Tag Archives: Fashion

Off the page

Off the page

Ever found yourself tapping an image in a newspaper to try and make it bigger? Or sliding your thumb and finger apart over the small print in an ad? Or trying to flick through real pages with just a swipe of your forefinger?

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Equal steaks

Equal steaks

What happens to the feathers of chickens killed to make nuggets? To the wool of lambs slaughtered for Sunday roasts? Or the hide of cows used for meat?

Hang on, we can answer that last one. At least, we can if you live in New York. Husband and wife team Andrew Tarlow and Kate Huling are a restaurateur and leather goods specialist respectively. They both require one common ingredient – cattle – so they use the same cows.

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Normcore is the new black

Normcore is the new black

Hardcore, softcore, normcore. Meet the new buzzword taking the fashion world by storm, one slouchy jersey t-shirt at a time.

Apparently, Millenials are fed-up with over-styled, pretentious fashion and are going back to basics with brands like Birkenstock and Uniqlo.

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Off the catwalk, onto the superhighway

Off the catwalk

London. Paris. Milan. New York. The hearts of the fashion world, where the rich and famous mingle with the young and trendy. The source of style for millions of people all over the world. Now we can add Leiden, Puri, Medan and Newcastle to the list, thanks to eBay’s latest adventure.

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Get your kicks creatively

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Instagram is a way of life for many. No meal can be enjoyed without applying that Amaro glow in a photo. No moment can feel real without a colour-popping X Pro II selfie to seal it. And no cat can truly be cute without capturing it first with Earlybird. And why not?

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Shopping for men

Many have tried. Many have failed. No, we’re not talking about eating a 2kg steak in twenty minutes. Or finishing Ulysses. Or even climbing Everest. It seems the most insurmountable challenge currently facing society is this: how do you make shopping fun for men?

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Pump my ride

There are many challenges in life that push us to our physical limits – running marathons, climbing mountains, rowing oceans. None of these, however, compare to the gruelling test that faces every parent each time they pack for a trip away. Nappies, clothes, bibs, wipes, travelcots, pushchairs, more wipes, toys, snacks, more wipes. And don’t forget the children themselves.
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The magic touch

Long distance relationships just got a lot more exciting. A new product from Durex means you can send your partner a Daily Poke from wherever you are in the world – and not like the one you’re reading. Fundawear lets you send your touch via an app over land and sea and right into your partner’s pants.

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Ocean plastic to fantastic

By next year the global annual consumption of plastic is expected to break through the 300 million-tonne mark. Equally unsettling is the statistic that we recycle less than 10% of that. But thanks to the multi-talented, giant hat-wearing phenomenon that is Pharrell Williams, recycling plastic is about to become a lot more fashionable.
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Chanel checkout No. 5

Eggs? Check. Milk? Check. Bread, toothpaste and spaghetti? Check. Pair of Chanel knitted sneakers? Maybe not. Your local supermarket isn’t normally the place you’d expect to pick up the latest fashion tips, but that’s exactly what Karl Lagerfeld has recreated for Paris Fashion week.
 

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