As we harness technology to reduce the amount of landfill waste and create eco-friendly fuels through recycling, the fashion industry has sometimes faced criticism for being slow on the uptake.
We have talked about styles, rockers, hipsters, casual and formal, and for each of them we have looked at their pros and cons, so now it's time for the semi-formal style. No, we are not talking about a contradiction in terms of clothing, but something that has a specific style.
Before knowing what you are going to wear or how you should combine it, you have to know in advance where this semi-formal style comes from; we all know that there are very elegant parties, so a formal style is…Continue
Unless you’re a celeb A-lister, special occasions don’t come around all that often.
But most of us mere mortals are guaranteed at least a few unique events where we want to look our best — with a few surprise celebrations thrown in for good measure.
And there’s nothing worse than feeling out of place at a big bash because your…Continue
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Scottish culture is a mash-up of influences from around Europe and across the globe — so it’s no wonder that fashion in the most dynamic part of the UK is uniquely funky.
Style in Scotland ranges from haute couture to cutting-edge streetwear.
And the sector’s kept alive by designers based in big urban centres like Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as those maintaining craft traditions in rural areas.
But most things made in Scotland display a sense of humour — so here are…Continue
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Whether you’re a Glastonbury goddess or a Reading rock chick, music festival beauty maintenance can drive you barmy. Busting brilliant moves can transform the coolest chick to a sweaty Betty.
So here are five top tips to keep you looking legendary whatever the weather
Keep it simple
Hippy hairstyles were de rigeur at this…Continue
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Technology is currently changing the face of beauty in major ways. While some of the bigger…Continue
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Roman numerals, initials, cross and even little hearts: tattoos is currently one of the most popular celebrity trends and we’re always surprised to hear about someone who hasn’t yet surrendered to the ink craze.
They’re definitely an endangered specie but they do exist: a little while ago our very own Taylor Swift admitted…Continue
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Most brides will begin their search for dream wedding dresses and designer dresses in good time before the big day but there are still some important aspects to appreciate before setting out to visit boutiques. For one thing, with so many great wedding dress designers producing eye-catching gowns means the process to buy a wedding dress may not be quite as straightforward as the bride would like to believe.…Continue
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With 2015 upon us what are the top fashion tips for the year ahead, and from what fashion capitals did they originate? Get that prepaid currency card ready for a whistlestop tour of the catwalks and what you might want to be wearing soon.
At New York’s spring summer 2015…Continue
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The modern age is currently very much a time of constant and progressive change, especially with regards to the female experience. Whilst indeed there is still a rather depressing disparity between the earnings of men and women and an inequality with regards to male and female positions within the social hierarchy, women are currently experiencing the highest levels of autonomy and respect that they have experienced perhaps since the dawn of civilization. With the…Continue
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Have you ever dreamed of owning that fabulous walk-in wardrobe in the Sex and the City movie? It’s like that endless handbag that Mary Poppins owns, producing a stylish maxi dress instead of a spoonful of sugar.
But you might think you don’t have the room for such an extravagant wardrobe. While you certainly have enough shoes…Continue
Added by Angie Dabbena on December 7, 2014 at 5:48pm — No Comments
You might see those long-legged beauties strut up and down the catwalks and assume that their clothes and charisma is what makes them so special. But that unique glow emitting from every fashion model is actually due to one factor – their health.
The right beauty products, the right diet, the right exercise – they all coalesce to…Continue
Added by Angie Dabbena on November 25, 2014 at 8:21am — No Comments
You’ve tried leg waxes, moisturisers, high-street clothes and celebrity sponsored workouts – now it’s time for the road less travelled.
Indeed, beauty from conventional means will lead to nothing but a bland haze of anonymity – like those Miss World contests where every model looks beautiful because every model looks exactly the same.
The fun of beauty is the…Continue
Added by Angie Dabbena on November 19, 2014 at 5:28am — No Comments
In the world of catwalks, long-legged, Arian glamour and mad designers blasting orders at inferiors, “issues” like the environment or feminism (as Karl Lagerfeld’s latest fashion show featuring feminist placards illustrated) become little more than a side line for the clothing.
But as environmental issues grow in public perception, so…Continue
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