Fashion

Designer on challenges of making activewear sustainable

Laura May Gibbs spent 15 years working for brands such as Alice McCall and RVCA before launching her label Nagnata in 2014.

25 Apr 2019 - 6:15AM
Mother’s Day gift ideas: three watches she’ll actually love

It’s that time of the year again when you get to show your mother just how much you appreciate her.

25 Apr 2019 - 4:20AM
Lipstick revolution – pretty packaging making smiles sustainable

Brands are offering customised ‘keeper’ cases that can double as jewellery, and hopefully help reduce the billion lipsticks that we throw away each year.

24 Apr 2019 - 11:00AM
Four shampoos for vibrant, healthy hair, including a vegan one

Lush’s shampoo bars are solid, packaging free and produce generous lather while those with dry hair should check out John Masters’ Honey and Hibiscus products

17 Apr 2019 - 10:30AM
The Hong Kong designer determined to make fashion sustainable

Hong Kong-based designer Johanna Ho behind Phvlo talks about making sustainability a fashion must-have

11 Apr 2019 - 10:38AM
Five superfoods that will boost your natural beauty

Turmeric is known for its health benefits but it can also play a major role in your beauty routine. Find out more about this spice, and four other beauty favourites

10 Apr 2019 - 12:37PM
Opinion | Is this the least practical bag ever made?

Le Petit Chiquito Mini is another stroke of Instagrammable genius from French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus. Measuring just 5cm, the bag is a triumph of the conceptual over the useful.

8 Apr 2019 - 6:36PM
Three stand-out watches from a much diminished Baselworld

A retro Breitling Navitimer, a Chopard dress watch with a pop of colour, and a brash Tudor chronograph that marries steel with gold are all worth digging deep for.

4 Apr 2019 - 6:37AM
Four eyebrow products that will survive Hong Kong’s humidity

Benefit offers a three-step path to eyebrow perfection for the time-rich, while 3CE’s pencil and cushion is great for sparse brows

3 Apr 2019 - 12:45PM
Opinion | Is fashion’s push for diversity real or tokenistic?

Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival featured models of different ages, ethnicities and sizes – proof, perhaps, that younger style cities might be quicker to adapt than more established fashion capitals

1 Apr 2019 - 11:56AM