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Travel

Travelling after graduation

As I approach the end of my fourth year of university, a break from the stress is much needed. Whilst everyone around me are applying for a permanent job, my intention is to travel – to see the world before I reluctantly find a job and start paying off my student debt! Having finished my…

Arts

Does this make me look like a president? Trump’s image in portraiture

Donald Trump is notoriously fastidious when it comes to his portraits. Two works that both had antipodal receptions come to mind when I think of the television personality-turned-politician. The first one is Andy Thomas’ The Republican Club, which depicts a scene of imagined camaraderie between the past Republican presidents Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford, Reagan, both…

Fashion

Double denim: classic, cosy and casual

Double denim has an established reputation, the fabric has been a staple for over 100 years. It’s versatility and durability makes it ideal everyday wear. When you see double denim worn you might shudder, but double denim has evolved from the faded blue on faded blue, Cowboys or 90’s teenagers into the latest fashion trend….

Fashion

The New Naked Cherry Palette

Urban Decay’s Naked Palette has been about for years. Back in high school the only makeup I owned was a mascara, concealer, and the Urban Decay Naked 1. With winter beginning, the current colour palette for any makeup enthusiast is rusty oranges and plum reds. I recently bought the Urban Decay Naked Cherry Palette and…

Fashion

Face masks: are they worth the fuss?

Face masks, for me, have always been a sociable skin treatment option.  I wash my face every morning and night with whatever sensitive face wash was last on offer in Boots. I make sure to cleanse after with some facial toner. And, when my face is feeling oilier than normal, I will sit over a…

Arts

Beloved Banksy painting destroyed

In today’s society, there’s a lot of discourse surrounding art ownership. Does the art belong to the artist once it has been mass-produced and sold in the form of merchandise? Personally, I have always appreciated the anonymous street artist Banksy’s combination of art, politics and dark humour in a form that is frowned upon by…

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