• The Battle of Online vs. In-Store Shopping

    Shopping is one of those marmite activities that people either absolutely adore or completely detest. For those of us who fall in the first category, we can choose between two methods of shopping: online or in-store....
  • #ThisIsNotConsent:  Ireland’s Rape Trial Reveals Pervasive Rape Culture

    Earlier this month, a court in Ireland found a 27 year old man not guilty of raping a 17 year old girl, after the defence lawyer told the jury that they had ‘to look at the way she was dressed. She was wearing at thong with a lace front’....
  • Making extra money over summer: Depop edition

    If you are strapped for cash this summer and do not have the time for a job (or your job is not paying enough), then Depop is the way to go… If you know me, then you know I am a massive shopaholic, buying most of my clothes online....
  • The BAFTAs – A catwalk for change.

    After a wealth of shocking and saddening revelations in the last few months, it is no surprise that there has been more interest surrounding the support of the Me Too and Time’s Up campaigns at this year’s BAFTA’s than of the awards and winners themselves. The majority of attendees...
  • Style Icon: A$AP Rocky

    Placing at #20 in GQ’s coveted ‘50 Best-Dressed Men’ list in 2017, Rakim “A$AP Rocky” Mayers has become a figurehead and an icon for contemporary menswear and style. Cementing himself as a modern style inspiration, the Harlem-based rapper charged into the fashion world strategically alongside his rise as a...
  • 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...
  • Fashion as a form of protest: purposeful or shallow?

    Fashion has never been a stranger to political protests. It all began in the 19th and 20th centuries when avant-garde artists displayed their opinions of society via t-shirt slogans and anti-establishment dress codes. For example, the most notorious example that comes to mind is when Katherine Hamnett, esteemed British...