion

Theresa May is proof that female politicians don’t have to be afraid of fashion

At the 2002 Tory conference, Theresa May caught the nation’s attention with a speech reprimanding her colleagues for their reputation as ‘the nasty party’ - and her leopard-print kitten heels. It would be trite to say that her choice... Lire la suite ›

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The autumn/winter 2016 shows were all about intimacy

The autumn/winter 2016 shows were all about intimacy

There are two ideas at the root of the existential conundrum at the heart of the autumn/winter 2016 shows, closing this week with a strong Paris season that nonetheless left many unanswered questions and, worse, unreconciled issues. Those... Lire la suite ›

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Helpful Beauty Tips For Looking Best

Helpful Beauty Tips For Looking Best

The following helpful beauty tips are in no particular order and it is not necessary to follow each and every one. Feel free to pick and choose from the tips that appeal to you the most. You should use a moisturizer at night in order to... Lire la suite ›

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