‘Drawing On Style’ Exhibition At Gray M.C.A. Captures The Elegance Of Vintage Fashion

A new exhibition featuring vintage fashion illustrations is coming to London as part of Fashion Week. Held by Gray M.C.A. at Gallery 8 in St James’s, the exhibit will feature a series of illustrations from the 1940s to the 1970s, alongside present day portraits. Some of the drawings have never been seen before, while others…

Fasting Diet Could Reverse Diabetes By Regenerating Pancreas, Study Suggests

Following a simple fasting diet could help those living with diabetes, according to a recent study. Brief periods of fasting has been shown to regenerate the pancreas, by “rebooting” cells that are unable to produce insulin – the hormone that helps control blood sugar levels. According to the NHS, diabetes is caused when the pancreas doesn’t…

WISE WORDS: Markus Feehily Talks Tackling Body-Shaming Comments, And Reveals Why Coming Out Was The Best Thing He Ever Did

For over a decade, Markus Feehily was part of one of the most successful pop acts in recent history. As a member of Westlife, he sold out shows all over Europe, collaborated with stars like Mariah Carey and Diana Ross, and recorded no less than 13 UK number one singles. Now, though, he’s stepping out…

Tinder Launches Trans-Inclusive Update To ‘Allow Users To Be Themselves’

Tinder has launched a new transgender-inclusive feature which allows users to add information about their gender identity. Instead of being restricted by ‘male’ and ‘female’ labels, people can now use any term that best describes their gender identity. So far, the move has been widely praised by the trans community.  Adam Hester via Getty Images The new…

Röra Blue’s ‘Handle With Care’ Project Turns Sexism Into Stunning Works Of Art

An artist has hit back at the sexist comments women still receive in 2016 by turning them into glorious works of art. In her project, titled ‘Handle With Care’, California-based Röra Blue tackles everything from victim blaming to period shaming. “Handle With Care is a series of six photographs that explore sexist comments that are…

Victoria’s Secret Model Leomie Anderson Launches Clothing Line Featuring Sexual Consent Slogans

Leomie Anderson has launched a range of clothing designed to empower young women. The London-born model, who has walked the runway for Victoria’s Secret and Yeezy, hopes the line of T-shirts will send the message that it’s “cool to say no”. Her, aptly named, ‘Consent Collection’ includes slogans like “Lol Nah” and “You Tried”. The designs…

80-Year-Old Bride Marries For First Time, Proves It’s ‘Never Too Late’ To Find Love

If you’re single and surrounded by loved-up pals, stop panicking right now. Maria Teresa Cobar, 80 and Carlos Victor Suarez, 95, are living proof that you’re never too old to find love. The couple met eight months ago and recently got married in the ballroom at the Aventura Plaza Rehabilitation and Nursing Centre in Miami. …

Dance To Justin Timberlake’s ‘Cry Me A River’ Blows Every Other Contemporary Routine Out Of The Water

Justin Timberlake’s ‘Cry Me A River’ may have come out in 2002, but a dance troupe has just given it a new lease of life. With contemporary choreography by Andrew Winghart, the dancers tell the story of one man determined to wash away his heartache.  “A man writes off his ex-lover by manifesting a ‘river’…

Four Pieces Of Advice The Self-Help Industry Tries To Peddle (But Which You Should Ignore)

Self-help books can sometimes be an oxymoron – the advice ends up being the least helpful thing you need during a crisis. That doesn’t mean they are all bad, or indeed, aren’t helpful. But it’s worth knowing what advice to take and what to disregard. Sarah Alexander, life coach and author of Spiritual Intelligence in…

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