It’s strange how an activity which humans have been plunging themselves into for time immemorial can be described as a “craze,” but this summer huge swathes of the UK population have dipped their collective toe into wild swimming.
The strict all-white Wimbledon dress code is as synonymous with the image of the world’s oldest tennis championship as strawberries and cream, but what are the origins behind it?
The Essence of Audrey: Channel the Dazzling Simplicity of Hepburn’s Style With These 8 Signature Pieces
Audrey Hepburn will always be a fashion icon. Unlike many of the contemporaries of her era who oozed a studio-curated sex appeal, Hepburn’s wardrobe was a subtle extension of her poise and grace that felt entirely her own.
The shirt dress has always evoked the image of a powerful, capable woman striding ahead. Despite being a wardrobe staple for over a century, the symbolism of a progressive, modern woman is forever encapsulated in this beloved wardrobe cornerstone.
The Art of Dressing Up is Returning in a Big Way and the Roaring ‘20s 2.0 Are Just Around the Corner!
The alluring comfort of sweats, drawstring trousers and cosy knitwear has seen demand for ‘loungewear’ soar by 122% percent in the UK, but a craving for a bit of razzle dazzle has also led to many of us dressing up like it’s the met gala for a trip to big Tesco.
Fashion is eying up yesteryear with a misty-eyed nostalgia these days, and it feels like the pop-culture influence of our favourite Netflix shows might be bleeding out into the way we dress.
There’s no doubt about it, lockdown has made its stamp on our homes and wardrobes. From the ever present piles of stuff that are the totem animals of newly ‘dual purpose’ spaces, to the wardrobes where a look I like to call ‘middle-aged dog walker’, has somehow become a dominant force while we weren’t looking.
With the UK’s roadmap to freedom on track, it’s almost time for us to unfurl into a springtime of increased possibilities — which will perhaps taste all the sweeter after months of restrictions.
“Organic” is one of those words which is bandied around so much that it has almost become a parody of itself — attached to everything from blusher to brussels sprouts — but are organic products still worth shelling out for?
Spring seems to have sprung with a particular vigour this year. Suddenly, patches of snow have melted into puddles of purple crocuses and daffodils have leapt from their slumber in a hopeful blaze of yellow.