Author archives: Skye

Just Launched: Kenzo World Fragrance

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KENZO’s artistic directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon breathe their vision of fashion into their first fragrance. From their inspiration to their own personal tastes, here's what they had to say about their debut perfume... 1) What was the inspiration behind the new Kenzo World? This is our very first fragrance for KENZO Parfums and we wanted to appr[...]

Beauty Editors Love: Summer-Ready Body

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Get ready for the big reveal! Britain's best beauty editors share their summer prep tips... Prep Your Skin for Self-Tan Fiona Embleton, Senior Beauty Editor, Marie Claire: Want a flawless base for self-tan? Then exfoliate, exfoliate, exfoliate! Start by dry brushing with the Homedics Body Brush then, while under a cool shower, load up a massage glove w[...]

How-To: Festival Beauty with Benefit

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Whether you’re heading to Glastonbury this week to dance in the fields or partying abroad this summer, it’s time to perfect your festival beauty look. Benefit makeup artist, Laurretta Power, shows you how to create two festival looks… Festival Natural Glowing skin, groomed brows and a pretty pink lip make a beautiful natural look that's perfect for summ[...]

Beauty Editors Love: Spring/Summer Fragrances

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From daytime scents to cocktail hour, fresh florals to evocative spices, the beauty editors from five of our favourite magazines reveal the scents they're swooning over Fragrances for Your Mood Lydia Thompson, Beauty Editor, Look: When it comes to summer I seek out zesty notes that naturally lift me up. Dior Eau Fraiche is an elegant way to wear citrus[...]

An Interview with Urban Decay Founder: Wende Zomnir

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Urban Decay's founder, Wende Zomnir, is a colour lover and makeup addict, just like many of the brand's fans.  We caught up with her to talk beauty with an edge, the new Shapeshifter contour palette and her makeup must-haves... What inspired you to create the brand? Urban Decay came about because in 1996, the prestige cosmetics floor was a sea of re[...]

New Launch: Urban Decay Nocturnal Collection

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Urban Decay have added another weapon to their arsenal: The Nocturnal Collection. We've launched the collection exclusively, so you can get yours now. Including four lipsticks and a covetable palette, the collection is specially designed to contain every shade you need for desk-to-dinner makeup. Here's what to expect from the collection... The com[...]

Elizabeth Arden Signs Reese Witherspoon as Storyteller-in-Chief

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Elizabeth Arden has signed entrepreneur and critically acclaimed, Academy Award winning actress Reese Witherspoon as the brand’s Storyteller-in-Chief. Reese will help to shape the brand’s narrative through its advertising campaigns and marketing programs. Reese will appear in multimedia campaigns across all media types, including digital, in store and soc[...]

We’ve Been Nominated for Retailer of the Year

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The Style Beauty Awards are the largest consumer voted awards in the UK and we’ve been hand-picked by Beauty Editor, Sarah Jossel, as one of the best Retailers of the Year. With exclusive launches of cult makeup brands like Kat Von D and Buxom; and the coveted perfume Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Bloom, we couldn’t agree more. If you’ve loved shopping our[...]

Coming Soon: Abercrombie & Fitch First Instinct for Women

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Following the launch of Abercrombie & Fitch First Instinct for Men, its female counterpart is launching exclusively at Debenhams on 31st March. Inspired by the first moment of attraction, it’s the fragrant interpretation of that exciting initial connection. Captivating and sensual, it comprises of floral and fruity notes. Uplifting grapefruit gives a [...]

The Best Beauty Experiences for Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner and a beauty treatment is guaranteed to make her smile. From brow shaping to manicures, our stores are a beauty haven that your mum will love. Here’s our edit of the best in store services for Mother’s Day… Benefit Brows If your mum is a lover of brows and makeup, she’s sure to be pleased with Benefit’s famous brow[...]