Month: August 2022

Fashion Nova Removes Dress After Hanifa Copying Accusations

Fashion Nova has once again found itself in hot water after seemingly ripping off another brand’s design. This time, it’s being accused of copying Black-owned knitwear brand Hanifa.  On Monday, Hanifa Founder and Creative Director Anifa Mvuemba took to Twitter to share images of one of her … Continue reading

‘Allure’ to Discontinue Print Edition

Condé Nast beauty title Allure will be shutting down its print edition at the end of the year, with December 2022 being the final issue. Editor-in-Chief Jessica Cruel announced the decision in a note to staff last week. “Our brand is stronger than ever across social and digital … Continue reading

What Makes The Perfect Birthday Outfit?

What Makes The Perfect Birthday Outfit?

Every year, when the calendar flips over, a new fashion anxiety comes over me: It’s time to choose my birthday outfit. While my personal style is a revolving door of neutral colours, oversized blazers and wide-leg pants, birthday outfits always force me to tap into my inner child’s fashion fantasies, […]

Low-Maintenance Friendships Are More Necessary Than You Think

My new year’s resolution a few years back was to become a better friend. I get a bit embarrassed admitting that because being a good friend seems like something that should be intrinsic to someone, especially women.  Even though I had and have a close-knit circle of friends around me, […]

The Polygel Nails Trend Is Taking Over London Salons

From see-through jelly nails to long-lasting powder dip nails, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to viral manicure trends and smart techniques. With all beauty salons currently closed following government guidelines in response to coronavirus, manicurists are getting creative at home and many have taken to Instagram to show […]

The True Cost Of Ignoring Your Boundaries At Work

Over the last few years the conversation around defining and implementing personal boundaries has become more widespread. Many of us recognise the need to identify where our boundaries lie in relation to time, money, availability (emotional and physical), respect and consent but when it comes to identifying our boundaries at […]

Kate Middleton’s second wedding dress is having its moment in the spotlight

Kate Middleton’s second wedding dress is having its moment in the spotlight

One word: wow. Credit: Anwar Hussein / Getty When most people hear ‘Kate Middleton’s wedding dress‘ they immediately think of *that* Alexander McQueen beauty, with its lace sleeves and its very impressive train, carefully carried down the aisle by her sister, Pippa Middleton. But you may have forgotten – or never even […]