The first weekend of January kicked off with London Fashion Week Men’s, a smorgasboard of runway shows that gave an insight into the menswear trends that are set to dominate come winter 2019. While aesthetically exciting, some of the trends can be tricky to imagine yourself actually wearing. The move towards genderless fashion, and the resulting pencil skirts and pops of red lipstick that popped up on this season’s menswear catwalks, might, for example, seem a bit out there for some.
Fashion retailers have been told to take immediate action to ensure items they advertise as being made from faux fur are not made from real fur. The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP), part of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), has issued an enforcement notice, which says if regulators continue to see problems in this area after 11 February 2019, they will sanction companies involved. Retailers have been told to make sure they are not misleading customers by taking a firmer approach to checking the supply chain and the accuracy of claims relating to fur before putting the products on sale.
On Wednesday evening Meghan Markle added a significant splash of sparkle to her maternity wardrobe. Although the gown immediately caught people's attention, many were quick to notice another key aspect of the outfit: Princess Diana's heirloom bracelet. It isn't the first time Meghan has been seen wearing the gold bracelet with blue stones.
The fashion industry’s obsession with all things throwback has seen a number of trends crawl their way back into fashion fold of late, from tie-dye and kitten heels to the slinky slip dress. Light, body-skimming and surprisingly easy-to-wear, the slip dress has had a storming comeback in recent months, so much so that now the skirt version of the versatile frock has become a trend too. Once considered a practical undergarment, slip skirts were originally used to help dresses and skirts hang properly, serve as an insulating later in winter and prevent clothing from looking see-through.
Kate Moss celebrated her 45th birthday in style with a dinner at one of London’s most exclusive restaurants, which was attended by her coterie of celebrity pals. The model hosted the celebratory meal at Mayfair restaurant China Tang, part of The Dorchester hotel, which offers private dining rooms for a £2,000 minimum spend.
In a month over-saturated with virtue signalling, from Veganuary displays to #ecoresolutions pledges, why aren’t we challenging how we consume fashion? Fast fashion is deeply problematic: there are issues abound concerning garment workers’ rights and wages, water pollution, and landfill, to name a few.
From 52-year-old Halle Berry to 60-year-old Sharon Stone, there are numerous older A-listers who have stripped down to their swimwear on social media - giving women globally something to aspire to.
Calling all Netflix fanatics, how many famous faces did you recognise on the Fendi front row?
The Duchess of Sussex's maternity wardrobe has only further cemented her reigning fashion status.
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Pink hair surprisingly falls into the latter category. From bubblegum to blush blonde and flamingo to fuchsia, Alex Brownsell — the bright spark behind trailblazing Dalston dip-dye salon Bleach London — offers a comprehensive how-to guide to the new fuchsia classics. “We wanted to create a style that felt both raw and soft at the same time,” says Brownsell.