Fashion, Venue / 03/05/2022 Is Cosmetic Surgery on its Way Out?

Cosmetic surgery can do a lot for a person’s self-confidence. Take Khloé Kardashian, who admitted she loves her nose job and regretted not getting it done sooner. But recently a wave of celebrities have come out saying that they either regret their surgery or have had cosmetic procedures reversed. Bella Hadid spoke about getting a...

Fashion, Venue / 03/05/2022 The Head-Turning Looks at Coachella 2022

Recently, the highly-anticipated Coachella took place, a festival which we Brits associate with glitz and glamour – the opposite of what we are used to. Coachella is predominantly known for its impressive line-up which, this year, consisted of Harry Styles and Billie Eilish – even Swedish House Mafia popped in to say hi. The event...

Fashion / 22/03/2022 The Spring Closet Essentials

Spring is relief. Taking a breath after being submerged in the inky, winter sea. Winter’s blues, blacks, and grey, pinstripe and sequins, melt off our skin when it is just about warm enough. As much layering fur in the winter is a survival instinct, so is shedding it. The spring is emerging from the depths,...

Fashion / 22/03/2022 How the Fashion World is Responding to the Conflict in Ukraine

By now, everyone is aware of the heart-wrenching events taking place in Ukraine. There is an overwhelming helplessness when watching Russia’s attempts of control from the sidelines. These past few weeks have also seen numerous Fashion Week taking place, and it has caused designers and big names in the industry to help Ukraine as much...

Fashion / 22/03/2022 The Looks of Paris Fashion Week

Various A-list celebrities were spotted at the fashion extravaganza that was Paris Fashion Week from the end of February to the beginning of March, as luxurious fashion brands introduced their dramatic fall collections from Dior, Chanel and Valentino to Louis Vuitton, Balmain, and Saint Laurent. Sitting front row and sauntering the fashion shows in their...

Fashion / 01/03/2022 The Rising It-Girls of Euphoria

A Gen-Z sensation, HBO’s American teen-drama series Euphoria has not only become an instant television success since the first season’s release in 2019, but returning for its second season this January, is now one of the most inspirational series for fashion searches around the globe. Following a messy friendship group with a graphic storyline, Euphoria...

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2021 and Fashion: An Overview

The story our clothing and bodies tell fashion is one of the few social art forms. It is both personal and communal, necessity and luxury, camouflage and spotlight. The way we dress gives us the opportunity to express ourselves to others while allowing others to form judgments and assumptions. Whether we are interested in controlling…

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Fashion Companies to Limit Overall Clothing Production

Are consumers buying too many clothes? We all know that buying from huge fast-fashion companies has a detrimental impact on the environment. The fast-fashion industry has experienced rapid growth in the last few years. This was heightened during the pandemic, due to the increased popularisation of online shopping which churns out hundreds of new designs…

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The Changing Nature of Halloween Costumes

The evenings get colder, the leaves turn brown, and the smell of Pumpkin Spiced lattes is in the air – autumn is officially here, meaning Halloween is right around the corner. With pubs and clubs reopening, 2021 offers an exciting opportunity to pick a costume or three to celebrate spooky season. However, with the huge…

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Highlights from 2021 Paris Fashion Week

This season’s Paris Fashion Week took place from 27th September until 5th October. It was another memorable nine days amidst a pandemic. The event first started in 1973 and typically takes place twice a year in the fashion capital of the world. Paris Fashion Week is one of the biggest and well-known fashion events of…


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