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Night at the Museum: fashion for the ages

Beneath a soaring glass atrium, weaving in-between world culture artefacts the Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show officially took place last weekend. Diverse and artistic collections took centre stage bringing the museum and all its culture to life, showcasing moving works of art that captured the imagination and attention of hundreds of guests that came to experience […]

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(Cat)walking the line between cultural appropriation and appreciation

Gigi Hadid in dreads for Marc Jacobs, Gucci models in Sikh-style turbans, Victoria’s Secret angels in Native American headdresses. We have witnessed a good deal of cultural appropriation over the last decade. Culture appropriation has become a sizzling hot button issue for the fashion industry today. The world is a big melting pot of diversity […]

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Victoria’s Secret show cancellation a step in the right direction?

Things aren’t looking so sweet for the Angels at Victoria’s Secret, after the company recently decided to cancel its annual fashion show, whilst simultaneously cancelling all future shows. The decision comes after chiefs have claimed that the brand must ‘evolve in the modern age’, and that the shows are no longer the ‘right fit’. Victoria’s […]

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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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Five Days Challenge: eating like a Victoria’s Secret model

The recent Victoria’s Secret runaway show fuelled criticism from plus-size models, calling VS models unrepresentative of ‘real women.’ Newspaper columnists have argued that their models undergo starvation and obsessive training, thus selling a dangerous fantasy to the public. I wanted to see how challenging emulating a VS meal plan was and what effects it would […]