Tag: Fashion

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The issue with ‘blackfishing’

The term “blackfishing” stems from the term “catfishing”, which describes people who are pretending to be something they are not online. With “blackfishing”, people alter their racial appearance to appear Black to gain followers and capitalise off of the “coolness” of appearing Black. This is often done by fake-tanning several shades darker than their natural…

Fashion, Venue

The cult of Supreme

If you find yourself walking through the streets of SoHo and stumble across a queue of hundreds of young people eagerly awaiting something, you might assume a movie star or singer is in the vicinity. However, the more plausible answer, is that you’ve stumbled across a Supreme shop.  Instantly recognisable (whether you’re a fashion fanatic…

Fashion, Venue

Make your hair an afro

I read the note passed to me as I sit in my year nine French class. I’m the only girl of African descent in a sea of white. I am hyper-aware the instruction is meant for me.  I read the note again and glance up to see if anyone’s looking at me. They are. All…

Fashion, Venue

To Buy or Not to Buy; Micro Bags

We should’ve seen it coming; micro tech, micro pigs, finally the micro trend has infiltrated the fashion industry, resulting in some of the smallest handbags known to man. Obviously, micro bags aren’t exactly useful – at the AMAs, Lizzo was a vision in Valentino, choosing to pair her ruffled mini dress with a tiny Valentino…

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