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Fashion In Response To Covid: A Push For Sustainability

Whilst the recent summer Birkenstock trend signalled that maybe the world wasn’t quite ready to rid themselves of lockdown comfort fashion (The Cut reported that sales had ‘tripled’ to a remarkable ‘$800 million’), the recent displays at New York Fashion Week are a far cry away from my grey sweatpants.

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The lonely pursuit of self-confidence

My relationship with social media is rocky to say the least, and my relationship with my own self-confidence…let’s just say that will always be ‘under construction’. It’s not difficult to see how these two go hand-in-hand in the most anxiety-inducing pairing that, although can connect you to your best friend 5000 miles away, can sometimes […]

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No more puffers and parkas: say hello to spring fashion

Spring/summer fashion feels different this year. It’s exciting, exhilarating and hopeful. It really feels like we are welcoming spring with open arms this year. With a surge of light, positivity and colour, the recent fashion shows promised a strong future with glimpses of crop tops, chunky footwear, floaty maxi dresses and puffy period style sleeves […]

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Act I : a-midsemester’s nightmare

The mid-semester slump is very apparent this semester; whether it is because time is now a social construct and appears to be changing pace every other day, or because there seems to be more work and subsequently less time to complete it in, I am not entirely sure. But the first of March arrived last […]

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The Female Image

A consideration of Emily Ratajkowski’s essay for Harper’s Bazaar… Model, actor and activist, Emily Ratajkowski is no stranger to the discussion of feminism and body positivity, despite receiving controversial opinions. In her 2019 essay for Harper Bazaar, Ratajkowski writes a personal account of her experience of being a woman in an ever-changing society that fears […]

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ME Time: Lifestyle’s Maya Sargent and Emma Gill take on the world of podcasting

It’s hard to believe the origins of our podcast ME Time, because it genuinely began with a throw-away comment on FaceTime whilst baking brownies (that’s just what life has come to *sigh*): ‘let’s start a podcast.’ A month later, it has become a fascinating, addictive and wonderful passion project that we are obsessed with. Both […]

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Fashion nostalgia: the clothes that made me

I hold a lot of memories in my clothes. I can tell you exact outfits that I wore on holiday, jumpers that I would keep for swimming training, t-shirts that I wouldn’t want to ruin so I would keep them permanently folded in my wardrobe. There are truly so many pieces that I love. However, […]

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Post-covid fashion: will it be the glitz and glam we imagined?

As we approach the one year anniversary of the first lockdown, it has become increasingly difficult to remember a time without masks, social distancing or loungewear attire every day. And at this point, I mean every day. With a very empty diary that I have meticulously filled by scheduling my daily walk, it has been […]