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Lets talk about thongs

Potentially the most controversial item you’ll find in your lingerie drawer

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NYX: the soft matte lip cream

Shannon Winterbone talks through the perks of NYX’s cult liquid lipstick

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Guardian Angel or Glamorising Arms?

Is there a danger in sporting a fashion accessory without understanding its power as a political message? How aware of we are the statements we make?

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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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Personal style

Kitty Mitchell-Turner reveals the inspiration behind her style

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The style file

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

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Style on stilts

Having begun university in monochrome monotony, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Sophie Soar discusses her drastic (ally necessary) style evolution

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Ashley Graham: fashion’s game-changer

Following the release of Vogue US’s first ever cover image to feature a plus-size model, Shannon Winterbone discusses a potential turning point in the fashion industry

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Just me, being me

Our Fashion and Beauty editor runs through what makes her style hers

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Barbie Girl

The Barbie doll is an iconic image, found in most family homes; Gigi Hadid is an iconic image, found on most Instagram home pages. So what happens when the two meet?

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The changing landscape of Fashion Week

Jennifer Knowles explores how Fashion Week is an evolving event that seems to be leaving tradition behind

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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