Lily Boag

Fashion

The Looks of Paris Fashion Week

Various A-list celebrities were spotted at the fashion extravaganza that was Paris Fashion Week from the end of February to the beginning of March, as luxurious fashion brands introduced their dramatic fall collections from Dior, Chanel and Valentino to Louis Vuitton, Balmain, and Saint Laurent. Sitting front row and sauntering the fashion shows in their…

Creative Writing, Venue

TV SAG Award Winners

On 27th February, the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards was presented and broadcast live at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California in celebration of the best performances in film and television for 2021. With the nominees announced in early January by Rosario Dawson and Vanessa Hudgens, there was much to look forward to…

Features

Why we should all be cheerleaders

In early February I attended the UEA Angels’ Cheer Squad event ‘So You Think You Can Cheer Dance’, a competition in which members of both women and men’s UEA sport teams can voluntarily compete, taking part in the challenge to learn a cheer routine choreographed by cheer coaches which they must perform on stage to…

TV

The Women of Euphoria

A beautifully honest and illuminating teen drama television series, Euphoria has captivated its viewers with its authentic and empathetic depiction of high school students grappling with their identity, personal traumas, and explorations of love, friendships, sex, and drugs. Starring Zendaya, who plays the series’ narrator Rue Bennet, a teenage drug addict trying to return to…

Music, Venue

Women in the Music Industry

Underrepresented and underpaid, women’s professional contribution to the musical arts has been historically undermined, with the music industry often being defined as a male-dominant field in which men primarily benefit from music production sales. While women artists, creatives, producers, and music label executives only make up a small proportion of the industry (despite several individual…

Books

Most Iconic Contemporary Women Writers

Whilst there are many iconic contemporary women writers who could easily win the top-spots on this list, there are three British authors dominating my bookshelves this International Women’s Day. Bringing women together, these authors offer comfort and reassurance to their female readers as they spotlight the feminine perspective, raise important issues about womanhood, and forefront…

Fashion

The Rising It-Girls of Euphoria

A Gen-Z sensation, HBO’s American teen-drama series Euphoria has not only become an instant television success since the first season’s release in 2019, but returning for its second season this January, is now one of the most inspirational series for fashion searches around the globe. Following a messy friendship group with a graphic storyline, Euphoria…

Features

Singlehood in the Holiday Season

So here it is. You’ve just come out of a long-term relationship. Maybe you were having problems for a while, or maybe the breakup came completely out of the blue. Either way, you’re heartbroken, and even a little bit soul broken. To put it simply, you feel lost. You know you’re ready to move on,…

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