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Red UK June 2021

From gorgeous fashion, beauty, food and interiors to brilliantly written features and health, Red magazine is an intelligent, glossy read that offers the best things in life. And for a daily Red fix, there’s redonline.co.uk. From what-to-cook-tonight to booking a weekend away to shopping with the Red fashion team, it’s the best things in life – every day.

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12 Issues

in this issue

1 min
contributors june 2021

ELIZABETH UVIEBINENÉ shares tips on how to reset your work life on page 46. A RECENT DISCOVERY THAT CHANGED MY LIFE… My Alexa, she’s made the past year at home a little less muted! THE TASTE OF SUMMER IS… A piña colada. DR ALEX GEORGE looks at the mental health of teenagers on page 156. A RECENT DISCOVERY THAT CHANGED MY LIFE… Sparkling water from my SodaStream. I drink lots of water, but without the plastic bottles. THE TASTE OF SUMMER IS… A convertible Mini with the roof down. SARA GIBBS opens up about her autism diagnosis on page 28. A RECENT DISCOVERY THAT CHANGED MY LIFE… The podcast You’re Wrong About. I’m addicted! THE TASTE OF SUMMER IS… Strawberries and cream. Red is a member of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (which regulates the UK’s magazine and newspaper…

2 min
easy does it

There’s something about the weather getting warmer that makes me want to permanently retreat to the garden, gin and tonic in hand, and replace a morning at my desk with a daily swim in the sea. Of course, neither are actually possible, as I have a job/family/life to keep ticking along, but the essence of kicking back and taking everything a bit easier is something I wanted to explore in this issue. Can we make life simpler for ourselves? Definitely! Whether that’s by implementing some of the smart ideas suggested on page 26 to streamline our routines, by whipping up one of the lighter, easier suppers on page 124, or by splashing out on a new dress or two (surely the quickest, chicest thing to throw on each morning) – taking…

3 min
say it, write it, share it.

MOTHERS TO ONE ANOTHER In our April issue, Nadia Owusu wrote about how her aunties taught her the true meaning of family. ‘I have many “mothers”, whose support, love and guidance have provided me with stability and the strength to get through difficult times,’ she wrote. This resonated with reader Anna Foote, who wrote to us: ‘Nadia Owusu’s beautiful piece on what it means to have a mother figure in your life couldn’t have come at a better time for me. I have lost both of my parents, my mum when I was 18, and sitting down to read the article on Mother’s Day was the enlightenment and comfort I needed on a day that is traditionally very hard for me. My mum was a wonderful and selfless woman, and when I…

1 min
the online influencer

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO PACK FOR YOUR SUMMER STAYCATION Our travel editor, Roshina, shares her suitcase essentials. BLACK AND ASIAN BRITISH WOMEN SHARE THEIR MENOPAUSE EXPERIENCES From misdiagnosis to HRT worries and loneliness, these are the voices that are often missing from the menopause conversation. VICKY McCLURE CHATS TO RED ABOUT LINE OF DUTY SERIES 7 Plus, the Netflix show she’s obsessed with right now. THE ONLY BURGER RECIPES YOU’LL EVER NEED FOR YOUR BBQ Impressively easy meaty, veggie and vegan ideas to take the stress out of entertaining. PHOTOGRAPHY: KATE WHITAKER, CHRIS CRAYMER, GETTY…

2 min
summer style maths

THE BALLOON-SLEEVE BLOUSE Elevate your cotton voile blouse with pastel slouchy jeans and summer’s new naked heel. It’s the combo of pastels with black that makes this look feel so fresh. OTHER COMBINATIONS THE BLACK DRESS A chic black dress will give you serious wardrobe mileage. Add a sporty spin with elevated hiking sandals and a colour pop bag. Chunky gold jewellery finishes this look off perfectly. OTHER COMBINATIONS THE TIERED SKIRT Wear your swishy maxi skirt with a ballet wrap cardigan, chunky flatform espadrilles and a leather panelled straw bag – the new additions that will make this romantic look feel fresh, but with edge. OTHER COMBINATIONS THE HIGH-WAIST SHORTS These classic shorts are given a contemporary twist when paired with a ribbed cotton top and summer’s must-have clogs. In a simple colour palette of khaki, cream and black…

1 min
the fashion influencer

MICRO WEDDINGS As the tide turns away from ‘big do, big dress, big stress’ weddings towards chic, discreet events, we celebrate the launch of Little L, an ecommerce site for laid-back brides, bridesmaids and guests looking for a carefully curated edit of pieces that can be worn on the day and beyond. Founded by Lily Dixey and Lizzie Gray (both ex bridal magazine stylists), the site offers sleek silk dresses by The Own Studio, cool jumpsuits by Seren and Vanessa Cocchiaro, and beautiful separates by Paula Knorr, plus lots more from a host of new designers. littlelfashion.com TIED UP Meet the new summer sandals: with a low heel, they are an everyday option, but pretty ankle straps give a stylish, elevated edge that works perfectly for dressier occasions, too. Rouje have the best…