Fashion

Perth pair takes top fashion prize in One Fell Swoop

Candice Barnes   Womenswear label One Fell Swoop was the toast of the town on Monday night after it was named designer of the year at the Western Australian Fashion Awards.

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.

Beauty

The eyeliner technique that could lead to eye disease

Mary Ward 10:48 AM   Could tightlining, in which make-up is applied to the inner rim of the eyelids, damage your eyes?

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.

Wellbeing

How 'facial age' can determine overall health

Mary Ward 11:49 AM   A new app will use "facial age" images to help doctors identify ageing behaviours in patients.

Welcome to Your Stories

Nedahl Stelio   Send us your inspiring health story to yourstories@fairfaxmedia.com.au

Why do we listen to celebrity nutrition advice?

Paula Goodyer   Nutrition advice has become a game of dietary ping pong, with one side telling us to cook with olive oil and another saying duck fat is healthier.

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Home & Style

Urban myth or April Fools' joke: Playboy Mansion planned 'tunnels' to nearby celebrity homes

Michael Idato 11:04 AM   Revelations about an alleged network of tunnels between the Playboy Mansion and stars' homes appear too good to be true.

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.

Life

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Do people give a fig for aphrodisiacs?

Matty Silver   For as long as humans have been having sex, aphrodisiacs have been popular, but will they improve your sex life?

Famous last texts from your ex

A new video of comedians reading the last text messages they received from an ex is an online hit.