Style/ Beauty

Is your eyesight worse since lockdown began? Thanks to hours spent staring at Zoom and losing chunks of sleep (hello, 3am overthink), my eyes have definitely been feeling the strain. And interestingly I’m not the only one, with leading online glasses retailer, Glasses Direct discovering 1 in 5 Brits believe their vision declined during lockdown.
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In the grand tradition of women generally being totally screwed, we have the gender pay gap, the gender pension gap and now…we give you…the gender mortgage gap! So, roll up, roll up, one and all, to witness the gender inequity of the mortgage world and just what exactly you can do about it. We asked
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The leading woman in romantic comedies has long needed to be looked at, re-evaluated and cast as someone who fully reflects the world we actually live in. Geraldine Viswanathan is just that person, and in The Broken Hearts Gallery, she lights up the screen as Lucy, an art gallerist who attempts to meant her broken
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By now you know that there is an epidemic of sexual assault on university campuses. But what you probably don’t know, is that there is also an increasing trend of assaulters suing their victims in an attempt to silence them. How do I know this? It happened to me. It’s a long, painful story, but
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Courtesy of Prada / AGOSTINO OSIO Prada made industry-breaking news last February with the announcement that Miuccia Prada would share “creative input and decision making” with Raf Simons. We’re finally seeing the fruits of their collaborative efforts, a highlight of an otherwise quiet season. The pair debuted Prada’s spring-summer 2021 collection during Milan Fashion Week
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Getting more wear out of your lockdown loungewear is one way to hit the 30 wears target of sustainable style. During the UK’s lockdown Britain spent £40.6billion on ‘dispensable’ buys, such as fashion (according to Barclaycard.) Loungewear and activewear were, unsurprisingly, the biggest-selling categories. But instead of letting those comfy cosies languish on the sofa
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Industry without inspiration never leaves a lasting impact. Hard work and discipline often produce a reliable product but, without the spark of love behind its creation, posterity will take a dim view of its ultimate worth. Ten years ago, worldwide charting singer/songwriter, musician, and producer Stephen Wrench launched Musik and Film, LLC, henceforth referred to
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Originally recorded in 1976 by iconic Swedish group ABBA, the words and glamour seeking dreaminess of “Money, Money, Money” has stood the test of time. Still relevant and still just as catchy, Sweden’s Matilda Lindell’s rendition of the tune and accompanying video are further proof of ABBA’s dominance in the pop music world. Lindell, too,
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This week, Boris Johnson set out a wave of national lockdown restrictions in the fight against coronavirus. New, tighter restrictions have been put in place, from encouraging office workers to continue working from home to closing pubs, bars and restaurants at 10pm. These stricter rules have had many of us asking, ‘will there be a
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Onto the next fashion week of the season and despite concerns over whether the show should go on, in London, creatives like designer, Bora Aksu determined that now, more than ever, we need a sense of occasion and (careful, socially distanced) contact. Not having a traditional show would be “cutting off that human touch, I
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Matthew SperzelGetty Images Despite announcing its departure from a traditional fashion show calendar, Gucci is still making headlines in the middle of fashion month. With a short video clip posted to Instagram and TikTok, the Italian house has announced that a collaboration with The North Face is underway. The teaser features both brands’ logos on
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What does the term:  “MAKING IT”  mean to you?  To reach my full Self-actualization. Sometimes I feel like i’m hard on myself because it’s so much to do, so much to accomplish out there. You know there is know one that’s going to help you but you and you have to make do with what
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Keep it comfy as heck with one of these made-in-Canada scents Like ankle boots and comfy sweaters, candles are one of our favourite things about fall—and we’re not just talking about the standard pumpkin spice. From musky notes inspired by falling leaves and crackling fires to the sweet aroma of cardamom and vanilla, these Canadian-made candles prove that
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Courtesy of Bethany Williams As we’ve seen throughout this pandemic, the fashion crowd knows how to get creative when faced with a challenge. London Fashion Week has always been home to experimental fashion, and this year designers delivered a much-needed jolt of fantastical silhouettes, playful color combos, and more joyful touches to their SS21 presentations.
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Would you like to return to normal life? Would you like to not worry about you or your loved ones being knocked off by a devastating virus? If that sounds like you, I have this message: Don’t be a d*ck. Advertisement Now this, to me, is very simple and salient advice. You should probably be
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You’ve picked out the wedding dress of your dreams – or turned your attention to chic and fashion-forward registry office wedding dresses and bridal separates due to *certain* recent events – you’ve selected bridesmaid dresses for your nearest and dearest and you’ve invested in a pair of designer wedding shoes – ‘cos if you can’t
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