• Behind the Scenes: Gatsby Photoshoot

    For our next print issue of Impact, we played with the theme of ‘time’ to produce a Gatsby/1920s-inspired photoshoot. This is what happened behind the scenes. The initial idea was developed by our resident Food Editor, Rosa Morgan, Head of Lifestyle, Charlotte Hegley, our Online Editor, Sophie Hunt and...
  • Killer Cosmetics

    120 billion units of packaging are produced in the global cosmetics industry annually, most of it is excess plastic and non-recyclable. “Many cosmetic brands are now ‘cruelty-free’ and ‘vegan’” In our current climate, the typical consumer has become more aware of these environmental issues, catalysing a shift towards more...
  • The Best Christmas Jumpers of 2018

    Christmas season is officially upon us, and even you grinches who insist on the festivities being reigned in until December 1st can’t deny that! This means Christmas jumpers are back in store, and here are some of the best of 2018. Primark is with the times with this design. Millennial...
  • Style Icon – Leonardo DiCaprio in Romeo + Juliet

    I don’t know about you, but I’m still hung up over Baz Lurhmann’s 1996 masterpiece, Romeo + Juliet. Young Claire Danes and a pre-Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio? Exquisite cinematography? An amazing 90’s-inspired soundtrack? A love story intertwined with a mafia crime family narrative? Original Shakespearean dialogue in a contemporary setting?...
  • Fashion Through The Ages

    Our mothers’ love and care is something we all miss during our long semesters away at uni, so here’s what mothers in the most beloved sitcoms wore throughout the 20th century. The 1950s: Lucy Ricardo from I Love Lucy was the picture of middle class housewife style that was...
  • Campus Style: the Looks on Campus this Winter

    Stroll—or speed-walk—through campus and you’re sure to spot some eye-catching and inspiring looks. So what’s the UoN campus fashion looking like this winter? I scanned the crowds and figured out what was most popular amidst the masses. Puffer jackets – my, my, these are everywhere. I’ve found myself surrounded...
  • Halloween Outfits: Celebrity Edition

    With just a few days to go until one of the most anticipated days in the fashion diaries of celebrities, Impact rounds-up five of the best celebrity Halloween costumes over the years. From Heidi Klum’s iconic grandma look to Kylie’s seductive Christina Aguilera costume, we’ve certainly seen an array...