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10 hairstyling questions with Sam McKnight

10 hairstyling questions with Sam McKnight

Beauty, Fashion, Featured
From the essential hair product everyone should have to the one thing no one should ever do to their hair, Sam McKnight tells us more about hairstyling. With his huge brand collaboration including Balmain or Chanel and the constant contributions to the world’s most prestigious fashion magazines, Sam McKnight is a fashion industry’s spoilt. Over his flourishing five-year career, he styled fashion icons, supermodels and some of the most famous celebrities. We lured him from the glamorous world of high fashion to ask him 10 questions about styling. Here is what he said. https://soundcloud.com/maddie0/interview-with-sam-mcknight Words: Madalina Corjuc | Subbing: Zornitsa Valkova
What happen to Converse’s Chuck Taylor II?

What happen to Converse’s Chuck Taylor II?

Fashion
The Chuck Taylor II was supposed to be a revolutionary moment in Converse's history. However, two years after its launch, the production is discontinued. So, we cannot help but ask - what did go wrong? After Nike bought Converse in 2003, the sales went up as never before. The Chuck Taylor were trainers that everyone from fashionistas to small kids wanted or already had. But although that was one of the most-loved footwear, there were complains about the fact that those shoes are neither comfortable nor last long. So a few years ago the brand decided to come up with the Chuck Taylor II - a new, better version of the original All-Stars. Brand new product? Great. But as good as that sounds, we can say that the public never asked for a new design. They only asked for more comfort and r
7 ways to stay in fashion

7 ways to stay in fashion

Fashion
Everyone has a personal style and there are a few tricks, which you should consider, in order to follow yours in a marvellous way. Here are our seven useful tips on how to improve your style. 1. Discover your own body Get a good grasp of your body type, see what suits you and what makes you feel good. Try on the clothes you overlooked before and get an advice from your friends. It can be tricky at the beginning but once you find your first flattering piece, you will feel more comfortable and encouraged to continue your quest. 2. Take risks Do not be afraid of taking risks. If you like something - go for it. Maybe it will work, maybe it will not. But the only way to find that out is to give it a try. If it turns out not as good, as you imagined, it is OK. After all, you
The Indian language of colour

The Indian language of colour

Fashion, Featured
A rare sight of traditional Indian garments paraded in a vibrant escapism of colour in one of London’s temples. https://soundcloud.com/bhujmandir/mangal-fera-fare-1?in=bhujmandir/sets/rukmani-vivah Barefoot and with my eyes beaming with excitement, I entered the sand-coloured Shri Vallabh Nidhi Hindus temple in Wembley, London. It was nine in the morning and there were only a few people scattered inside the building. I let my eyes wander around the sophisticated carvings and lavishly ornates deities, waiting for the ceremonies to begin. Suddenly, I got distracted by a group of elder women making their way towards the centre of the temple. Wearing flamboyant green, blue and yellow saris, they sit one by one under the protective gaze of deities. A multicoloured arch of tinsels and
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