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Fake your way to the tan

As a self-confessed fake tan addict, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder reveals her top tips for successful tanning that will give you that sunkissed glow ready for the warmer months

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Going crazy for gingham

Gingham is back on the high street in a big way and this SS17 is the revival of the primary school-inspired pattern, writes Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder

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The female boss: Maria Grazia Chiuri

Inkeeping with International Women’s Day, this week at The Mancunion we’re celebrating the female trailblazers of the fashion industry. Let’s hear it for the girls

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Case study: The ostrich feather jacket

Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder reveals why the ostrich feather jacket should be the reason that you take out another loan

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Case study: theBalm cosmetics

Where Soap and Glory meet Benefit; but with a more appealing price tag. Contributor Zoe Dukoff-Gordon reveals the top products from the up and coming makeup brand theBalm cosmetics

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The style file

Deputy Fashion and Beauty editor Talia Lee-Skudder reveals her signature style

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Slogan t-shirts: a political fashion statement

New York Fashion Week kicked off this season’s shows with a distinct political tone. Talia Lee-Skudder reveals how the politically inspired slogan t-shirt should be your next purchase

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The perennial trend: corsets

From the constrictive bodices of the 1600’s to the waist training craze of the present day, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder traces the history and questions why we are still so obsessed with corseted fashion

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It’s easy being green

From H&M to Stella McCartney, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder reveals how green fashion is a trend we will all soon be embracing

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Red carpet ready

Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Talia Lee-Skudder reveals the colour that has survived through the ages from the screen sirens of the 50s right up to the stars of our latest award shows

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Head over heels for fashion in La La Land

The biggest film of the year has left us lusting after the City of Stars with its singing, dancing, big dreams and, most importantly, its fifties inspired wardrobe

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Print Mania

Deputy Fashion and Beauty editor Talia Lee-Skudder reveals what prints you should be incorporating into your everyday look