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January 2021

All the president’s merch: the best Biden-Harris clothing – in pictures

By Melanie Wilkinson and Priya Elan From Biden/Harris socks to a tie-dye t-shirt, here are 10 pieces of election merch marking a historic moment Continue reading… Via::       

Vogue to release new Kamala Harris cover after original sparks backlash

By Priya Elan Magazine plans limited edition with new photo after original was widely seen as disrespectful Vogue will publish a limited print edition of its February issue, featuring Kamala Harris, with a new photo following widespread backlash against an original cover image widely held to lack respect for the vice-president-elect. The limited edition, with […]

Racial profiling leads minorities to shop online rather than in stores

By Priya Elan In-store shoppers also adapt behaviour to avoid false accusations of shoplifting, study by French beauty company Sephora reveals Shoppers from minority groups are more likely to shop online than go into a store, in order to avoid racial profiling, according to a new report. The study from the French beauty company Sephora […]

Long johns for Prada as Milan fashion week goes online

By Morwenna Ferrier Collaboration between Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons, only the second for the designers, includes gloves and comfort-wear At a time when the relevance of high fashion is being questioned, Prada’s menswear show in Milan addressed the criticism with an unusually practical item of clothing: a pair of long johns. Speaking after an […]

‘Hate-wear’ and ‘sadwear’: fashion’s new names for lockdown dressing

By Priya Elan NYT and Esquire coin terms for the ways people are expressing frustration through clothes Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage With online sales booming but retail in sharp decline, the pandemic has changed shopping for ever. Practical, comfortable items suitable for a lifestyle of working from home and occasional […]

Fashion goes soft as Fendi turns boots into slippers

By Jess Cartner-Morley Milan fashion week is virtual this year, but Fendi has a six-minute menswear showstopper focusing on lockdown comfort The first outfit in Fendi’s latest luxury menswear line-up was showcased on Saturday in a music video-style film streamed from a digital-only Milan fashion week. It starred the padded olive silk inner lining of […]

Biden’s plan to wear Ralph Lauren fits inauguration’s sober, unshowy tone

By Priya Elan Fashion brand reported to be dressing the president-elect, a move that would subtly signal a distancing from the Trump era Joe Biden is being dressed by the fashion brand Ralph Lauren for his presidential inauguration on 20 January, according to Women’s Wear Daily, in a move that has prompted a round of […]

Bodycare products: 10 of the best | Funmi Fetto

By Funmi Fetto Soaps, lotions, peels and treatments that really go skin deep Aside from Ameliorate launching products to treat keratosis pilaris (the rough bumpy skin that resembles a plucked chicken), body care hasn’t been particularly innovative. Yes, there are oils that smell so good they double up as scents; there are moisturisers that penetrate […]

Kings of the robe: 12 of the best dressing gowns for men – in pictures

By Helen Seamons Whether you go for short and silky or luxurious and fleecy, why not bring some old-school elegance to lounging around at home? Continue reading… Via::       

The edit… 20 socks to bring you joy – in pictures

By Peter Bevan Give yourself happy feet in these cold, gloomy months with a pair of warm, bright and colourful socks Continue reading… Via::       

We love: fashion fixes for the week ahead – in pictures

By Jo Jones and Helen Seamons Loewe team up with cult animated film My Neighbour Totoro; Lazy Oaf take a hike, and Hush launch activewear Continue reading… Via::       

20 of the best… Men’s hoodies – in pictures

By Peter Bevan It’s the weather to hunker down in a stylish hoodie. Here’s our pick of the best in show Continue reading… Via::       

The makeup and scents that lifted my 2020 | Sali Hughes

By Sali Hughes The best eyeshadow, primer, infinity powder, mascara and fragrances for the year of Zoom and social distancing My favourite makeup picks of 2020 inevitably reside mostly above mask level. My thoughts on my favourite luxury eye palette, Vieve’s The Essentials (£43 for 10 x 3.1g), were well-documented in a recent column, but […]

David Bowie’s golden years – in pictures

The new biopic Stardust takes a wry look at the star’s first attempt to break America in 1971. Here’s how he went on to define his own style in the decades that followed Continue reading… Via::       

‘We need to be in it’: fashion labels vie for a role in Sex and the City

By Hannah Marriott TV show’s return offers a lucrative opportunity for any designs lucky enough to be featured After a bruising 10 months of store closures, falling sales, cancelled red carpets and nixed shows, the fashion industry finally had something to smile about this week with the announcement of the return of Sex and the […]

How to wear ugly shoes | Priya Elan

By Priya Elan When it comes to Uggs, Crocs and other soft-sole shoe saviours, there’s only one rule, and it is: there are no rules What is this look? Is it normcore? Is it pure sloth? Dad shoes? I really don’t know anymore. And frankly, I don’t care. As we drag our slovenly bodies through […]

From morning candles to pavement scooters: this week’s fashion trends

By Guardian Staff What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this week The Blob Ugly trainers were due an upgrade. May we introduce the hilariously GQ-coined Blob, so-named because, well – look at it. Continue reading… Via::       

Specs appeal: how to buy glasses online – in pictures

By Melanie Wilkinson With many shops still open to allow eye exams, it’s a good time to rethink your eyewear. Or why not order from some of the brands offering an array of styles online? Continue reading… Via::