How to be a (real) ally to the LGBTQ+ community

Written by Emma Goswell and Sam Walker It’s good to remember that not everyone in the world is straight, cis-gendered or even gender binary. Here, the authors of Coming Out Stories, Emma Goswell and Sam Walker outline some simple ways we can all be better allies to the LGBTQ+ community today and every day.  Assume […]

Before and after pics of women’s dramatic post-lockdown hair transformations

Written by Rebecca Cox Lockdown has lifted and we’re allowed back in our favourite salons again. Here, 10 women share the dramatic before and after hair transformations they’ve spent the past year planning.  Oh hairdressers, how we’ve missed you. We’ve missed that straight-from-the-salon blowdry, the swishy, sweet-smelling hair, the 10-fold confidence on exiting the building. […]

Mermaid lengths: the luxe new spring hair trend we love

Written by Rebecca Cox Mermaid lengths is the new hair trend we’re all craving for a dreamy spring reset. From Joan Smalls and Anya Taylor-Joy to the Valentino Haute Couture runway models, here’s every way to wear it.  Maybe it’s because we’ve never felt more attuned to Ariel when she sings “I wanna be where the people […]

“I knew my life was in danger and I had to leave Uganda”

Written by Natalie Gil This year the theme of International Women’s Day is #ChooseToChallenge. Embracing that theme and choosing to challenge prejudice and perceptions around refugees, Stylist – as part of the Deborah Frances-White x Choose Love takeover – spoke to one young refugee woman about her life before she fled Uganda and the new […]

“Anyone who thinks being called a ‘coconut’ is harmless is wrong”

Written by Priyankaa Joshi Terms like “coconut” and “Oreo” – meaning brown on the outside, “white on the inside” – are still thrown around to describe Black and brown people who don’t conform to reductive cultural stereotypes. Here, we unpack why they’re so harmful.  According to a 2020 YouGov poll, 89% of Brits think uttering […]

The women who are making a difference at the Indian farmers’ protests

Written by Minreet Kaur Women have been at the forefront of the world’s largest protests in India, and their tireless efforts are making a difference. Here’s the latest from the women on the ground. Farmers in India have been camping out in protest on the road side of Delhi’s borders since the beginning of November […]