Girls

The New Shop Girls

In case you hadn’t noticed, shopping is changing. The UK’s high streets are seriously unwell. If the shuttered shops in your local city centre don’t give the game away, perhaps the high-profile bankruptcies of Debenhams, Arcadia, Warehouse, Oasis – we really could go on – and 177,000 retail jobs lost in 2020 (Centre for Retail Research) might be enough to convince you.

Although the pandemic did nothing to help these relics of the Saturday afternoon shopping expedition, it merely sped up a process put in motion by the rise of online retail. These shops could not compete with the low overheads and big data of e-commerce, and their in-person shopping experiences were nothing compared to the convenience, breadth of choice and ease of use that online shopping provided. The fact that when Topshop went into administration, it was ASOS, the original big beast of online retail, that

Read More

Fashion Girls Keep Wearing This Super-’90s Hair Accessory, and I Have Questions

Refinery 29 UK

These Are The Airbnbs Brits Really Want To Stay In

The folks at Airbnb has revealed their 21 most wishlisted properties of 2021, and every single one is in the UK.Confirming the growing population of staycations, the properties range from an undercover woodland treehouse in West Sussex to a luxury glamping pod in southwest Wales.Many of the in-demand properties are situated in secluded countryside locations, underlining the way pandemic life has made us crave nature. “The pandemic has prompted a fundamental shift in travel and a realignment of what’s most important to us as human beings,” an Airbnb spokesperson said. “As we prepare to be able to travel once again, where previously, our most wishlisted homes have been dominated by far-flung and exotic destinations, this year it’s all about the rural retreats to explore on domestic shores.”Click through this slideshow for 21 slices of staycation inspo.The Pigsty,

Read More

Woman posts photos of herself in bikini and engineering uniform to show ‘girls can do both’

Caitlin Sarian posted a side-by-side photo of herself to show that

Caitlin Sarian posted a side-by-side photo of herself to show that “girls can do both.” (Photo: Instagram)

After side-by-side photos of supermodel Kendall Jenner and astronaut Alyssa Carson went viral on Instagram — as an account put the two alongside each other to discuss society’s fixation on women’s bodies rather than their brains — one young woman is setting the record straight by illustrating that “girls can do both” with photos of herself (above) in a bright red bikini and working as an engineer.

“I’m tired of girls getting put into boxes. GIRLS CAN BE ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING WE WANT,” 29-year-old Caitlin Sarian wrote on her Instagram account in response to what she had seen on the @worthfeed. Now, after receiving attention from thousands in response to that message, Sarian explains to Yahoo Life just why she wanted to recreate the image that she had seen with what she

Read More

This Is What Bohemian Style Looks Like in 2020, According to Fashion Girls

If we’re being honest, boho style is one of those aesthetics that never truly goes away. Sure, you may associate specific motifs, silhouettes, and details (floral prints, maxi dresses, and embroidery, to name a few) with the style. However, there are some things inspired by the styles once associated with the ’60s and ’70s that have filtered through into today’s biggest trends. Case in point: prairie dresses and Western details.

Perhaps today’s boho outfits no longer look like those that were seen at Woodstock, but it’s safe to say that some of the biggest bohemian-inspired trends have made their way to the surface of the fashion industry. Whether it’s exaggerated ruffled collars or an elevated take on fringe trim, there’s a new way fashion girls are sporting bohemian style in 2020—and it’s good.

Ahead, check out how It girls are putting together chic bohemian looks. Even if you don’t think

Read More