Spring/Summer ‘18 Trend Report

By Katie Burke Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking The trend has reared its head yet again. Now synonymous with the spring season, as our surroundings begin to bloom again after the cold winter months, florals have been seen on the runways of designers such as Marni and Emilia Wickstead. The key with florals is not to be scared by them. If, like me, you’re not into … Continue reading Spring/Summer ‘18 Trend Report

Missguided’s Body Positive Campaign

By Katie Burke New Year, New Me. It has been long established that January is the time for people to break out their fitness clothing and begin some form of diet. Unfortunately, such ideas can have a negative impact through putting pressure on people’s perceptions of themselves. However, one fashion story was a positive light during what can be a difficult time for body positivity … Continue reading Missguided’s Body Positive Campaign

Giving Back This Christmas

By Katie Burke Fashion is often criticised for being too materialistic, whether or not that criticism is fair or prejudiced. However, with the world facing turbulent and unstable times, both socially and politically, the fashion world has stepped up. From political statements in runway shows such as Ashish or articles on current affairs appearing in fashion magazines, the industry is showing its ability to provide … Continue reading Giving Back This Christmas

Diversity in Contemporary Fashion

As the fashion industry gradually embraces diversity, Fifi Coughlan examines what still needs to be done In the October issue of Vogue, actress/singer/model Zoe Kravitz takes centre stage on the cover with her sultry pout and grungy aesthetic as “This year’s renegade star.” Kravitz’s appearance on British Vogue marks one of few magazine covers fronted by a person of colour. As I flick to the … Continue reading Diversity in Contemporary Fashion

College Bag Essentials

Staff writer Sadhbh Sullivan shares her top tips for packing your college bag this semester. We are all guilty of carrying some of the most unnecessary items in our bags. In fact, the average college-goer’s bag is likely to contain several unwanted receipts, a broken iPhone charger and traces of the night out before.  Life is hectic, and there’s simply not enough time in the … Continue reading College Bag Essentials