• 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...
  • Ariana Grande’s Thank U Next: The style lowdown

    Ariana Grande’s highly anticipated ‘Thank U Next’ music video was released on the 30th of November and broke YouTube’s record for the most views within the first twenty-four hours of release. Many will argue it was the swift and shady references to her ex-boyfriends in her Regina George style...
  • Chanel has banned the use of exotic skins: how should we feel about this?

    Exotic skins (crocodiles, lizards, snakes and even stingray) have been used by designers at high-end, luxury fashion labels such as Chanel, Gucci and Balenciaga for many years. In recent times, an increasing number of labels have banned the use of fur in their collections, amid increasing pressures from organisations...
  • Where to shop online this Black Friday weekend?

    Black Friday weekend is undoubtedly a huge part of the entire pre-Christmas seasonal experience. So here are the best online clothing stores for you to shop until you drop this weekend. ASOS ASOS provides an offer of 20% off everything for the entire Black Friday weekend. The “new in”...
  • Is Victoria’s Secret outdated?

    Victoria’s Secret was founded in 1977 with a mission to change the fashion of the time for women to wear simple and ‘pragmatic’ underwear, and to leave anything more elaborate for special occasions like honeymoons and anniversaries. One of the objectives was originally to ensure that every woman, upon...