• Boy with Down's Syndrome is the new star of River Island's kids' range By Metro   -   Oct 22, 2017

    BOY WITH DOWN'S SYNDROME IS THE NEW STAR OF RIVER ISLAND'S KIDS' RANGE

    This is River Island's new Kids Squad. And third from the right is 11-year-old Joseph Hale. He has Down's Syndrome and he's now one...

    Star, People, Fashion, Disability
  • Two plus-size influencers asked to be photoshopped to make a powerful point By Metro   -   Oct 22, 2017

    TWO PLUS-SIZE INFLUENCERS ASKED TO BE PHOTOSHOPPED TO MAKE A POWERFUL POINT

    This is Diana Sirokai and Callie Thorpe . They're two pretty huge figures in the body positivity movement. They regularly speak out...

    Beauty, Look, Models, People, Body image
  • 50% of women get acne in their 20s, so you're not alone By Metro   -   Oct 22, 2017

    50% OF WOMEN GET ACNE IN THEIR 20S, SO YOU'RE NOT ALONE

    When you left school, you might have thought your acne days were over. Now in your 20s, you have a good job, an expensive skin care...

    Women, Cosmetic, Beauty
  • 6 emotions you go through after buying bad hair extensions By Metro   -   Oct 21, 2017

    6 EMOTIONS YOU GO THROUGH AFTER BUYING BAD HAIR EXTENSIONS

    Nooooo! If you're like me and want to invest in some solid, real hair extensions that are supposed to last years, you know you choose...

    Look, Beauty, Hair & Beauty, Hair Care, Life, LOL
  • The Topshop x Stranger Things collection is everything we've dreamed of and more By Metro   -   Oct 20, 2017

    THE TOPSHOP X STRANGER THINGS COLLECTION IS EVERYTHING WE'VE DREAMED OF AND MORE

    Stranger Things fans, it's time to get excited - because today's the day Topshop launches its new fashion collection, completely inspired...

    Fashion, Collection, Netflix, Stranger Things, Topshop
  • By Metro   -   Oct 20, 2017

    11-YEAR-OLD BOY WITH DOWN'S SYNDROME LANDS FIRST MODELING JOB AS FACE OF RIVER ISLAND

    We can't overstate how important it is for children to see kids that look like them in the media. Diversity in fashion campaigns, on...

    Models, Fashion, Look
  • Thong jeans were always going to happen, so you might as well just accept them now By Metro   -   Oct 20, 2017

    THONG JEANS WERE ALWAYS GOING TO HAPPEN, SO YOU MIGHT AS WELL JUST ACCEPT THEM NOW

    2017 has been a weird year for jeans. Let's recap. There have been jeans with double waistbands. Butt-less jeans. Bum crack displaying...

    Look, Fashion
  • Tesco's spooky Halloween costume range will kit out your entire family By Metro   -   Oct 20, 2017

    TESCO'S SPOOKY HALLOWEEN COSTUME RANGE WILL KIT OUT YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY

    Yesterday, we wrote about all of Asda's fabulous halloween costumes. But they've now got some stiff competition as it turns out Tesco's...

    Women, People, Men, Costume, Fashion, Look, Halloween, Tesco
  • These Little Mermaid inspired glitter heels are every Disney fan's dream By Metro   -   Oct 20, 2017

    THESE LITTLE MERMAID INSPIRED GLITTER HEELS ARE EVERY DISNEY FAN'S DREAM

    A designer has created a pair of The Little Mermaid-inspired glitter heels that would've been just perfect for Ariel had they been...

    Wedding, Design, Fashion, Disney
  • Victoria's Secret model Sara Sampaio says Lui magazine aggressively pressured her to pose nude By Metro   -   Oct 20, 2017

    VICTORIA'S SECRET MODEL SARA SAMPAIO SAYS LUI MAGAZINE AGGRESSIVELY PRESSURED HER TO POSE NUDE

    Let this be the year we topple industries mounted on sexism, abuses of power, and sexual assault. As the Harvey Weinstein accusations...

    Models, Fashion, Men, Feminism
  • New Look's fad diet shirt was in bad taste, but it's up to us to prevent this kind of thing happening again By Metro   -   Oct 19, 2017

    NEW LOOK'S FAD DIET SHIRT WAS IN BAD TASTE, BUT IT'S UP TO US TO PREVENT THIS KIND OF THING HAPPENING AGAIN

    Yesterday, New Look became another brand slammed for appearing to encourage unhealthy eating habits. The store was selling a nightshirt...

    Women, People, Look, Fashion, Health
  • Teespring is now selling Eat Sleep Rape Repeat and other pro-rape t-shirts By Metro   -   Oct 19, 2017

    TEESPRING IS NOW SELLING EAT SLEEP RAPE REPEAT AND OTHER PRO-RAPE T-SHIRTS

    You'd think that given the current environment, anyone who was pro-having-sex-without-proper-consent might just give it a rest for...

    Women, Design, Fashion, Sex
  • Tommy Hilfiger launches an adaptive fashion line for disabled adults By Metro   -   Oct 19, 2017

    TOMMY HILFIGER LAUNCHES AN ADAPTIVE FASHION LINE FOR DISABLED ADULTS

    The fashion industry, despite its recent strides in diversity, isn't known for its accessibility. There are very few brands who go...

    People, Collection, Design, Fashion, Disability
  • By Metro   -   Oct 19, 2017

    YOU'RE GOING TO BE OBSESSED WITH THIS INSTAGRAM DEDICATED TO TWEEZING OUT INGROWN HAIRS

    You hate those pimple popping videos with a burning passion. And yet you can't. stop. watching them. It's normal, don't worry. If you've...

    Watches, Look, Beauty, Hair & Beauty
  • By Metro   -   Oct 19, 2017

    NOW NIVEA'S BEEN ACCUSED OF RACISM OVER THEIR ‘VISIBLY FAIRER SKIN' ADVERT

    Just when we were starting to get over the Dove racism scandal from the other week, Nivea had to come and inflict fresh pain on us...

    Women, Beauty, Race, Racism
  • Is using Footner Exfoliating Socks to get rid of dead skin on your feet worth the faff? By Metro   -   Oct 19, 2017

    IS USING FOOTNER EXFOLIATING SOCKS TO GET RID OF DEAD SKIN ON YOUR FEET WORTH THE FAFF?

    A significant portion of beauty products involve looking, well, not so pleasant. There are face masks that make you look blotchier...

    Look, Beauty, Hair & Beauty, Is it worth the faff
  • People are not impressed with New Look's juicing themed night shirt By Metro   -   Oct 18, 2017

    PEOPLE ARE NOT IMPRESSED WITH NEW LOOK'S JUICING THEMED NIGHT SHIRT

    Another day, another brand getting called out. In the midst of insensitive Halloween costumes and bizarre customer relations from a...

    People, Look, Costume, Fashion, Body image
  • The cutout cat-eye is here and it's definitely not for the squeamish By Metro   -   Oct 18, 2017

    THE CUTOUT CAT-EYE IS HERE AND IT'S DEFINITELY NOT FOR THE SQUEAMISH

    If you've got a weak stomach look away now; because the latest Instagram beauty trend if not for the faint of heart. Just recently...

    People, Look, Beauty, Halloween
  • Retailers are removing an Anne Frank costume from their stores after massive backlash By Metro   -   Oct 17, 2017

    RETAILERS ARE REMOVING AN ANNE FRANK COSTUME FROM THEIR STORES AFTER MASSIVE BACKLASH

    We're not sure why anyone thought it'd be a good idea to sell a Halloween costume designed to make children look like Anne Frank. Yes,...

    Look, Bags, Design, Costume, Dress, Fashion, Halloween
  • A ‘psychotic zombie nympho' Halloween costume is being criticised for stigmatising mental illness By Metro   -   Oct 17, 2017

    A ‘PSYCHOTIC ZOMBIE NYMPHO' HALLOWEEN COSTUME IS BEING CRITICISED FOR STIGMATISING MENTAL ILLNESS

    Choosing a Halloween costume is becoming increasingly complex. We used to just stick a sheet over our head, cut out some eye holes,...

    Shopping, Dress, Costume, Fashion