• Selfridges is the latest fashion brand to ban exotic skins

    Fourteen years after the department store banned the sale of fur, the ban has now been extended to include exotic skins, starting in February 2020. The luxury store will still sell leather from agricultural livestock, a move which arguably reduces waste when animals are slaughtered for human consumption. The...
  • Top Fashion Bloggers to follow in 2019

    With eleven people joining social media every second, it is no wonder that people turn to platforms like Instagram when searching for fashion inspiration. Fashion blogs started emerging in the 2000s, but nowadays, with the never-ending increase in the accessibility of social media, self-proclaimed fashion gurus are able to...
  • Diversity and Inclusivity in the British Fashion Industry

    Inclusivity has become a buzz word for the fashion industry over the last few years, and it is undeniable that the runways are now more diverse than they were a decade ago. However, despite major changes in how the fashion world considers standards of beauty, it is also clear...
  • 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...
  • 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”...
  • Top Trends for Autumn Winter 2018

    With the beginning of Autumn semester fast approaching, I should be getting into the academic swing and preparing for my final year. Instead, I find myself lusting over this season’s newest trends as my ASOS wishlist stands at 131 items and counting. Regardless of my guilt, now the heatwave...
  • Industrial action: Action Short of a Strike in focus

    Last week the University and College Union (UCU) branches across the country voted to reject a deal offered by the UUK involving concessions to lecturers who stand to lose hundreds of thousands of pounds from the value of their pensions. Among the complaints the offer generated, was the demand...