Marie Claire - UK

Marie Claire - UK June-18

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United Kingdom
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2 min.
editor’s letter

Love, as we all know, is never straightforward. It’s a complicated emotion at the best of times, but when it still thrives amidst cultural, familial and even political diktats, it has to be really special. In this month’s issue Tasneem Alsultan’s wonderful photo essay (page 68) gives a powerful and rare insight into the realities of love and relationships for women in Saudi Arabia. On one level, the stories are very familiar – marriage, divorce, widowhood – but living in one of the most restrictive countries in the world for women, the barriers and hurdles they have to surmount couldn’t be more at odds with our swipe right Tinder-fuelled lovescape. Right at the other end of the spectrum, Love Island is about to hit our screens again, so we’ve taken at…

1 min.
the trends

Sunshine state These beach buys are so hot, they need their own SPF Talent spot Join fashion’s inner circle with these on point polka-dot separates Go west Saddle up and take this season’s cowgirl look for a ride. Stetson, optional STYLED BY GRACE WRIGHT. PHOTOGRAPHS BY IMAXTREE. STILL LIFES BY NOHALIDEDIGITAL.COM. STYLED BY GRACE WRIGHT. PHOTOGRAPHS BY JASON LLOYD-EVANS, IMAXTREE. STILL LIFES BY NOHALIDEDIGITAL.COM…

1 min.
your holiday hit list

DAY-TO-NIGHT DRESSES This trusty staple is always in our suitcase – just add bold accessories… SHAPE OF YOU Meet the swimwear style elite, whatever your frame SUPPORT GROUP Look out for concealed underwire, ruching and tummy control for the most flattering of swimsuits. ITSY BITSY It’s all about the palm print for SS18. These shoulder tie details are great for pear shapes, as they’ll balance out your figure. BOTTOMS UP Hide a less than defined tum in this on-trend zip-up two-piece. Plus, it goes up to a size 18. SPORTY NUMBER Up your holiday wardrobe game and accessorise with sliders and a pair of Matrix-style sunnies. POOLSIDE POWER Dominate the summer scene in this cool statement maker. The low V-neck reveals your décolletage for a taller, leaner you. LABEL LUST Newcomer Jade Swim has stolen our hearts with its minimal designs. Simple yet stylish –…

5 min.
roland mouret

‘People always tried to make me a puppet, but I always knew I was really a puppeteer,’ says Roland Mouret of his decision to turn from catwalk model to designer. Starting his career on the runways of Paris and Milan in the 80s, a determination to go his own way has always been a recurring theme. This year marks his 20th year as a designer with a very unique aesthetic, which developed as he didn’t have the usual technical skills. The son of a butcher from south-west France, Mouret began designing dresses using a draping technique out of pure practicality – the less tricky trouser crotches, sleeves and lapels, the better. The much-copied 2006 ‘Galaxy’ dress that sashayed down red carpets around the globe and catapulted him into the stratosphere came…

1 min.
charm school

minimal hoops versus mega hoops Hoops have come a long way since the 90s, and this season they were seen all over the runways in a variety of incarnations. Whether you go for simple and stylish or seriously statement, you’re guaranteed to be ahead of the fashion curve. hang time Want to add a subtle yet chic finishing touch to your everyday look? Invest in a dainty pendant. Think mini locks and keys, cute love hearts and simple shells. bling leaders Not for the shy and retiring, these scene stealers are for those who want to stand out and be seen. From opulent hairslides to waterfall crystal earrings, pile it on as seen at Dolce & Gabbana, or just add one power piece to a simple outfit for instant glam attraction. PHOTOGRAPHS BY IMAXTREE, JASON LLOYD-EVANS.…

2 min.
summer style bulletin

LITTLE GEMS Calling all fashion-forward brides: street-style favourite Cornelia Webb is launching bridal jewellery exclusively for Net-A-Porter… we’re in love with Wald Berlin’s shell and pearl designs… coveting a statement piece? It’s all about Roxanne Assoulin’s colourful stones… POOL KIT LA-based e-tailer Revolve is launching its own swimwear label with 70s-inspired styles named after Helmut Newton’s fave 70s models (of course) Want to look chic on the beach? Oséree is for the die-hard glamourpuss – think lace-trimmed bikinis and glittery lurex one-pieces. FLUORO FEET Nothing says summer like espadrilles – and Manebi makes some of the best. Handmade in Spain, this season sees the brand’s first trainer line – basically, a lace-up version of its sandals. Just add sun. Rae of sunshine There’s nary an influencer on Insta without a Rae Feather raffia bag – and now…