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#NoKidsPolicy how a hashtag changed the way the media treat children

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 12:  Kim Kardashian and daughter, North West are seen in walking in Soho on August 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)

Sarah Macdonald On consent, permission, control and the celebrity mum.

Controversial fashion

Fur isn't going out of fashion anytime soon

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10:  A model walks the runway during the Serkan Cura show as part of Paris Fashion Week - Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015 at Mairie du 4e on July 10, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Kay-Paris Fernandes/Getty Images)

Kathleen Lee Joe Whatever your stance, fur is back in a big way.

Fur isn’t going out of fashion anytime soon

Whatever your stance, fur is back in a big way.

Unisex fashion

Will gender-neutral clothing ever have mainstream appeal?


Kathleen Lee Joe A new league of designers are hoping to change fashion's social constructs.

Style icons

Owning style at any age

CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 22:  Carine Roitfeld attends amfAR's 21st Cinema Against AIDS Gala Presented By WORLDVIEW, BOLD FILMS, And BVLGARI at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 22, 2014 in Cap d'Antibes, France.  (Photo by Kevin Tachman/amfAR14/WireImage)

Kathleen Lee Joe What you wear is no longer dictated by however many candles you blow out on your birthday cake. Look at these fabulous older women for inspiration.


A sperm-donor daughter's quest to discover her real father

Sarah Dingle who has been trying to find her genetic father who was a donor and all records from Royal North Shore Hospital have been destroyed.
The only information Sarah could find was the code AFH supplied from a nurse.
21st July 2014.
Photo: Steven Siewert

Sarah Dingle The shocking revelation she was conceived using a sperm donor was nothing to the news Sarah Dingle may never find her father.

Full disclosure

Awesome fashion blogger posts images before and after Photoshop

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 09: Hanneli Mustaparta poses wearing Maison Martin Margiela dress and Prada bag before Maison Martin Margiela show on July 9, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images)

Kathleen Lee Joe "It is my ongoing mission to lift the veil that is currently suffocating us women," wrote fashion blogger Dana Suchow.


Woman legally forced to give birth by caesarian after being denied abortion


Douglas Dalby A young woman who was refused an abortion despite claiming to be suicidal and protesting with a hunger strike has had her baby delivered by cesarean section in a case that has reignited the...

Sweet truths

Are alternative sweeteners better for you?

Paula Goodyer The task of sweetening our food and drink has become more complicated as more sugar alternatives appear on the shelves of health food stores and supermarkets.


What Hollywood gets so wrong about cardigans

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS) Olivia Palermo is seen in Tribeca during a photo shoot on June 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/FilmMagic)

Nedahl Stelio Quick, what’s the best way to make a beautiful woman look as unattractive as possible? Throw a cardigan on her.

Victim blaming

Uni's rape advice: wear runners, carry whistle

Massey University wellington

Talia Shadwell Students in New Zealand have taken umbrage at a university's advice to evade rapists by carrying a whistle and wearing running shoes.

Incredible creations

Dresses from Indian Bridal Fashion Week will blow you away

NEW DELHI, INDIA ? AUGUST 7: A model walks on the ramp for the Indian fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani during the first day of BMW India Bridal Fashion Week (IBFW) 2014 in association with AZVA, on August 7, 2014 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Manoj Verma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

A word of warning to the betrothed: these images may cause you to rethink your boho lace and flower crown.

Style icon

Donna Tartt makes Vanity Fair's best-dressed list

Kathleen Lee Joe A Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist (and our number one literary crush) has snagged herself a spot on Vanity Fair's best-dressed list.

Beauty horrors

When contouring goes horribly wrong

MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 12:  Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian attend the Grand Opening of DASH Miami Beach at Dash Miami Beach on March 12, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

Kathleen Lee Joe The art of contouring is some complicated beauty business.

Spring fashion

What you'll be wearing this spring

Janice Breen Burns Spring's in as colours pop and fashion classics get reinvented.

Dieting dangers

The dangers of Paleo dieting

Sandy Smith Leading nutritionists say the popular eating plan is potentially hazardous to your health.

Beauty beat

Illuminating masks and long-lasting foundation for a sunny complexion mid-winter

Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling finds the secret ingredient for glowing winter skin.

Spring fashion

Myer fashion show kicks off spring summer collections

Georgina Safe Myer welcomed a host of new Australian brands to its catwalk, including White Suede, by johnny and M.J.

90s supermodels

90s supermodels reunite on the cover of Vogue Japan


Kathleen Lee Joe Vogue Japan, like us, loves any excuse for a ‘90s throwback!

Forever ever

Are friendship tattoos the new couple tattoos?

Kathleen Lee Joe We don’t want to be a negative Nancy, we’re just saying: be practical.