Fashion galleries

Solar Power: Stand out this summer

By Tamara Corin, June 30, 2015

Buying swimwear is similar to buying jeans: it can take months, sometimes years, to find the right fit and a flattering shape and colour. Also worth bearing in mind when dressing for the beach or pool is that a greater amount of flesh will inevitably be on show.

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Into the sun: holiday fashion

By Tamara Corin, June 25, 2015

I'm an old-fashioned "list" kinda gal. I write lists about lists and love nothing better than crossing off something that has been achieved. Even if a task is not on my original list, I'll put it on my "to-do" list, just to cross it off seconds later. It's almost a kind of therapy of mine.

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Smooth Operator: Ten style updates for him

June 17, 2015

Men can be tricky if not impossible to shop for. But with rails of new seasonal styles on offer, finding fashionable items for the men in your life is easier than ever — which is great given that it’s Father’s Day this Sunday.

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Take a short cut

By Tamara Corin, June 10, 2015

Shorts are the ultimate easy-to-wear summer dressing, but most women avoid them unless they're holidaying in some obscure location and are confident that they won't be bumping into anyone they know.

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How to arrive in style

By Tamara Corin, June 4, 2015

Match your look to your location to ensure you are well packed and prepared for a stylish summer getaway. Cameras at the ready!

SAFARI TRAVELLER

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Step this way

By Tamara Corin, May 28, 2015

This season there’s a fusion of '70s revival, ancient Greek and modern working girl, all making their mark on your feet. Stacked wooden heels are competing against elegant flats and soles on stilts to make this summer a dream for all shoe lovers

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Cream of the Crop

By Tamara Corin, May 19, 2015

Known as the “Oscars of the Beauty Industry”, the Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) Beauty Awards was launched in the UK in 2006 to recognise outstanding product innovation and creativity in the beauty sector.

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The year of the dress

By Tamara Corin, May 14, 2015

I'm a frock kinda girl, whatever the season or occasion. Choosing a dress to wear means less hassle getting ready in the morning, just fling on one piece of material and you're done. None of this matching up tops and bottoms while having a wardrobe fluster.

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Boho's Back!

By Tamara Corin, April 24, 2015

Reshaping the looks from the ’60s and ’70s, fashion takes a modern turn with paisley prints and fluid textures with a strong hippy spirit — but minus the peace sign!

Think of a grown-up Sienna Miller with her tousled beach hair swapped to the more recent style, a textured bob, or Nicole Richie in her fashion heyday, all flowing maxi dresses and headscarves framing a tiny face.

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