In the wake of a UCC Confessions post lambasting tracksuit-wearers, guest editor Sinead Gallivan wore the same outfit to college for a week to see if people really care what you wear to college. As if from thin air, UCConfessions emerged on Twitter as a much-followed confessional page, offering UCC students an opportunity to post their unfiltered thoughts — leading to outrage … Continue reading Week in My Wardrobe: Guest Edition
Sarah Collins reveals the top trends of the autumn/winter season. From silhouette to colours, this is your comprehensive guide to the season. Nothing beats winter dressing. On cold mornings, there’s nothing better than being snuggled up in woolly jumpers, big coats and boots. As we all know, with a new season comes new fashion trends and whether you want to update your wardrobe or … Continue reading A/W 19 Fashion Trends
Laurie Shelly examines whether fashion has lost its cultural influence in the 21st century In their examination of the Spring/Summer 2018 collections, British Vogue reported that pencil skirts, the “fifties wardrobe staple,” were back, along with “sixties leather” and the “eighties allure” of slip dresses. It was wistfully noted after the Autumn/Winter 2017/18 collections that “every era got a catwalk airing, but the seventies forged … Continue reading Is Fashion Dead?
Ciara Buckley offers an analysis of the homoerotic subtext behind the world’s most famous mystery-solving duo, Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson, and its relation to the recent trend of queerbaiting. Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes first shot to critical acclimation in 1887 when Ward Lock & Co published A Study in Scarlet, the earliest appearance of the famed Victorian figure and his sidekick. This … Continue reading JohnLocked
Jennifer Shanahan compiles a guide of this season’s new makeup looks Lips Autumn/winter makeup is associated with darker shades, often reds and browns, along with plum and berry tones. This is an obvious departure to the more natural colours we often gravitate towards in the spring and summer months. The seasonal transition is often most clearly seen in the changing trends in lip colour, and … Continue reading A/W 2015: MakeUp Trends Edit
Rachel Muckley discusses vintage vlogging and its influences on much more than just fashion The year may not be 1942 but that hasn’t stopped the ladies who YouTube in the most glorious way possible – delivering authentic vintage beauty tutorials – from living it up like Grace Kelly is the current style icon and Teddy Roosevelt is still the US President. Every inch the pin-up … Continue reading Vintage Vibes