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Y2K: Here For Better Or For Worse

Y2K fashion is everywhere: on Instagram, TikTok, even the runways. Just look at Dolce & Gabbana’s SS22 ‘DG Light’ show that debuted on 25 September. Belts with massive buckles, underwear above waistbands, bejewelled everything, it’s clear we’ve taken a time machine returning to the iconic era:  the noughties. What is Y2K fashion? Spanning from the […]

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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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One-size-fits-all: except wait, it doesn’t

I vividly remember buying my uniform for sixth form college; the dress code was “business-like” (cue the eye roll) and so I found myself in H&M’s suit section, aged 16, hunting for the perfect pieces. I eventually bought three suits, all the same size, and that was that. Except it wasn’t. I’d only tried on […]

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Amazon Alternatives: where to buy

When I saw my mum ordering six bottles of chilli oil from Amazon, I began to protest with great frustration and, upon reflection, perhaps with a little too much indignation. “Couldn’t we wait to buy it in the shops, and did we really need it?” I cried, as I rattled out the endless list of […]

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Edinburgh students lead the way for sustainable fashion

On Sunday 24 March, Edinburgh venue The Jam House on Queen Street was packed out for an event raising the awareness of sustainable fashion. The R SustainableFashion Show, organised by Edinburgh students, Milda Lebedyte and Daniela Groza, showcased work from 17 international exhibitors, and featured clothing and jewellery collections on the catwalk from designers passionate […]

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Sick of following trends? Here are some ideas on developing your personal style

When you are always surrounded by new fashion trends, either on social media or just through the people around you, it can be easy to lose your sense of personal style and taste. You can quickly forget how you actually feel about a particular trend, and start thinking that you have to feel a certain […]