• Is our Definition of Body Image Really our Own?

    Women and men spend an average of 5 hours and 3 hours per week respectively on personal grooming, according to GfK market research, and the study has shown they do so for self-affirmation. Indeed, dressing up nicely makes us feel good and confident. However, what came second from the respondents...
  • Behind the Scenes: Young Professionals Photoshoot

    Our new issue of Impact is centred on success and power, so what better way to round out a successful year for the magazine and Nottingham students than with a professional-themed photoshoot? Read on to find out what happened behind the scenes.   The theme for this issue spans...
  • Role Models: fashion favourites can be activists too

    Female models are in the spotlight for both their aesthetic and broader impact on the female population. Whilst recent dialogue has been more open about the impact of airbrushing, underweight models, and diversity in the fashion industry, many people dismiss female models as bad role models for young women....
  • Digital Detoxing: A week without Social Media.

    For someone who wants to work in media, you may ask what provoked me going cold turkey from social media. I wouldn’t say I was addicted, maybe a bit reliant. What provoked this hiatus was a wide and generally miserable feeling: A deep dissatisfaction that my summer isn’t quite...
  • Model Mistreatment – Balenciaga Stands Accused

    It’s that time of the year again where designers come together in arguably the world’s best dressed city and showcase their exquisite designs to set the latest trends for this year’s seasons. I am writing about none other than the highly esteemed Paris Fashion Week. Unfortunately, this year Fashion...
  • NYFW: Our Favourite Collections

    February 9th-17th 2017 marked one of the biggest style events in the fashion industry’s calendar. It was New York’s 74th year of hosting their fashion week, an event that always has everyone talking, because of the runway presentations from new and upcoming designers, over-the-top trends and classy looks. From the...
  • Impact Style talks to Bekki Brennan

    London Fashion Week is one of the ‘Big Four’ fashion showcases of the world (Milan, Paris, New York and London). It is essentially the epicentre of fashion; full of big, imposing names like Simon Rocha, Anya Hindmarch, Mulberry and more. So imagine you are a 22 year old, in...