A century ago, utopian thinkers and practitioners predicted the coming of a nude world of liberated bodies.
Fashion by Indonesian designer Dian Pelangi.
It is easy for non-Muslims to forget that there are places where Muslim women lead lives full of frivolity and fun. But on social media Indonesian hijabers are challenging the stereotypes.
Andrew Wyeth stands by a creek on his Chadd’s Ford, Pennsylvania property in 1964.
AP Photo/Bill Ingraham
His rise was just as swift as his fall. To mark the painter's 100th birthday, an art historian explores the forces – cultural, political and personal – that created a polarizing legacy.
Magazines like Vogue are fashion's gatekeepers, but now style bloggers are democratising the fashion world – and the mags don't like it.
Fashion weeks are becoming less about fashion cliques, and opening up to the masses.
Nationwide, barbershops are on the decline.
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Is the decline of the corner barbershop another indicator that male friendships and community ties are eroding? Or could it simply mean that concepts of masculinity are shifting?
A Malling-Hansen Writing Ball, similar to the one Nietzsche used.
The writing process is different whether your instrument is a fountain pen, a crayon, a typewriter or a computer. What fingerprints does the technology leave on the product?
A dress by designer Iris van Herpen, who, with her runway designs, challenges common fashion norms and beliefs.
Fast fashion is the second most wasteful industry on Earth. But with the creation of dresses that charge cellphones and clothes made from recycled bottles, we could be on the verge of a green fashion revolution.
What would a 19th-century American think of Donald Trump’s hair?
Christian, criminal or cowardly? People once thought your hair could hold the answer.
Style on street.
As models hit the catwalk for London Fashion Week, how do these trends actually relate people on the streets?
Except for Ben Carson, there’s a slate of clean-shaven candidates.
Beards are in. So why aren't politicians following suit?
Audrey Hepburn photographed wearing Givenchy by Norman Parkinson, 1955.
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She broke the stereotype and redefined style and class. Her image exuded innocence and honesty that spoke to women across generations.
Growing a moustache isn’t simply about the style. It could help you win friends and influence people abroad.
You may notice more than a few of your friends and colleagues are a little more hirsute than normal this month. The annual charity event Movember encourages men to grow moustaches to raise money and awareness…