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CONTRIBUTORS • APRIL 2022
The ONLINE influencer • HERE’S WHAT RED DIGITAL EDITOR FRANCESCA RICE IS LOVING OVER ON REDONLINE.CO.UK THIS MONTH
Rock classic • Make some noise for Chanel’s divine new ‘hobo’ bag. A slouchy quilted number in luxurious white leather (it also comes in black and hot pink), it’s a harmonious mix of classic and cutting edge. Sling it over your shoulder by its chunky gold chain strap and watch everything you own take on a cool rock ’n’ roll edge.
SPRING’S TOP FIVE • Get ahead by investing in this season’s key pieces now
SEVEN SMALL WONDERS • From pretty prairie dresses to cool boilersuits, shop spring’s new mini must-haves. They may be little, but they’re big on style
The FASHION influencer • RED FASHION DIRECTOR OONAGH BRENNAN SHARES HER STYLE FAVOURITES
‘I ADORE BEING ON MY OWN WITH MY KIDS’ • When Helen Thorn’s marriage ended, she wasn’t sure how she would manage parenting solo. But it has turned out to be a rewarding journey
The ECO influencer • OUR COLUMNIST, SUSTAINABLE STYLIST ARMELLE FERGUSON, SHARES HOW FAMILIES CAN GET A LITTLE BIT GREENER
‘Ambitious? I prefer to be hopeful’ • She was convinced her career would be over by 40, and yet actor Nicola Walker has barely been off our screens. As she returns for a final series of divorce drama The Split, she tells Anna Bonet about planning for the worst and hoping for the best
A Life to remember • We’re encouraged to capture our happiest moments on camera. But for Clover Stroud, it’s just as important to have photographs of painful moments, too
THE FABRIC OF A MAN • As the V&A holds its first major exhibition devoted to menswear, co-curators Claire Wilcox and Rosalind McKever tell Bella Evennett-Watts about the stories woven into every stitch and seam
Amazing Grace • After getting Covid and giving birth two months prematurely, writer Grace Victory was in a coma for three months. She tells Ella Dove what the experience has taught her
WHEN CHILD BECOMES PARENT • Millions of women undertake unpaid care work for relatives each day in the UK. Here, writer Xenia Taliotis reveals the extent of the nation’s unspoken care crisis and explores how you can sustain yourself while supporting an ailing loved one
YOUR NEED-TO-KNOWS: FOUR PRACTICAL WAYS TO COPE
THE CARER’S GUIDE TO SELF-CARE • Here’s what the science says about supporting your mental health as a carer
THE BRIDGERTON BOY • HE SPENT A DECADE PLUGGING AWAY AT A CAREER ON STAGE, BEFORE BRIDGERTON CAME ALONG AND CHANGED EVERYTHING. AS THE HIT NETFLIX DRAMA RETURNS FOR A SECOND SERIES, LUKE THOMPSON OPENS UP ABOUT HIS MOST IMPORTANT ROLE YET
FAMILY MATTERS • In her new book, Every Family Has A Story, bestselling author and psychotherapist Julia Samuel analyses the issues that unite and divide families, from loss to rivalry, and the stories we inherit. Here, she shares her thoughts on just some of the complex issues that can arise between siblings, parents and children
Travels with my granny • 29-year-old James Cunningham and his 84-year-old granny Maureen might not be the most obvious travelling companions. But as he says, going on a cruise is an opportunity for glamour, chat and a whole lot of joy
Big little lies • From half-truths to small fibs, most of us tell little white lies on a regular basis. But are they really...