The specific context of 2020 to one side, there are many things to recommend the beachy classic. “It is an exquisitely concise form of footwear,” says Elizabeth Semmelhack, senior curator of the Bata Shoe Museum in Canada. “It does a very effective job of protecting the foot with a minimal amount of material.” … [Read more...] about Flip-flop sales surge as casual and comfortable fashion wins lockdown
"Fashion brands are capitalizing on the fact that consumers are interested in buying fairly and ecologically produced items," said Katrin Wenz, an expert in agriculture at Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND). "Organic cotton is certainly a step in the right direction, because neither genetic modification nor synthetic pesticides can be used in its production. But these own-brand sustainability labels rarely tell us anything about what happens later on in the production chain." … [Read more...] about How sustainable are ‘eco’ brand high street fashions?
Sticking with light moisturisers, L’Oréal Paris’s Hydra Genius (£9.99 for 70ml, available in two skin types) is a similar offering, providing lasting HA hydration in a very pleasant water (apply last, before suncare). Finally, the consistently excellent Revolution Skincare’s 2% Hyaluronic Acid Plumping & Hydrating Solution (£6 for 30ml), used after cleansing, is a noticeably effective and cheap way to join the cult. … [Read more...] about Hyaluronic acid skincare products demystified
In a bid to avoid being disappointed if it turned out not to fit, she decided to buy the Rhoda piece in both size eight and ten. … [Read more...] about Shopper slams PrettyLittleThing after different sized bralets turn up ‘identical’
The only exception is if you’re buying a vintage bag made before the 1980s – then you won’t find a number. … [Read more...] about From face masks to bags, make sure you’re buying the real deal with top tips for spotting fake designer items