• Secondary School Dress Codes: Necessary or OTT?

    I remember very clearly how it felt to wear a uniform at school. The ease of waking up in the morning and throwing the same thing on, the sense of school identity, and the copious amounts of stuff I could fit into the many pockets of my blazer. But...
  • Brand Focus: Burberry

    How our obsession with streetwear continues… On campus, the proliferation of streetwear is easy to see. Long gone are the days when we walked around campus in figure-hugging garms. Now our silhouettes are as big and as bright as our futures (theoretically speaking) – we prefer puffer jackets to...
  • In defense of Gucci: Intellectual Property in Fashion.

    Recently it was announced that design powerhouse Gucci were going to tighten their lawsuit on the American fast-fashion chain, Forever 21. The latest in the onslaught of claims from Gucci is that Forever 21 have copied their trademark ‘blue-red-blue’ and ‘green-red-green’ stripe cuffs and webbing. As your style editor...
  • Impact Style talks to Wayne Stocks of Preloved Vintage Kilo

    Being avid vintage fans here at Impact Style, we were ecstatic when we were invited to interview the organiser of Preloved Vintage Kilo, Wayne Stocks, and access rails and rails of retro fashion! Here Wayne tells us about his worldwide travels in search of the perfect garments, and his...
  • Suitcase Essentials: Packing for China

    A holiday to China is high up on every tourist’s list; it’s rich with culture and full of exciting and interesting sights. Packing can be a little more difficult though. With such a varied climate and weather prone to shifting in an instant, deciding what to pack is a...
  • Impact Style Goes to: The Vintage Kilo Sale

    On Sunday 29th January, the travelling Vintage Kilo Sale Fair made its way to Nottingham Trent’s Student Union to be enjoyed by locals and students who fancied shopping for some wavy garments. By 11am, the queue was already spiraling around the student’s union. Considering most of these eager people...
  • Fashion Forward: Does fashion have to be political?

    In this series, Impact writer, Claire Elizabeth Seah, will consider the nature of fashion in relation to other subjects. Beginning with politics, she shares her opinions on whether fashion and politics are really as disparate as one might assume them to be. Queen Maxima of the Netherlands recently caused...