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Navabi designer Christine Shaw's style tips for curvy women

Who says that having a curvy body stops you from being bang on trend? After all, there's more to fashion than size zero. We spoke with Christine Shaw, creative director of plus-size brand navabi, to get some tips about how to your look your best – whatever the size.Her philosophy as a designer“I am...

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 9:53 PM

Scott Schuman: Life through a lens

It’s been 10 years since Scott Schuman, better known to the world as ‘The Sartorialist’, launched his eponymous fashion blog. The 47-year-old's latest tome candidly documents the clothing culture of people from places such as Bhutan and Bali to the four fashion capitals. “That’s always what I...

Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 10:42 PM

The exercise pill could put an end to working out

Weight loss without the workout is the dream, but a new pill claims to do just that.University of Sydney researchers discovered the exercise "blueprint" for mimicking, through drugs, the approximately 1,000 molecular changes that occur in the body during physical activity.RELATED:How to make a...

Friday, October 16, 2015, 2:59 AM

The best of Paris Fashion Week

After New York, London and Milan, Paris Fashion Week is closing its doors on the spring/summer ‘16 collections. The fashion capital went (relatively) low-key this season, placing stress on wearable – and, yes, sellable – clothes.BalmainFeminine shape-enhancing cuts in shades of nude: designer...

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 9:41 AM

5 fashion bloggers share their style secrets

Name: Marta PozzanBlog: ‘It’s Super Fashion’Itssuperfashion.com@marta_pozzanMust-have item:Flatform sandals“Flatform sandals are the perfect compromise between comfort and elegance. They are super easy to wear during the day with overalls, or shorts and a blouse. They’re great for the night time,...

Friday, July 31, 2015, 9:00 AM

The 'Pussy Pouch' - a bag that looks like a woman's private parts

Girl power just got a fashionable new ‘weapon’ to fight the escalation of ‘manspreading’. Yes, the Pussy Pouch – created by Rachel Feinberg, founder of label DAMNsel – is designed to raise awareness of the male tendency to splay out their legs on public transport. The idea came to the New Yorker on...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 3:06 AM

What's all the hoopla around the Pussy Pouch

Girl power just got a fashionable new ‘weapon’ to fight the escalation of ‘manspreading’. Yes, the Pussy Pouch – created by Rachel Feinberg, founder of label DAMNsel – is designed to raise awareness of the male tendency to splay out their legs on public transport.The idea came to Feinberg on the...

Friday, July 24, 2015, 3:44 PM

Fiery looks and fairy tales at Paris Couture

The customers of Haute Couture only number a few hundred in the world, but the entire fashion industry had their eyes turned towards Paris for the exclusive looks and A-list front row. For the Fall 2015-16 season, fashion houses didn’t fail to deliver, with Atelier Versace’s Greek Goddesses, Dior...

Friday, July 10, 2015, 8:00 AM

Restaurant food is just as unhealthy as fast food

It turns out that treating yourself to a meal at a fancy restaurant is just as bad for your waistline as chowing down on fast food.Those of us who dine out – rather than cook at home – consume about 200 more calories a day, and the result is the same whether you go to McDonald's or any other type...

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 9:01 PM

Rob Lowe on why men should wear eye cream

Men tend to think that, like wine, they improve over time. But unless you are George Clooney or Patrick Dempsey, this isn’t really true. To help men be at their best, American actor Rob Lowe has just launched his own skincare line, Profile 4 Men. The “Parks and Recreation” star, who belies his 51-...

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 11:39 PM

Balmain tapped by H&M for new capsule collaboration

Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing and his new model "Balmain army" join forces with H&M.The fashion designer made the high street collaboration – dubbed Balmain x H&M – announcement in red carpet style at the Billboard Music Awards last night, in Las Vegas.Rousteing, who was joined by models...

Monday, May 18, 2015, 8:50 PM

Royal fashion: Kate Middleton's post-baby floral dress

The Duchess of Cambridge went for floral radiance as she and husband Prince William presented their daughter to the world outside the Lindo Wing hospital. Kate bloomed in a fresh buttercup-printed dress from one of her favorite British designers Jenny Packham. The yellow-and-white number was paired...

Monday, May 4, 2015, 6:29 AM

Royal expert dishes on baby princess

Even though their every move will be scrutinised, the Cambridges will try and raise their daughter with the strongest possible sense of normality, Royal family expert Antoine Michelland tells Metro. Antoine Michelland is senior reporter for royal and society weekly magazine “Point de Vue”.What life...

Monday, May 4, 2015, 6:29 AM

PHOTOS: Meet Emilia Clarke's 'Game of Thrones' body double

Seeing double is not necessarily a bad thing, especially when that person comes in the form of a beautiful doppelganger for "Game of Thrones"’ Emilia Clarke. No, gentlemen, you’re not dreaming.Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, has a blond-haired, blue-eyed body double called Rosie Mac. The 18-...

Friday, April 24, 2015, 10:33 PM

Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Ocsar de la Renta, the fashion designer to the stars, died last night at his home in Kent, Connecticut, USA, age 82, his family has confirmed.De la Renta, who battled cancer for a decade, was considered the king of glamour and dressed celebrities from Sixties greats such as Jackie Kennedy and...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 8:46 PM

The most basic rule of weight loss is wrong

Lose weight in the way that’s sustainable for you.Credit: FuseContradicting long-standing advice from doctors and nutritionists worldwide, a new study found that effective weight loss isn’t determined by how quickly you burn fat.Dr. Joseph Proietto and his team at the University of Melbourne...

Friday, October 17, 2014, 6:18 AM

5 healthy fats to add back into your diet

Fatty fish like salmon are back on the menu.Credit: Getty ImagesDisgraced for decades, fat’s reputation is being redeemed one study at a time. Last week, a study published by the University of Illinois highlighted the healing power of oleate, a fatty acid found in olive oil, to reverse heart...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 1:33 AM

Having heart trouble? Olive oil can help 'immediately'

Not all fats are created equal.We’re all aware of the long-term health benefits of olive oil, but a new study claims that olive oil can reverse heart failure “immediately.”Researchers at the University of Illinois found that oleate, a healthy fat found in olive oil, can help a failing heart by...

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 2:59 AM