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A Danish fashion brand is aiming to “break the spiral of poverty” by enlisting women in prisons to make its clothes. Copenhagen-based clothing label Carcel aims to go where “the highest quality materials meet the highest rates of female incarceration”, paying women “fair wages” to make designs from locally and sustainably sourced material. Its first range is […]

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A mum has launched a new baby product that allows mums and dads to parent “hands-free”. The seating aid securely straps a baby onto an adult’s lap, freeing up a parent’s hands to eat, write or type.  Chloe Roberts, 42, came up with the idea of ‘LapBaby’ two years ago while on maternity leave with her […]

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A mum who previously wowed parents with her incredible DIY cardboard kitchen for kids is back with more inspiring creations. Rodessa Villanueva-Reyes, from the Philippines, has expanded her one-year-old daughter Audrey’s colourful kitchen and also built a “gas and hardware store” for her three-year-old nephew. “I want to inspire parents all over the world to not […]

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When Nicola Dady was diagnosed with kidney cancer back in 2010, her two children were just three and seven years old. As a single mum, caring for them while undergoing gruelling cancer treatment was a logistical and emotional nightmare. Not only was Dady struggling on a person level, but her main concern was first and […]

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A designer is facing an online backlash after sending an all-white cast of models – including Bella Hadid – down the runway to Beyoncé’s song ‘Formation’. IMG Models, the agency representing Hadid, posted a video of the Misha Collection finale at Fashion Week Australia on Instagram and it was swiftly met with controversy. Commenters are calling […]

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Makeup artist Lisa Eldridge has revealed why she hires older women to star in her world-famous tutorial videos. The Lancôme creative director hoped to provide a YouTube platform for mature women and their specific needs – and she’s achieved it, racking up over 1.5 million subscribers in six years. “I think that makeup is for everyone and […]

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You’re Nick Grimshaw. You’re at the photoshoot for your line with Topman, you’re in an East London warehouse. (Have you been here before?) Now you’re staring poignantly into a canal, the wind blows past you… “Grimshaw“, it seems to whisper. You’re lost, but you know where you want to be. You wish the world knew […]

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Salmon pink is a tricky colour to pull off, as anyone who has ever ventured into Chelsea or met an estate agent, will know. In fact if a colour could be a twat, it would probably be salmon pink. However Ralph Fiennes, aka Spectre’s M, has reclaimed the colour back for men and at the […]

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ASOS has been sending customers jeans made for giants. When 20-year-old George Riggall, from Leicester, ordered a new pair of jeans with a 32-inch leg, he was in for a shock when his order arrived. The denim looked very different to the online description. Even stranger, was the fact his extra long jeans actually said they […]

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Team GB may have come second in the overall medal stakes, but in our eyes they won the whole Olympics with their Closing Ceremony attire. British athletes celebrated the end of the 2016 Rio Games by each donning a pair of light up shoes, which flashed red, white and blue as they walked through the […]

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