April 18

Editor’s Letter: TFW… You Let Yourself Feel

Drop the stoicism and revel in emotion this Easter

Meet BETSY, The New-Fashioned Welsh Diva

The singer-songwriter talks growing up in the valleys, transitioning from fashion to music – and why Shirley Bassey is misunderstood

Fashion

Fashion Can’t Get Enough Of Fringing – Here’s How To Get It Right

No, it isn’t subtle but boy, is it fabulous

Digging The Trench: 6 New Styles To Safeguard You From April Showers

From classic camel to violet and ochre, here’s how to work the outerwear stalwart this season

Join the Enfant Soleil Tribe With This Season’s Riviera-Inspired Swimwear

Chic and monochrome with flattering deep-scoop backs and high waistlines, beach attire goes streamline for SS18

Clear Intentions: How to Embrace Fashion’s Love Affair With Plastic

Team sheer, rubberised textures with crisp white athleisure staples for the ultimate 90s reboot

Beauty

Shake Up Your Spring Skincare with Our Pick of April’s New Beauty Products

Fresh new colours, gel textures and anti-pollution tech await…

Skincare Entrepreneur Susie Willis Shares Her Five Life-Changing Daily Beauty Hacks

The founder of Romilly Wilde gets her glow on with face oil, vitamin C and metabolic formulas

Learn Your Lines: Master The Artful Beauty Trend Taking The Runways By Storm

From Matisse-like outlines to colourful rainbow stripes, this bold beauty craze requires a keen eye and steady hand

Lifestyle

Get On-Trend Outfit Inspiration From Stylist Charlotte Holt’s Dream April Look

Choose colour and comfort for spring with sugar-pink suiting and Acne Studios’ oh-so-cushioned trainers 

Is Sex Tech Liberating Women – Or Doubling Down on The Same Old Male Clichés?

The sex industry has always been at the forefront of technological innovation – but is it taking us into the…

Get To Know Your Cabinet: Part Two of our Rookie’s Who’s Who in UK Politics

From Jeremy Hunt to Liam Fox, Esther McVey to Sajid Javid, brush up on your ministerial knowledge

Jesus Wants You Dead: Why Stoic Superhero Role Models Are Screwing Up Young Men

From the son of God to Clark Kent, our most powerful male icons really suck

Culture

From a Glee Club to a Classic Car Boot, Book Our April Culture Wish-List Now

Drum roll please for the best 9 events in London this month

Can Dougie Poynter Help Return UK Rock to Its Former Glory? PHOENIX Has the World Exclusive on New Band INK

Organically grown, the new creative venture from McFly’s bassist aims to prove that INK has staying power

Songstress and Entrepreneur Ananya Birla on the Cultural Influences That Inspire Her Craft

With a globe-spanning career, you can bet Ananya’s influences are as eclectic as she is

Meet The Sophomore Audio Heroes Conquering Difficult Second Album Syndrome

Diminishing returns? Not likely, with these accomplished sonic sequels

PHOENIX x Martin Solveig: The French DJ-producer Shares His Essential Summer Tracks

Your soundtrack to those impending balmy evenings, sorted

Ayobami Adebayo’s Debut Novel ‘Stay With Me’ Explores Nigerian Politics, Polygamy, and Procreation

This month we recommend a compelling story of betrayal and loss 

Art & Design

Find Your Angle With Our Pick of Spring 2018’s Geometric Interiors

Goodbye minimalism, hello hypnotic house

Interior Designer Nikki Rees On How She ‘Slow-Designed’ Her Dream Family Living Room

Homely, warm and calm, this is interiors inspo for real family life

Food & Travel

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