Fashion & Shopping

I Moved to Paris, and Now I Exclusively Wear These 4 Items With Jeans

The Telegraph

‘Going on holiday is the difference between living and existing’

These are desperate times for the travel industry, a sector that supports 2.5 millions livelihoods in the UK, and countless more abroad. Having endured a miserable year, hopes were high that 2021, helped by the rollout of the vaccine, would see a return to something approaching normality. Instead, thanks to strict new testing rules, the scrapping of the travel corridors list, and the introduction of quarantine hotels for arrivals from 33 “red list” countries, Britons have never been more fenced in. “We were promised that this vaccine would be the route back to normal,” says Alice Gully, founder of Aardvark Safaris, which, in an ordinary year, sends travellers to more than a dozen African destinations. “They said that once the vulnerable were protected we could open everything up, but now it feels like they are just penalising us

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39 of the Coolest French Fashion Brands Everyone Should Know

The Telegraph

What it’s like to have a baby after miscarriage

On hearing the news that Meghan Markle is pregnant again, having suffered a miscarriage after the birth of her first child, my heart broke a little. While the news may seem joyous to most, I know only too well the heartache that can strike as you live through your third pregnancy, but as a mother of one. In July, Meghan miscarried her second child – my son Henry was 14 months old, exactly the same age as baby Archie was then, when I endured the same. Seeing those positive lines on a pregnancy test again, as I did four months after my miscarriage in 2014, fear presided over excitement. I smiled as I received congratulations while inside, my stomach churned as I prayed that this one would survive. I was consumed by worry and anxiety, which would bubble away

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Thanks To These Instagram Accounts, Street Style Isn’t Dead. It’s Better.

Refinery 29 UK

20 Years Later, Justin Timberlake Has An Apology For Britney Spears & Janet Jackson

As the world digs deep into the systemic misogyny that failed Britney Spears, people can’t help but side-eye the many men in her life who also played a part in her tumultuous personal and professional life. Justin Timberlake is one of those figures; the ill-fated relationship between the pop stars played a huge part in the media’s mistreatment of Spears. Twenty years later, Timberlake is trying to right his wrongs — with an Instagram apology. The popularity of the viral documentary Framing Britney Spears heightened the ongoing conversation about Spears’ recent struggles. A collaboration between The New York Times, FX, and Hulu, the documentary traces the history and impact of misogyny on Spears’ career. It’s since caught the world’s attention, compelling fans and celebrity peers alike to share their support of the icon

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Skinny jeans are canceled, Gen-Z says

Gen Z says skinny jeans are canceled. (Photo: Getty Images)
Gen Z says skinny jeans are canceled. (Photo: Getty Images)

Generation Z is embroiled in a fashion battle with millennials on TikTok after the younger generation called for skinny jeans to be canceled.

The negativity toward the trend of skintight denim isn’t new to the short form video app, as its young users have been encouraging people to get rid of their skinny jeans in favor of baggy jeans since the summer of 2020. More recently, however, older generations have been fighting back.

The hostility seemingly began when one user, who goes by momokhd, instructed viewers to throw out their skinny jeans, to burn them or to cut them up to create something entirely new. “Skinny jeans just aren’t for me but to each their own,” she captioned the video. And while not everybody followed suit, the conversation around skinny jeans being a thing of the past certainly caught

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Princess Diana Was a Style Icon, But We Need to Talk About Her Beauty Looks Too

The Telegraph

10 wonderful walks in the Peak District, England’s answer to Middle Earth

White Peak and Dark Peak; their names sound like two warring kingdoms on Middle-earth. One can be found in the lush, green south of the Peak District, with its valleys, broadleaved woodlands, wild-flower grasslands and limestone caves, while the other dwells in the northern uplands, famous for its windswept moors and gritstone crags. In reality, these are the two main sections of the Peak District National Park, which, having become the UK’s first national park in 1951, is poised to celebrate its 70th birthday. Very different, they both make for inspirational walking. The White Peak area offers gentler walks in limestone valleys, with Dovedale and Monsal Dale among popular destinations. The footpaths are well-maintained and the atmospheric villages, with their limestone cottages and cosy pubs, are the perfect base for a walking holiday. Dark Peak, as

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Kate Middleton’s Repeat Outfit Proves That This Classic Never Goes Out Of Style

On Tuesday, Kate Middleton logged onto Zoom to speak with teachers at a local school in honor of Children’s Mental Health Week. For the occasion, the Duchess of Cambridge got thrifty, and chose to recycle a royal blue tweed jacket from New Zealand-based fashion brand Rebecca Taylor. In doing so, she proved that the classic lightweight outerwear option — which was made famous by Chanel in the first half of the 20th century — will never go out of style.

Middleton first wore the tweed jacket, which originally cost $498, to an event at Evelina London Children’s Hospital in February 2017. There, she paired it with the matching knee-length dress made of the same tweed material, a suede clutch purse, coordinating Rupert Sanderson Malory pumps, and sapphire earrings. On Tuesday, she toned down the look, pairing it with rose-gold drop earrings from Missoma (the likes of which cost $110

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