Day: November 15, 2020

Call of the wild: hot new fleeces make the outdoors cool

By Lauren Cochrane

The sight of celebrities wearing clothes usually associated with comfort during lockdown is pushing sales through the roof

More usually associated with walking the dog or a hike in the hills, the humble fleece is discovering its sex appeal. Vogue declared the “sexy fleece” trend one to note last week, while the entertainment website Refinery29 claimed the fleece has gone “from campsite to cool”.

Their enthusiasm for an item of clothing more normally linked with comfort rather than the catwalk has been prompted by selfies from the models Hailey Baldwin and Bella Hadid in the same cropped North Face design, while celebrities including the actors Timothée Chalamet and Donald Glover have recently been pictured wearing fleeces.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2020/nov/15/call-of-the-wild-hot-new-fleeces-make-the-outdoors-cool

      

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Bronzer adds glow and a feel of warmer days

By Funmi Fetto

Lighten the days with a dusting of bronzer. Plus, a toner for darker skins and skincare for softness

Like sunscreen, bronzers are seen to have an “only for summer” setting, but are useful year round. Unlike SPF, I wouldn’t normally tout bronzers as necessary, however, right now, with lockdown and less light, I’d argue they are. A dusting warms skin for a joyful demeanour. Add brushed-up brows, a sweep of neutral lip colour, a bronzed eye (no brush required), and you’re good to go. Choose a quality bronzer; anything shimmery or with a passing resemblance to Tango? Avoid.

1. Victoria Beckham Posh Lipstick £34, victoriabeckhambeauty.com
2. NARS Bronzing Powder £31, lookfantastic.com
3. Byredo Colour Stick in Ancient £26, byredo.com
4. Suqqu Powder Blush Compact £58, selfridges.com
5. Bare Minerals Serum Infused Brow Gel £18, bareminerals.co.uk

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/nov/15/bronzer-adds-glow-and-a-feel-of-warmer-days

      

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