Tag: Vintage

Fashion

Norwich Menswear Hot Spots

Among the extensive variety of large high street retailers, Norwich presents a teaming expanse of vintage and independent menswear outlets. Within today’s materialistic society and ‘throw away’ culture, with roughly 300,000 tonnes of clothing going to landfill every year in the UK, vintage clothing helps the struggling environment by offering itself as a sustainable, ethical,…

Fashion

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…

Fashion

Second Hand September

Forget aimlessly wandering around Chapelfield the next time clothing inspiration strikes (or the student loan drops) and head into the older part of town to hunt for second hand bargains. There are a couple of havens around Norwich, where you can dig through baskets and rails of clothing to find pieces to add to your…

Science

Live life a little greener

Many of us has seen the massive increase in awareness around climate issues in recent months. With Extinction Rebellion taking Norwich by storm, and students planning to walk out on 15 March for #youthstrike4climate, it is clear massive action needs to be taken. But all that is futile if we don’t all do our part….

Fashion

The new neon and winged eyeshadow

2018 saw the return of the 80’s velvet and corduroy as fashionable fabrics to include in your wardrobe. 2019 is continuing this – Instagram feeds include artistic neon wonders with jet black eyeliner to compliment. Kendell Jenner’s Instagram photo of her with vivid green eyes set others off on the hunt for the boldest looks…

Music

40 years of indie: enter Mr Shankly

To celebrate 40 years of indie music, Lewis Oxley explores the history of the most British of genres, charting the four decades of indie over three issues. 40 years ago, an undercurrent was gently starting to rumble in the UK music scene. The next generation of youth, facing the torrents of unemployment that marked the…

Global

Forever Toto

Echoing one of the song’s most famous lines, it’s gonna take a lot to take away the sounds of Toto’s ‘Africa’ from the Namib Desert. Artist Max Siedentopf has set up an installation of six speakers with the 1982 hit playing on loop, assisted by solar batteries. He wanted the song to play for eternity…

TV

You Choose – Bandersnatch Review

Is this 80s period piece a step into the future for Netflix? Charlie Brooker’s latest feature-length episode from the anthology series Black Mirror places power and sanity in the hands of the viewer. Within the first couple of minutes you’re asked to make decisions on what you have for breakfast and the music you listen…

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…

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