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Esther James

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5 Minute Morning Yoga

Feeling lackluster in the morning? Don't have time to work out? We all could get out of bed 5 minutes earlier to kick start our day, and the benefits of your 5 minute yoga practice will last far beyond the morning. Read More Men in Kilts Doing Yoga, The Best

Elle Fanning - Fanning Things

Elle Fanning is quickly turning into one of our favorite actresses and it's no surprise when you think of her career to date. Dakota Fanning’s little sister has stared in a plethora of movies from Super 8, We bought a zoo, and Maleficient. She also has a great appreciation

100 Years of Bras

Bras have become such an everyday part of most women’s dressing that it is hard to imagine a time when they weren’t. I’m all down with freeing the nipple, in fact, I encourage myself and all the women around me to do at least once in a

Leather Made of Human Skin

Biotechnology meets fashion! Tina Gorjanc, a Central Martins student believes that advance tissue-engineering tech could 'grow' synthetic leather from a person's DNA. Her collection was inspired by the late Alexander McQueen. The designer would have probably enjoyed the concept of this project as he used a sample of his own

100 Years of Beauty | Philippines

They say beauty is only skin deep. Anthropologist, Chris Santo Domingo Chan researched the concept of beauty in the Philippines in the last 100 years. His thoughts on beauty: “Beauty is not natural, it is always conditioned and in this context, a face tells so much about the political situation

VIDEO: Is Harajuku Style Dead?

What do we really know about Harajuku? It is a neighbourhood in Japan. The style is characterised by a pursuit of kawaii, or “cuteness”, which is expressed in massive piles of hair clips, face band aids, creative layering, and a mishmash of colours and textures. Harajuku style has become less

No Hair, Don't Care!

What does your hair mean to you? Beauty, style, personality? Hair means a whole range of things to both men and women but it can’t be denied that the way hair is carried and styled is much more significant for women. It's part of a beauty standard that has

Shoes Made Out of Water Bottles

Yes! You read the title correctly. Shoes made out of water bottles! A San Francisco start-up company called Rothy’s has started a line of shoes made out of plastic water bottles. Each shoe is made out of 3 plastic water bottles. The bottles are fused into a filament fibre

Top 10 Movie Wardrobes of All Time

The costume department might just be the most underrated department in any film crew. The Academy Award for Best Costume Design wasn't even created until 1948. So we are here to sing the praises of the costume designers. The video shows a list of top 10 movie Wardrobes of all