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Lourdes 'Lola' Leon Models The Provocatively Named 'Executive S**t Work Skirt' For MadeMe

Lourdes ‘Lola’ Leon looks to have set her sights on becoming as much of a style icon as her mother. Madonna has repeatedly earned admiration for never shying away from a controversial fashion choice and it seems her 20-year-old daughter will be following in her well-heeled footsteps. The model, who made her fashion debut for Stella McCartney last year, has posed for streetwear ...

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Redefining Female Innovation: Sustainable Fashion

It’s funny how one can be so engrained in a journey that it takes someone else to point out how far you’ve come. I recently had my portrait taken by photographer Amelia Troubridge as part of a photographic series, commissioned by Innovate UK in partnership with Getty Images, which captured recipients of the Innovate UK women in innovation awards. Each ...

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These Gruesome-Sounding Injuries Are Rising As More People Groom Their Pubes

Some people have a preference for keeping pubic hair natural, but others are all about removal. And as more and more people are grooming at home, they’re also inflicting a lot of gruesome-sounding injuries to some very sensitive areas. The most common type of injury is laceration, or cuts, with burns coming in second, according to research just published in the American Medical Association journal JAMA Dermatology. The most common places ...

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Mum shares a brilliant photo of herself in a dress she has ‘no business wearing’

(Picture: the Mother Octopus/metro.co.uk) Woman wears dress. That shouldn’t be a big deal, but in a society in which we’re bashed for our bodies, criticised for any hint of flab, and basically told to wear a giant burlap sack if we’re above a size 8, it is. Inside the anti-antidepressants movement When a woman wears a dress that shows off ...

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The RSPCA isn’t impressed with you walking your cats on leads, guys

This cat looks ready to pounce but ain’t going anywhere with that lead on (Picture: Getty) Cats have always been the most independent of household pets. Inside the anti-antidepressants movement In an ideal world, they roam free, staking out the house and coming and going through a cat flap as they please. But this isn’t an ideal world, and many ...

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List of things to take to university – what you absolutely need

Pupils at Newham Collegiate Sixth Form (NCS) in East Ham, east London celebrate their A Level results (Picture: National News) Going to university can be such a confusing time, you have to pack up your entire life and transfer it to a small bedroom, often in an entirely new city. Having some common sense when it comes to packing for ...

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It’s not okay for men to move you out of the way by putting their hands on your hips

Let’s stick to our own hands on our own hips. When I was eighteen I worked in a pub.  As teenage jobs go, it was pretty bearable. The money was okay, and the company wasn’t terrible. The only part that I really hated was my boss. How to travel on the Tube if you have anxiety He was, to use ...

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Pizzas are going to shrink by 20% and we are not okay about it

(Picture: Getty) Far be it for me to try and start a revolution, but I’ve got bad, bad news.  The kind of discovery that makes me want to start singing ‘Can you hear the people sing?’ and marching on Whitehall. How to travel on the Tube if you have anxiety The government, dear reader, is planning to shrink your pizza. ...

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15 things everybody in Scotland will do this summer

Yes, Scotland does have a summer (Picture: Getty) Scots have a weird relationship with summer. More than just deep fried Mars Bars – why Scotland needs to embrace its local produce It’s so unpredictable that most kids are back at school and adults back at work long before any good weather arrives. But when it does, we go mad for ...

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How To Create The Perfect Smartwatch (Unsolicited Advice For Swiss Watch Makers)

The smartwatch age is upon us. Rumours of its demise have been greatly exaggerated, and despite two years of negative headlines it seems that smart wrist devices are here to stay. But the Swiss watch world don’t seem to have got the memo. While the fashion world has jumped on board in their droves – with brands like Louis Vuitton, ...

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