Best of 2021
The Soul Of Andrew Garfield
In Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 'Tick, Tick… Boom!,' the Oscar-nominee plays a different kind of hero — and this one can sing.
Lydia West On Saying Goodbye To Jill
The 'It’s A Sin' star on Jill’s lost storylines, becoming a hashtag, and her next move.
The Private World Of Camila Cabello
The next Cinderella on why it works with Shawn Mendes, and why she won't change for anyone.
Jennifer Coolidge Will See You Now
How America’s most fabulous character actor made Hollywood come to her.
Alicia Keys Comes Home
On the 20th anniversary of Songs in A Minor, the artist reflects on who she was then — and who she's been all along.
The Millennial’s Guide To Addison Rae
TikTok’s reigning queen is about to cross over into old-fashioned stardom.
Elle Osili-Wood On Her BAFTA Breakthrough & Taking Inspiration From Virgil Abloh
The TV & radio presenter also has some very wise words about self belief.
Why 'The Long Call' Was Such An Important Project For Pearl Mackie
The actor opens up about DS Jen Rafferty & the need for LGBTQ+ representation across all TV genres.
Beabadoobee Has More Than Enough To Write About
The "Coffee" singer on finding her voice, her sound, and her style.
Priya Ragu On Writing With Her Brother & Carving Out A Creative Niche
The singer’s debut album “Damnshestamil” is a must-listen for autumn.
'Sex Education's Chinenye Ezeudu On Viv’s New Boyfriend & Manifesting Big Things
The London-born actor shares what’s next for her character and herself.
‘Wolfe’ Star Babou Ceesay’s Love Of Science Goes Way, Way Back
“As a kid, everybody assumed I’d be a doctor.” Now he plays a top forensic scientist.
Olga Koch Can Scientifically Prove That This Is The Ultimate Karaoke Tune
The 'Homecoming' performer on comedy, reality TV, and her ultimate singsong.
Acting Is Mirren Mack’s Version Of Shapeshifting
The ‘Ladybaby’ star loves that her job allows her to “do everything.”
Kiell Smith-Bynoe First Saw The Power Of Comedy At Age 4
“Then, as I got older, I started to realise that this is something people will give you money for.”
Multi-Media Artist Caroline Chinawke Wants To Make A Difference
“You look at yourself, at your culture, at your race and think ‘What can I do?”
Illustrator Manjit Thapp Is Making All Her Dreams Come True
Ahead of her exhibition 'My Head Is A Jungle', Thapp discusses the influence of her Indian heritage on her art and shares her next major career move.
Yola Talks New Music, Baz Luhrmann, & Representing Herself
The singer-songwriter new album 'Stand For Myself' has been eight years in the making.
L Devine Wants Everyone To Know She Loves Sex – Except Maybe Her Dad
The singer’s new album is a celebration of female sexuality & queerness.
Jack McMullen On His New BBC Drama, Lockdown, & Life Since 'Waterloo Road'
The actor has come a long way since Finn Sharkey, but he’d “never say never” to a reunion.
Musician Intibint On Dual Identities, Defying Family, & F*** It Moments
“You can’t live your life trying to control yourself for other people.”
Lola Petticrew On Her Love For Belfast, Vegan Carrot Cake & Storytelling
“The wealth of talent coming out of Ireland is really exciting. If I got to work with my pals I’d be absolutely delighted.”
The Product Christine Quinn Swears By To Get That 'Selling Sunset' Glow
And why she teaming up with cult British brand Ciaté London.
Jade Thirlwall Took This Crystal On Her First Date With Jordan Stevens
Crystals & astrology had a big influence on the singer's new BEAUTY BAY eye shadow palette.
The £8 Lip Liner Adwoa Aboah Swears By For A Perfect '90s Look
The British supermodel, mental health advocate, and face of Rimmel London shares her hero beauty buys.
Take it from Khloé Kardashian: Emma Grede is “one of the hardest working people” she knows.
Breakfast At Tom Daley’s House Is A *Big* Deal
The Olympian discusses his morning routine, the joy of houseplants, and (obvs) knitting.
Anne-Marie Is Fed Up Of Forced Positivity
The singer explains how she overcame her nerves before meeting Niall Horan and why she believes therapy is the truest form of self care.
Angela Scanlon Swears By This Weird Wellness Gadget
The presenter shares her feel-good rituals.
Love Island by Jason Okundaye
As The Dust Settles, Who Really Won 'Love Island' 2021?
Jason Okundaye reflects on his highlights from the final week, including Liberty’s journey to self love & a scene-stealing cameo from Tyler’s dad.
As 'Love Island' Enters Its Penultimate Week, What Should Liberty Do Next?
Jason Okundaye reflects on Jake and Liberty's future, and the power female solidarity.
Has 'Love Island' Gone Too Far This Time?
Relying on the trope of “mad, irrational woman” to provide entertainment value isn’t pleasant or entertaining to watch.
A Debrief On The Chaos That Was Casa Amor
Will Jake be held accountable for his slimy behaviour? Will Faye and Teddy make it? Will Liam and Tyler ever apologise? And what is Toby doing?
The 'Love Island' Bombshells Definitely Understood The Assignment
Jason Okundaye on why he’s Not Exactly Team Toby, But Definitely Not Team Hugo.
'Love Island' Moves Fast, But Lucinda Moves Faster
Jason Okundaye discusses this week’s re-couplings & the Danny racism scandal.
The 'Love Island' Men Are Utterly Undeserving Of The Women In The Villa
Jason Okundaye on a week of energy switch ups, and why Rachel’s awkward downfall shows the limits of quick diversity tinkers.
A Deep Dive Into The Return Of 'Love Island’
Jason Okundaye reflects on the spon-con, the shock exit, and the ramped up sex appeal.
Laura Mvula Is Making A Comeback On Her Terms
“It feels amazing to be on the other side of having worked so hard for so long.”
TYSON On Regaining Her Voice & Being A Typical Pisces
The singer/songwriter and sister of Mabel has just released her debut EP.
Clean Bandit's Grace Chatto On New Single "Higher" & Life After Lockdown
"It's been an important year. Being forced to stop and be still, and reflect will definitely influence us going forward."
Yotam Ottolenghi & Noor Murad Talk 'Shelf Love', Lockdown Cooking, & Comfort Food
With their new cookbook, the two celebrated chefs hope to make “wow” recipes accessible for everyone.
The Cosy Pop Culture We'll Revisit Time & Time Again
Bustle UK editors & writers share the TV shows, films, books, albums, & podcasts that define cosy for them.
14 Editor-Approved Buys For The Cosiest Winter Yet
Because it's time to lean into long nights & chilly days.
Don’t Underestimate The Quiet Power Of Quilts
“In many cases these humble blankets have been crafted to protest, celebrate, and give voice to marginalised communities.”
The Psychological Reason We Crave Cosiness
And as we hurtle toward 2022 in our weighted blankets, will comfort still be key?
A Masterclass In Cosy Dressing, Courtesy Of Princess Diana
From her iconic "Black Sheep" jumper to layered knits, the Princess of Wales was a master of elevated cosy chic.
LGBTQ+ History Month
Remembering the challenges and celebrating the achievements of changemakers through the ages in the UK's LGBTQ+ communities.
For Stacey Solomon, Being In Control Of The Little Moments Is Enough
The singer and TV host discusses taking 'Tap To Tidy' from Instagram featurette to full-length book.
Therabody's Theragun Mini Solved All My WFH Posture Problems
Percussive therapy is the hill that I die on.
Bolu Babalola's First Short Stories Were "'The O.C.' Meets Meg Cabot"
One of her high school-era works was titled Summer Lovin’ — after the teen soap’s indelible mean girl, naturally.
Rafia Zakaria Wants To Change The Way You Think About Feminism
“There is a division between the women who write and speak feminism and the women who live it.”
5 Ways To Become Your Own Champion, According To Ramla Ali
Read an exclusive excerpt from her debut book, 'Not Without A Fight'.
In 'We Have A Dream,' Mya-Rose Craig Re-Centres The Climate Conversation
The activist has given the mic to 30 Indigenous people & people of colour to hear their fears & hopes for the future.
'Living While Black' Offers Rigorous Analysis Of Racial Trauma – EXCERPT
The book is the culmination of 15 years worth of work from psychologist & therapist Guilaine Kinouani.
Read An Excerpt From Derek Frost's Memoir 'Living & Loving In The Age Of AIDS'
With his touching memoir, Frost puts a human face on the 1980s HIV and AIDS epidemic.
'The Louder I Will Sing' By Lee Lawrence Is A Story Of Generational Strength — EXCERPT
The writer and activist's memoir explores the devastating impact of police brutality on his family and the fight for change that has been his life's work.
Caleb Azumah Nelson's Open Water Is Devastatingly Vulnerable — EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT
Azumah Nelson's debut tells the tale of star-crossed lovers as they pursue their artistic aspirations in a world that does not see them.
Lady Phyll On Talking The Talk, Doing The Work, & UK Black Pride
“I know what my purpose is. I know what I'm here for.”
Leomie Anderson On What It Takes To Be A Role Model
The fashion star and LAPP founder is on a mission to empower women & use her platform for good.
3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favourite Iftar Recipes To Try This Ramadan
Looking for inspiration for your evening meals? Look no further.
How Harry & Meghan Are Continuing Diana’s Legacy For The Next Gen
Four industry experts discuss what's next for team Sussex.
The Government Claims The UK Isn't Institutionally Racist, Here Are 8 Times It Was
A controversial report concluded the UK no longer has a system “deliberately rigged” against ethnic minorities, but evidence suggests otherwise.
Meet The Instagrammers Behind Black & Gay Back In The Day
And why they decided to start a digital archive that celebrates, honours, and remembers the Black British queer community.
Glossier’s London Flagship Is A Millennial Pink Dream
Plus, eight new beauty buys to pick up this week.
Olaplex’s No. 0 *Finally* Comes In A Spray Bottle
Plus, four more beauty products out this week.
What Haircare Experts Really Think About TikTok's Rice Water Hack
Here's the truth behind the trend.
This New, Natural Deodorant Is Made From Recycled Christmas Trees
Plus, four more new beauty buys to pick up this week.
Lush Is Quitting Social Media For A Very Good Reason
That includes Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat.
Soap Brows Has Finally Launched A Tinted Option
Plus, five more new beauty buys to snap up this week.
All The 2022 Black Friday Beauty Deals To Bookmark ASAP
From Dyson to Neom, Mermade, and OSKIA Skincare.
Glossier Just Launched Its First Ever Candle After A Four Year Wait
Plus, six more beauty buys out this week.
How To Recreate Daphne From Bridgerton's Bangs, According To TikTok
These tutorials have got you covered.
Cult Beauty Brand OUAI Just Launched Candles In Its Signature Scents
Plus, six more beauty buys out this week.
Clean Beauty Fave Pacifica Has Finally Launched In The UK
Plus, six more products out this week.
25 Beauty Gifts To Add To Your Christmas Wish List
Make up, skin products, haircare goodies, & more.
Glossier's New Cookie Butter Lip Balm Is Perfect For Biscoff Fans
Plus, seven more new beauty buys out this week.
What British Shoppers Need To Know About “Eilish”
Including when and where to shop.
Yes, You Can Now Buy A 'Squid Game' Candle
The Netflix series has officially taken over every aspect of our lives.
24 Black-Owned British Beauty Brands You Need To Know About
For Black Pound Day and beyond.
Caroline Dubois On Inclusivity & Posing As A Boy To Make It In Pro Boxing
The London-based athlete speaks to us in the lead up to her first major fight.
Motorsport Driver Jamie Chadwick Isn’t Racing For Anyone But Herself
The racing driver and first British woman to win an F3 race talks firsts, Formula 1 hopes, and handling the pressure.
Peloton’s Hannah Frankson Wants Fitness To Feel Less Serious
The former pro athlete draws 40,000 people – including Usain Bolt – to her classes, thanks to her mood-lifting music & inclusive message.
Rhiane Fatinikun Is Leading A Movement To Reclaim The Outdoors
The Black Girls Hike founder discusses building community, dismantling stereotypes, & getting back to nature.
Meet The Curve Catwalk Founder Who’s Leading A Plus Size Dance Revolution
“Dancing is my joy, it’s part of my self-care.”
How Ramla Ali Is Changing The Face Of Boxing & Creating Safe Spaces
“The ultimate aim is to make sport a fairer place for women.”
Elizabeth Day Still Believes There’s Beauty In Failure
The writer has joined forces with No7 for an important campaign that aims to help women recover from COVID’s “SHEcession”.
How To Get Into The “Protagonist Mindset”, According To Nicola Mendelsohn
Facebook's VP EMEA shares her best career advice & discusses her work trying to cure Follicular Lymphoma, the cancer she lives with.
How To Be Productive & Maintain Sanity, According To Grace Beverley
The 24-year-old fitness entrepreneur explains that you need to work smarter, not harder, in her debut book.
Biologist Beronda Montgomery On The Life Lessons We Can Learn From Plants
The award-winning scientist talks getting more Black girls into STEM and the wisdom the natural world has to offer.
Meet The Lecturer Documenting The Digital Lives Of Black People
Dr Francesca Sobande discusses Black creativity, the “internet boyfriend” phenomenon, & the best career advice she’s ever received.
The Founder Of The Black Curriculum Wants Us To Get It Right From The Start
“There’d be more empathy, more understanding, and more room for learning.”
How A Hairdresser From Botley Is Making It Work After Turning A Van Into A Salon
“When the outbreak happened, I was worried about the implications of working in a salon environment. Being asthmatic, I didn’t want to be around hundreds of others each day.”
The Lessons I Learnt Trying To Get My PCOS Diagnosis As A Black Woman
Navigating the UK healthcare system as a woman is hard. Navigating it as a Black woman is even harder.