Karen Homer

Karen Homer

Karen Homer is a freelance journalist who writes on food and fashion.Karen has written for Vogue, The Times and The Guardian. She has authored three books, including Things a Woman Should Know About Shoes.

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    Breathing Life Back Into Fashion Photography: Happy Snapper Elaine Constantine

    Her pictures of vivacious, laughing girls have injected life back into fashion photography. But as she tells Wonder Magazine it’s not all smiles. Her portfolio is crammed with work shot for American and Italian Vogues, The Face, Arena Homme Plus and W magazine. Her client list includes Katharine Hamnett, Anna Molinari, Levi’s, Max Mara and Jigsaw […]

  • Hunks in trunks: The invasion of the pretty boys

    Think male models and think six foot plus, hunks in trunks with more beef than a butcher’s window. But think again. Now it’s soft sensitive, and seductive. Jean Sutherland looks into the invasion of the pretty boys. Big shifts are afoot in the modeling world and it’s not the invasion of the Brazilians. Far from […]

  • A Cut Above: Success story of legendary hairstylist Vidal Sassoon

    Vidal Sassoon is more than just a man, he is a legend. His name and styles are consistantly on the cutting edge of hairdressing – they defy age. As it seems so does he. In 1954, as a still newly established hairdresser he announced that he ‘wouldn’t do any more bouffant, it’s out!” And after […]

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    UK’s beauty business is big and it’s getting bigger

    Beauty is big business and it is getting bigger. For many the only exclusive gold C they will ever be able to afford is on a lipstick or compact and it is that desire to buy into the luxury market which is creating the big bucks market. Welcome to the beauty boom. Most women revel […]