Fashion News

The latest happenings in the fashion world, we cover everything including new collections, seasonal trends and happenings from all of the style elite.

High end versus fast fashion: the battle for originality

As Kim Kardashian-West calls out fast fashion brands for stealing her designer looks, we discuss the moral dilemma of is it OK for these brands to rip off designer clothing?

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Missy Empire to have Mega Sample Sale at MMU

Online fashion retailer Missy Empire has announced it will hold its very first Student Sample Sale on Thursday 25thOctober, at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Student Union from 11am – 5pm.

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GUESS Jeans and Accessories launch AW18 collection

Fashion powerhouse GUESS has released imagery from it’s latest jeans and accessories collections, to be expected this Autumn Winter for 2018.

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Disney x Coach: A Dark Fairytale Released

Inviting the happy nostalgia of Disney to the eponymous sleek and polished designs of Coach, A Dark Fairy Tale is the accessories collection we’ve been waiting for.

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Tesco’s F&F new clothing range supports Cancer Research UK

Tesco’s own clothing line F&F have teamed up with Cancer Research UK to release their very own sports and leisure clothing line. The ultimate gym wear to get you motivated. The line consists of a slogan tee (in pink of course) that says “nobody ever regrets a workout” and a pair of black leggings with a small pink detail around the bottom, a perfect way to show your support and look good while doing it! These fun and quirky products can be purchased both online and in store at selected Tesco Extra superstores, and if you can’t wait to get your hands on these items, you’re in luck, because they go on sale today. Tesco has been a supporter of the charity for a long time, raising a huge £40 million in a number of different ways such as sponsored challenges, sporting events, cake sales and head shaving! Now their new clothing range is their newest venture to helping fund research to beat cancer. In fact, this year will be the 17th year that Tesco has been a proud part of the annual ‘Race for Life’. If that wasn’t enough, 10% of all sales made on these items will be…

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Reactions to the Met Gala Looks

It is an anticipated and earmarked date on any fashionista’s calendar, meaning we couldn’t help but scour the internet this morning to see the best and worst looks from the Met Gala in New York. Each year the fashion event takes on a different theme, 2016 saw Manus x Machina, 2017 Art of the inbetween and last nights 2018 instalment; Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. The theme itself caused some controversy, with outcries on twitter dubbing the theme blasphemous and insensitive to patrons of the religion, some named Rihanna’s Papal outfit a form of cultural appropriation. Others saw it as an ode to Catholicism, tying together the beginnings of art, history and religion which saw many outfits taking on inspiration of famous works (see Ariana Grande’s Sistene Chapel style dress complete with Michelangelo patterning). Theme Reactions Some saw the funny side to the theme, making reference to the Hunchback of Notre Dame amongst other Disney puns as can be seen below. [siteorigin_widget class=”WP_Widget_Custom_HTML”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”WP_Widget_Custom_HTML”][/siteorigin_widget] Winners and Sinners Whilst the effort put in to all outfits must be applauded, some just didn’t get quite the reaction their wearer’s may have wanted. Kendall Jenner in particular got backlash for…

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North West are the second biggest spending region on Clothes

We know us northerners love a good shop, which has been proved in new research naming the North West region as the second highest spenders on fashion (after London).

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Fashion Targets Breast Cancer with new Campaign

Shopaholics get ready, breast cancer charity ‘Breast Cancer Now’ has launched their new annual campaign where donations will go towards their life-saving research.

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Half Century Jeans promise 50 Years of wear

Introducing half century jeans, the world’s first pair of jeans to come with a 50 year guarantee. Created by 26 year old designer, Deborah, who lives in London, the jeans are created using a special hybrid of materials.

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The Best Try Before you Buy Brands Online

As more brands embrace the use of Klarna we discuss the pros and cons and list the key online brands offering buy now pay later shopping.

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Tesco’s F and F Fashion SS18 Preview

STYLEetc took a trip to London to preview the latest menswear, womenswear and childrenswear for SS18 from Tesco’s own F&F label.

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What do your style choices say about you?

How much impact does your appearance have on the people you meet? One brand asked a sample of the UK public what their perceptions of style were.

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Best Influencer Style of London Fashion Week 2017

We’ve rounded up our favourite influencer looks from the streets of London Fashion Week showing the style of the guests inspires as does the catwalk.

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The Fashion of Festival No 6

We’ve rounded up the best festival fashion at this weekend’s Festival No 6 in the picturesque village of Portmeirion in Wales.

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Hermesmatic comes to Manchester

Internationally acclaimed brand Hermes invites owners of its iconic silk scarves to visit the new Hermèsmatic; a pop-up ‘laundrette’ set to customise scarves.

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Millenials making money from reselling used clothes online

With the average woman having at least £2,400 worth of clothes unworn in her wardrobe why would they not want to make some money back selling unused items?

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Two For Joy Founder Interview

STYLE etc interviewed Two for Joy owner Sarah Jerath, a mumpreneur from Altincham, on how she balances work and family life while running the business.

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Is Sportswear sexist?

Sportswear should be practical, comfortable and versatile but when assessing men’s versus women’s athleisure fashion are sexist attitudes playing a role?

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Most clothes in our wardrobe are unused

We all have the clothes in our closet we forgot ever buying, those discarded clothing pieces which resurface after years having never been worn, but how aware are we of the waste which goes through our wardrobe? A new survey claims to have the results.

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Public Desire launches VIPD Influencer collection

Public Desire furthers its collaborative efforts with influencers by launching a new collection featuring; CC Clarke, Shirley’s Wardrobe, Jayde Pierce and Lissy Roddy.

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