Katy Harrington

Katy Harrington is Stylist’s commissioning editor and acting deputy digital editor.

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    Fashion

    23 cute and cosy socks to keep your feet warm this winter

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    Recipes

    5 super-tasty dinner recipes that require only 6 ingredients

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    Mental Health

    “This 5-minute visual trick got me through the most intense week at work and now I’m a convert”

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Sexting is on the rise – but how do women really feel about it?

Do you find sexting fun, sexy, cringeworthy - or all three? We asked women to share their true feelings and sexting experiences over the last 12 months.

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TV

“Am I the only one who thinks Line Of Duty is overrated?”

Everyone loves Line Of Duty, don’t they? Maybe not. One writer says the show has become a victim of its own success – melodramatic and bogged down by acronyms.

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Health

Why we need to talk about women and antidepressants now more than ever

More women in the UK have been prescribed antidepressants since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic than ever before, but what are the consequences?

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Mental Health

90-year-olds share their secrets to a happy life after surviving the pandemic

Carer Daisy Dalton has been struggling with anxiety and battling mental health issues, so she asked people in their 80s and 90s for their advice.

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“I started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day – and I think everyone should try it”

In lockdown, one young Londoner started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day and it's had a surprising effect on her mood

Entertainment

13 of the best Irish films (and no, P.S. I Love You is not on the list)

We asked an Irish writer to chose some of the greatest Irish movies that deserve to be celebrated (and watched). Here are her picks.

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News

The intense debate about women’s safety happening on Twitter right now

Street harassment is not illegal in the UK, yet, but women want to change that.

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Health

Bloating is the urgent cancer symptom women are ignoring in lockdown, say experts

Ahead of ovarian cancer awareness month in March experts are urging women not to ignore symptoms which could help with early diagnosis.

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Life

What really happens on Clubhouse, the exclusive new social media app?

Stylist takes a look nside the exclusive new social media platform where conversation and controversy abound.

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Opinion

“I never give or get Christmas presents and I still have a great time – you should try it!”

It’s peak Christmas shopping time, with many of us scrambling to order gifts that will arrive before the 25 December deadline, but what if we just didn't?

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Netflix’s The Crown season 4: Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher.
Entertainment

“Obsess over Gillian Anderson all you want, but not Margaret Thatcher please”

Gillian Anderson is stellar as the UK's first female PM Margaret Thatcher in The Crown but let's not forget what the real Maggie said and did.

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How to look after you and your mates this lockdown, according to two best friends

How to look after you and your mates this lockdown, according to best friends and feminists Scarlett Curtis and Grace Campbell

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News

“On edge, elated and exhausted”: American women react to the US presidential election results

American women give their honest reaction to the results of the Biden vs Trump US presidential election results

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Women

“I sucked at lockdown the first time, here’s what I’m doing differently this time”

One woman, who struggled with her mental health, family and drinking during the first lockdown, is determined to have a better experience this time around.

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News

28 tweets that tell the story of last night’s US election rollercoaster (and it’s not over yet)

Twitter was on fire as the counting began across America. There was hope, worry, dismay, then hope again. Here are 28 tweets that sum up the drama.

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Politics

“I voted for Trump in 2016, but I won’t be doing that this time”

As the polarising US Presidential election campaign approaches its denouement, a young American who voted for Trump in 2016 tells us why she changed her mind

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Entertainment

Do you know the difference between love and coercive control?

For a new televised social experiment, journalist Ellie Flynn brings together a group of young people to see if they understand what coercive control means.

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Entertainment

Why that first date scene in ITV’s new thriller The Sister is so creepy

How far would you go to keep a secret? That's the central question posed in ITV's dark new drama The Sister.

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“He stole from me and left me in £30k of debt”: what you need to know about economic abuse

Economic abuse is happening all around us in the UK but many victims are frightened to speak. Here a young woman explains how her abuser took over her finances.