Body Modification for the Public Eye: Bop or Flop?

[T.W Body Image Issues / Fatphobia Mentioned] Deputy Fashion Editor Sinéad McKeown grapples with the complex relationship between the condemnation of plastic surgery and the damnation of not being the beauty standard.     The rise of tabloid journalism can be traced back to the early 1900s, and since then we have seen a huge […]

Size* Matters (*tags don’t)

Emily Horgan investigates the reality behind high street clothing sizes.   I’m quite sure I’m not the only consumer in Ireland that shudders at the thought of shopping for clothes. Some of this discomfort is of my own creation: having a sense of style that cannot always be met on the highstreet—inspired by my father’s […]