Spending time and money on beauty products can make women feel both handsome and clean. But can they help women feel feminist? One beauty culture is certainly trying and it’s now more popular than ever. Say hello to Korean Beauty.
Kees Van Dongen was one of the most proficient, and sought after artists in Fauvist-era Paris. We take a look at his paintings beyond the exaggerated, googly-eyed depictions of his sitters - and see how his works chart changing fashions.
What happens when contemporary milliners try to push the boundaries of their practice and produce art? We take a look at the quirky, beautiful and astonishing moments when art and headwear collide - and how history shaped their designs.
Fashion is a communicator which has been, and is being, used to challenge the political climate. We look beyond Hilary's pantsuits to the Repeal movement in Dublin, and the political history of embroidery in Palestine.
Innovations in technology are signaling a really exciting future for fashion. But fashion as depicted in recent sci-fi and dystopian films looks pretty dull (especially compared to older films of the same genre). What happened?
We live in a world where we no longer have just pretty nail polish or varnish - we have nail art. Although we're spoilt for choice, red nail polish is a staple item in cosmetics bags world wide. It's also got a history longer than you might expect...
We're celebrating the end of a long few years of skinny jean mania. Wide leg trousers are back, in nearly every shade of colour, pattern and cut imaginable. We take a look at Katharine Hepburn's slacks and how they shaped the women's fashions of today.