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The rise of the Y2K aesthetic

The phrase ‘Y2K aesthetic’ refers to all things 2000s nostalgia and, at present, it’s enjoying a bit of a renaissance, resonating in particular with young adults who grew up watching shows like Lizzie McGuire and The Powerpuff Girls on TV. Fashion brands have been quick to notice this trend and incorporate nods to it in…

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Finding your style 101

University dress code can be terrifying because, for the most part, there isn’t one! The best thing about this is that the opportunities are endless, and it’s the perfect chance to experiment and find your own personal style!  Don’t be afraid to dress comfy for class! One mistake I made was feeling the pressure of…

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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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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…

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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…

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Latest trends from UUK

Universities UK (UUK) have published their latest report on patterns and trends in higher education for 2018. The report covers the academic year for 2016-17, a total of 2,316,475 students were studying at higher education establishments within the UK. At little over 1m, 44% of those in education were new entrants onto programs at these…

Fashion, Venue

Coat trends

It’s almost Christmas. The air is getting colder and the days darker. A coats is the one item you’ll wear the most this season, so it’s worth investing in. Here is a roundup of the biggest coat trends this winter. Puffer Coat The puffer has returned from last year. Whether you love them or hate…

Fashion, OldVenue

Gender in Fashion

When it comes to fashion, there has always been a divide of gender – womenswear and menswear sections in stores and online, promoting clothing that is suitably masculine or feminine, as well as pieces that are cut differently for their presumed consumers’ measurements. Skirts are available in womenswear, a plethora of baggy trousers, trendy jumpers…

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