Life and Fashion


The Guardian, Growing up fast: why parenting in your 20s is the new punk

With the average age of first-time parents over 30 and rising, having kids in your 20s is increasingly unusual. So what is it like swapping nights out with friends, for endless night feeds? Read here.

The Guardian, Forget fast fashion: slow style pioneers on the clothes they've worn for decades

As consumers grow tired of cheap, disposable items and ‘haul culture’, six people tell the story behind the piece of clothing they’ve cherished longest. Read here.


The Guardian, ‘They can sell anything’: how the Kardashians changed fashion

As sales at Topshop and Asos fall, ultra-low-cost online retailers are booming. What’s behind their rise? The global fashion juggernaut of the Kardashians. Read here.


The Guardian, ‘The models have bellies, hips and thighs that jiggle’: the rise of body-positive swimwear

From larger-cup bikinis to modest beachwear, fashion is finally beginning to cater for a range of women’s bodies. Read here.


The Guardian, Sex schedulers: meet the couples who diarise their love lives

How do you keep intimacy alive in a long-term relationship? More and more people are marking it on their calendars, and trying to stick to the commitment. Read here.