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Cameras on? ‘Zoom face’ and digital dysmorphia

Social media and the online world in general have long been harbingers of body insecurity, especially for young women. From the unattainable standards of Instagram models and teen TikTok stars to Snapchat filters that alter your entire facial bone structure, we are all striving towards looking more and more like digitally retouched versions of ourselves, […]

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Does digital fashion mark the death of shopping as we know it?

Dress X is the newest and most sustainable way of shopping, so sustainable in fact, no material is used in the creation of their clothes, as they are purely digital. With clothes starting at about £19 and going up to £188, the cheapest item I found on their website was a $25 (approx £18.40) By_Soficor […]

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Digital Fashion Week: catwalk-ing during covid

Fashion week has long been a staple event in the fashion industry’s calendar. However, Covid makes exceptions for no-one and, just like in all other areas of life, things have had to work a little differently this year. Companies have been forced to adapt to the online reality we now exist in with numerous brands […]

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The next chapter for digital publishing

In an age where a digital face is able to hold our attention for longer than a real one, physically selecting your next read from the dusty shelves of a local bookshop is becoming almost a foreign concept. Even the pastime of reading for pleasure steadily declines in popularity as we speak…or text. As the […]

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Liberation movements: Impressions of Identity and technological echo-chambers

Growing up in twenty-first India, a nation nursing the wounds of its harrowed colonial past, provides an insightful overview into how the wheels of liberation movements are carried across intergenerational timelines. Seventy-two years since India disentangled herself from her colonial clutches and emerged independent, everyday stories of everyday people standing resolute, injected with valour, having […]

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The vanishing visibility of physical culture and what this means

The technological advancements of the 20th century brought with them an overhaul in the way culture was created, received and distributed, with change being marked in very visible tangible ways. Different decades are immediately synonymous with specific objects of culture: vinyl records, VHS tapes, MP3 players each act as the icons of its era’s cultural […]