FASHION and recycling go hand in hand for TAFE Queensland East Coast fashion graduate Yasmin Bridges. Her business Awkward Chat focuses on clothing ethically sourced and made from recycled materials. “My philosophy is no matter how awkward it is, let’s have conversations about where our purchases come from and askRead More →

Rocket Internet’s Global Fashion Group (GFG), the German Internet platform’s fashion-focused umbrella group, announced yesterday (July 1) that it secured €150 million ($167 million) in funding from an internal financing round. Rocket Internet also announced plans to move two of its Brazilian online fashion businesses under the GFG portfolio. InRead More →

This year, there’s another thing to add to the long list of things I miss about the summer holidays: wearing dresses. Not from an aesthetic standpoint, so much as from sheer laziness: separates have dominated fashion for so long that I had forgotten the blissful ease of one-step dressing, the satisfaction ofRead More →

I can be ready in 10 minutes. I am pretty low-maintenance, but if there’s time, I will faff. I’ll put on some music, fix myself a gin and tonic, and then suddenly think it would be a good idea to try something else on. I like getting ready with friends.Read More →

I’ve always been impressed by women who incorporate regular face masks into their skincare routines. I can see the appeal of a more intensive treatment, and a little relaxation, and I have used hundreds over the course of my career, but masks seem to represent a lot of hassle forRead More →

Born in Hertfordshire, Simon Le Bon, 56, became lead singer of Duran Duran in 1980. The band have since sold more than 70m records worldwide and received multiple awards. Their latest album is Paper Gods, and they begin a UK tour in November. He is married to the model YasminRead More →