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Heidi Klum – HalloQueen

As Halloween approaches, people are starting their search for the perfect costume; whether it is your bog-standard ‘sexy cat’ or your dead ...

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Bloody chokers, they're back in fashion again!

It might frighten you to find that those tight-fitting necklaces we call ‘chokers’ have a long and dark history suitable to their ...

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High heeled horrors

At the Golden Globes in 2014, actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson presented an award clutching a martini in one hand and a ...

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Heidi Klum – HalloQueen

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 1
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Bloody chokers, they're back in fashion again!

Posted on Oct 24, 2016 2
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High heeled horrors

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 3
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Celebs that scare

Jenny Knowles weighs in on the alter egos of celebrities and their impact on popular culture

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Heidi Klum – HalloQueen

No one can compete with with Heidi Klum when it comes to Halloween—Bailey Petts pays homage to her inspiring commitment

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High heeled horrors

Whilst we are told ‘beauty is pain’ and we cram our feet into the highest of heels, how far is too far in search of fashionable fabulosity?

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Bloody chokers, they’re back in fashion again!

Whilst chokers adorn many necks of the Manchester student body, Sophie Billington takes a look at their grim and gruesome origins from 18th century France

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Vamp it up: Halloween inspired makeup

Shannon Winterbone reveals the top makeup collections, from low budget to high end, that will get you Halloween ready

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Menswear essentials

Jai Joshi takes you through what essentials should make up every man’s wardrobe in 2016

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An ode to Coco Chanel

This week we’re celebrating back to basics. Talia Lee-Skudder praises the fashion house of Chanel for its classic and timeless pieces that have remained current for over a century

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Denim – a clothing necessity?

Denim jeans are the ultimate wardrobe staple. Bailey Petts tracks their journey to success over the years

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Let’s get back to basics with skincare

Qiarna Bondswell reveals what your skin is craving and what products you can discard from your routine

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That Feline Flick Feelin’

Head Fashion and Beauty Editor Sarah Kilcourse delves into her on going love affair with one make up look in particular.

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Back to basics: Untailoured, unprinted and unrestricted

Tarun Daryanani explores how basics are an ongoing trend on the catwalks, and the best essentials to stock in the fashion savvy wardrobe

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To contour or not to contour

In an effort to uncover the public opinion on the topical beauty debate around contouring, Sophie Soar bares all and seeks the general consensus on the bronzed makeup phenomenon