Category «Fashion»

The 6 spring style tricks that will also keep you warm

When it comes to keeping warm and looking stylish, New Yorkers do it best, says Frankie Graddon. She’s been to the Big Apple and brought back some tips. Do you know what nature’s strangest phenomenon is? Volcanic lightning? Fire rainbows? No, it’s The Fashion Week of February at New York. For those unaware of New …

I tried period pants for a week. Here’s what I found

Emily Jupp swapped pads and tampons in favour of testing the best leak-proof period underwear on the market. If you have a womb and you have periods, it’s likely that you’ll menstruate on average 450 times in a lifetime. That’s a lot of bleeding. And, while we’re used to paying above board for tampons and …

How to buy your new jeans online

With the new spring styles already landing on the virtual shelves, Hannah Banks-Walker finds out how to find jeans that fit, without leaving your sofa. Shopping for jeans is one activity that could drive even the most level-headed of women to – for the lack of a better word – flip. Trawling the shops to …

The big underwear drawer restock

Because nothing says new year like new smalls, Frankie Graddon tells us about the best underwear brands to stock up from. 2018 was officially the year that the thong died. John Lewis reported that teeny knicks were out and big pants were in; sales of full briefs were up 25 per cent year on year and non-VPL …

How to find fancy jewellery for less than £30

Treat yourself to dainty rings, statement earrings and luxe-looking pendants that feel expensive but don’t cost the earth. Sure, January is a month of austerity. Of scrimping, staying in and, crucially, not looking full-priced items directly in the eye. Oh, the joys. It’s also, I’d posit, the month where we’re most in need of a pick-me-up. …

The under £10 outfit fix

A shove-on-and-go alice band is the ideal answer to crappy hair days. Not to bore you with tales of a childhood entirely unrelated to your life, but, when I was six, all I wanted in the whole wide world was one of those black hairbands with my name written out on it in jewels. Everyone …

How to wear your high-waisted trousers

Three ways to style the trousers that are currently all over the high street. If your daily wardrobe consists of regulation-waistband jeans or trousers, you might take one look at their high-waisted counterparts and shudder slightly. I don’t blame you – they sit a lot higher (on your actual waist, obviously, which is oft neglected) than …