Tag: Gucci

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The North Face x Gucci: a dreamy collaboration

Remember DofE? Those practical, waterproof, sturdy boots teamed with rustling, generic, boring, hiking clothes? A fashion sin! For years, outdoor apparel happily paralleled the world of high fashion.  Different audiences, different aesthetics and different intentions ensured that the two worlds underwent little collision. The North Face x Gucci’s latest collaboration changes all that, for it…

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Gucci guilty over jumper faux pas

Oscar Wilde once claimed that ‘Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months’. This statement rings painfully true with the luxury fashion house Gucci after recently being accused of blackface following the release of a turtleneck jumper. While the design was pulled from the brands website…

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UEA fashionistas caught on camera

Zoe Huang, third year (@zoe_loveuuu) Third year Zoe’s absolutely crushing it with this high fashion autumnal get up, sourced entirely from Selfridges, London. The amazing Gucci sneakers are the centre-piece of the outfit, brightening the whole thing up a notch. Fashion week ready! Moriah Ogunbiyi, first year (@moriah_ogunbiyi) Moriah’s looks have caught our eye many…

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Gucci fur ban shows consumer power

The main reason given for discontinuing the use of fur is because it’s ‘outdated’ and unfashionable. While there’s a nod to environmentalism and animal welfare, that’s because it’s targeted at the millennial generation. The focus on whether using fur is ethical or fashionable also masks another reason for not using fur: it’s expensive. It is…

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