Fashion

McDonald's launches its own fashion line

Livia Gamble   McDonald's revealed the new range this week at the McWalk fashion show in Sweden.

Functional to seductive: 350 years of underwear

Lisa Visentin   From the functionality of billowing bloomers to the skimpy satin numbers of the present day, the Undressed exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum offers a peek inside the boudoirs of women and men across 350 years of evolving fashions in underwear. Below are some of the collection's feature pieces.

Zoolander stars in Valentino's new fashion campaign

Jenna Clarke   Not content with crashing Valentino's Paris Fashion Week show to announce the Zoolander sequel, Derek and Hansel now appear in campaign-style images for the luxury Italian fashion house.

Beauty

Why some critics think Japan’s Miss Universe contestant isn’t Japanese enough

Peter Holley   By most of the rest of the the world's standards, Ariana Miyamoto is thoroughly Japanese.

Transgender teen signed to skincare campaign

Michael Koziol   In a sign that corporate conceptions of what constitutes beauty may be slowly widening, a major brand has signed a transgender teenager to a skincare campaign.

Makeup artist's uncanny impersonations of celebrities

Mary Ward   His unbelieveable Instagram pictures made headlines in October, and now Filipino makeup artist is back.

Home & Style

Leonardo DiCaprio is renting out his Palm Springs abode

Livia Gamble   Leonardo DiCaprio's grandiose Palm Springs apartment can be rented for a king's ransom.

Make your home office homely

Megan Blandford   If you have the freedom to work from home, make it an office of inspiration.

'Green' cleaning products may not be what they seem

Alana Schetzer   Consumers buying products marked "green" or "natural" may think they are doing the right thing for the environment, but scientists have discovered a link between many common ingredients and risks to human health.

Life

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Sleeping more than eight hours linked to death, stroke

Michael Koziol   A new study finds adults who get more than eight hours a night are at risk of sleeping themselves into an early grave.

'Classier Tinder' launches in Sydney

Mary Ward   It's being marketed as a "classier Tinder"