Fashion

As a leading Fashion Magazine in Manchester, STYLEetc. is proud to cover the latest news in the North West on Fashion, shooting editorial and compiling our best finds to shop for your benefit.

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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The best neon accessories for all budgets

Browse neon accessories across all ranges, from fast fashion budgets to high end designer to give your looks a pop of colour.

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Victoria’s Secret Instore Service Review

Many stores offer a measure and fit but different results can come from all. We stopped by the Trafford Centre to see what one of the leading fashion lingerie brands Victoria’s Secret had to offer from it’s personalised shopping service.

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Interview: Inthefrow’s Victoria Magrath

Renowned British fashion blogger Victoria Magrath is known for her chic style. With a combined following of 1.81 million followers on social media and previous campaigns with Hugo Boss, L’Oreal and Ted Baker under her belt, we could think of no better influencer to educate us on the New Fashion Rules. We interviewed Victoria as her new book launched to get more details on her latest venture. 

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Thomas Sabo: Kingdom of Dreams collection

Regal sophistication with a darker edge, the Kingdom of Dreams collection by Thomas Sabo brings attitude, elegance and luxury all to one place. We review the styles on offer for the current season.

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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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The Best bags for Work this Summer

It can be uninspiring styling your way through an office environment, so we’ve put together a selection of workwear bags to rejuvenate your personal style.

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A Third of Brits Snub Charity Shops

Upcycling has been all the rage now for a couple of years, but are we embracing this on the whole, or is the opinion still of the mindset ‘new is better’?

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Things Women want from 2018 Fashion

After centuries of women’s fashion evolving you would think we would pretty much have the ideal silhouettes and pieces nailed down by now, but it seems there are still things we want to see from our clothing in 2018.

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Sunflower Chic with Aquazzurra Faille Slip Ons

This week our favourite fashion pick comes in the form of Aquazzura’s cute and colourful Sunflower Embellished Faille Slip On’s.

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Ways to wear Sunflowers this season

With sunny days comes pretty prints, it’s natural to seek florals for Spring, but this season is all about the sunflower, in colour and in print adorning dresses, bags and footwear.

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Parklife Festival Fashion of 2018

Super short shorts and underwear as outerwear seemed to be the key look at this year’s Parklife Festival 2018. See our gallery for the best style spots.

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Sailor Chic with Gucci’s Crepe Dress

Nautical is a trend which just doesn’t seem to quit each Spring and Summer season and 2018 is no different, see Gucci’s latest crepe dress for perfect example.

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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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Russell & Bromley Embellished Rosehip Accessories

This week our top fashion product turned into top collection as we decided Russel & Bromley’s Embellished Rosehip collection was too pretty to choose from so we decided to show you the court shoes and shoulder bag.

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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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