Fashion



Making a statement: fashion and female leadership

30th April 2021

Our columnist Haneul Lee considers whether it’s anti-feminist to label fashion coverage as insignificant.  Though I am in no way a fashion expert, the media coverage of various female leaders over the past few years piqued my interest. The number of women getting involved in politics has been rising – in the UK, there has ...


The value of upcycling

4th April 2021

Rejuvenating and repurposing items for your living space. When the first lockdown was announced last March, I, like so many others, panicked at the thought of having so much free time and impulsively bought 150 embroidery threads spanning the entire colour spectrum. Upcycling is the conversion of old belongings into something new and repurposing them ...


Clothing my conundrum of conscience

8th March 2021

Theatre Editor Ananya Vankatesan looks at the troubles surrounding ethical fashion. I don’t know about you but I love dressing up. I love looking at the mirror, admiring my outfit, and telling myself that I look drop-dead gorgeous. In order for me to do that, I need to buy dresses that I like, outfits that ...


From runway to screen

23rd February 2021

Ahead of Milan fashion week, Olivia Marrins details what it will look like on-screen. As nearly every social event is rescheduled, cancelled, or taken to Zoom, it is no surprise that Milan fashion week has traded up bustling live venues for digital runways. This fashion exhibition showcases autumn/winter 2021/2022 collections across January and February through ...


Theatre of Fashion

7th February 2021

The McQueen empire, RiRi’s Fenty and beyond. “If I like it or not, my shows are a form of entertainment”  Alexander McQueen, 2010. In the first half of the 20th century, fashion shows were little more than small scale marketing vehicles used to entice wealthy clients into purchasing a couturiers collection. Enter the 60s, where ...


Rethinking your wardrobe for winter

9th November 2020

Olivia Marrins explores ways to utilise and adapt what’s already in your wardrobe.           Let’s face it, who can’t resist the arrival of the winter collections on the high street? Fresh wool coats and cosy jumpers is all anyone needs to entice them into buying a whole new wardrobe for the upcoming season.  As we ...