Emily Claridge


Norwich Fashion Week

Free gin and tonic in hand, canapé in the other I am ready to experience Norwich Fashion Week. After being very unfashionably early I wondered into Norwich OPEN and the ego boosting VIP area to begin the first show of the week featuring Norwich retailers like John Lewis, Jarrolds, Robert Oliver and Gallyons. Further chaos…


25 fashion trends of 2017

Five Shoe Trends – Sophie Bunce As the weather gets warmer our feet are finally freed. Forget the winter months in heavy boots and fur lined trainers, spring is here to let us shop for strappy sandals once more. 5 key trends seen on the runway this season include sling back heels, classic pumps with a twist,…


Galentine’s Day

Galentine’s is the new Valentine’s Day, here’s how to spend it. Leah Marriot Galentine’s Day is the perfect time to get the girls together for a day of relaxing and bonding without a care in the world. BRUNCH Cooking brunch together is a great way to start the day however, if you’re looking for a…


The power of pink

Trump’s inauguration has affected millions of people, and mostly not in a good way. It is hard when things like this happen that really just make you think, damn, is there any good in this world? Then thousands and thousands of people of all genders and ages march to show that no, we’re not ok…


Best of 2016’s fashion II

Embroidery We have seen embroidered jeans and jackets covered in patches everywhere. Who knew sewing goals was going to become a thing? (Has it, or did I just make that up). Flowers power jeans and patch covered denim jackets have definitely been a high point of 2016. The Choker The chokers this year are bigger…

Fashion, Venue

Velvet Winter

It’s a difficult for me to admit, but a lot of the velvet around at the moment in Norwich is very cute. I had been a firm believer that Velvet was a horrible, horrible material – I mean, don’t you just hate it when you touch it in the wrong direction and it feels terrible?…

Fashion, Venue

Autumn/winter ‘16

Since carving a pumpkin and watching Strictly Come Dancing I’ve been feeling pretty autumnal so I thought we could have a look at this season’s biggest trends, where to get them and most importantly how to do it on a student budget. I’m talking, velvet, khaki, pumpkin spiced lattes, bovver boots, ponchos and more. I…

Fashion, Venue

Halloween Fashion

where? Vintage markets and charity stores are always great for little gems that aren’t too expensive and you don’t mind getting a bit ruined by not only fake blood but the usual LCR VK spillage. At the town hall side of Haymarket you can find lots of vintage stalls, but they’re not as cheap as…

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January 2022
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