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Confessions of a lipstick convert

An 'old-school feminist', Amy Ripley couldn't be doing with make-up. So what changed her mind?<p>The feedback from the recruitment consultant was blunt. "They thought you were great, Amy," she began. "But they said you really needed to wear some make-up ." I was mortified. What was wrong with my …

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Flares are back as Topman Design mixes 70s retro with 90s Britpop

The default rock'n'roll silhouette of the Topman look – which has its roots in rocker culture of the 60s – has been replaced at London's menswear fashion showcase by a hybrid of the 70s and the 90s. Doing away with the skinny jean, models wore Jarvis Cocker-esque tight flares in denim, cord and …

Best Looks: Angelina Jolie

She always leaves us wanting more.<p>Because the leg slit wasn't her only major fashion moment.

Shop the Sunglasses of Style Icons

Here, our favorite retro-inspired styles for summer.<p>During the '50s, '60s, and '70s, glamorous women didn't step outside without a pair of statement sunglasses to top off their looks. Since then, pièce de résistance eyewear has taken a backseat and street style hasn't been quite as suave. Whether …

Keira Knightley: Behind the Cover

Keira Knightley Behind the July Issue Cover Video<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

Grace Kelly's off-duty style

Nicole Kidman's critically panned Grace of Monaco opens in cinemas on Friday, offering a chance to remember the real reasons why Kelly is a style icon: not for the ballgowns, the tiaras or the ceremonial sashes, but for her many moments of effortless chic

Behind Elle’s Angelina Jolie Cover

In the next instalment of Cover Stories, we explore the story behind the making of the June cover of American Elle and how the title tapped Hedi …

Colin's Column | Could Illustration Offer an Antidote to Fashion Banality?

In a photography-saturated age, perhaps it’s time to recapture the power of great fashion illustration, says Colin McDowell.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> …

First World War: love letters from the trenches

A new book gathers together the most moving, intimate and fascinating correspondence to and from soldiers fighting in the First World War<p><b>Dora Willatt to 2nd Lieutenant Cecil Slack</b><br>7 June 1916<br>My dear Cecil,<p>I have come into that little wood and am sitting under a tree only about 10 yards away from …

Kirsty Mitchell Reveals Her Latest Masterpiece in 'Wonderland'

As a member of the Photoshop team, I am lucky to experience incredible digital photography on a daily basis that involves thousands of …

A Timelapse Video About a Man, a Beard and a 4646km Walk through China

On his 26th birthday, Christoph Rehage went out for a walk. 4646 miles later…<p>Throughout his yearlong journey from Beijing to Ürümqi, Rehage took a …

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Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

In 1901-2, Horace Warner took photos of East End street kids, who he called 'Spitalfields nippers'. A self-taught photographer in his personal life – and a wallpaper printer for William Morris in his professional – Warner took 240 photographs of the local children, of which only 30 survive. Here …

Kate Winslet's Vogue cover is ageless. But not in a good way

Kate Winslet is on the cover of this month's Vogue and the photo is unbelievable.<p>I mean, literally unbelievable. The 38-year-old, who does OK without Mario Testino's help, looks in this portrait like a CGI version of herself. Her hair is detachable plastic; her eyes are like marbles. Her …

Preview the Latest Frieze Art Fix From McQueen Favorites Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones

Photo: Courtesy of Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones<p>London's annual Frieze Art Fair—the Big Smoke's answer to Art Basel Miami Beach—kicks off this week, and with it a slew of parties and exhibitions are getting underway. In addition to the action at Regent's Park, cool-kid fave Richie Culver …

From Beverly Hills 90210 to Scarface, Today's Tastemakers Find Unexpected Inspiration from Pop Culture's Past

During the fall 2013 ready-to-wear presentations, we heard from quite a few designers what was inspiring them for the season<p>During the fall 2013 ready-to-wear presentations, we heard from quite a few designers what was inspiring them for the season. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in <i>Top Hat</i>, anyone? …

Ones to Watch: 11 Women Who Just Might Change the World

From fighting for girls' education to pioneering new trends in music, fashion and tech, here are the women inspiring us today.<p>They've broken through gender, race, and age barriers to become some of the world's most innovative leaders. They've taken creative risks with a distinct flair that's all …

Daniel Radcliffe on Romancing Boys in His New Movie and Not Being Cool in High School

Photo: Courtesy of Sony Classics<p>We're about to see a very different side of little Harry Potter when Daniel Radcliffe appears on the big screen for <i>Kill Your Darlings</i>, a biopic of poet Allen Ginsberg in the 1940s—the days of the Beat Generation. Radcliffe plays Ginsberg during his time at Columbia …

Winter floral: key fashion trends of the season - in pictures

Winter florals is one of our favourite trends – it's basically a licence to wear all of your much-loved summer pieces layered with tights and a leather jacket. This season, the focus is on tops and dresses. A floral-print sweatshirt is a cool take on a girlie look or go double floral with this …

Photographer Captures Incredible Photos of Planes in Front of the Sun and Moon

In search of a difficult photo project? Try photographing airplanes passing in front of the sun and the moon. That’s what French photographer …

How William Eggleston Introduced Color Photography to the Art World

William Eggleston, known for bringing color to the world of art photography, was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1939 to a well-to-do family. He picked …

Well-Read Women: Portraits of Fiction's Most Beloved Heroines

A preview of the most iconic female characters drawn in watercolors<p>A preview of Samantha Hahn's new book, a collection of watercolor-and-pen illustrations of the most iconic female characters in Western literature

Top 10 Martin Luther King Quotes

Tomorrow marks the fifty year anniversary of <b>Martin Luther King Jr.</b>’s momentous ‘<b>I Have A Dream’ speech</b> demanding an end to racism in America. Made …

Black History

How learning to sew transformed my fashion self-confidence

Last month, Karen Ball of the Did You Make That blog wrote a post on the Guardian Fashion Network entitled Can Sewing Change Your Body Image?<p>It struck a chord with me – as I think it probably did for a lot of women – because we are consistently made to feel that our self-worth and identity is tied …

Snapshot: fashion in leaves – in pictures

This delicate selection of fashion illustrations couples graceful ink lines with leaves found in drains, playgrounds and plant pots. Twenty-four-year-old graphic designer Tang Chiew Ling places her findings against the frames of her subjects, including Audrey Hepburn, to create soft suggestions of …

Calling All Portrait Photographers: New Guide on Growing Your Business

We just released our 32nd free guide on one of the meatiest topics yet – portrait photography. In fact, the portrait photographers we interviewed for …