Lifestyle trends are in a league of their own. It’s a broad niche that covers everything from cooking recipes to wellness treatments and iced coffee recipes. Changing up your lifestyle is a way of adjusting your outlook on life. Our articles are designed as easy ways to share tips and tricks about the latest trends in the lifestyle industry. Whether you’re looking for ideas for your next trip abroad or tips on how to master the perfect cloud bread, our lifestyle section has everything you need. The next time you’re looking to fresh up your daily routine, call into this section of our website and have a scroll through our favourite articles. Read more in the articles below.
When we’re in need of inspiration, we always turn to our favourite influencers. While you might think of influencers as being people trying to sell you a product, they can also be people who advocate for a type of lifestyle. Meet sustainability influencers.
Slow fashion is a term we’re hearing a lot of right now. In fact, it’s being thrown around in almost every conversation within the fashion industry. But what actually is slow fashion? Why do we need it, and what’s it’s purpose? This guide tells you everything you need to know (and more!) about slow fashion and the philosophy behind it. To understand what slow fashion is, we first have to look at fast fashion, what it means, and the dangers it poses to society and our planet.
There’s only so many shows you can watch on Netflix and a certain amount of time you can spend looking at your phone before it all becomes a blur. Since the start of lockdown, adult board games have been experiencing a resurgence in popularity. Whether your country is still in lockdown or if you’re having a digital cleanse, adult board games are something you want to have on hand.As life starts to go back to normal and we can meet up again with our friends and family, it’s the perfect time to invest in some adult board games. When your friends are over for catch-up drinks, you can swap your smartphones for fun, interactive board games. Invite everyone around, ask them to bring some drinks and snacks, and have a chance to reconnect with each other. Our list of adult board games includes some firm favourites that we all know and love, along with some new additions that you might not know about. You’ll want to pick up at least a few games for you and your friends to play. These adult board games will take you through the pandemic and beyond.
Instagram is a form of art, inspiration, and escapism. We all love to take a scroll through our Instagram feed to see what’s trending in the world of fashion. On those little squares, we can see what our favourite influencers are wearing and get an insight into their lives. It's our favourite social media platform for following fashion influencers. We’re rounding up a collection of our favourite fashion Instagram accounts – from size-inclusive fashionists to shoe designers and inspiration accounts. These are the 25 Instagram profiles you should be following for your fashion and lifestyle inspiration.
Are you missing the theatre? For some of us, a trip of the theatre is a ritual we enjoy at least once a season – if not a month! The pandemic has meant that for most of us, we haven’t stepped inside a theatre for over a year. Like everything, the industry has had to adapt to the changing world around us and find a new way of inviting guests into their legendary venues. Not only can you bring the theatre to your own home, but you can also support the institutions at the same time.
2020 was a less than ideal year for fashion exhibitions around the world. The majority were cancelled as the result of the pandemic with only a few managing to make the transition over to the digital world. In 2021, hindsight and forward planning has allowed event organisers to create fashion exhibitions that can happen, no matter what the pandemic brings to our lives. This year the exhibitions have something to offer everyone, from historians with an interest in 18th century shoes, to the anyone who wants to learn about the history of handbags. Here are five fashion exhibitions you’ll want to check out in 2021.
Spring and summer are right around the corner, making it the perfect time to invest in some new sunglasses. They’re a wardrobe essential that you can wear all year round and they can become part of your signature look. When it comes to buying sunglasses, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the different options on the market. We’re rounding up the most popular styles that you need to have in your sunglasses collection.
Fingers crossed; this is the last season we’ll be stuck at home because of the pandemic. Staying in doors and working from home doesn’t mean that we have to give up the latest fashion trends. A year on from the pandemic, our fashion style has changed to accommodate our unexpected lifestyles. If you’re tired of working from home in your loungewear or gym gear, these are four trends you can add to your spring wardrobe to update your look and give you a fresh perspective. Hopefully by the end of spring, we’ll all be back in the pub, showing off our latest outfit purchases. Until then, here’s our top picks of what to wear at home this spring.
Buying the perfect gift for your friends can be like finding a needle in a haystack. You want to buy them something that shows you care and that you know will fit into their lifestyle. Personalized gifts are something people usually wouldn’t buy themselves, but it makes the item unique to them. It literally makes it their own. Personalized gifts also show that you put some long-term thought into your choice and didn’t just buy something at the last minute. We’re rounding up five personalized gifts that will level up your birthday present game.
2020 was far from easy. None of us expected to live through a global pandemic and to have our lives turned upside down. While we’ve been attached to the digital world since the 90s, it became our lifeline in 2020. Zoom and FaceTime replaced seeing our friends in person. Netflix became our therapy and Tik-Tok stood in for evening entertainment like going to a theatre production. We’re all glued to our phones more than ever. If you’re conscious of blue light damage to your skin, or in the mood for a digital cleanse, we have five hobbies you can try that can help you escape the drama of 2021.
Olive Oil is one ingredient we wouldn’t think of putting near cake. That all changed at the start of the pandemic when an olive oil cake went viral on Instagram. While banana bread and sourdough are two recipes that we’ve all experimented with during lockdown, we think the olive oil cake deserves a little more love. Olive oil is an ingredient we all have in our kitchen and it’s universally loved by all foodies. We’re going to tell you the wholesome story about the olive oil cake that went viral on Instagram.
After spending a year locked in our homes thanks to COVID-19, we’re all eagerly awaiting the day that we can go traveling again. While it’ll take a while for the tourism industry to return to normality, we can expect to be able to start traveling within the next few months. If anything, the pandemic gave us a newfound appreciation for being able to travel and experience new cultures and environments. It has made the idea of travel more meaningful for us all. We’re rounding up five things you can do to create a more meaningful travel experience in 2021.