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I Tried Eyebrow Stencils and Cut My Eyebrow Prep Time in Half

Anyone who really knows me understands my deep-seated love for good eyebrows. Whether a nicely groomed eyebrow is achieved via plucking, threading, or waxing, it can make all the difference when it comes to framing your face. Eyes may be the windows to the soul, but eyebrows are the curtains that frame those windows. I don’t know about you, but I absolutely refuse to walk around with my eye curtains looking subpar.After years of mistreatment of my beloved brows (blame at-home experiments gone...

A guide to sunglasses: What shape suits you best, and the styles to avoid like the plague.

This is an extract of fashion journalist Alyson Walsh’s book, Know Your Style: Mix it, Match it, Love it.When we meet, Marie Wilkinson, design director at Cutler and Gross, is wearing a beautiful pair of 1950s-style brick-red frames. ‘They’re called A Day at the Races,’ she tells me, ‘I was thinking about jockeys and how they want to be distinctive but don’t wear logos, just vivid colours. The colours are very dense, very high pigment, so you can see them from far away.’Having worked with the...

The fashion eyewear you need this year

If you're keen to tap a trend, two of the biggest of this season are tinted lenses and eccentric frame shapes. Though it seems like it might arrive with a murmur rather than a bang, summer is coming, and no matter the state of your warm weather wardrobe (mine definitely needs an overhaul and some topping up), the fastest way to get sun-ready stylishly is with a new pair of sunglasses.While the spectrum on eyewear trends is wonderfully broad, and there are of course a bunch of classics...