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8 top anti-Valentine's fashion picks
For singletons, Valentine’s Day isn’t always the most fun. These anti-Valentine’s fashion pieces will get you through 14th February in style.
Interview: Hazel Symons
Hazel Symons discusses her award-winning graduate collection, her love of fashion, and gives advice to any young people considering a career in fashion.
StyleLikeU: The body-positive movement revealing What’s Underneath
StyleLikeU is an international movement led by Lily Mandelbaum and her mother Elisa Goodkind, encouraging self-acceptance and self-love.
Why erasing ethnicity is never the answer: a response to 'Painted Faces, The Colors of My Skin'
As the central idea of Painted Faces appears to be that hiding a model’s ethnicity achieves peace, Petyt is showing a worrying naivety.
Female Executioner exhibition opens at Gasworks later this month
Gasworks' upcoming exhibition Female Executioner is Glasgow-based artist Jamie Crewe’s first solo exhibition in London.
5 day style challenge: Going for Gold
This week, Laura Brown had the challenge of facing her fear of bold make-up and wearing a different gold beauty product every day.
The most ridiculous trends of the year
Not every trend does (or should) catch on.
Best looks from the FDC Young Designer Awards
The FDC Young Designer Awards showcased the work from young fashion designers across the world.
Dressember: the fashion movement helping to end human trafficking
When Blythe Hill began wearing a dress for every day of December in 2009, she had no idea it would become the global movement that it is today.
There's a new subscription service offering luxury handbags on demand
Uncloset's service helps subscribers spend less money to get more handbags - what's not to love?
Deddeh Howard calls for more racial diversity in fashion with the Black Mirror project
“It is time for more diversity and models of all races being seen.”
Art History: why I'm tired of my degree receiving unfair criticism
As a state-school educated art history student, I am tired of defending my degree against claims of exclusive elitism
One to watch: meet emerging artist Robert Badu
Up-and-coming artist Robert Badu looks at the world as “a silent bystander”, and presents what he sees in brilliant colour.
Jazz Egger opens up on Instagram about the #TruthBehindThisShot
Life on social media is not always as it seems.
Iskra Lawrence undressed on a New York subway to make a powerful statement
Her message is clear: there is much more to all of us than our bodies.
#BeautyBeyondSize celebrated with Ashley Graham's new Barbie doll
Body-positive activist and model Ashley Graham now has her own Barbie doll.
Arts Review: Hair by Sam McKnight @ Somerset House
In celebration of Sam McKnight’s highly influential career, Somerset House is currently presenting a major exhibition of his work.