Trends that will shape the fashion industry in 2021

The pandemic has posed the biggest problem for the fashion industry to date, and it is unclear how long it will take the industry to recover. With people forced to stay at home the need for new clothes has diminished and there has been a lack of footfall in physical stores. Changes in consumer behaviour…

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Top 10 reads of 2020

I’ve always loved reading, but I didn’t fall in love with literature until I discovered Toni Morrison. I read Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison alongside Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison and was in awe. When I started university (and stopped studying English Literature) my reading habits changed, and I always felt that I didn’t…

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Some recent outfits

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted any of my outfits so here we are! Finding my personal style has been a journey for me but I’ve come to realise that I’ve always known what I liked to wear but have always been too ‘scared’ to actually wear it. Two of my biggest insecurities…

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How do we tackle racism?

During my year abroad, I took a class called Discrimination Law and Diversity in which I had my first black teacher. In this class we tackled the question of how to effectively deal with the race problem in America, which can also apply to the UK. The first thing we discussed was the difference between…

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Meghan’s farewell wardrobe

A few months ago, Meghan Markle and her husband Harry announced that they would be stepping back from their royal duties. This caused a lot of controversy among the British public, with many people acting as if they would be personally affected. Nevertheless, on Monday, they performed their final engagement as working members of the…

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Is men’s fashion devoid of creativity?

Fashion is often perceived as female territory, but men are also able to enjoy the thrill of a curated outfit. However, when thinking of men’s fashion, a limited number of things come to mind. The styles that men often feel comfortable wearing fall into a small number of categories which can cause difficulties for menswear…

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Met Gala 2020: what’s it all about?

The Met Gala is undoubtedly the most extravagant affair in the fashion calendar. The themed event enables the invitees to communicate a concept through a curated outfit whilst attending a rather clandestine dinner and exhibition. The theme for 2020 – About time: Fashion and Duration. Andrew Bolton, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute curator,…

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