Fashion

Jodi Anasta covers up, Tom Derickx opens up on Buddy at flat Myer launch

Amy Croffey   Anasta's message to fans who are concerned over her weight: "I'm happy and healthy."

Rihanna on her Puma collection: 'I tried to push the envelope a little bit'

MATTHEW SCHNEIER 8:03 AM   "I'm on cloud nine," said Rihanna, the pop star turned brand ambassador and women's creative director of Puma, after her first fashion show for the label. ..

DJs vs Myer: the verdict

Melissa Singer   David Jones and Myer have both launched their autumn/winter seasons with great drama and edgy fashions in two attention-grabbing events. So who did it better?

Beauty

Miss Universe hopefuls duped by Miss World

Jenna Clarke   All is not right in the universe. Miss Universe that is.

Miranda Kerr cut her hair off

Jenna Clarke   Miranda Kerr cuts her hair off, opens up about her love of popping pimples.

The three step test for determining your skin type

Deven Hopp   If you promised yourself you'd take better care of your complexion in 2016, knowing your skin type is an important first step.

Wellbeing

Exercising in your forties could stop brain shrinking

A new study has suggested that exercising in your 40s could stop the brain shrinking, adding years to life expectancy.

A shift in social attitudes can make menopause a positive experience

Carolyn Ee   Changing social attitudes around ageing will inevitably reduce menopausal distress.

How to turn a fitness goal into a lifetime of good health

Mike Plunkett   While you're working on your fitness resolutions, let's clear up a few misconceptions:

Home & Style

Decluttering guru Marie Kondo is back with more life-changing magic

Anna Fifield   Just in time to make good on your New Year's vow to get organised, Marie Kondo, the self-described "crazy tidying fanatic" who has sparked the world with her joy for decluttering, has a new book to help you clean up your act.

Are men or women better at assembling Ikea furniture?

Jeff Guo   The putting together of flat-pack furniture is the new battle of the sexes.

Beyond the backyard

Beverley Johanson   A new precinct of luxury apartments is about to change Moonee Ponds for the better.

Life

How to spend Valentine's Day single

Mary Ward   Because V-Day does not need to be D-Day.

How TV deals with actresses' pregnancies from New Girl to Friends

Caitlin Moore   Some hide it with props and costumes like Sarah Jessica Parker on Sex and the City, others write it in like Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox on Friends.

Personal branding in an Instagram age

Should you throw out that box of business cards?