• The Glorification of Being a Shopaholic

    25% off that enchanting top you’ve been gawking at all week! Buy one lipstick, get one for free! That thousand-pound necklace is now £990, what a bargain! Sales are everywhere. They’re plastered on walls, in front of shops, on cards, on social media, and even in your email box....
  • ‘Unrefined’: An Interview with UoN Fashion Society

    On the 25th November, UoN’s Fashion Scoiety hosted their fashion show titled ‘Unrefined’ at Alea Casino. Impact’s Jamey Waterhouse sat down to chat to Sara, the Media Director, Izzy, the Financial Officer and Website Director, and Josh, the President....
  • The Best Beauty Advent Calendars of 2022

    Advent calendars have long been an exciting way to count down to Christmas. In recent years, both luxury and drugstore brands have been releasing make-up filled versions. Often they are are elaborate and come with a high price tag, yet the products usually add up to more than the...
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    The History Of Advent Calendars

    Adaora Elliot delves into the history of advent calendars and how they came to be so widespread today....
  • Entering Your Twenties: The Growing Pains of Learning to Let Go

    When the clock struck the midnight of my eighteenth birthday, instead of knocking back a jager-bomb in celebration that I could finally buy alcohol legally, I spent the hour streaming tears into my bathroom sink pleading rather dramatically to my mum for her to not let me grow up....
  • How far should sustainable brands push consumerism?

    Jamey Heron-Waterhouse looks at whether increasing the sustainability of the fashion world requires ditching consumerism entirely....
  • Do we place too much value on uniforms?

    As soon as we were old enough to start school, uniform becomes a part of our everyday lives. Being costumed into pleated skirts, grey trousers, polo tops and a variety of coloured jumpers by our parents is the bane of every child's morning. Why did we have to look...