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The Short Rant: The struggle of wide-leg jeans

I’m sitting in Church. It’s a reflective service. People are praying, people are reflecting. The girl next to me? She’s silently, clumsily, wringing out the hems of her baggy jeans. She mouths an apology, stifling a giggle. But there is no apology necessary: as a fellow ‘Edi-girlie’, I too know the pain of trekking through […]

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Deconstructing the Inaccessibility of the Fashion Week Runway

At the end of every annual New York Fashion Week, us idle viewers are inevitably bombarded with a social media feed full of outlandish and unconventional interpretations of what we know fashion to be. And so, when we end up with confused eyes staring at a model contorted in twisted neon clothing, we can be […]

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Gilmore Girls: 22 Years in the Life

It’s not just a show: it’s a comfort blanket.

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Cult Trends: are they worth the hype?

Is the clock ticking on cowboy boots? How long till they are destined for perpetual disregard?   Cult trends have dominated our culture for years, however with the boom of Gen Z and the age of Tik Tok, they are moving along at increasing rates. All it takes is a walk into Zara, to return two […]

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Edin ‘Rah’ Fashion Week

From North Face puffers to outgrown mullets, it looks like the ‘Rah’ aesthetic won’t be leaving anytime soon, so what trends do we think are here to stay in the library looks of 2022-2023? 

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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 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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Fashion’s Biggest Night Out: The MET 2021

Following the massive global disappointment when the Met Gala was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic (yes, you guessed it!), the Met Gala 2021 was met with much pomp and splendour despite various COVID-19 restrictions. This year, the gala celebrated the exhibition, “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” by the Costume Institute, and stars […]