Articles by: Claire Dodd

Make like a flapper at Prohibition

Make like a flapper at Prohibition

Fancy dress can be stylish. But usually that isn’t the point. Turning up looking glam while your pals look ridiculous is against the friendship code of honour. It’s bad form.[Read More...]

by 16th October 2009 Fashion Fix, Grab Your Diary
New Fragrance from Project Runway Judge Michael Kors: Very Hollywood

New Fragrance from Project Runway Judge Michael Kors: Very Hollywood

Glamorous. Over the top. Fabulous. That’s how American designer Michael Kors describes the star factory that is Hollywood. It’s this sexy decadence which has inspired the new fragrance. The Project[Read More...]

by 15th October 2009 Health and Beauty
Body Shop enlist help of star perfumer for new fragrance

Body Shop enlist help of star perfumer for new fragrance

The Body Shop has called on the big guns for its latest fragrance, Love Etc. Star perfumer Dominique Ropion is behind their latest scent. Ropion has worked on fragrances for[Read More...]

by 12th October 2009 Health and Beauty
Celebrate National Chocolate Week without the calories

Celebrate National Chocolate Week without the calories

What: National Chocolate Week runs from October 12 to 18. And it’s only right to celebrate. But the summer diets have gone by the wayside and with the new season

by 12th October 2009 Health and Beauty
Pop Up Alert: My Lovely Jean at Topshop!

Pop Up Alert: My Lovely Jean at Topshop!

London Fashion week has descended and has left behind it, like an oil tanker with a leak, a slick of fashion detritus. It’s pop-up stores galore in the Capital. This[Read More...]

by 23rd September 2009 Fashion Fix, Grab Your Diary
Fashion Week Survival guide: Get 20% off top brands and food

Fashion Week Survival guide: Get 20% off top brands and food

London Fashion Week is fast approaching. And if the stress of trying to nab the goody bags from the front row without security noticing gets too much, or your pretty[Read More...]

by 13th September 2009 Fashion Fix
New Beauty Lust: Rouge Bunny Rouge

New Beauty Lust: Rouge Bunny Rouge

Russian make-up brand Rouge Bunny Rouge has launched in the UK. And I can’t help but think it has been created by hippies with a keen knowledge of certain fungi,[Read More...]

by 7th September 2009 Health and Beauty
Get the look: Coco Chanel

Get the look: Coco Chanel

A thin, claret-coloured pout, flawless alabaster skin with just a hint of peach blush, angular jet-black brows and numerous strings of pearls. Every fashion icon has a particular image, in[Read More...]

by 2nd September 2009 Fashion Fix
Revlon launches new summer grooming products

Revlon launches new summer grooming products

Make-up brushes, precision eyebrow tweezers, pedicure kits and crystal nail files are among the products in Revlon’s new range of professional but affordable beauty tools. However at MFL we’re particularly[Read More...]

by 3rd August 2009 Health and Beauty
Five of the best: Sequin jackets

Five of the best: Sequin jackets

Gone are the days when sequin jackets were only associated with bingo callers, Elvis impersonators and holiday park entertainers. Pick a good one and it really doesn’t matter if you’re[Read More...]

by 3rd August 2009 Fashion Fix
Make like a Victorian with some bizarre jewellery

Make like a Victorian with some bizarre jewellery

Bigger is better. I almost want to wash my mouth out for churning out that tired old phrase but in jewellery terms it’s true. It’s always the more dramatic and[Read More...]

by 31st July 2009 Fashion Fix
Tried and Tested: Revlon’s Colourstay Ultimate Liquid Lipstick

Tried and Tested: Revlon’s Colourstay Ultimate Liquid Lipstick

Generally, I’m not a fan of long-wear lipsticks. I’ve tried many of them in the past, mainly during a misguided but fun period as a goth. Dark lipstick was essential[Read More...]

by 27th July 2009 Health and Beauty
Get huge lips and skinny hips

Get huge lips and skinny hips

I’m in a bit of a quandary about this product. I can’t decide if it is genius or spectacularly sinister. Huge Lips Skinny Hips by New York cosmetics brand Purple[Read More...]

by 18th June 2009 Health and Beauty