Style masterclass: Belt up

An often-overlooked accessory, adding a belt is the fastest way to pull together basic pieces or quickly elevate a casual outfit. Belts can help accentuate your figure, add colour or be a full statement piece. Here are a few ways to use a belt that will add a little more flair to your outfit. Define […]

Parisian chic

Parisian women are known for their effortless sense of style. Polished, put together, but always cool and casual. It is finding the perfect balanced between looking dressed up and laid-back. Be inspired by the fashionable streets of Paris with a few tips that will have you feeling très chic. Feminine meets masculine Parisian style perfectly […]

Water-based vs oil-based skin care

Skin care is all about finding what’s best for you and your skin’s needs. Everyone is different, so it is never a one product fits all. You may notice some skin care products are oil-based and others water-based. So what’s the big difference, and what’s best? Let’s break it down. Water-based formulas  The active ingredients […]

For the love of fashion

Amongst ever-evolving trends and styles, fashion muse Josie Wiley brings class and colour to New Zealand fashion as a womenswear buyer for designer clothing store Superette. Metropol writer Nina Tucker catches up with Josie about her journey in the industry and life as a buyer. After developing a lust for fashion from New Zealand fashion […]

The final fashion touches

Often the final touches to an outfit, accessories help pull everything together. In winter, your accessories might add some warmth, or a simple pop of colour to brighten a dull day. A fun pattern or detail can make a statement, while more classic neutral tones are the perfect accompaniment to a cosy layered outfit. Here […]

Tatt who?

Tattoos aren’t for everyone, and it appears more and more women are either having them removed or covered over. Australian-based laser tattoo removal specialists Removery recently reported an increase in people wanting to remove their tattoo in the lead up to their weddings. They say 70 percent of customers are there for a tattoo removal, […]