• When Did Feminism Become Trendy?

    Defined by the Oxford dictionary, a feminist is ‘a person who supports the belief that women should have the same rights and opportunities as men’, and is a sweeping political movement taking place all over the world. Women from every corner of the world are demanding equal rights in...
  • 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...
  • Top Hair Trends of 2017

    From the classic fringe to vivid colour, 2017 has shown us some interesting hair trends. Here are the top 5 trends seen over the year so far, ranging from classic styles that never seem to go out of fashion to some which can be considered more innovative! The Wig...
  • What even is a trend?

    Trend. It reflects the concept of being “in the moment”, temporary, fleeting. It is the antonym of timeless. Which is why it is ironic, that the word itself seems to have a permanent longevity and is unlikely to be rendered obsolete any time soon. “The very nature of trends...
  • New York Fashion Week: The Look For Less

    With Fashion Month is in full swing, Impact Style will be bringing you the best looks from each of the 4 cities for Autumn Winter 2015/16. But here’s the best bit: we’ve trailed the high street to get ahead of the trends and let you know what’s available now...