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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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Basic? I call bullshit: why our simple pleasures should not make us feel guilty

You adore Harry Styles. Exclusively live in leggings (bonus points if they’re Lululemons) and oversized jumpers, and of course are an avid iced-latte drinker. No night out is complete without chunky hoops, a pair of Air Force Ones, ribbed flares, and your trusty bottle of Echo Falls to hand. You are, to all intents and […]

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Unbuttoning Fashion: the Flares

The ’70s, ABBA, and Mick Jagger: flares have been making a comeback recently in mainstream fashion. But where does the style come from? Though it may seem like they were born in the heyday of disco, flares have a much older history than you’d think. Originating in the nineteenth century, flares were surprisingly first worn […]