Lifestyle



Manus x Machina: 3D printing in the fashion world

28th December 2021

Rachael Allan explores the future of accessible technologies in fashion. The fusion of fashion and technology was at the forefront of the media during the 2016 Met Gala, when the theme “Manus x Machina” was chosen as an exploration into this unfamiliar dynamic. Manus (the hand) meeting machina (the machine) is fundamental to fashion, and ...


A student’s guide to eating out on a budget in Glasgow

24th December 2021

Writer Derry Wyllie is here to save your overdraft with five of the best budget-friendly restaurants in Glasgow. Paesano  If you’re looking for a restaurant that will satisfy your tastebuds without costing too much, look no further than Paesano. The pioneer of authentic Neapolitan pizza in Glasgow, Paesano, is arguably life changing. Friends from far ...


How to deal with horrible housemates

24th December 2021

Dishes piling up in the sink and teabags mysteriously going missing? Writer Iona Macwhirter-Harley tells us how to deal with our housemates being human. Picture the scene: you’re returning home to your student halls after a long day of blended learning. You throw open the front door, desperate for a cup of tea. Alas! Someone ...


How to quarantine in a uni flat

24th December 2021

Tested positive or contacted by track and trace? Writer Melody Sequeira tells us how she survived two quarantines in her university bedroom. As someone who has had to quarantine twice for 10 days each time, I think I am experienced enough to talk about how to handle a quarantine. It is difficult to quarantine in ...


Reviewing Cuenca, Ecuador

24th December 2021

Writer Annika Kapp encourages you to travel to break the stereotypes of Latin America the media may have given you. Driving into Cuenca at night for the first time was a magical experience. In the darkness, I could barely make out the silhouettes of the Andes mountains. As we descended down the windy roads into ...


Setting Boundaries: Your relationship

24th December 2021

For the second article in our setting boundaries series, Becca Luke gives advice on setting boundaries to benefit yourself and your relationship. Establishing boundaries is necessary in relationships. Without them there is nothing stopping you and your partner morphing into one co-dependant blob. Boundaries set expectations, tolerances, and help self-preservation, as well as allow respect ...


Is gender-neutral clothing too masculine?

24th December 2021

The gender-neutral section of many retailers looks suspiciously like the men’s section… If you type “gender-neutral clothing” into Google, you will be inundated with tens of thousands of hits – ads, websites, listicles of the 10, 12, 20 best gender-neutral clothing brands, and articles exploring just what gender-neutral clothing actually is? Unisex clothes gives you ...


Packing light: how to make travelling that bit easier

24th December 2021

Claire Thomson offers advice on travelling while keeping the baggage to a minimum. We’re all starting to get excited about the prospect of going away for the weekend again, but the thought of what to pack often makes us want to stay at home. It’s always the what-if situations that scare us into overpacking and ...


Is faux the way to go?

19th December 2021

Elena Adams weighs up the pros and cons to wearing animal products in a time where ethical and sustainable consumption is in the spotlight.  In the past, fur has been perceived as a symbol of wealth and status. However, in recent years many major fashion companies have banned it: Gucci in 2017, Versace in 2019 ...


Fashion’s French love affair

19th December 2021

Fashion can be fickle, but the style of the French New Wave era continues to appeal to the fashion world. Why? Trends come and go, but classics are forever. Few styles can boast about holding such a mantle, yet, with a hypnotically red-lipped smile and raised eyebrow, La Nouvelle Vague has endured.  It comes as ...