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From Rihanna’s eyebrows to slip gowns: should we embrace the 90 s revival?

The problem with 90 s nostalgia is that the decade was already backward-looking. Its dress-up and it wont last Now that Rihanna has super-thin eyebrows and slip attires are in fashion, does this mean the 90 s are back? And, as I can remember it the first time round, am I too old to carry …

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‘I did the first nude in Vogue’: Marisa Berenson on being a blazing star of the 70 s and beyond

She was photographed by Warhol, and Dal wanted to paint her; the first movies she made were Death in Venice and Cabaret. So why did she walk away? Most people, says Marisa Berenson,” tend to live in my past. Which is fine .” She smiles, well aware of the fascination.” But I tend to live …

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Many Spanx: how did shapewear become a political battleground?

Control underwear has run mainstream, with everyone from the Kardashians to Victorias Secret jumping on the big-pants bandwagon A couple of weekends ago, I was waiting on a sofa in a communal changing room, while my teenage daughter was trying on clothes, when the young woman who had been behind us in the queue for …

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‘ It’s genuine, you are aware ?’: why the online influencer industry is going’ authentic’

The long read: Calamity such as Fyre Festival have tarnished the boom business of YouTube and Instagram starrings. Now the industrys top tastemakers have a new scheme: keeping it real In a central London hair salon last December, the manner influencer Victoria Magrath( @inthefrow) mingled among a few of her 849,000 Instagram adherents. Magrath- tall, …

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What a waist: why the corset has made a regrettable return

On the red carpet, on Instagram, even in Mothercare corsets are everywhere. What is behind the disturbing tendency for waist train? What could be more enjoyable after giving birth than slipping into some high heels and squeezing your postpartum body into a corset? Last week, Mothercare was accused of pandering to the pressure on new …

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‘They have you in a cultish grip’: the women losing thousands to online beauty schemes

It sounds too good to be true earn money selling makeup on social media. And for many, it is. What genuinely happens when you join a multi-level beauty business? When a Facebook friend told Lindsay about a “genius” business opportunity in January 2015, the Manchester-based NHS laboratory assistant was already struggling for money. She had …

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From Rihanna’s eyebrows to slip garbs: should we embrace the 90 s resurgence?

The problem with 90 s nostalgia is that the decade was already backward-looking. Its dress-up and it wont last Now that Rihanna has super-thin eyebrows and slip garbs are in fashion, does this mean the 90 s are back? And, as I can remember it the first time round, am I too old to carry …

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Celeste Barber: ‘I get miffed with fashionistas guessing they are better than others’

The comedian and social media superstar on overnight Insta-fame, the weird world of way and embracing her slapstick skills Celeste Barber has a drinking game in her new standup demonstrate , called Allowed; Not Allowed. During the game the Australian comic showings social media snaps indicating people in various stages of undress and asks the …

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The 21 st-century Hollywood: how Silicon Valley became the world’s tendency capital

Forget Los Angeles. If “youre supposed to” get rich and famous fast, in anything from food to fashion, San Francisco is the place to be. But will handing that various kinds of power to a new global elite come at a price? The strangest thing about Bulletproof Coffee isn’t stirring a pellet of grass-fed butter …

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