Thursday, April 22

Tag: Styling

6 Ways We're Styling Bike Shorts This Spring and Beyond
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6 Ways We're Styling Bike Shorts This Spring and Beyond

As the days get longer, the temperatures slowly begin to rise, and the vaccine rollout steadily continues, we're looking forward to incorporating more outdoor activities into our daily lives - safely, of course. For my foray into the world, my garment of choice is, has, and may very well always be bike shorts. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Comfortable, easy-to-wear, and, yes, chic, bike shorts have become my go-to whenever I'm in urgent need of something cute and simple. Really, it's no wonder the trend has experienced a resurgence in recent years, with celebrities from Hailey Bieber to Kim Kardashian sporting the athleisure staple. Whether paired with a classic trench coat and Birkenstocks for running errands or an oversize button-down and sandals for a decidedly more cla...
The 7 Styling Rules That Curl Experts Swear By
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The 7 Styling Rules That Curl Experts Swear By

Curly haircare and styling can be complex. With new super ingredients and products always trending and practices that are raved about by some and abhorred by others, it can be difficult to know what's best for your texture. Recently, I have been on my own journey with my natural texture and have been testing out loads of different techniques—more than I ever have. I have to say, I have become pretty great at braid-outs and twist-outs and have loved learning what oils, creams, gels and serums my hair loves and loathes. To put it simply, I’m feeling confident in my coils. However, I can’t dismiss the fact that I have the best hair experts at my disposal to pose a long list of queries to whenever I like. They help to cut through the noise of the internet and have provided me with the simpl...
Marie Claire UK Hair Awards 2021: Styling Winners
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Marie Claire UK Hair Awards 2021: Styling Winners

When it comes to getting creative with your hair, you are only ever as good as the tools you have at your disposal. You can tease, backcomb and straighten to your heart’s content, but it’s the best styling products that can make or break a hair style. Luckily, we’ve found the best of the best… Best Texturiser Winner: Alterna Caviar Professional Styling Perfect Texture Spray, £31.95 This is like if a dry shampoo married a hair spray and they had a baby. It adds just the right amount of texture to the root, body to the lengths and holds it there. And thankfully, it doesn’t leave behind any powdery residue, which so many other texturisers do. Best Hairspray Winner: Alterna My Hair. My Canvas. City Slay Shielding Hairspray, £27.05 This hairspray is multi-tale...
Mickey Freeman Lets Us In On What It's Like Styling Keke Palmer: "She's a Chameleon!"
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Mickey Freeman Lets Us In On What It's Like Styling Keke Palmer: "She's a Chameleon!"

You may not know Mickey Freeman, aka MickeyBoooom, by name, but chances are you've probably seen his work on the red carpet since he styles some of the biggest names in the industry. The fashion stylist and designer, who's repped by The Only Agency, is clearly one to watch within the fashion space, which is why we spoke with him to learn more of his story. "The idea of styling as a career was always inside of me." "I jokingly tell people that I've been styling since I was a child because I'm my own muse," Mickey said. "The idea of styling as a career was always inside of me. As I became an adult, I began developing the necessary business acumen to make it a reality, along with the understanding that the journey would not be an easy one and that it would require a great deal of hard work...
Styling Your Loafers With Socks Is the Newest Trend, and I'm All For It
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Styling Your Loafers With Socks Is the Newest Trend, and I'm All For It

There's something so nostalgic about pairing your leather loafers with a pair of socks. While '90s shoe trends are still very much relevant, I'm most excited about seeing the latest revival: pairing cozy socks and my favorite leather shoes - loafers. While everyone has been styling their Dr. Martens with high socks, allow me to turn your attention to loafers. Whether it's styling a pair of striped socks with gorgeous vintage Chanel loafers that are dreamy as heck or opting to style plain leather ones with white high socks, the options are endless. I particularly love that I can now wear my go-to fall shoes well into winter and spring. Emma Chamberlain loves this trend, and I love how she styled hers with a turtleneck and nostalgic beaded necklace, too. Ahead, have a look at some pairin...
7 Styling Hacks For Chic Outfits That Look Way More Expensive Than They Are
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7 Styling Hacks For Chic Outfits That Look Way More Expensive Than They Are

Let's be honest: even a self-proclaimed fashion obsessive is reluctant to break the bank on every purchase. In fact, true shopping expertise may very well be savviness - the ability to make even the most affordable pieces look like they're actually superexpensive. Call it a fashion optical illusion. There was a time when the most coveted retailers were only available in a select few countries rather than the whole interweb, and now Instagram floods our feeds with covetable new brands on the regular. Suffice it to say, our bank accounts are probably happy to hear that times have changed. With an influx of great fashion at our fingertips, and more and more moderately priced brands entering the market practically by the minute, it's easier than ever to find what you want at a fraction of t...