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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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No to leggings? United Airline dress code isn’t just sexist- it’s unfashionable

With style becoming more casual, rules that target what female faculty wear are woefully out of step in 2017 The news that two young girls werent allowed to board a United Airline flight on Sunday night because they were wearing leggings has got the internet understandably up in arms. As guests of United staff member, …

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Getty Images orders manner photographers not to alter body shapes

Agency repudiates Photoshop pictures as new French law requires that they be clearly labelled The model who emerged as a driving force in protecting young women in the industry from pressure to become dangerously thin has welcomed a move by one of the world’s most influential photo agencies to ban doctored images. The move by …

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Dude is far from alone in his viral request for a bigger fake tanning mitt

Fake tanning is messy, made worse by a too small protective mitt .Image: facebook/ matt edwards As the dutiful partners of the world might know, sometimes your significant needs a helping hand when it comes to personal grooming. Like Australian man, Matt Edwards, who was in Sydney for his uncle’s wedding and had to help …

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