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Why the fashion industry needs a value overhaul

Over the course of the last year, the pace of life has drastically slowed down, allowing a number of important conversations to take place. Important power structures, from Hollywood, to the royal family, to our own university have been called upon to begin the momentous task of dismantling institutionalised patterns of discrimination.  However, the fashion […]

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The fallout of the ‘Sussex sit-down’ with Oprah shows limited progress since Princess Diana

The marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was hailed as a turning point for the British monarchy. Their wedding was lauded as a symbol of Britain’s multiculturalism that might drag the Royal Family kicking and screaming into the twenty-first century. Less than three years on following their dramatic exit from “the firm”, the Sussex’s […]

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Love him or hate him, Britain needs Piers Morgan

I strongly disagree with him on most issues, but we need journalists like Piers Morgan doing what they do. Before we embark on this unique defence of Piers Morgan, let me state clearly: this is not about some widespread conspiracy against ‘free speech’. It is purely a defence of Piers Morgan, solely regarding the events […]

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A Royal Mess

In the midst of all this nonsense going on with the junior royals it is important to remind ourselves that the (alleged) creepy uncle of the Windsor family – despite an impressive grilling from Emily Maitlis – has survived the questions regarding his sex offender (read: convicted paedophile) friend. It is well worth going back […]

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Race and revolution in the Royal family: what’s next for Harry and Meghan?

As a world renowned actress, Meghan Markle was no stranger to the spotlight before she met Prince Harry. However, few could have predicted the astronomical rise in attention she has received over the last few years since she married Britain’s favourite royal and one of the world’s (formerly) most eligible bachelors. Whilst the Sussex’s certainly […]

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The September Issue 2019: Not a Force For Change

Every September, fashion is heralded by the inaugural issue of September Vogue, the crown jewel in the publication’s collection. This year, The Duchess of Sussex guest-edited the iconic issue, which revolved around ‘Forces for change’, a parallel theme to our own September issue. Needless to say, the backlash was uniformly vitriolic from certain facets of […]