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Alice’s budget friendly adventures up The Pap of Glencoe

In an age of budget airlines and instantly shareable seductive holiday snaps, it is hardly surprising that most of us consider a long weekend in Lisbon or Rome as the ideal way to de-stress from the demands of their degree. As fortunate as we are to be able to jet-set with relative ease, we can […]

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A first hand account of what the world of model casting is really like

When I told my friend that I was attending a model casting, the sheepishness in my voice was audible. A professional model herself, she took part in the show a year previously, and I was desperate for advice. Compared to her, I felt like a wannabe hellbent on a level of rejection that bordered on […]

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Fashion Edit: regenerate your wardrobe

Keeping the pieces in your wardrobe fresh can be an expensive endeavour. It is easy to rush out and buy trendy items on impulse when feeling uninspired – trust me, as I write this, I’m staring at a highly questionable pair of ‘Japanese’ print culottes. Recently I have been trying a new tactic: the ‘do-it-yourself’ […]

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A runway of nostalgia: discussing fashions from the past

On the eve of Alexa Chung’s latest collaboration with M&S, the trend of designers looking to the past for inspiration is taking up space everywhere, from the pages of fashion magazines to the wardrobes of students. Whether it’s Gucci dipping into their design archive for the catwalk, or the rise of velvet on the high […]