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Hi there and welcome along to issue five of the Debenhams
magazine. How have you been? There's lots to catch up
on, but first let's tell you what's in this brilliant issue of
our online magazine. We set you up for summer with some
gorgeous outfits full of eastern promise and our sixties-
inspired beachwear is stylish beyond words. Our festival
guide will help you decide what to wear with your wellies -
plus the lovely Henry Holland gives us his top festival tips.
Our fantastic quiz will tell you which designer's style suits
you and, speaking of designers, Julien Macdonald speaks
exclusively to us.

It's that time of year again for school children everywhere
and we've got the best bits to help them get back to school.
Our men's section has a suit special, helping you tell the
difference between fits, and we welcome a guest stylist to put
our menswear editor into three great looks for this season.
And, as always, our beauty section will have you looking
fabulous in no time.

Along with all the other brilliant features you expect from
Debenhams, we hope you have a sensational summer and
remember, if you'd like to get in touch with us, you can do so
via Twitter - @DebsEd_Lizzie, @DebsEd_Mark and
@DebenhamsBeauty

Summer is in the air, with womenswear collections looking
hot for the months ahead.

A regular feature of Debenhams magazine, here we showcase
the must-have trends and must-shop items to update your
wardrobe with new season style.

Flying off on your holidays? Join the style high club with
our travel chic collection, as showcased by the stars...

We've been checking out model
Miranda Kerr, a seasoned traveller
who always looks perfect when
spotted checking in. Favouring a
comfy statement trouser/chic blazer
combo, this girl flies the flag for
fashion - every time.

The Saturdays singer, Mollie King,
shows us how to do soaring sex
appeal with this fun and funky
mini dress. Bound to get hearts
racing, be warned - this sequin
top may cause turbulence.

When it comes to travelling in style,
designer Victoria Beckham is clearly
queen of the runway in more ways
than one. A statement coat is a
clever way to travel; stylish on the
outside, beneath can hide a simple
shorts and tee combo - ideal for
leaving hot shores to fly home to
grey Britannia.

Less about the music, more about
the clothes, summer festivals are
the musical equivalent of Fashion
Week - with an enviable parade of
catwalk worthy styles taking centre
stage - and column inches.

We don't know about you but,
when it comes to typical fashion
events, we tend to throw the
contents of our wardrobe here,
there and everywhere in a bid
to decide on a winning look. At
festivals, however, this isn't easy to
do in a tent - trust us, we've tried.

To help you prep to pack, we've
been on a bit of a shopping spree
ourselves, throwing together a
few of our favourite festival looks.
From cool but practical to full-on
glamour - when it comes to music
festivals, looking fabulous will be the
soundtrack to your summer.

A more edgy, some might say tomboy,
approach to festival attire, this look is
perfect for the lady who's so into the
music, she doesn't mind the mud.

Pair this cute red skirt with a graphic print
tee - we think this kitten top is way more
cute than a vintage Rolling Stone tee and
equally as cool - topped with a khaki
parka à la Liam Gallagher. This Rock Chick
is definitely one girl who knows her Brit Pop.

These spotted espadrilles are ideal for
laid-back festival fashion - team with over
the knee socks in the cooler weather.
Comfortable and stylish, it's no surprise they
were designed by festival regular Henry
Holland.

Top off the look with a trilby-esque straw
hat from Floozie. Whether it's to shield her
eyes from the sun or her hair/make-up from
the countless cameras, a stylish hat tipped
slightly over the eyes is just the thing to give
an air of mystery to the devil-may-care
attitude of the festival Rock Chick.

The bohemian look is, traditionally, the style
associated with festivals. Think of Woodstock
(ask your folks), Jenny in Forest Gump and the 'flower power' essence of the sixties - and you've got the idea. Bring the look bang-up-to date
with a few key pieces...

A quilted, floral jacket is on-trend for the season
and beautifully boho. The pattern detail
complements casual denim - another staple
of the bohemian vibe.

A pair of simple denim hot pants is a go-to festival
garment, perfect with wellies on those warm, yet
somewhat muddy, days. Do the hippie hippie
chic in a light kaftan-style top - we love this sheer
black design from RJR.John Rocha.

When it comes to boho-inspired jewellery, it's all
about bangles aplenty and long, layered chains.
Ankle boots are fabulous for festivals, just the thing
for that stage in between glorious sunshine and
rain-filled mud fest. We love the fringing on these
Red Herring cowboy-style boots - tassles are a
top tip for festivals, in any form.

The festival fashion queen is the kind of girl
who maintains her glamorous look at all times,
no matter the impracticalities she may face
when the elements, inevitably, change.

A lover of statement style, this girl will opt for a
floor-skimming maxi dress that flows in her wake.
She'll love this Jonathan Saunders/EDITION
number for the festival spirit it evokes with its
pretty polka dot design.

Flip flops or sandals will take preference when
it comes to footwear, preferably sporting
embellishment of some kind, much like this
studded white pair from Red Herring.

Boho is still an influence for this look with hippie-
inspired headscarves, beaded necklaces and
bejewelled headpieces always in fashion favour.
That little 'something extra', a feminine accessory
such as this feather hair clip is there simply to look
good - much like our fashion queen herself.

Panicking about the ins and outs
of festival etiquette? We got on
the blower to Henry Holland to
get some insider info.

After all, the man recently hosted
his own pool party at Coachella so
who are we not to pay attention?
If we take his style notes this time
around, maybe next year we'll
even get an invite...

Tent or winnebago?
I have done Glastonbury in a tent
before and have also been lucky
to do it in a Winnebago - I can't
lie and say that a Winnebago is
not my preferred choice!

What do you live on, food-
wise? do you prefer the healthy
stalls or the slightly-less-than-
organic ones?

I always start with good intentions
and stay with healthy options,
but the minute I see a burger
van I can't resist.

Whose celeb festival look do
you admire and why?

I always think the people who look
effortless are the best. Anyone trying
to dress like they feel they should for
a festival always gets the thumbs
down from me.

Plastic ponchos: style killer
or festival essential?

I can't say I haven't ever worn a
plastic poncho. One of the best
things about festivals is the 'all in
this together' feeling you get in a
big crowd - when you're all wearing
a plastic poncho and singing along
it's just great fun.

Do you mud surf?
I would NEVER mud surf. I have
smelt that mud and it is not
something to go near if possible!

Any festival hazards we
should be aware of?

I have had a few dance floor
wipeouts due to the muddy floor
and ended up on my arse in the
[aforementioned] mud.

How do you keep your phone
going/communicate with the
outside world?

I just accept that there is no
way of keeping in touch with the
outside world and having to make
actual plans and stick to them is
one of the benefits of not having
a phone that works. Getting
constantly lost is part of the fun!

What key item should a girl
take with her for instant
festival glamour?

It's all about accessorising.
Keep your outfit practical with
little shorts and vest tops, then
kill it with the accessories.

And finally , the ultimate festival
fashion query - how do you
feel about wellies?

Fashion statement! If you are going
to wear something so practical
then at least make them fun.

The summer party season is upon
us and, subsequently, invitations to
garden parties, racing events and
weddings are popping through the
letterbox in abundance.

Fabulous - but what to wear? With
a host of talented names on offer
through Designers at Debenhams,
fashion lovers can easily discover
they're simply spoilt for choice. So,
in order to determine which of our
designers is tailor-made for you,
why not take our simple quiz?

We'll show you a brand to love that
perfectly suits your style - and there
you'll have your must-shop match.

A lover of all things vintage, your
style is pretty and feminine.
A delicate evening gown with
elegant accessories, preferably
in pastel tones, is your epitome of
fairytale fashion. Attending the
wedding of the summer, you will
look for a date that complements
your style - a gorgeous man with a
charm that never fades.

A classic lady, your style is elegant
and tailored. You favour timeless
styles such as full, flared prom
dresses, a belted wrap dress and
smart, sharp blazers. In the summer
you love a day at the races -
indeed any event that allows you
to channel Audrey Hepburn by
donning a wide brimmed hat.

A Ben de Lisi woman, you prefer
to channel a more contemporary
style, with classic shifts and Jackie
O inspired suits for day and sexy,
understated designs at night. This
season monochrome is key in the
collection, indicative of Ben's
ability to merge old-style glamour
with new season trends.

A girl with a touch of star quality,
the Julien Macdonald fan regards
diamonds as a girl's best friend.
A lover of glitz and glamour, you
love anything with a bit of bling,
favouring sequins or sparkling
embellishments. Red carpets,
cocktails and show-stopping dresses
sum up your summer style.

A lover of all things vintage, your
style is pretty and feminine.
A delicate evening gown with
elegant accessories, preferably
in pastel tones, is your epitome of
fairytale fashion. Attending the
wedding of the summer, you will
look for a date that complements
your style - a gorgeous man with a
charm that never fades.

A classic lady, your style is elegant
and tailored. You favour timeless
styles such as full, flared prom
dresses, a belted wrap dress and
smart, sharp blazers. In the summer
you love a day at the races -
indeed any event that allows you
to channel Audrey Hepburn by
donning a wide brimmed hat.

A Ben de Lisi woman, you prefer
to channel a more contemporary
style, with classic shifts and Jackie
O inspired suits for day and sexy,
understated designs at night. This
season monochrome is key in the
collection, indicative of Ben's
ability to merge old-style glamour
with new season trends.

A girl with a touch of star quality,
the Julien Macdonald fan regards
diamonds as a girl's best friend.
A lover of glitz and glamour, you
love anything with a bit of bling,
favouring sequins or sparkling
embellishments. Red carpets,
cocktails and show-stopping dresses
sum up your summer style.

The annual film festival arrived in
Cannes recently, screening Sofia
Coppola's 'The Bling Ring'. How apt,
then, that the fashion fabulous, bling
lovin' Julien Macdonald - one of our
own Designers at Debenhams - was
there to walk the red carpet
alongside the 'A' list.

Boarding flight for Cannes this
morning with good friend and
swimwear designer, Melissa
Odabash. Our red carpet outfits
are packed and we're ready to
go - it's great to be leaving a
rainy London for sunshine and
cocktails in France.

Off for a stroll around Cannes
before lunch and I am amazed
and intrigued by the glamour of
this beautiful city. This is where
the rich and famous come to
relax on their gorgeous yachts
during the glitz and glamour of
the film festival.

Wonderful lunch on the beach
front catching up with old
friends and discussing red
carpet do's and don'ts from this
year's festival. I love to keep
a close eye on who is wearing
what and this year monochrome
has featured heavily on the red
carpet, worn with sparkling killer
jewels of course. After lunch
there's just enough time to enjoy
the sunshine and enjoy
a spot of shopping.

Looking forward to the annual
Beach Ball Gala tonight, which
will be hosted by the stunning
Natalia Vodinova & Oscar Issac.
The charity events that run
alongside the film festival are
always fun and luxurious. They
encompass the atmosphere and
exclusive glamour of Cannes
and tonight's ball will be no
excpetion. There's just enough
time for a quick pre-event
facial.

Just sitting down for dinner at
the ball. It is such a wonderful
place to seek inspiration from all
of the outfits on show. Everyone
is dressed to impress, from the
heels through to the hair and
make-up - everyone pulls out
their best pieces for Cannes.

With an amazing performance
from Alison Moyet, which I
watch whilst enjoying the sunset
with a cocktail in hand, the glitz
and glamour of Cannes never
fails to impress each year. What
a wonderful end to a beautiful
day in this inspiring city.

Welcome to the July edition of our magazine. I love this time
of year, we're in high summer which means holidays are booked
and you can enjoy some well-deserved 'you-time'.
Whether you're planning a vacation or staycation I've put
together some travel essentials to keep you looking gorgeous by
the beach, pool or in the park and I'll also talk you through the
importance of SPF's, BB Creams and CC Creams so you can make
the right choices for your skin type. Plus, tanning guru, Nichola
Joss, shows you how to get Kate Moss's perfect St.Tropez tan.

We all want to look like Kate Moss especially when we're on holiday, and now you
can. Watch the video above for a step-by-step guide by Nichola Joss, St Tropez
Global Tanning and Skin-Finishing Expert who will advise you on the products you
need along with application tips to achieving a body beautiful.

The world of sun protection has rapidly grown.
You can now find SPF creams for the face and body
with anti-ageing ingredients, SPF foundations and tinted
moisturisers as well as multi-purpose BB and CC Creams
that are the latest in skincare innovation.
Here's what a run-down of what they are and what they
do so you can chose the right one for your skin.
Shop skincare

If you do catch the sun or manage to
burn, then soothe the skin with our
after sun protectants.
UV radiation is one of the main factors that
cause the skin to age. Melanocytes-melanin producing
cells-begin to burn out when you
reach your late thirties and forties, making it
more difficult for your skin to fight sun damage.

Everyday living also exposes your skin to
a variety of pollutants and free radicals
that can cause wrinkles, bumps, irritation
and inflammation. Therefore, it's important
to use products that protect the face
and body to keep it looking younger and
healthier for longer.

If you do catch the sun or manage to
burn, then soothe the skin with our
after sun protectants.

Tinted moisturisers are great for the summer. Not
only are they packed with powerful properties
to protect the skin but the lightweight hydrating
texture covers imperfections and leaves a noncakey
coverage that is radiant and natural.

If you haven't heard about BB Creams, where
have you been? BB stands for Beauty Balm
or Blemish Balm, a formula that comes from
Germany where dermatologists prescribe it to
heal laser skin surgery because of its soothing
and skin-regenerating properties.

Since then famous South Korean actresses
began using it for beauty purposes and the
craze soon spread worldwide. Now most of
your favourite brands have started to use the
formula in foundations and moisturisers to create
all-in-one products that combine skin care with
coverage and hydration whilst delivering a
flawless complexion.

Hot on the heels of the popular BB creams come
the new CC Creams that are creating a beauty
buzz. Whereas BB Cream stood for Blemish Balm
or Beauty Balm, the New CC Cream stands for
Colour Control, Complexion Corrector or
Colour Corrector.

They still contain the same skincare properties
as BB creams such as SPF protection, hydration
and coverage but with the added benefit of
colour correcting technology to balance your
complexion and make red, dull or grey skin
appear even-toned, brighter and healthier.

Wherever you're jet-setting off to this summer, I've
put together some travelling must-haves that will see
you looking gorgeously-glam from the beginning of
your journey right through to the end.

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Skin Protectant is ideal
for the plane. With many uses it can soothe,
relieve, soften and smooth your skin, lips and hands,
common areas that can often feel dry and tight on
flights. More importantly it saves rooting around in
your bag to find different types of creams to target
each skincare concern.

Step off the plane like a celebrity with Benefit's
Do the Bright Thing Kit
containing luminous
bestsellers that give your face and cheeks a
supermodel glow and make your gaze sparkle
with eye-opening definition.

If you want to add a pop of colour to your lips
use Clinique's Chubby Stick Moisturising Lip
Colour Balm that is loaded with mango and
shea butter to keep lips highly nourished and
hydrated. Available in eight mouth-watering lip
tints with a subtle sheen.

Protect your hands and face all day everyday
with a selection of Sun Creams, lotions and
mists
with SPF formulas, UV protection and
even anti-ageing ingredients.

Cargo's Better Than Waterproof Mascara
is perfect for water babes who like to stay
active. The unique stay-put formula is truly
water-resistant yet gentle on the eyes.

Lancome's Juicy Tubes lip glosses add
shine with a hint of shimmering colour
for beach-tastic lips.

Estée Lauder's Bronze Goddess Soft Shimmer
Bronzer
is the perfect poolside accessory.
With one stroke you can create a heavenly
shimmering glow.

Keep your tan even, glowing and natural with
tanning solutions to suit all your needs.

For a glamorous finish pay attention to
those nails and feet and use a vibrant
nail polish in oranges, corals, midnight
blues, hot pinks and sizzling reds

Wow the crowd with Illamasqua's new Paranormal Palette. The highly-pigmented, show-stopping colours are sure to get you noticed.

Leave a lasting impression wherever you go
with Carolina Herrera's 212 Summer Limited
Edition fragrance
featuring a cocktail of
fresh citrus notes mixed with a fruity floral
combination and a woody, musky base that
will leave a lasting impression.

For extra party-glam, add false eyelashes
for a spellbinding and hypnotic look.

I'm pleased to announce that International fashion
designer and Designers at Debenhams Matthew
Williamson has collaborated with Benefit for the first
time to bring you an uber-glam new make up kit.

The high fashion 'Rich is back' kit contains 4
eyeshadows, a mini they're real mascara, a
gimme fever cheek powder with brush and a lip
gloss in inferno.

The super-funky design and seductive shades
inspired by his vibrant prints will take you back to
the glam days of disco where eyes were sparkly,
vibrant and flashy, cheeks had a foxy flush and lips
were dressed up in a plush ruby hue. Get ready
to strut your funky stuff.

With summer getting into its stride, we've selected the must-have
items to put you in the best gear.

Be prepared to dazzle your friends with
our stunning selection of sunglasses.
From aviators to chunky frames, one
thing is for sure - if you want to look
stylish, get out in the sun*

*we cannot guarantee sunshine. Sorry

Men come in all shapes and sizes. So finding clothes to fit can sometimes be a challenge. But
Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC's Sherlock Holmes, Star Trek: Into Darkness), Zach Galifianakis
(Hangover Part III) and Ryan Gosling (Gangster Squad, Only God Forgives) prove not only can
you find clothes no matter your shape - but you can look good too.

Benedict Cumberbatch has been a busy boy. Earlier this
year he was tormenting the crew of the USS Enterprise in
Star Trek: Into Darkness and soon he will reprise his role as
Sherlock Holmes in the BBC series.

Ryan Gosling has hardly put a foot wrong in 2013. The
former child star has turned into a global acting star
thanks to his breakthrough role in The Notebook and
other roles, including Drive.

Zach Galifianakis has had another great year. The epic
comedy trilogy The Hangover reached its conclusion
with up-coming projects You Are Here and Birdman
expected before 2014.

The Debenhams £99/€125 suit has opened up the way in
which men are able to buy quality, affordable suiting.

And the different sizes offered - slim, regular and tailored - offers
real options to every kind of man wanting to look smart for the
office or making an impression at a wedding.

But how many men are familiar with the various fits available to them?

We asked our model, Daniel Alexis, to try the three fits and give us his honest
opinion. The 33-year-old from Oxford, now living in London, is 6' 2" tall, has a
32" waist, a 34" inside leg measurement and wears a size 10 shoe.

Let's see what he thought.

"The slim fit suit was definitely the one I felt
most at home in. It was cut close to my body
and everything had a solid feel to it. And I
really enjoyed the colour of the suit against the
brightness of the tie."

3 button - fasten the middle button
2 button - suits men with shorter torsos; leave
lower button undone
1 button - suits men with leaner frames;
more modern

"The tailored suit was the biggest surprise.
I didn't expect it to fit so well and feel so
comfortable. It felt like a suit I would wear
every day or to a special occasion."

Should sit on top of your shoe
with very little break

"It was least comfortable due to the fact I
normally wear slim fit suits. However, I was
surprised by how well the suit fit and how good
it looked on and in the photographs."

Should see half an inch of shirt
when arms are at side

These men's navy trainers from FFP have a suede panelled upper
with white contrast stitching and a lace up front. They have a
plain canvas lining and a white rubber sole with a red striped
edge and a textured toe wall.

From Red Herring, these white slip on shoes have a plain canvas
upper with stitch detailing and an elasticated cuff. They provide a
breathable fit with a perforated insole and have a pull tab on the
back of the heel.

These khaki flip flops from Mantaray contrast green chunky
canvas straps with beige matte leather inner soles.

These tan designer flip flops from J Jeans by Jasper Conran have
a leather thong strap and insole with light cushioning ensuring a
comfortable step.

These beige boat shoes from Call It Spring have chambray and
canvas panelling and fasten with taupe laces.

These black 'Arizona' men's sandals from Birkenstock
have leather straps with branded buckle fastenings and
debossed logo detailing. The inner soles are concave
with light arch support.

We're always looking to get one-step ahead of the fashion
game. So Menswear Editor Mark Applin asked fashion stylist
Nini Khatiblou to join him in store to pick out three great
outfits to watch out for this year. And even better than that,
she got him to model them too.

Mark & Nini used the free personal shopper service at
Debenhams. The free personal shopper service is available in
115 stores nationwide. Call 08445 61 61 61 or enquire in store.

Now Andy Murray has ended Britain's 77-year wait for a Wimbledon
men's singles champion, it's time to dust off your racket, wash the
headband and get set for a smashing time on court.

After the world's top tennis players descended on west London for
two weeks of top racket action what better excuse to invest in some
great tennis clothing. Ready? Play.

They may only be small, but that doesn't mean they
won't have a big love for fashion...

Boys will love our fashionable
range of tees - a casual
collection that's practically
cartoon couture.

For all your school clothing needs, head to
Debenhams to stay top of the class. With
everything from school clothes, school trousers
and school shirts to school shoes, bags and
other accessories.

Always centre stage for fashion, our
Debenhams diary gives you a sneak peek
of what goes on behind the scenes.

You'll start a festival of fashion
in this gorgeous rustic collar and
bangle set from Butterfly by Matthew
Williamson - ideal for a spot of
Woodstock-inspired glamour.

We're spreading the love with four sets to
give away. All you have to do to be in with
a chance to win is visit the Debenhams
blog, enter your details...
And say thank you for the music.

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