Fashion galleries

Show time!

By Tamara Corin, February 26, 2015

If anyone knows how to kick off London Fashion Week in style, it's the queen of the supermodel pack, Naomi Campbell. Her Fashion For Relief catwalk show raised funds and awareness for the Ebola crisis. Joined by fellow supermodels and actresses it was the golden ticket show.

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Resist a beanie takeover

By Tamara Corin, February 19, 2015

It can be said that everyone under the age of 40 who wants to keep their head warm is desperately gripping onto their childhood days by channelling a knitted beanie hat. The beanie design has become the surprise new trend for the chilly days.

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Life in print

By Tamara Corin, February 5, 2015

Retro prints, clash of colours and bold graphics get this year off to a bright start. Steer yourself away from your usual muted palette and wake up both your wardrobe and your mood with this season's explosion of print. Offset rainbow hues with denim for a played-down look or go all out and mix and match your prints with your colours.

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Busy bodies

By Tamara Corin, January 29, 2015

This season we see a revival of the stripe, and a rebirth of the spot. Both were on parade at the spring-summer 2015 catwalks in a barrage of geometrics and colour blocking, vertical, horizontal, round and bold. Expect to reach dizzy heights. Which one will you pick?

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Meet the trends

By Tamara Corin, January 22, 2015

Once the sale racks are emptied, Spring fever will soon be upon us with a new collection of clothes to get you set for the warmer months ahead. Bag a bargain now and get up to speed with the looks that are here to stay. Minimal fuss, maximum impact. Here's how:

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Glow-getter

By Tamara Corin, January 8, 2015

A face exfoliator is nothing new, it was the buzz-word of nineties skincare and still remains the most effective way of polishing your skin. Surprisingly, however, according to Mintel's 2014 skincare report, a mere 39 per cent of women regularly use a facial exfoliator.

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Velvet crush

By Tamara Corin, December 18, 2014

It may take you back to a 70s disco vibe but in fact velvet is having a fashion comeback for day and night. The difference? Brushed not crushed is on trend with an air of ladylike luxe and timeless elegance adorned on clothes, bags, shoes and even accessories.

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Treat him, her, them or you!

By Tamara Corin, December 11, 2014

Chanucah, Christmas, Chrismacah, whatever holiday you choose to celebrate, it's all about giving (and receiving). Here's our best buys for the whole family plus some self-gifting treats that anyone who has braved the crowds thoroughly deserves.

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Glam to go

By Tamara Corin, November 27, 2014

Contrary to popular belief, sparkly makeup needn't be just for little girls playing dress up.

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When night falls

By Tamara Corin, November 20, 2014

We all love a bit of shine and sparkle and there's no better time to start channelling your inner magpie than the party season.

Be the centre of attention with these dazzling pieces that catch the light as you move.

Your pre-party kit

Ensure a flawless look all evening with these long-wearing glow-getters:

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