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British Fashion Awards 2016 Nominees Announced: Who Would Your Winners Be?

The British Fashion Awards nominations have been announced for 2016 and include some of the world’s top supermodels, designers and brands. Earlier this year 1,500 key members of the fashion industry were invited to put forward their suggestions for each of the nine categories, with five nominees shortlisted for each. The winners will be announced…

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Charli Howard, The Model Told She Was ‘Too Big’ To Work, Signs Game-Changing Contract

Charli Howard has become one of the only models in the world to be signed to both the ‘main’ and ‘curve’ boards at an agency. The London-born model, who is represented by Muse Model Management in New York, US, considers herself an ‘inbetween’ size – because her measurements do not fit in either the ‘straight’ or ‘plus’…

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Balenciaga Didn’t Include A Single Black Model In Their AW16 Show At Paris Fashion Week

Balenciaga debuted its autumn/winter 2016 collection at Paris Fashion Week on Sunday 6 March, but not a single black model walked the runway. Some critics have put the reason for this exclusion down to the man new at the helm of the brand – Vetements head designer Demna Gvasalia, Balenciaga’s replacement for Alexander Wang. Journalist…

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Vogue’s ‘Real Issue’ Featuring Non-Models Receives Mixed Response

Vogue’s ‘Real Issue’ has received a mixed response, with some praising the move towards diversity, while others have taken umbrage at the use of the term “real”.  The November issue of British Vogue, which hits stands on Thursday 6 October, doesn’t feature a single professional model (that is, if you don’t count the reams of advertising)….

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Mum Makes Tiny Shirts For Premature Babies After She Struggled To Dress Her Son In Neonatal Intensive Care

A mum who gave birth to her son when she was 25 weeks’ pregnant is making tiny adaptable clothes for parents of premature babies.  Amanda Huhta, from Arizona, US, said she struggled to put any clothes on her son because he had so many wires attached to him. “You never really think it’s important until…

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Popular Baby Names 2017: Future Trends Include Inspiration From Mythology And Feminist Icons

Popular baby names in 2017 will be those that “defy convention”, the co-founder of a baby naming website has said. Pamela Redmond Satran, of Nameberry.com, a name resource that lists thousands of baby names chosen by its members, said unique spellings and “nontraditional gender identities” will be popular. “Expect to meet lots of little deities…

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