Category «Lifestyle»

7 trends fashion editors will be embracing for the new season

The new season is upon us, and with it, a plethora of new trends to embrace – and many to avoid. The Telegraph’s fashion editors share their AW17 favourites… Kate Finnigan will be channeling 70s bohemia Isabel Marant AW17. CREDIT: ISIDORE MONTAG I’m of the opinion that once you’ve found the silhouette that suits you, stick to it. Mine …

Artisanal Bohemia

Arpita Mehta’s luminous outing at Lakme Fashion Week titled, Midnight Muse was inspired by noir imagery. The magical powers of the night time have been chronicled in history – from the superstitious Elizabethans to the modern-day artists. Perhaps that explains fashion’s fascination for the all-pervading, soft gothic romance. What is it about the night time, …

Do moisturisers actually work?

Most of us have been taught the importance of moisturising our skin regularly from an early age. And a face cream or two, has always been a part of one’s beauty arsenal. But recently, Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren made headlines for her suggestion that they don’t really work. The 72-year-old, who is a brand ambassador …

How to nail swimwear in the city.

Whoever thought bralettes were meant for the sunny Saint Tropez climes hasn’t clearly warmed up to the beachwear undercurrent taking the runways by storm. Take a look at Louis Vuitton’s Resort 2017 presentation — a rash of neoprene zip-up dresses or Courrèges’ tribute to the scuba suit for Spring 2017. Even Alexander Wang sent out …

People who regularly groom their pubic hair at risk of injuries

“A quarter of Americans are injured and hospitalized by tidying up ‘down there’,” the Mail Online reports. The headline is prompted by a survey which asked 7,570 adults about pubic hair removal and “grooming” (such as waxing). The researchers found that removing all pubic hair, and frequent hair removal, were most likely to cause injuries. …

‘Alternative cancer therapies’ may increase your risk of death

“Cancer patients who use alternative medicine more than twice as likely to die,” is the stark message from The Independent. Researchers found that people who chose alternative medicine instead of conventional cancer treatments were much less likely to survive for at least five years. Conventional treatments included surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy or hormone treatments. The research only applies to …

‘Fat but fit’ people may still be at risk of heart disease

“Concept of being ‘fit but fat’ is a myth, researchers say,” ITV News reports after a Europe-wide study looked at associations between body weight, metabolic health and heart disease. The term “fat but fit” is used to describe people who are overweight or obese but don’t have any of the symptoms of metabolic syndrome. This is …