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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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Crocs are making a comeback

Yes, you did read the title of this article correctly. You might think I’m going mad…surely the rubber monstrosity of a shoe isn’t emerging from the depths of the 2000s where jeans were so low-waisted that you could see pubes? But hear me out here…Crocs are cool, and they will be the shoe of Summer […]

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How TikTok is influencing us all to try new things

Oh, TikTok. Where to start? I was originally one of the TikTok abstainers. Having spent a week on it in lockdown 1.0, I decided it wasn’t for me. I didn’t see the hype and all I got out of it was a 25% increase in my screen time after only a few short days. However, […]

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The deep-rooted influence of politics in fashion

Politics and fashion seem like two sides of a coin, but in fact, they are far more closely related than we realise. Fashion is not just a means to look good or a trend to follow. Fashion is a statement. It is a 2.5 trillion-dollar industry that allows us to express ourselves. Often fashion can […]

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2021 Fashion Predictions à la TikTok

TikTok is currently full of accounts predicting 2021 trends. While a lot of the beautifully silky Motel dresses seem a bit out of touch with the current climate and pandemic, here is a list of the much more wearable options. Warmth and comfort prove to be of paramount importance to 2021 trends, but with a […]

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Body types aren’t trends: undressing the emerging culture of body trends

CW: eating disorder Body trends. How many times have you scrolled through Instagram and seen a new aesthetic heralded as the new definition of #bodygoals? Thick thighs, thigh gaps, bikini-bridges, peachy bums: all have been the rage at some point in time – only to be abandoned and undesirable overnight.  Women’s bodies have long been […]

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Everyone’s getting nostalgic for the noughties

There’s nothing more comforting in a pandemic than returning to your mum’s sofa. To be immediately presented with a chopped-up apple and a slightly-grating lecture about the trashy shows you watch. You might have imagined yourself at least wearing a different outfit by this age, but shockingly you’ve sat down in a pair of Juicy […]

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AW20 Trends: One way to address the foreseeable chilly days

The past week has been a sunny delight. The air is crisp, the meadows have flowers blossoming once again and I have been wearing my ‘thin’ coat. The cold is the last thing we want to address right now but we do live in Scotland where the conditions are Baltic for the most part and […]