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Fashion Revolution Week: 6 Ways You Can Get Involved

  Ever wondered where your clothes were made? Want to make a difference to the fashion industry? This week is Fashion Revolution Week, marking the fifth anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed 1138 sweatshop workers and injured many more. Since the tragedy people have woken up to the horrors that […]

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Declutter Your Life

It’s that time of year when we get the urge to Spring Clean.
De-cluttering Tips Deal with one room at a time the task will seem less daunting.
Stick with that room until it’s finished.
Choose a ni …

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Step into Spring

The classic denim Skirt
Denim mini skirts have slowly climbed their way back to the top, and this Spring they are everywhere! Whether your prefer yours with buttons, like a high waist or enjoy the dis …

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Wedding Style Conundrums SOLVED

To help you navigate the wedding season wardrobe dilemma, we spoke with Alex Longmore, one of the UK’s top Celebrity Stylists who’s worked with everyone from Claudia Schiffer and Twiggy to …

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On Trend

The biggest rule is that there are no rules! Wear something you love!
A Touch of Noir
The traditional white wedding dress has been given a sophisticated and edgy makeover. Classy, sleek black belts a …

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On trend – Fall head-over-heels in the rich colours of Autumn

Head-Turning Lace

Popular for hundreds of years and used in everything from dollies to wedding gowns, lace has always had a place in our hearts and wardrobes. Whether lined or completely sheer, hand …

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Extend the Life of Your Summer Wardrobe

By Janine Silver
Not ready to say goodbye and stash your warm weather closet staples? As the temperature drops, keep your favourite items in the rotation with the help of a pair of tights.
While tight …

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Get the look

Laced Up and Cinched In
In fashion everything old is new again, and that couldn’t be more true when it comes to corsets.
Rather than designing clothing around the body, corsets were introduced a …

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Local businesses woman reaches finals of prestigious national awards

Simone Thomas of Simone Thomas Salons – which has locations in Westbourne and Wokingham – is celebrating after being named a finalist in the Business Thinker category of national hairdress …

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Fiery Fuchsia (and Other Hot Hues)

This season think pink and check out our favourite warm weather trends
Pink is back in a major way. Scoring as one of the top 10 colours in Pantone’s list for spring/summer 2017, Pink Yarrow was …

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Designing Politically

This year, it isn’t just the clothing making a statement.
The political climate all over the world is shifting and you don’t need to be a politician to make a stand. Among the many people …

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Innovative and Highly Skilled

What are you waiting for? It’s time to get spoilt at Adam and Eve in Tilehurst.
With over 35 years in business it’s clear why Adam and Eve salons are a stand out name in the UK for hair and beauty …

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Stay up to date with new fashion trends

Spring/Summer 2017
2017 brings a mixture of 80s trend with sassy curls.
I wouldn’t be so quick to put away those straighteners as we are also seeing mega sleek hair.
Why not add a bohemian feel …

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Creative Colouring

Since opening in October 2016, Banks & Klein is steadily becoming known for its creative colouring, good advice and knowledge, and a new approach on what a salon should ‘feel’ like.
With only …

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Why Cat Fur Shoes are a Symptom of Fast Fashion

Sky News yesterday reported that the retailer Missguided has been selling footwear made from what they described as faux fur, which was confirmed by Fibres expert Phil Greaves to be cat fur. (1)
Other …

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Crowning Ponies

For spring 2017, the high pony tail makes a major comeback.
Keep the look fresh by wrapping your own hair around the base such as the models did on Nicholas K’s runway.
Or turn the same wrapped …

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Oh So Sporty

For spring, sportswear reigns supreme, especially on the runways of Milan. Leading the way was Donatella Versace with nylon parkas and leggings. Max Mara and MSGM also pushed to keep the athletic look …

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Western Influence

Designers are looking to the rodeo, with cowboy details that look surprisingly chic.
Spring style is all about leather fringe, bandanas and western stitching. At New York Fashion Week, shows such as R …

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Oh So Sheer

Once shocking, the sheer gown has recently become a Hollywood staple.
From Kim Kardashian and Rihanna to Gwyneth Paltrow and Irina Shayk, everyone has put their own spin on this body bearing style. Ev …

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