Editorial Features

Following high fashion, trend reports and all the information you need to know with a Manchester focus.

Reasons to own your Fashion mistakes

April 6, 2017

We know our STYLEetc. readers are a fashion savvy bunch, but in many cases (certainly ours) this hasn't always been the case. Today we're discussing why it's ok to own…

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Trending Now: The Reworked Oxford Shirts

March 18, 2017

The classic pinstripe Oxford shirt has be re-worked and updated for the new season and can be found in a myriad of forms suitable for high fashion appeal. Discover the…

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5 Trends that shaped Manchester Fashion

March 16, 2017

What exactly is signature Mancunian style and how has it been influenced by trends past and present? STYLEetc. decided to delve further into Manchester's colourful past to see which iconic…

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Trend Report: Luxury Oriental Print

March 9, 2017

Oriental patterns and prints are back in a big way for this spring/summer 2017 and frankly we couldn’t be happier. Continuing fashion’s constant cycle and regurgitation of trends for the…

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Trend Report: The Best Heeled Mules for SS17

March 7, 2017

A love revival has occurred lately, with everything 90's being the muse for flavour of the SS17 season and mules at the forefront of this trend. …

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Trend Editorial: Glam Rock Woods

March 4, 2017

Take a trip to the woods and explore the wonder of new trends afoot. Our latest trend editorial takes a trip through imagination, incorperating innovative textures in a successfully…

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Surviving the spring showers in style

February 15, 2017

Here are some top tips on how to survive April Spring showers in style. We may live in a place that sees grey sky's and misty mornings far more often…

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Food and Fashion: Partners in Crime in Manchester

February 2, 2017

The food and fashion industry are both worlds filled with glamour, desirability and, at the top end at least, exclusivity. Joanna Boon ivestigates the love affair of fashion and food…

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Trend Editorial: Pink Spring Tailored Chic

January 29, 2017

With Pink tipped to be the it colour for SS17 STYLEetc. shows you a way to work the trend in a chic and sophisticated way.…

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Kitten Heels: comeback trend or unwanted revival for 2017?

December 30, 2016

A new year brings new opportunity to advance your personal style, perhaps indulge in trends new and unexplored. As Vogue tips the Kitten Heel to make a controversial return to…

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Trend Editorial: Texture Clashing Confidence

December 14, 2016

Winter brings the perfect excuse to layer up and experiment with new textures as the weather takes a turn and demands more coverage and warmth in sartorial staples. Just as…

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Trend Editorial: City Girl Shearling

November 30, 2016

A Trend Editorial focus piece shot in Manchester City Centre, Discover how to style this season's Shearling Coat trend for casual attire.…

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Designer Spotlight: Theo Fennell

September 6, 2016

A British jeweller, who founded his eponymous jewellery brand in 1982, Theo Fennell creates pieces which encompass the concept that good things come in small packages. His beautiful collection of…

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Trend Report: Sports Luxe Styles for 2016

August 30, 2016

Trend report on the latest sports luxe pieces from Android Homme, Balenciaga and Marc Jacobs, showing how to recreate the looks shown for yourself.…

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Designer Spotlight: Vivienne Westwood

August 26, 2016

From the post-punk movement to a philanthropic eco-friendly agenda, Vivienne Westwood has become an icon of British fashion, creating unique and divisive pieces which carry her signature design in an…

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Jockey Skimmies Collection Review: Smooth and Sleek

August 20, 2016

Ensure your style stays sleek and refined with Jockey Skimmies Shorts collection. Read our full review to see what our editor made of the samples on offer.…

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Harry Potter Fashion Accessories

August 3, 2016

We have our tickets to view the play in London (a few months away so no spoilers) so in anticipation of the renowned play which has had excellent reviews so…

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Trend Report: Embroidery has made a fashion comeback for 2016

July 5, 2016

The devil is in the detail for many high street collections this season with embroidery becoming one of the hottest breakout fashion trends for 2016. From folk-inspired blouses to cool…

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Throwback Fashion: Power Dressing for the Office today

June 30, 2016

In the recurring wheel of fashion Power Dressing has staked a claim in modern attire, showing true in the current SS16 collections for esteemed brands across Europe. We've taken a…

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The New Shape: Body Ambassadors for the Social Media Age

June 24, 2016

Content Editor Katie Hayward discusses the new wave of social media influencers and what that means for body role models. “As someone who has been a size 16 for the…

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