Fashion / 07/12/2021 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...

Fashion / 07/12/2021 The House of Gucci: What Makes or Breaks a Fashion Brand?

You’re probably aware that one of the most hotly anticipated films of the year has just been released: House of Gucci. As the title suggests, the film is based on the Gucci family’s rise to fashion domination. Starring singer and actress Lady Gaga alongside actor Adam Driver, the film examines the inner workings of the...

Fashion / 16/11/2021 Mary Quant – Defining an Era and Inspiring the Future of Fashion

Mary Quant has had a huge impact on the fashion industry. There is a very good chance that some clothes you wear today can be traced back to the foundations she laid.  However, unless you are a fashion-geek, you may have never heard of her. You may ask who she is, or what did she...

Fashion / 16/11/2021 Funky Trousers and Groovy Garms – How 1970’s Fashion is Stayin’ Alive

If I walked around UEA’s campus right at this moment, I am almost certain that I will see someone donning flared trousers, platform boots, or some sort of groovy print. Why is it that Generation Z are reconceptualising looks from decades ago, bringing back the Disco Era in all of its glory? The answer is...

Climate Change, Fashion / 16/11/2021 Colorifix: The Next Leading Company Calling For Change

On the 24th of October 2021, Norwich Science Festival hosted the event ‘Hello Future Fashion’, a panel of those representing their companies calling for a change in the fashion industry. One of these panelists was Duncan Rowe, the CTO of Colorifix, whom I had the pleasure to interview about Colorifix’s revolutionary methods in biotechnology. Colorifix...

Fashion / 26/10/2021 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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