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    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

    VIDEO: Queen Elizabeth's Top Fashion Moments

    Queen Elizabeth II, longest reigning monarch in British history celebrates her birthday today. Being in power for over 60 years, means that the Queen has reigned over the United Kingdom for more than most of our life times. We’ve grown up with the queen on our T.Vs, in

    The Wardrobe to Die for

    What is the 24th of April to you? A birthday, an anniversary or just another day of the week? Whatever it is, let us add another significance to this date. This is the date of the Rana Plaza disaster. When the building collapsed, it killed thousands of garment workers. It

    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

    My Skin doesn't Define Me ~ Winnie Harlow

    The fashion industry as a whole doesn’t do well in portraying individuals who's appearance deviate majorly from the norm of it's beauty standards. When Winnie Harlow came on the scene in America’s Next top model, cycle 21, It was new and exciting and endearing to have a model

    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

    100 Year Old Women Share Their Best Beauty Secrets

    Every wondered how you would maintain your beauty regime when you’re older? Meet Betty (101), Ellen (104) and Clementine (101). These ladies talk us through what they do and have done to maintain their beauty. Their routines range from washing their face 3 to 4 times a day and

    Pineapples & Mushrooms- The Future of Vegan Leather

    Let’s start off with some trivia facts, Leather production round. The industry uses 50% of the water supply in the US and 30% of the earth’s landmass. The industry also produces 18% of the planet’s greenhouse gas emission. Only 30% of an untreated hide gets turned into

    Why Women's Clothing Sizes Don't Make Sense

    Have you bought clothing from different countries, or different shops only to notice that the exact same size has a completely different fit? If you have, you’ll know exactly what we’re talking about. It is stressful and the same for a lot of women, so if you were

    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

    VIDEO: Fashion & Tech, From Frivolity To Sustainability

    Did you know that underwear manufacturer Playtex’s industrial division was behind the Apollo Spacesuit? An underwear company literally sent man to the moon! There's definitely more to Fashion than what meets the eye. Hussein Chalayan's Spring/Summer 2017 Collection is just one of many examples of the fact. He

    The Future is Downloadable Fashion

    The world of fashion moves ever so quickly. Imagine being able to design and print the clothes you’re going to wear for the day?! Designer, Danit Peleg was inspired to make 3 dimensional clothes when she was invited to an event but had nothing else to wear. From them

    VIDEO: The Sexist History of Pockets

    I know I can’t speak for all women when I say I love pockets, but surely, it is the same for some if not most. Finding a dress, or shirt or a jumpsuit that you adore is one thing but finding one with pockets elevates me to a whole

    VIDEO: Dior Presents #TheWomenBehindTheLens Series

    Dior has launched a new campaign called The woman behind the lens, celebrating female photographers behind the scenes. The brand wants to take on the way that advertising to women is done and they want to do that by including women. For the brand’s 2017 S/S collection, artistic

    The Cutest Couple to Wear Matching Outfits

    This adorable Japanese couple are most definitely #RelationshipGoals. They have been married for 38 years and wear effortlessly matching outfits almost every day. They started matching their outfits because they noticed that they had matching hair. They have no strict rules for how they dress apart from the coordination. Perhaps