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    More women ditching heels for flats as comfort trumps 'slightly better looking calves'

    More women ditching heels for flats as comfort trumps 'slightly better looking calves'


    OPINION: We've made great fashion strides in the name of feminism. We've managed to ditch the muscle atrophy-ing, sweat manufacturing girdle. We no longer pull our unsightly lady flesh into whale-bone corsets, nor do we cram our vexingly varying boobs...

    OPINION: We've made great fashion strides in the name of feminism. We've managed to ditch the muscle atrophy-ing, sweat manufacturing girdle. We no longer pull our unsightly lady flesh into whale-bone corsets, nor do we cram our vexingly varying boobs into missile-like conical bras. (Though we reserve the right do all of the above in a kitsch, retro way if we choose.)
    Wear it like Beckham: How David changed the way men dress

    Wear it like Beckham: How David changed the way men dress


    The year 1998 was a very different time: a strange new worldwide web concept called Google was founded, and a footballer married to a Spice Girl caused shockwaves by wearing a sarong on...

    The year 1998 was a very different time: a strange new worldwide web concept called Google was founded, and a footballer married to a Spice Girl caused shockwaves by wearing a sarong on holiday.
    From Gaga to Charlize: Get a Golden Globe look

    From Gaga to Charlize: Get a Golden Globe look


    This year's Golden Globes was a visual feast for those with a penchant for makeup, fancy 'dos and even fancier...

    This year's Golden Globes was a visual feast for those with a penchant for makeup, fancy 'dos and even fancier attire.
    Kelly Thompson's Melbourne Sundays

    Kelly Thompson's Melbourne Sundays


    Kelly Thompson is best known in New Zealand as an illustrator, but these days is mostly instead kept busy as director of commercial artist agency Maker's Mgmt, founder of online store Maker's Mrkt, and as a creative consultant. She currently lives in...

    Kelly Thompson is best known in New Zealand as an illustrator, but these days is mostly instead kept busy as director of commercial artist agency Maker's Mgmt, founder of online store Maker's Mrkt, and as a creative consultant. She currently lives in Melbourne with restaurateur husband Christian McCabe, beagle Billie and cat Butter.
    The week in celebrity Instagrams

    The week in celebrity Instagrams


    This week, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley mellows out, Taylor Swift toasts the new year and the Jenner sisters team...

    This week, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley mellows out, Taylor Swift toasts the new year and the Jenner sisters team up.
    Best & worst dressed celebrities of the week

    Best & worst dressed celebrities of the week


    In this week's roundup, Gemma Chan brings us joy, Emma Stone pulls off parrot print and Emily Blunt makes a wrong...

    In this week's roundup, Gemma Chan brings us joy, Emma Stone pulls off parrot print and Emily Blunt makes a wrong turn. 
    The five stages of underwear in a relationship

    The five stages of underwear in a relationship


    Nothing indicates the stage of a relationship better than the underwear we choose to wear while in it: our partnerships and levels of desire fluctuate over time, so – whether we are in plunging necklines or nude-coloured granny knickers – what is...

    Nothing indicates the stage of a relationship better than the underwear we choose to wear while in it: our partnerships and levels of desire fluctuate over time, so – whether we are in plunging necklines or nude-coloured granny knickers – what is worn underneath can convey just where we are in our long-term unions.
    Golden Globes: What the stars wore to the after-parties

    Golden Globes: What the stars wore to the after-parties


    The Golden Globe Awards ceremony wrapped up with more than a few surprises but the night certainly didn't end...

    The Golden Globe Awards ceremony wrapped up with more than a few surprises but the night certainly didn't end there.
    Acne cash: Kendall Jenner's 'raw', personal story a paid sponsorship

    Acne cash: Kendall Jenner's 'raw', personal story a paid sponsorship


    At the weekend, Kris Jenner teased a forthcoming announcement from her "brave and vulnerable" daughter Kendall, who - the Kardashian matriarch said - would be sharing her "most raw story in order to make a positive impact for so many...

    At the weekend, Kris Jenner teased a forthcoming announcement from her "brave and vulnerable" daughter Kendall, who - the Kardashian matriarch said - would be sharing her "most raw story in order to make a positive impact for so many people". 
    Golden Globes: Red carpet hits and misses

    Golden Globes: Red carpet hits and misses


    After last year's black dress protest, you can't blame the stars for wanting to have a little more fun at this year's Golden Globe...

    After last year's black dress protest, you can't blame the stars for wanting to have a little more fun at this year's Golden Globe Awards.
    The week in celebrity Instagrams

    The week in celebrity Instagrams


    This week, Kylie Jenner goes blue, Margot Robbie bundles up and Georgia Fowler takes...

    This week, Kylie Jenner goes blue, Margot Robbie bundles up and Georgia Fowler takes flight.
    Get Dakota Johnson's easygoing glamour

    Get Dakota Johnson's easygoing glamour


    Suspiria star Dakota Johnson is Hollywood royalty: Melanie Griffith and Tippi Hedren are in her immediate family. Not...

    Suspiria star Dakota Johnson is Hollywood royalty: Melanie Griffith and Tippi Hedren are in her immediate family. Not bad.
    Glamping, ethically-made towels and $700 jandals: Is this the new cost of summer?

    Glamping, ethically-made towels and $700 jandals: Is this the new cost of summer?


    Summer was once for reverting back to basics, a time to live off litres of ice cream and wear nothing but jandals and a towel for weeks. But the latest premium summer products aren't for the penny...

    Summer was once for reverting back to basics, a time to live off litres of ice cream and wear nothing but jandals and a towel for weeks. But the latest premium summer products aren't for the penny pinchers. 
    First Phar Lap, then pav – now Aussies are claiming jandals as their own on the fashion runways of the world

    First Phar Lap, then pav – now Aussies are claiming jandals as their own on the fashion runways of the world


    OPINION: Part of my role as a fashion editor is to be across all the trends that come to us first via the runways of the world, and then via street style in fashion capitals such as Paris, New York and...

    OPINION: Part of my role as a fashion editor is to be across all the trends that come to us first via the runways of the world, and then via street style in fashion capitals such as Paris, New York and London.
    Best & worst dressed celebrities of the week

    Best & worst dressed celebrities of the week


    This week, Sandra Bullock shines, Hailee Steinfeld wins us over and Felicity Jones deserves...

    This week, Sandra Bullock shines, Hailee Steinfeld wins us over and Felicity Jones deserves better.