"Why cannot I do it? You show how ignorant you are of the power of Fashion." - Giacomo Leopardi, 1824. For many, little may come to mind when considering the relationship between Fashion and Death. However, although initially these two subjects may seem to have little in common, they actually intertwine in many aspects, such … Continue reading The relationship between Fashion and Death
British department store John Lewis recently announced it's introduction of gender neutral childrenswear. Instead of dividing the clothes in store by gender the entire children's range is simply named boys&girls, allowing for garments to be worn by both genders. This news prompted backlash from some shoppers, who threatened to boycott the store due to the … Continue reading Should clothing be gender neutral?
Millennial/Generation Y = The term given to the demographic born between the late 1980s and the early 2000s. I feel the 'Millennial Generation' gets a lot of stick when it comes to the way in which society views them. Let's be honest, Millennials are often presented as vain, self-centred, lazy and naive within the media, … Continue reading The 5 Millennials you should be following on Instagram
Vox Populi = The voice of the people On my University course we were recently asked to study a group of people who attended a specific event. The intention of this study was to observe a similarity or link amongst a specific group of people, to prove that as a society we divide up into … Continue reading Who are the people?
Spoiler alert: they very much are. Last Saturday I went to see 'Blade Runner 2049' at the cinema, the sequel to the iconic sci-fi film starring Harrison Ford. I really enjoyed the film despite walking out not fully understanding what had taken place in the last two hours and forty-nine minutes (yes it really … Continue reading Are real women necessary anymore?
How industry ready am I? Having just started my first year at Ravensbourne studying Fashion Promotion, I think it would be unfair to expect me to be 'industry ready', as isn't this the reason I applied to university? If I felt I already had the necessary tools required to bag a career in the tumultuous … Continue reading How industry ready am I?
I'm going to be honest, when I first saw the cover of the June issue of Vogue, I wasn't sure about it. I loved the colours due to the contrast between the blue and the white typography, however something was lacking from the cover. It just didn't seem very "Vogue", if that makes any sense. … Continue reading Vogue stole my Grandmother’s style!