Street style spring pastels

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BY CLAIRE HAUGH This season soft pastels and draping fabrics are brilliant at creating ladylike silhouettes.  Whether your pastels feature a subtle floral print, or a simple yet sophisticated block colour, they’re the go-to pieces for any fashionistas spring wardrobe. Whetting our appetite are the almost edible ice-cream hues;...

Fifties glamour on the catwalk

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BY LISA JIANG  This season is all about girly, timeless fun, so no wonder designers have been looking back to the gorgeously romantic ’50s to inspire their collections. It was dubbed the golden age of couture; fashion royalty Dior, Balengacia and Chanel were at the height of their careers, creating youthful new looks that could...

Splash into summer with aquatic fashion

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BY LISA POUNDER The Spring Summer 2012 catwalks have given us many styles to work from this season, with aquatic themes floating to the top in many high street collections.  Aquatic inspired ensembles with floating fabrics and pastel hues are blended together harmoniously to create flawless designs. Alexander McQueen Sarah Burton,...

Your spring guide to slimming down your make-up bag

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BY LOTTIE SHIELDS It’s spring time and that means only one thing: it’s time for a beauty spring clean.  If the thought of parting with your ancient mascara or fail-safe lippie has you perspiring, don’t worry.  We’re here to guide you through which products to bin, as well as the treatments that will make...

10 minutes with 'Miss B' (A Girl A Style)

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Miss B, also known as Briony Whitehouse, or perhaps better known by her blog title; A Girl A style, is an Australian lovely living in Cambridge and spending a lot of time in the political world of London.  Don’t be deceived by her day job, by night Miss B is a fashion writer and runs a very successful blog that regularly gets 65,000...

Virgin Atlantic team up with bareMinerals to release signature lipgloss

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  It’s the news that’s had us squealing with excitement and flapping our hands around like excited teenagers at a One Direction concert: Virgin Atlantic have teamed up with bareMinerals to release a signature lipgloss.  The gloss, in the brand’s famous cabin crew red, is vampy with a touch of retro glam that puts Virgin...

One top - Three looks

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1. The relaxed look This little ensemble is perfect for warm summer days and great for if there is a light breeze. Wearing a boater hat will keep this look fresh and on-trend for 2012. If you’re a little body shy, you can swap these skimpy shorts for a longer turned up alternative. If you want to add a dash of glam to the look, swap the flat...

H&M launch an eco-friendly range

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Whether you’ve knowingly noticed the soon to be launched conscious collection by H&M or not, the likelihood is you’ve probably seen it.  Donned on the red carpets by A-lister celebs such as Amanda Seyfried and Michelle Williams, it appears the celebs are in favour of the eco-friendly collection. So what makes the line...

Top picks of the day - Wrist straps and fluro denim

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As we’re edging closer to ‘pay day’ we thought we’d gather a couple of our favourite picks to tantalise your shopping taste buds.  If you’re lucky enough to just be getting out of bed, what better way to start your day than with a couple of inspirational picks? Or if you’re like us and have been at work...

Alexander McQueen revamps its website

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Design powerhouse Alexander McQueen have followed in the footsteps of Karl Lagerfeld, who launched new site karl.com yesterday, by making-over and re-launching their website.  The move comes as labels look at new ways for users to experience and relate to a brand. The revamped cyber space embodies the ethos of connecting fashionistas with...