• Pretty Little Thing’s ‘Provocative’ Advert – Empowering or Objectifying Women?

    Online shopping brands constantly come under scrutiny for their fast-fashion, cheap clothing and unethical manufacturing. But is there also a detrimental impact from their marketing ploys?...
  • A Review of the Pretty Little Thing X Molly-Mae Collection

    Love Island. The event of the summer. It can’t be mentioned without conjuring up images of fake eyelashes, pristine hair and hopeful romances. However, a prominent feature that has kept us all interested in the program, or more importantly its contenders, is their style....
  • Why the Primark Online Shopping Rumours are Actually a Blessing

    News broke out this week that Primark was finally launching online shopping as well as a click and collect service for its customers. Fans were excited and social media hit off with many claiming this was ‘what they’ve been waiting for’. Unfortunately, for these fans, the rumours seem to...
  • Charity Shop Shopping

    If you are not a bargain loving thrifter, get to be! What is not to love about charity shop shopping?! Charity shops are filled with one-off items and lots of original vintage clothing. These days it is so easy to look the same as everyone else; when a new...
  • The One Pence per Garment Charge Aiming to Reverse the Dangers of Fast Fashion

    In the age of fast fashion and throwaway trends, MPs have proposed that manufacturers should be charged 1p per item of clothing that they make. With high street brands like Primark, New Look and H&M churning out new styles at a rapid rate and cheap sales no longer reserved...
  • 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...
  • 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...