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Inside February IMAGE: The Love Issue

by Jessie Collins
26th Jan 2017

Inside February IMAGE: The Love Issue

Love is not a word you hear used in politics, or in the mainstream media, very often. But get your ear to the ground at any touchpoint recently, and it is the word on people’s lips. The strange and, to many, dark forces at work in current times have brought the sentiment front and centre. It’s on placards, everyone’s social feed, and on our minds. So for our February issue, we wanted to make it a burst of affection and emotion in all its guises.


SS17? What’s to Love?

Yes, it’s cold outside, but these new-season trends can be worn come hail, rain or shine. From fuchsia to frilly sleeves, fashion editor Marie Kelly tells you how to anchor your spring wardrobe.


Who do you dress for?

Yourself, your husband, your fashionable friend? Or does your Instagram feed, in fact, inform what you wear? IMAGE investigates.


Love Rules

Loving yourself is a term mostly used in the negative, but it’s time we reclaimed it for all its worth. Award-winning writer Stefanie Preissner talks empowerment, acceptance and freedom.


Do What You Love

Recent studies have found that people who pursue work that aligns with their values feel more satisfied and successful. So how do you make the changes so your passion is your work? Meg Walker tells you how.


Cover Story

It’s been eight years since Laura Whitmore beat a host of wannabes to become MTV’s newest, freshest face. Success and celebrity status followed, as well as the unwanted tabloid attention. Now at 31, the Irish presenter is poised to begin a whole new chapter. She tells Jessie Collins why her next step will be her biggest challenge yet.


Love: How to Celebrate it

Your wedding guide to winter/spring 17, including the most sumptuous real weddings and fashion.

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