• Best Dressed at the 2019 Academy Awards

    The 91st Academy Awards on 24th February were not only a celebration of the incredible hardships and successes of those in the film industry, but were a treat for fashion followers. Who will be outrageous? Who will be the picture of elegance and class? Here are some chosen highlights from...
  • The Gucci blackface scandal is not a ‘learning experience’

    Earlier this month, the luxury fashion brand Gucci withdrew its ‘balaclava jumper’ from stores after being criticised for its blatant blackface resemblance. The knit top, which was retailing at an extortionate $890, with its black pull-up neck and over-sized red-lip caricature looks uncannily like the cartoons popular in the Jim...
  • Oscars 2019 Controversy: How Important is Hair and Makeup in Film?

    If the last few years have taught us anything, it is that the Oscar’s are nothing short of controversial. The 2013 awards saw Seth McFarlane tank with tasteless domestic violence jokes, and 2016 became the year of celebrity boycotting, a direct result of the predominantly white nominations list. So,...
  • Best Dressed at the 2019 SAG Awards

    The 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards was held on Sunday 27th January at the Shrine Auditorium in LA. To mark the 25th Anniversary of the event, the awards saw a star-studded crowd of the year’s best actors walk a silver, instead of red carpet. This year, softer shades were...
  • Fashion and Beauty: Trend Predictions for 2019

    It’s a new year, it’s a new season, and it’s time for Impact to give some predictions on the fashion and beauty trends for 2019. Time will tell if we see any of these on campus this year! 1) Layering Runways were filled with designs featuring a multitude of...
  • The Fast Fashion Footprint

    Public consciousness about sustainability is rising and thank goodness! We are becoming increasingly socially aware of the damage we are doing to the environment and we have already enacted change such as the 5p plastic bag charge or the Waste Nott campaign on the UoN campus. We are taking...
  • December Sales 2018 Expected to be Cheaper than in January

    Analyst reports indicate that Christmas shoppers will experience the sales prices usually seen in January a month earlier this year, so shopping now will get you a better deal than waiting until the New Year. Data from lovethesales.com suggest that there is a 63 per cent increase in clearance...