Tag: Shopping

News

Norwich shops reopen as country-wide restrictions on non-essential businesses ease

Non-essential businesses in Norwich have begun to reopen in line with the nationwide easing of restrictions. After nearly three months of lockdown, businesses including clothes, electronics, and phone retailers have started to open again. Shops that do reopen have to have clear signs showing they are following the government’s COVID-19 guidelines. Thus, stores must limit…

Fashion, Venue

5 students on shopping during lockdown

 It is hardly a secret that fast fashion brands are continuing to place huge pressure on courier services despite the obvious risks associated with handling large quantities of parcels. As such, I am making an effort to support smaller businesses during the current situation. Though buying from smaller businesses still invites risk (the goods still…

Travel

Airports: High-flyers and more

Throughout our lives, we spend a lot of our time in airports, even more so since travelling is highly accessible in this day and age. Your experience in an airport can completely affect your mood for the rest of your trip which is why it’s important for them to be accommodating and pleasant spaces. Here’s…

Global

New York No Place For Amazon

Amazon’s decision to abort plans to bring 25,000 jobs to New York City plays straight into the hands of critics. The proposed second headquarters promised investment in infrastructure and employment opportunities for the working people of Long Island City. However, just two hours after meeting with residents and community leaders, Jeff Bezos announced his decision…

Features

One minute and a learning disability

One minute and a learning disability is all that stands between me and my twin sister, Emily. This meant that my leaving home to go to university was a big shock to Emily’s system. Emily has A-typical autism with developmental delay meaning that she needs more support in order to help her understand tasks and…

Features

A Fine Sex Shop

Norwich’s beautiful side streets and lanes are famous for their independent, interesting shops, but one of the more titillating and lesser known amongst them is ‘Sin Sins Boutique of Love’ on St Benedict’s street. Located between the Platform 12 bar and Norwich Art Supplies, it blends in perfectly as a steady part of the high…

Fashion

Fashion Trends to keep and forget in 2019

The new hues of 2018: Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the numerous products released by various cosmetics companies and collaborations; in 2018 alone, Jeffree Star released three full palettes and announced a fourth at the beginning of December. The release of the formidable James Charles x Morphe palette saw a huge range of…

Fashion

The disappearing high street

The battle between high-street shops, and shopping online is one that has become more competitive over recent years. I’m sure every one of us has had the crisis where we’ve got a night out but nothing to wear. Do you pop into town to pick up something new, or do you go online and have…

Fashion

Christmas Occasion Outfits

An upcoming event for Christmas can evoke a great deal of panic. ‘What do I wear?’ is typically the first thought to flash through your mind. If you are stuck for ideas or just want a little inspiration, look no further. Going all out? Go for glitter If it’s a big event and you’ve got…

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