Fashion Coverage

The new Tavi?

Could Mappy be Japan's answer to Tavi Gevinson?

Meet Mappy, Japan’s 13-year-old street style star.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Meet Mappy, Japan’s 13-year-old street style star.

Jenna Lyons

Jenna Lyons paper dolls will appeal to your inner cool kid

Jenna Lyons

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Enter Flatforms, a decidedly more high-end version of the ratty paper cutouts you used to play with as a kid.

Fashion 2014

10 key fashion moments in 2014

An image from Barney's 'Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters' campaign, shot in New York by photographer Bruce Weber.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Fashion highlights worth celebrating.

American Apparel appoints a woman CEO (and, yes, she's got all her clothes on)

American Apparel has officially sacked its founder, Dov Charney, and appointed a woman CEO.

Claire Cohen American Apparel has officially sacked its founder, Dov Charney, and appointed a woman CEO. Claire Cohen applauds the decision and explains why it could be just the tonic this flagging clothing company so desperately needs.

Lazy styling

Cute clothes to be lazy in this Christmas

Cute clothes to be lazy in this Christmas

KATHLEEN LEE JOE With no one to impress but your family, you have every excuse to embrace elasticised waistbands and loose cotton separates that allow for maximum face stuffing from December through to January. Heck yeah!

Fair Trade

If you’re going to spend a fortune this Christmas, spend it on ethically sound products


Catherine Candiloro Here's five things all shoppers can do...

Online shopping

What you need to know about buying online from US retailers

KATHLEEN LEE JOE COS. Sephora. Forever 21. Uniqlo. Australia is finally joining the big kids, but there are other brands the US has that we’d love to see hanging in our wardrobes.

H&M's 'only got ice for you' singlet hits shelves

The shirt in question.

JASON DOWLING Large Swedish fashion retailer H&M is selling a singlet top aimed at a young audience that would appear to encourage the use of the destructive drug ice.

Designer baby

J.Crew's latest designer is 4 years old


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Jenna Lyons was so impressed with Mayhem’s level of creativity that she personally reached out to her and asked her to collaborate.

Tech toes

These ballet shoes just got the wearable-tech treatment

KATHLEEN LEE JOE The latest piece of activewear to get the wearable-tech treatment? A humble pair of ballet shoes.

Julia Roberts for Givenchy

Stripped-back Julia Roberts fronts Givenchy's stunning new ad campaign

Julia Roberts for Givenchy.

Well, you don't get branded Pretty Woman for nothing. Can we please look this good when we're 47?

Going viral

Watch these women try on vintage bras and be thankful you don't have to

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Underwear has come a long way since the days of steel-boned corsets and rigid girdles. Thank goodness.

Shop the book

Shop items from Miranda July's new book

Miranda July.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Miranda July, the filmmaker, writer and performance artist is about to release her first novel and you can shop 40 real-life objects mentioned within its pages.

Kate Moss stars in David Walliams's 'The Boy In The Dress'

Kate Moss and Billy Kennedy, in the first picture from BBC One's forthcoming The Boy in The Dress.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE The supermodel will play herself in the BBC One's forthcoming adaptation of David Walliams's children’s book.

Malala Yousafzai displays bloodstained uniform from Taliban shooting


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Malala Yousafzai has unveiled the school uniform she wore when she was shot in the head by the Taliban on her school bus two years ago.

Rose Byrne: acting has become more of a 'beauty pageant'

The Australian actress chats about the changing face of acting and why it’s a much tougher profession for women than men.

Child supermodels

Why do we have 9-year-old supermodels?


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Doesn't the whole thing make you feel a tad uncomfortable?

Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy is designing clothes for women of all sizes

SANTA MONICA, CA - NOVEMBER 16:  Actress Melissa McCarthy arrives at the P.S. ARTS Express Yourself 2014 at The Barker Hanger on November 16, 2014 in Santa Monica, California.  (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE "It’s a strange thing to stop at a certain size," she says. "Women don’t, so why should clothes?”

COS Australia

COS, welcome to Australia!


KATHLEEN LEE JOE COS has taken its sweet, sweet time arriving on our shores, but today, everything changes.

You will not believe how much this castle-shaped jewellery box will set you back

Hide your jewellery in royal style with this Highclere Castle jewellery box from David Linley. Only five were made and comes with a regal price tag of $130,000.

Julie-Anne Sprague The ultimate jewellery box costs $130,000 and is designed by David Linley - the Queen's nephew.

Watch Pharrell and Cara Delevingne sing Chanel's praises, quite literally


Chanel has unveiled a sneak peek of a splashy music video featuring US pop star Pharrell Williams and British supermodel Cara Delevingne.

Retail trickery

Beware: Stores may be using 'skinny mirrors' to convince you to buy their clothes


KATHLEEN LEE JOE A lingerie store in Sweden reportedly saw a 20 per cent boost in sales after Skinny Mirrors were installed in the dressing rooms.

Summer sandals

Six summer sandals that aren’t Birkenstocks


KATHLEEN LEE JOE The fashion pack has dubbed Birkenstocks this season’s ‘it’-sandal, but why be so predictable?

Body image

Why is the hourglass figure the only version of plus size that we see?


Jes Baker 'What happens if you're a woman with less boob than behind or more stomach than ass?' asks body love activist Jes Baker.

Androgynous style

7 androgynous brands changing the fashion industry


KATHLEEN LEE JOE The clothes we wear help shape our identity. They proclaim who we are, both to ourselves and the people around us.

En pointe

The work that goes into a pair of ballet shoes


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Watch this mesmerising video and prepare to fall down a rabbit hole. There’s something completely soothing and ritualistic about it.

We <3 Amy

Amy Adams answers Vogue's '73 Questions' while limbering up in a dance studio


Effie Mann Amy Adams on Oprah, love and nachos.

Solange the bride

Solange Knowles ties the knot in Kenzo, adorably dances to 'No Flex Zone' with son Julez


Kathleen Lee Joe This aesthetically superior wedding just became the cutest too.

Femmo swimwear?

Feminist artist Petra Collins poses as swimsuit model


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Lonely, purveyors of the most perfectly pretty retro-inspired underthings ever, have recently ventured into swimwear.

Vogue x body image

Vogue's lingerie spread is a shout-out to curvy girls


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Could the timing be more perfect?

Fashion Q&A

Five minutes with Shopbop fashion director Elle Strauss


Elle Strauss, Fashion Director of the mecca of online shopping, Shopbop, shares some of her favourite things.

Pregnant mannequins

These mannequins look a lot like pregnant schoolgirls


Nick Kirkpatrick Pregnant schoolgirl mannequins shock shoppers in Venezuelan shopping centre.

Miss World Australia

The new Miss World Australia costume is as bad as you would imagine

miss world costume

Here's your daily dose of cultural cringe.

Trolled for blogging

'People call me fat and ugly'


Radhika Sanghani Nadia Aboulhosn is one of Lena Dunham's favourite fashion bloggers. She's also a size 14-16 - something she faces constant abuse over. Radhika Sanghani speaks to her about online trolls and what it's like to have 160,000 Instagram followers.


Sophia Loren explains that iconic Jayne Mansfield photo

sophia and jayne

Kathleen Lee Joe It was the photo that launched a thousand side-eye stares.

Robyn Lawley

Five minutes with plus-size model Robyn Lawley

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Robyn Lawley, photographed for Sunday Life cover story and fashion

Interview by Erin O'Dwyer The fashion model chats to us about food, body image and why women should never diet.

Charitable fashion

Why you should buy everyone you know Punjammies for Christmas

Why you should buy everyone you know Punjammies for Christmas

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Though pyjama sets usually carry associations with frivolous gift giving -- not these.

Conversation piece

15 shirts that will break the ice no matter where you are


Yohana Desta If you're wearing the right shirt, there's no such thing as being a wallflower.

Smog masks become high fashion accessories at China Fashion Week

BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 28:  (CHINA OUT) A model showcases designs on the runway at QIAODAN Yin Peng Sports Wear Collection show during the fourth day of the Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015 at 751D.PARK on October 28, 2014 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

Adario Strange How bad has the pollution in China become? Even high-end fashion designers have begun incorporating oxygen masks into their designs.

Stylish while cycling

Can you look stylish while cycling to work?

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 04:  (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Filippa Lagerback is seen on May 4, 2012 in Milan, Italy.  (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE A legitimate conundrum.

Lady Gaga for H&M

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga are unlikely models for H&M


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Tony Bennett stars alongside Lady Gaga’s wig in H&M’s latest holiday campaign.

Could Hillary Clinton be getting another Vogue cover?

HIllary CLinton

Kathleen Lee-Joe Will Hillary Clinton run … on an upcoming cover of Vogue?

Beyonce x Topshop

Beyonce partners with Topshop on activewear label

CHELMSFORD, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 17:  Beyonce performs live as she headlines the Virgin Media Stage on day 1 of V Festival at Hylands Park on August 17, 2013 in Chelmsford, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Beyonce is partnering up with Topshop to design kick-ass activewear for the fierce, ambitious, independent, powerful woman in you.

Style secrets

Style secrets of impossibly stylish people

PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 02:  (L-R) Zanita Whittington, Chiara Ferragni and Nicole Warne are seen during a photoshoot on October 2, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)

Elizabeth Clarke They embody relaxed glamour, timeless style and innate chic, and pull the whole lot off without any apparent effort. How do they do it, and more importantly, how can you?

Ellen DeGeneres

What can we expect from Ellen DeGeneres's clothing line?

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 20:  Ellen DeGeneres attends the #TGIT premiere event hosted by Twitter at Palihouse Holloway on September 20, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Kathleen Lee Joe Ellen DeGeneres, our favourite funny lady and gal pal we wish we could get drunk and eat nachos with, has gone and pulled a Gwyneth on us.

Sex and the City

Sarah Jessica Parker is holding fashion shoots on Carrie's stoop and New York residents aren't happy

 Sarah Jessica Parker has angered Perry Street residents over her fashion shoot.

RACHEL CLUN Sarah Jessica Parker has annoyed Perry Street residents in New York after doing a photo shoot on the famous Sex and the City stoop without permission.

Fashion fail

Interview magazine's 'Pretty Wasted' fashion spread is plain disturbing

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Unconscious, sexualised women aren't fashion fodder.

Oscar de la Renta dead at 82: report

NEW YORK - APRIL 26:  Oscar de la Renta attends the celebration of Oscar de la Renta's 35th Anniversary at Bergdorf Goodman April 26, 2006 in New York. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

According to the ABC, a family member of the Dominican-born designer has confirmed the icon’s death.

FKA twigs x Google Glass

FKA twigs just made a film for Google Glass


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Safe to say, this is by far the coolest the gadget has ever looked.

Drunk J.Crew

J.Crew models get drunk just like us


KATHLEEN LEE JOE We now want every one of their outfits -- and every one of their drinks.

Wang for H&M

Alexander Wang for H&M, coming very soon to Australia


JENNA CLARKE H&M's first American designer collaboration.

Australian supermodel Andreja Pejic returns home for first time as a woman

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 16:  Jean Paul Gaultier arrives with models Andreja Pejic (L) and Alexandra Agoston (R) to the opening night of The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier at the National Gallery of Victoria on October 16, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Luis Ascui/Getty Images)

‘‘I have a lot of memories here and it is nice to be back creating new memories and be more comfortable and confident than ever.’’

Chanel No 5

Watch Baz Luhrmann's new Chanel No 5 ad, featuring Gisele Bundchen


Lisa Armstrong What made an award-winning director take on a perfume ad, even if it is No 5? (And it’s not what you think.)

Gemma Ward makes her modelling comeback with daughter Naia


KATHLEEN LEE JOE We’re glad to report that those rumours of a comeback have been proven true.

Halloween costumes

Dress your kid as Ira Glass for Halloween

PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 23:  Filmmaker Ira Glass attends the

Kathleen Lee Joe Halloween costumes, the hipster edition.

Fashion Blogger

Meet the stars of 'Fashion Blogger'

Fashion Blogger

Kathleen Lee Joe You subscribe to their blogs, you style stalk them on Instagram and now you can follow their day-to-day moves on the small screen.

On wearing leggings in public

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 26: Fashion Student Nina Sieber is Nike trainers and American Apparel leggings on day 4 of Paris Collections: Women on September 26, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)

Lisa Pryor "I'm not a slob," I'd tell myself. "I'm sporty."

Crusader of chic

Vivienne Westwood: crusader of chic

Cr: Alasdair McLellan/Art Partner/Raven & Snow



Image shot for Gentlewoman in January for their Spring Summer 2014 edition. Vivienne teamed up for the cover session with fashion photographer Alasdair McLellan.

Chrissy Iley She was at the forefront of the 1970s UK punk revolution, and today, at 73, Vivienne Westwood is still "proud to be called an activist".

Unrealistic beauty trend

Now you can buy a thigh gap with your jeans

thigh gap

A new sketch advertising a pair of satirical jeans shows just how insane the unrealistic beauty trend is.

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