Life & Style

Trelise Cooper not so fashion forward?

From Adrienne Winkelmann to Zambesi: the A-Z of designers confirmed for NZ Fashion Week.

Stop obsessing over women's beauty

OPINION: Instead of reassuring women that they can be beautiful at any size, let's reassure them that they don't have to be.

Topshop yanks 'ridiculously skinny' models

With its almost bow-legged calves, the brand's mannequin choice has come under fire.

Kiwi fashion fails Kelly Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne's in New York ready to do a fashion shoot featuring NZ designs. But...

The stories stretchmarks tell

She didn't mean to, but one woman accidentally started our new favourite body-positive campaign.

Jelly Tip flavoured milk, anyone?

Yes, we are milking this mystery new flavour announcement for all it's worth.

Celebrity chef confirms Dunedin restaurant

Michelin star chef Josh Emett confirms he is opening up a restaurant in Dunedin.

The pursuit of hoppiness

Roast fish with champagne sauce

Who's your celebrity body match?

In just a few seconds, you can see whose body most closely matches yours.

Why it's her moment now

Poppy Delevingne, once overshadowed by Cara, is back in the limelight, helped by her social media nous.

Chucks that are actually comfy?

Lingerie laced with success

J-Lo shows off most of her bday suit

It was her 46th birthday. She wore what she wanted to. It was a truly JLo moment.

Brakes put on rich boy racers

Council moves to muffle supercars that roar through posh London suburb.

Cycle lane trial ditched after a day

A road layout experiment creating two cycle lanes and one for cars was an abject failure.

Cyclist lifts car out of cycling lane

Throwaway recycled plastic roading

First drive: New Ford SUV scales new heights

New Ford Everest SUV does admirable job in hairy conditions in mountain jungle country in Thailand.

Slight but searing: Toni Morrison's God Help the Child

Short fiction and non-fiction reviews.

Phillip Melchior on Wanaka's mountain rescues

Wanaka journalist and search and rescue volunteer Phil Melchior's book, Mountain Rescues, is on sale from July 31.

Crowds captivated at book festival

James Franco's eccentric project

Trent Jamieson: The Best Books I Never Wrote

Sci-fi and fantasy author Trent Jamieson reveals is favourite books.

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