Tag: confidence

Fashion

A Lacquer of Shame

The theme was ‘60s; my costume was gaudy. Wearing a floral shirt, long white flares, and an extravagant amount of glitter, I spent the night dancing with friends. Lighting up my nails was a sloppily-painted mix of dayglo yellow and fluorescent pink. My glasses? Rose-tinted, of course. Looking back this was a night that changed…

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‘I’m tired of countless sexist comments’

The other day I was having an internal dispute that I often have: how to be a palatable feminist. In other words, how do I engage actively with feminism, always questioning people’s internalised misogyny whilst not being portrayed as an irritating ‘man-hater’?  I used to be one of those girls that didn’t want to cause much…

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All that glitters in HBO’s Euphoria

HBO’s breakout show Euphoria had everybody hooked over summer. Not only have the characters and their stories stayed with us, but so has the fashion and makeup. The makeup on the show, created by Donni Davy, isn’t just part of a costume, it is key in visualising character development and can most clearly be seen…

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Confidence

Public speaking always terrified me. I hated the sound of my own voice Amplified through the microphone, Every crack of my throat audible against the silence of the room. I feared the multitude of faces Staring at me like dolls lined up in a toyshop, Their marble eyes glued to my body. I shuddered at…

Fashion

Summer Dresses or Sweater Weather?

Instead of hiding your favourite summer pieces at the back of your closet as soon as the weather starts changing, flaunt them as transitional pieces between summer and fall using these simple tips and tricks! To kick off, dark shades are a fall essential, such as burgundy, navy and grey. While dressing for the transitional…

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