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Why Vegan Leather Is On The Rise

Findings by Grand View Research estimated that the global vegan leather industry is to be worth $85 billion by 2025. Just to compare, global sports footwear is currently valued at $90.4 billion. Consumers today are much more conscious of the ethics of what they’re buying. High on the list is an approach to fashion which takes care of the environment ...

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Upcoming sex party leaves people disgusted in Tunbridge Wells

Let’s face it, it’s not the sexiest place in the world. (Picture: Getty) As a former resident of Tunbridge Wells, I can assure you that almost nothing interesting has ever happened there.  How to travel on the Tube if you have anxiety We’re talking about a town who were genuinely excited to get a branch of Pret. A town with ...

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How to travel on the Tube if you have anxiety

(Picture: Daniella Birtley/metro.co.uk) The first time I rode the London Underground was four years ago, when I was a budding student journalist off to work experience at a national newspaper. As someone who’d barely been to London before that week, having grown up in the Cotswolds and then moved to Devon for my undergraduate studies, the only transport I was ...

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Almost 60% of women want more sex than their partner does

(Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) If you believe what you see in American films, all men are desperate for sex, and most women don’t want to give it to them. Instagrammer has a brilliant response to her photo being used for a body-shaming meme This is, of course, complete bollocks. As we know, women have sexual identities, desires and fantasies of ...

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Why I won’t be taking any pictures of my charity trip to Africa

(Picture: Getty) My summer holiday is a little different to perhaps what’s expected. In Britain, if we’re not taking an all-inclusive to a sunny Balearic island, we tend to be taking exotic paradisaical trips out to Thailand for an other-worldly experience. How The Crosstitutes are using embroidery to take down sexism and slut-shaming But for me, my summer holiday will ...

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13 types of drunk we have all experienced

There is a special type of hangover for those who get absolutely drunk (Picture: Warner Bros.) When it comes to getting drunk there is no such thing as a one type of drunk feeling for all. How The Crosstitutes are using embroidery to take down sexism and slut-shaming We’ve all started an evening with the best of intentions, only for ...

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Instagrammer has a brilliant response to her photo being used for a body-shaming meme

(Picture: Instagram/noonie_regardless) Instagrammer and body positive model Noonie Regardless has worked hard on loving and accepting her body – and she won’t let anyone take that away from her. How The Crosstitutes are using embroidery to take down sexism and slut-shaming As a plus-size woman with more than 50,000 followers, Noonie is used to getting the occasional comment, but that ...

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Homemade Beauty And Sustainability

PIXABAY Homemade beauty products are growing in popularity as consumers are becoming more conscious of the skincare products that they use and the ingredients that they contain. The environmental impact and sustainability of our beauty routines are also becoming important considerations in our purchasing decisions. Sustainability is all about avoiding the depletion of natural resources as much as possible so ...

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A Guide To Men's Hair-Styling Products From Shampoo To Styling

Men are spending more on grooming than they have done historically, however this can be a lottery. Tesco, Boots and Superdrug may have rows and rows of brightly coloured inexpensive male grooming products on their shelves but try asking anyone in store to give you advice on razor burn or a dry flaky scalp. A good stylist could/should almost be ...

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How To Design Fashion Which Sells…

How do you get a slice of a global industry valued at £23 trillion? From designers through to savvy entrepreneurs, it’s not only the charismatic appeal of the fashion industry that continues to draw people to make riches from rags. That London is widely recognised as the capital of fashion – valued at £28 billion – having produced the likes ...

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