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Out with the old, in with the…old

22nd February 2023

Trend cycles make us individual, not unoriginal. In a world dominated by capital, originality is seemingly a falling trend. We live in a world of specific aesthetics, defined by micro trends which take ideas from high fashion and translate them into fast fashion dupes. I’m not here to tell you that fast fashion brands are ...

How low can you go?

20th October 2021

Elena Adams discusses the rise of the low-waisted jeans fashion trend. CW: Body image The early 2000s are memorable for many things, particularly fashion. Celebrities at the time were seen wearing skirts and dresses over jeans, a lot of Von Dutch tees, and baggy army cargo pants. It’s safe to say that most of these ...